2014 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES AWARDS CEREMONY

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions Tony Schumacher, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders-Stevens, and Andrew Hines were officially crowned during the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony Monday at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in West Los Angeles.[Story] The complete awards ceremony can be viewed in the four videos below, or by accessing the […] Continue reading

SUMMIT AND HARLEY RACERS READY FOR 2014′S OPERATION APPRECIATION

Courtesy of NHRA Summit Racing Equipment and Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) are ramping up for 2014’s Operation Appreciation, the annual visit by Summit Racing and Harley-Davidson racers to American troops stationed overseas, which will take place after the conclusion of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. This will be the second year that Summit Racing NHRA Pro […] Continue reading

HINES AND KRAWIEC RIDE HARLEY V-RODS TO DOUBLE WINS IN TEXAS

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 21, 2014) –The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team took an unusual double victory at the AAA NHRA Texas Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex in a weekend that saw both team riders claim final round wins and trade the championship points lead between each other. Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider […] Continue reading

CONTINUATION OF PEP BOYS NHRA CAROLINA NATIONALS ELIMINATIONS MOVED TO DALLAS

Courtesy of NHRA NHRA officials announced today that the continuation of eliminations for the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals, round one of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs, will be completed during qualifying rounds at next weekend’s AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex near Dallas. Three rounds of racing remain for both Top Fuel and Funny […] Continue reading

KRAWIEC RACES HARLEY V-ROD TO U.S. NATIONALS WIN AT INDY

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 2, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec stormed through the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway Monday to earn his first … Continue reading

KRAWIEC RACES HARLEY V-ROD TO U.S. NATIONALS WIN AT INDY

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 2, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec stormed through the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway Monday to earn his first career win at the prestigious drag racing event. It was the third win of the season and second in a […] Continue reading

Tuner, innovator, entrepreneur Byron Hines elected to AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Byron Hines, one of the most successful engine builders in motorcycle racing, has been elected to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. “One mark of exceptional talent is the ability to forge success regardless of your circumstances,” said Ken Ford, a member of the Hall of Fame… Continue reading

TUNER, INNOVATOR, ENTREPRENEUR BYRON HINES ELECTED TO AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Byron Hines, one of the most successful engine builders in motorcycle racing, has been elected to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame. “One mark of exceptional talent is the ability to forge success regardless of your circumstances,” said Ken Ford, a member of the Hall of Fame executive committee and treasurer of the AMA board of directors. […] Continue reading

HINES TAKES NHRA WIN AS HARLEY V-RODS STORM ENGLISHTOWN

Krawiec and Hines face off in another all-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle final ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 1, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines notched his second Pro Stock Motorcycle event win of the season, defeating teammate Ed Krawiec in an all-Harley final round at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Hines currently leads the […] Continue reading

KRAWIEC RIDES HARLEY V-ROD TO DOMINATING WIN IN ATLANTA

Hines Holds Pro Stock Motorcycle Points Lead After Loss in All-Harley Final COMMERCE, Ga. (May 19, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec defeated teammate Andrew Hines in an all-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle final at the 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Riding Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycles, Krawiec and Hines also qualified 1-2 […] Continue reading

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE RIDERS THRILLED TO RETURN TO ATLANTA DRAGWAY

After a year absence, the Pro Stock Motorcycle riders of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series return to Atlanta Dragway for the 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, May 16-18. It marks the third of 16 events for the class and for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders, including standout Scotty Pollacheck, returning to Atlanta is definitely a good […] Continue reading

HINES TAKES NHRA WIN AS HARLEY V-RODS STORM ENGLISHTOWN

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Krawiec and Hines face off in another all-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle final ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 1, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines notched his second Pro Stock Motorcycle event win of the season, defeating teammate Ed Krawiec in an all-Harley final round at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals… Continue reading

KRAWIEC RIDES HARLEY V-ROD TO DOMINATING WIN IN ATLANTA

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Hines Holds Pro Stock Motorcycle Points Lead After Loss in All-Harley Final COMMERCE, Ga. (May 19, 2014) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec defeated teammate Andrew Hines in an all-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle final at the 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway…. Continue reading

Pro Stock Motorcycle Riders Thrilled to Return to Atlanta Dragway

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After a year absence, the Pro Stock Motorcycle riders of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series return to Atlanta Dragway for the 34th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, May 16-18. It marks the third of 16 events for the class and for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders, including… Continue reading

Hines rides Harley to win at Charlotte Four-Wide Nationals

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson CONCORD, N.C. (April 13, 2014) - Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines raced a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® to his first win of the season at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Harley-DavidsonScreamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec finished second in the final round to complete a sweep of… Continue reading

2014 Gatornationals Pro Stock Motorcycle

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Courtesy of UltimateMotorcycling.com Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines riders Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec qualified their Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycles in the top six and each won a single round in Sunday eliminations at the 45th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway. The event was the season-opener for… Continue reading

Pro Stock/Pro Mod Billet Crankshaft

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SANTA FE SPRINGS, California – Thirty-four years of professional motorcycle drag racing leads to one undeniable passion- the drive to win. At Vance & Hines Racing, attention to detail, functionality, and surpassing the status quo of industry standards is our strength. After a successful tried and tested 2013 racing season… Continue reading

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 5

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Courtesy of onallscylinders.com SOUTHWEST ASIA AND BAHRAIN — Eddie Krawiec is the idea guy in the group: “Hey, can we rent camels?” “Alright, can I hold that gun in this photo?” “Any chance we can fire off some test rockets?” The answers to the questions were no, no, and hell… Continue reading

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 4

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Courtesy of onallcylinders.com BAHRAIN — Captain David Meron is in charge of the Naval Support Activity (NSA) in Bahrain. He is ultimately responsible for more than a dozen boats, 17 military working dogs, and hundreds of enlisted men. Yet, all he wanted to talk about on Thursday was drag racing… Continue reading

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 3

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Courtesy of onallcylinders.com SOUTHWEST ASIA — After the cool, rainy conditions in Kuwait, Operation Appreciation headed to Southwest Asia and found warm weather—and an even warmer reception. The group visited the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia on Wednesday. They were attacked by dogs from the Expeditionary Security Forces… Continue reading