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     Story by Matt Polito

    Hector Arana Jr. earned the top qualifying position as Angelle Sampey went to her first final since 2008 at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, OH.

    By Matt Polito

    Chip Ellis stunned the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the NHRA Toyota Summernationals at Englishtown, NJ, coming out of nowhere to take the #1 qualifying position on the Pirana-Z S&S® powered Buell®.  And while Jerry Savoie took the event win on a Suzuki, Hector Arana Jr. set the...

    Story by Matt Polito

    Back when Hector Arana won the NHRA event in Dallas en route to his first and only NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship in 2009, no one would have guessed that it would take over five years before he won his next national event.

    S&S Cycle is known for racing heritage as well as vast performance products from intakes and exhaust, all the way to complete engines that compete in the NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle class.

    Sturgis Dragway and Black Hills Drag Racing Association (BHDRA) are pleased to announce that S&S Cycle has agreed to be the Class Sponsor for the Pro Dragster Class during the 2015 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Drag Races. With it being the 75th annual event, it was decided to boost the Pro Dragster...

    by Matt Polito
    

    Hector Arana Jr. came off a disappointing event at the NHRA Gatornationals to turn in an absolutely scintillating performance at the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, NC.  Arana Jr. qualified in the #1 position at 6.794 seconds and set a new national speed record...

    By Matt Polito 

    The 2015 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle series kicked off in dramatic fashion at the Amalie Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, FL. The high anticipation of a new season was dashed as a string of bad luck besieged the top racers. In the end Karen Stoffer - who has not raced since Indy...

    Racing: it's where we prove our performance and it's a long tradition and passion of the S&S team! This is why we have decided to sponsor the Nitro Pro Dragster class in the PMRA! Here is what the PMRA had to say about it:"Professional Motorcycle Racing Association (PMRA) is pleased to announce...

    S&S Cycle attended the 2014 JP Stroker S&S Cup finale at the Fukushima Sky Park, near Fukushima, Japan Oct 25th and 26th. S&S was represented by Manufacturing Services Manager, Bill Wise. Bill attended the final race and handed out prizes and trophies during the awards ceremony at the Sky Park...

    Story by Matt Polito

    Hector Arana Jr. finished the Pro Stock Motorcycle season on a high note, going from the number one qualifying position to the winner’s circle at the Auto Club Finals at Pomona CA.Andrew Hines, who entered the event with an almost insurmountable points lead, cinched his...

    Story by Matt Polito

    Andrew Hines cruised to his sixth win of the season in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle series at the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a final round victory over defending series champ Matt Smith.

    Story by Jim "Jimbo" Fischer
    After an almost punishing 2013 LSR season for our new 100 Cu. In. S&S Superstock Sportster engine, the decision was made to “freshin up” the engine with a complete inspection and update on some parts. This meant – Road trips – Best of which is going to the S&S Ranch...
    Story by Matt Polito

    Hector Arana Jr. qualified on the pole at the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway as Eddie Krawiec took his fifth event win of the season.

    story by Matt Polito

    Jerry Savoie finally sealed the deal on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki, earning his first NHRA Wally with a final round victory over Andrew Hines at the NHRA AAA Midwest Nationals in St Louis.  The event also saw S&S racer Hector Arana Jr. move back in to third place in...

    Story by Matt Polito

    The NHRA AAA Fall Nationals in Dallas was a double-dip for racers challenging for the Mello Yello championship.  The race also held the complete elimination rounds for the Charlotte event postponed due to rain.   The Harley-Davidson® team of Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines...

    Story by Matt Polito

    The NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship kicked off at the Pep Boys Carolina Nationals in Charlotte but the event was over before it began.  Rain postponed Pro Stock Motorcycle eliminations before the first pair of bikes took to the track for round one on Sunday. ...

    A land speed racing event at the Bonneville Speedway is something you should experience at least once in your life. You may love it or you may hate it, but it's something you will always remember.

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first organized races on the salt flats, and S&S...

    Story by Matt Polito

    Eddie Krawiec took out the Suzuki of Jerry Savoie for the second race in a row as the Countdown to the Championship field was set at the NHRA Chevy Performance US Nationals in Indianapolis.

    The Summer Shootout Nationals in Beech Bend Raceway Park Bowling Green KY proved to be a scorcher! Once again, the threat of thunder storms was in the area all weekend but heat and humidity is what the racers had to deal with while leaving conditions less than desirable.

    Despite some spirited competition from riders Scotty Pollacheck and Jerry Savoie, the Harley-Davidson team took a double win at the Mello Yello NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway in California.  Eddie Krawiec took the event win while teammate Andrew Hines won the MiraMonte Records Pro Bike...