Category Archives: Vance & Hines

DME Locks Out Top 4 Spots at The Rock

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Mickey Thompson Performance Tires MIRock Superbike Series DME Racing team report Event: Adams Performance Spring Bike Open When: March 21-23, 2014 Where: Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, North Carolina, USA Showing no sign of teething pains with two brand new bikes, the DME team of riders Joey Gladstone, Jason Dunigan, Terence… 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

Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series Event Purse Increases to $16,500 for 2014

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Santa Fe Springs, CA, January 3, 2014 – Having completed its fourth consecutive season in AMA Pro Road Racing, the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series has consistently produced some of the closest and most thrilling race action in the paddock, thanks to a format that places emphasis on rider talent… 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

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 2

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Courtesy of onallcylinders.com KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Drag racers and rain are natural enemies. And the last place someone like Jason Line expected to encounter a driving rainstorm was the deserts of the Middle East. Yet that’s exactly what Jason and the Operation Appreciation contingent got in Kuwait Monday night… Continue reading

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 1

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Courtesy of onallcylinders.com KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Operation Appreciation, Summit Racing’s annual visit to troops stationed overseas, has a whole new look for 2013. The cast remains the same—Greg Anderson, Jason Line,  Andrew Hines, Eddie Kraweic, and Dan Runte once again make up the tour’s lineup—but this year’s trip takes place in… Continue reading

Krawiec and Hines Qualify Harley-Davidson V-Rods in Vegas

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson LAS VEGAS, NV (October 27, 2013) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec qualified Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycles for elimination rounds at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Both riders lost in the first round of eliminations… Continue reading

Vance & Hines at Biketoberfest 2013

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October isn’t just for the kids anymore! The 21st Annual Biketoberfest event is finally here, and the Vance & Hines team is proud to be a part of it!  Our talented staff will be on hand to answer your questions in person from October 17th -20th. The show trucks will… Continue reading

Krawiec Races Pink Harley V-Rod to Final Round at Maple Grove

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson MOHNTON, PA (October 6, 2013) - With his Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle sporting a special Hard Candy Custom Pink Flake livery in recognition of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec rode to the final round of eliminations at the Auto-Plus NHRA Nationals… Continue reading

Krawiec and Harley V-Rod Race to 2nd Round at St. Louis

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson MADISON, IL (September 29, 2013) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec advanced to the second round of eliminations at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park after qualifying sixth for the event. Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Krawiec posted a best… Continue reading

AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series – Preview Mazda Raceway

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Courtesy of AMA Pro Road Racing MONTEREY, Calif. (September 26, 2013) – The 2013 AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series will conclude this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as the $60,000 XR Showdown will be decided and the category’s new champion will be crowned. This event marks the… Continue reading

NHRA: Carolina Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Report

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Harley-Davidson Press Release: Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines rode a Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle to the team’s first NHRA National event victory of the season at the Carlyle Tools NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Hines won the event when Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Sr. fouled… Continue reading

Harley-Davidson New Jersey Results 2013

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Courtesy of MotorcycleUSA.com Aerostar Global’s Steve Rapp returned to his winning ways at New Jersey Motorsports Park, taking the top-step in the penultimate AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series race of the season. Eco Fuel Saver’s Tyler O’Hara crossed the finish in second-place, edging out MOB Racing’s Eric Stump… Continue reading

Vance & Hines At Delmarva Bike Week 2013

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This Wednesday, September 11th marks the start of the thirteenth annual Delmarva Bike Week celebration, centered around the Salisbury, Maryland area.  Riders from across the United States will be heading to the place where Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia meet.  The Vance & Hines Show Truck will be stationed at the… Continue reading

Harley rider Krawiec qualified for NHRA Countdown playoffs

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson INDIANAPOLIS (September 2, 2013) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec qualified for the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs as Pro Stock Motorcycle points were reset for the top ten riders following the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Krawiec will be… Continue reading

VETMotorsports will Continue Its Outreach at Indianapolis this Weekend

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Courtesy of VETMotorsports: Upper Arlington, Ohio (8/15/13) - Veterans Empowered Through Motorsports, now formally operating as VETMotorsports, will engage disabled combat veterans this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Local combat veterans will be placed into five AMA Pro Road Racing Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson teams; Chili Pepper, Grand Rapid Harley-Davidson, James… Continue reading

AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Indianapolis Preview

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Courtesy of AMA Pro Road Racing INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2013) – With the five races of thrilling and often unexpected qualifying rounds completed, the XR Showdown that will determine the 2013 AMA Pro Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Series champion is finally set to kick off this weekend at the… Continue reading

Scott Settino continues his winning streak

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July 27 & 28. Loudon, NH -July’s running of the Loudon Road Race Series yielded great results once again for Team FTF Cycles / IronWorks Magazine Racing. Piloting the team’s 2009 Harley-Davidson XR1200 Sportster is Scott Settino. Although Scott hasn’t seen the track in some 29 years, it’s evident that… Continue reading