Category Archives: Eddie Krawiec

2014 Gatornationals Pro Stock Motorcycle


Courtesy of 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

Operation Appreciation 2013-Day 5


Courtesy of 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


Courtesy of 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


Courtesy of 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


Courtesy of 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


Courtesy of 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


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

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


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

Harley rider Krawiec qualified for NHRA Countdown playoffs


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

Krawiec, Hines, and Rapp have strong racing weekends for Harley-Davidson


Courtesy of Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines riders Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines battled the first wave of summer heat to qualify both of the team’s Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycles for Sunday eliminations at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Krawiec advanced to the second round… Continue reading

Three-time NHRA motorcycle champ Eddie Krawiec adjusting to less powerful Harley

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By Susan Wade For The Star-Ledger Eddie Krawiec saw the rule change coming. Still, it turned his charmed National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock Motorcycle career upside down for awhile. As he goes for a repeat victory Sunday in the Toyota Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Krawiec has… Continue reading

New Harley V-Rod drag bikes go great at Gainesville


(March 18, 2013) -The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team successfully debuted its new Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycles at the 44th annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway. Aboard V-Rod motorcycles painted to celebrate the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary, riders Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines qualified for Pro Stock… Continue reading

Champion Krawiec looks to start new season where he left off in 2012

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Courtesy of NHRA With three consecutive Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals victories, NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Eddie Krawiec is eager to get back on the saddle to claim a fourth win at the tradition-rich 44th annual event, March 14-17 at historic Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville. The Gatornationals… Continue reading

Harley Drag Racing Team Ready for Gainesville

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Courtesy of Harley-Davidson The defending national champion Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing team will open a season celebrating the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary at the 44th annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville, Fla., March 14-17. The event is the first for Pro… Continue reading

Indiana-based NHRA champions honored at Motorsports Day at Indiana Legislature

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Courtesy of NHRA NHRA teams based in Indiana were honored during Motorsports Day at the Indiana Legislature on Tuesday, March 5, in Indianapolis. This celebration of racing included a tour of the Indiana State House and a private meeting with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. Motorsports Day at the Indiana Legislature… Continue reading

Preview: NHRA Pro Stock


Courtesy of Cycle News After nearly a decade of near domination by the Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley V-Rods, the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship is once again on the open market. Following a season in which Harley-Davidson teammates Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines combined to win 15 of… Continue reading

Krawiec Wins an All-Harley Final at Gainesville Drags

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson GAINESVILLE, FL (March 12, 2012) – Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Krawiec opened the defense of the Pro Stock Motorcycle championship he won last season by leading each round of qualifying, winning four rounds of eliminations, and setting a new national elapsed-time (ET) record for the class. According to the NHRA, Krawiec [...] Continue reading

Krawiec Wins NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Title in Season Finale

Courtesy of Cycle News: Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammate Andrew Hines wins final, but Krawiec wins crown. Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec won his second NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship with a second round victory in the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals season Finale at Auto Club Raceway [...] Continue reading

Krawiec Builds NHRA Countdown Lead with Win at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC (September 18, 2011) - Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec won the opening round of the NHRA Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship drag-racing playoffs, extending his lead in the series to 63 points. Krawiec rode a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® to the top qualifying spot for the event, and won four rounds in [...] Continue reading

Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Team at US Nationals

The 57th annual Mac Tools US Nationals presented by Lucas Oil are now complete, which also marks the end of the regular season and means the top ten competitors that will compete in the Countdown to the Championship are now locked in. And of the top ten, Screamin’ Eagle / Vance & Hines riders Eddie [...] Continue reading