King of the Crown - Fall Edition

September 24, 2018 @ 6:32 PM

Huntsville, AL

Rolling through the gates a day prior to an event to test isn’t the norm for Grothus Dragbikes (GDB) but after a somewhat disappointing prior event with “Lucy” & a dissatisfied prior event with “Honcho,” testing seemed imminent for GDB. Testing was short lived for Lucy as the motor broke a camshaft coming out of the water box after the first burnout. Then Brunson threw his leg over Honcho with a brand near rear hide on it the first time since the bike was built new in the fall of 2014. The first lap was a planned shutoff after going thru all five gears & the second lap on the brand- new tire showed some promise with a slightly de-tuned 4.107 at 172.61 mph.

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PDRA Drag Wars

September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Dunn, NC

After a two month break from racing (due to being in a wedding & the PDRA Super Strip Nationals event being rained out), Brunson was eager to get back on his beloved GDB/Indocil Art backed PXM "Ed Honcho." Brunson was extra juiced to be back in the seat for PDRA Drag Wars at his favorite track, Galot Motorsports Park. Still within the thick of the points battle but several rounds back, Brunson & the GDB team needed a big event to have a shot at the title going into the remaining two events of the season.

A total of 12 bikes were on the property including a second GDB entry "Lucy" ridden by Shane "Showboat" Eperjesi of Lake Dallas, TX. In the nearly 3000 feet of air (compared to the air that .........

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