2016 Manufacturers Cup Rockingham Race Recap

June 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

After leaving the 2016 Spring Manufacturers Cup with a pair of pro-modified semi-finals losses and respectively sitting 3rd & 4th place in points, the Grothus Dragbikes (GDB) team was hungry to get back to the track. GDB was also eager to get to the track to debut their new 13 inch rear wheel as well as for the much anticipated return of the 1988 Race Visions Kawasaki.The storied, national championship winning Kawasaki would not return to Top Gas or Pro ET competition, but to the Grothus Dragbikes sponsored Ultra 4.60 index class.

GDB rolled into the famed Rockingham Dragway early Friday afternoon and quickly setup on Manufacturers midway in preparation for a few test laps on the two pro-mods, both equipped with .........

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2016 Manufacturers Cup Rockingham Raceweek

June 6, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

Ed Grothus here on an absolute perfect Monday morning on the week of the Manufacturers Cup 29th Annual D.M.E. Nationals in Rockingham, N.C. I figured I might as well start sharing with the GDB racing community some thoughts every week as we have a lot going on here in Iowa. Heck, I don't really have much to do this week anyway, haha.

Obviously, the Monday prior to a race weekend is very busy. We are working hard on the final assembly of the ole Race Visions Kawasaki which we stuffed a Vortex head-ed motor into this past winter, and we figured it was time to get it on the track as we have already missed one ManCup race with it. It is getting a new ignition system and wiring, complete new ............

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