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10 Quickest Drag Bikes Ever Made

With the litany of Underground, Pro Street, and Funny Car dragsters, it is simple to get confused with all of the several types of designations, courses, and types. Sadly, the identical concern additionally plagues the motorcycle-racing part of the drag racing group, too.

As such, preserving observe of all of them generally is a little bit of a ache. And, to be trustworthy, relating to drag racing, there’s just one factor we’re concerned with: its quarter-mile times. The remaining (to us) is secondary.

So, in an effort to simplify issues a bit, we gathered up ten of the quickest drag bikes ever made and ranked them by their quarter-mile occasions.

10 Actual Avenue 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa – 8.7 Seconds

2008 Drag racing Suzuki Hayabusa
DriveMag Riders

From the manufacturing facility, a Suzuki Hayabusa is a monster of a motorbike – Possessing almost 1,300 cc’s in its four-cylinder engine. For any regular human being, that’d be lots, however not for professional drag racers!

Suzuki Hayabusa dragster side profile
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Pictured above is a 2008 Actual Avenue Suzuki Hayabusa. Nonetheless, it isn’t your customary Hayabusa. This one, consider it or not, is turbocharged. Sure, you learn that accurately: a turbocharged 1,300 cc liter-bike.

Due to the forced-induction system, this specific ‘Busa has ~650-hp and may rise up to 264 MPH!

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9 Brandon Teasley’s Nitrous Boosted Kawasaki ZX-14 – 7.58 Seconds

Brandon Teasley’s Nitrous Boosted Kawasaki ZX-14
Drag Bike Information

Again in 2019, the Actual Avenue drag racing sequence had a contest on the Maryland Worldwide Raceway. There, we acquired to see among the world’s quickest drag bikes, together with Brandon Teasley’s Kawasaki ZX-14.

Brandon Teasley’s Nitrous Boosted Kawasaki ZX-14 popping a wheelie
Dragbike.com

Much like the Hayabusa, the ZX-14 is an enormous liter-bike that is goal constructed for precisely these kinds of eventualities. Mix that with a nitrous-oxide enhance, and you have some severe horsepower. No marvel Teasley might end the 1/4-mile in underneath 8-seconds…

8 Brock All Motor ‘Grudge’ Hayabusa – ~7.4 Seconds

Brock’s modified All Motor ‘Grudge’ Hayabusa
Hayabusa.org

Brock, a elements producer and bike tuner, is a beloved firm in drag racing circles. Like Akrapovič, Dynojet, Edge, and so forth, Brock has an extended historical past of extremely modified sport bikes. Of all of them, their All Motor ‘Grudge’ Hayabusa is (simply) our favourite.

Brock Hayabusa doing a burnout
Dragtimes.com

Whereas on observe on the Kilkare Dragway in 2010, the Brock Hayabusa had a number of recorded occasions. Amongst them was a sub-7-second quarter-mile (7.4), in addition to a 7.9-second run in a while.

RELATED: 15 Facts About The Suzuki Hayabusa That Most People Don’t Know

7 Hans-Henrik Thomsen All-Electrical Racing Bike – ~6.8 Seconds

Hans-Henrik Thomsen All-Electric Racing Bike
Electrik

An all-electric technique of prompt torque supply is just not unique to vehicles alone. No, hybrid AND electrical designs have additionally discovered their manner into bikes, particularly drag bikes. Right this moment, we’re centered on only one, although. None aside from Hans-Hendrik Thomsen’s electrical drag bike…

Hans-Henrik Thomsen All-Electric Racing Bike side profile
Drag Bike Information

As we talked about above, an all-electric engine has a number of benefits in comparison with an everyday combustion engine. After all, there’s the environmental influence, however (extra importantly) there’s instantaneous torque supply. As such, the off-the-line acceleration in Thomsen’s electrical bike is ludicrous! If solely all-electric automobiles had the identical top-end as regular ones.

6 Jeremy Teasley’s Professional Avenue Turbo Suzuki GSXR 1000 – 6.42 Seconds

Jeremy Teasley’s Pro Street turbo Suzuki GSXR 1000
Dragbike.com

Whereas Brandon Teasley has his boosted Kawasaki ZX-14, his brother (Jeremy Teasley) has his personal drag-racing bike: a Professional Avenue class turbocharged Suzuki GSXR 1000.

Jeremy Teasley’s Pro Street Turbo Suzuki GSXR 1000 swingarm
Drag Bike Information

Though Jeremy’s bike is almost 400 cc’s smaller than Brandon’s, its the forced-induction setup that places it above the bigger ZX-14. Additionally, there’s the distinction in curb-weight, in addition to rider response occasions.

In any case, a file can both be received or misplaced within the span of some milliseconds.

5 Tii Tharpe’s Prime Gasoline Harley Dragster – 6.16 Seconds

Tii Tharpe's Top Fuel Harley dragster
Winston-Salem Journal

Profitable a world championship title is not any straightforward feat, whatever the sport you are collaborating in. If it is motorsports, that you must not solely be a talented rider/driver, but in addition have car to drive.

Tii Tharpe's Top Fuel Harley popping a wheelie
WFO Radio

Fortunately for Tii Tharpe, he has each (and a few)! After profitable the Top Fuel Harley title in 2018, he went on to defend his championship the following season; racking up extra wins and sooner occasions! All through the occasions he and his Harley set, a 6.16 second quarter-mile was his highest.

RELATED: Watch An 11,000-HP Top Fuel Dragster Engine Getting Rebuilt

4 Chris Matheson’s IHRA 400 Drag Bike – 6.04 Seconds

Chris Matheson’s IHRA 400 Drag Bike
Drag Bike Information

Sufficient American rivals, now let’s divert our consideration to the ‘land down underneath’ – Australia. To be particular, the IHRA 400East Coast Nationals and its 2016 winner: Chris Matheson.

Chris Matheson’s IHRA 400 dragster
Drag Bike Information

While you get to this sort of degree of efficiency, the bikes now not resemble something that they as soon as have been. Relatively, a completely custom-fabricated drag monster that’ll actually break necks.

In Matheson’s finest runs, he managed nicely underneath the seven-second mark; getting each 6.5 seconds AND 6.04. Not dangerous in any respect, however nowhere close to the world quickest…

3 Korry Hogan’s Prime Gasoline Bike – 5.789 Seconds

Korry Hogan's Top Fuel Motorcycle
Drag Bike Information

Up subsequent is a motorbike that also seems type of like its authentic design: Korry Hogan’s Prime Gasoline “billet ‘Busa” bike. Nonetheless, simply because it isn’t fully redone does not imply it is not quick as heck.

Korry Hogan's Top Fuel Motorcycle
Drag Bike Information

Hogan suffered a severe crash almost a decade in the past (2011), he did not let that cease him from setting data. Beforehand, he had managed to set a quarter-mile time of 5.789 seconds. It goes to point out that you must by no means surrender, no matter how troublesome issues could seem…

RELATED: 900 HP Muscle Car Takes On Kawasaki Ninja Street Bike In Drag Race Action

2 Peter Svensson’s UEM Prime Gasoline Bike – 5.7 Seconds

Peter Svensson’s UEM Top Fuel Bike
Drag Bike Information

Earlier than we get to our primary slot, lets observe the earlier world file holder: Swedish rider Peter Svensson. Svensson would take this win in August of 2012 on the Tierp Area.

Peter Svensson’s Top Fuel bike rear end
Drag Bike Information

Of the runs Svensson took, his quickest was the (then) world’s quickest of 5.709 seconds. Together with that, he hit a max of 236.54 MPH nearly three-years prior; placing him seventeenth overall for top speed.

1 Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride’s Prime Gasoline Drag Bike – 5.61 Seconds

Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride’s Top Fuel drag bike
vance & hines

For our remaining slot, we’ve got the world’s quickest drag racing bike to grace our presence – Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride’s Prime Gasoline bike. The file he set again in 2017 is but to be overwhelmed, although not for lack of making an attempt.

Larry ‘Spiderman’ McBride’s Top Fuel bike's chassis
Drag Bike Information

As we had said final 12 months relating to McBride’s bike, his Prime Gasoline bike has been lauded as one of the greatest drag bikes ever made. It is actually memorable, too. If not for its pace and time-sheets, then for McBride’s Spiderman jumpsuit.

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