Eddie Krawiec 37th career victory at Gainesville Raceway | Drag Racing

Pro Stock Motorcycle

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Eddie Krawiec defeated teammate Andrew Hines for his 37th career victory, second consecutive and fifth total at Gainesville Raceway. Krawiec rode his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson to a 6.763 pass at 199.76 bettering Hines’ 6.802 at 197.10 on his Screamin’ Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson.

“This helps set the pace for the year,” Krawiec said. “Get that first win off your back, keep that momentum rolling, get the points. You know once you win one or two races you kind of solidify your spot. With the extra competitive class we have this year it definitely helps. There’s a lot of great motorcycles. My Harley-Davidson this weekend really has been really fast, we just haven’t been able to harness that power and get it sorted out. I think as the year goes on we’re going to get better.”

Krawiec rode past Mike Berry, Matt Smith and Joey Gladstone before racing Hines in the finals. Hines defeated Angelle Sampey, Scotty Pollacheck and Steve Johnson before being defeated himself.

The 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season continues at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 31-April 2.


Position Rider Team Points
1. Eddie Krawiec Screamin' Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson 120
2. Andrew Hines Screamin' Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson 97
3. Joey Glandstone 81
4. Steve Johnson Steve Johnson Racing Suzuki 74
5. Gerald Savoie White Alligator Racing Suzuki 63
6. LE Tonglet Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki 58
7. Scott Pollacheck Pertrolhead Buell 52
8. Matt Smith Victory Gunner 52
9. Hector Arana Sr. Lucas Oil Buell 36
10. Hector Arana Jr. Lucas Oil Buell 35

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