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Ypsilanti, Michigan


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Welcome to Team Half Fast’s website!


We at Team Half Fast are Sportsman Bracket/Index drag racers riding a specially-modified-for-drag-racing 1993 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle.  ET (elapsed time) bracket drag bike racing is a special and exciting way to race where speed doesn’t determine the winner – it’s how consistently you can ride the quarter mile.  If you would like to learn a little more about this type of drag racing, please click on “The Team” section to the left.


The pros run the ¼ mile in about 6 seconds at 220+ mph.  We run about half of that (“only” about 120 mph), which is why we’re “Half Fast”! 


(photo by MotoLenz)


We finished in the AMRA for 2013:

#5 in PE Pro-Eliminator 10.90 Class

#5 in “E” (ET) Class

#14 in SE Street Eliminator 11.50 Class


Congratulations, Chip, on a stellar year!


And we’re off to a STELLAR start to 2014 after attending two races.  In just 3 more races since we’ve last updated you, we’ve moved up from #10 in “E” to number FOUR and from #5 in PE nationally in the AMRA to number THREE.  Be sure to check out our latest newsletter for all the updates!


Our Photo Gallery and Event Updates has been updated through our July 2014 events.


Be sure to check out our tentative 2014 Season Racing Schedule for upcoming races.


Our latest newsletter covering 3 events – Bowling Green’s Summer ShootOut, Mississippi’s 1/8 mile event, and the Xenia Nationals – can be viewed here.  Our last newsletter (from May in Rockingham) can be viewed here.  You can see the newsletter from the Spring Bowling Green here.  You can view our first press release for 2014 here, and our latest press release here.


We’re very proud to partner with some really GREAT sponsors. 


Team Half Fast would like to take this moment to welcome back and thank our 2014 sponsors:



Lucas Oil Corporation

Wheels Through Time Museum

Vega Technical Gear

Goodson Tools

Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels

Accel Motorcycle

DEI (Design Engineering, Inc.)

PBI Sprockets

Pingel Enterprises

Vital Virtual Services

Airgas of Plymouth

Super Nate of Super V Cycles! 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT – we’re proud you’re part of our Half Fast Family!!!






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By the way – if ever you want to see the aftermath of our engine blow-up of 2010, just click on the popping turtle near the top of the page – it will take you to a slide show.  Happy Viewing!





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