Trim-Tex has proudly sponsored Larry "Spiderman" McBride since 1999. We are excited to announce that for the 2016 and 2017 motorcycle drag race seasons, Trim-Tex has upped the ante to become a major sponsor of the talented McBride.
ABOUT LARRY "SPIDERMAN" MCBRIDE
Larry "Spiderman" McBride is a 15-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion and he was the first rider to run under the 6.50 second elapsed time barrier, setting the record of 6.49-seconds in 1991 - a mark which could not be broken for three years. The run of McBride's career came in 1999 at Houston Raceway Park when years of hard work, innovation and fearlessness helped him become the first drag bike racer to cover the track in less than six seconds at 5.99.
In 2012 McBride added another record to his impressive resume when he recorded the quickest pass for any electric vehicle with a 6.94 at 201 mph on the innovative Lawless, a battery-powered drag bike. The project was highlighted on the television show American Chopper.
McBride received the "Spiderman" moniker in 1980 at the NHRA U.S. Nationals when an announcer commented on his trademark riding style of "crawling" around on the bike to keep it in the groove.
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TRIM-TEX Racing History
Trim-Tex has a long standing tradition of motorsports excellence dating back to 1999, read more about our racing legacy here.
The 2015 race season ended successfully for the Trim-Tex race team. Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman took first place at Road Atlanta, the final race of the season. Other season highlights include having two Trim-Tex cars at Road America & Circuit of The Americas. Josh Bilicki made an impressive IMSA debut at Road America in the Trim-Tex car where Bilicki led eight laps. Read the full 2015 race recap.
The 2014 race season was an exciting time for Trim-Tex racing. The No. 46 Trim-Tex BMW M3 driven by John Edwards and Trent Hindman became the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge champion, winning the GS title.