In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Johnson continued his momentum after winning in Charlotte, earning his first No. 1 qualifier since 2019 with a run of 6.789 at 198.44 on his Slick 50 Suzuki at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park.
“I’m just so proud. We just take all those tiny details and it’s all about this race team. It’s so good to get a yellow (No. 1 qualifier) hat,” Johnson said.
Eddie Krawiec jumped to No. 2 on his final pass of the day, going 6.807 at 201.49. Defending world champ and points leader Matt Smith made the fastest run in track history, qualifying third with a 6.815 at a track-record 201.58 mph.