Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Event Winner Jerry Savoie Looking For More Charlotte Magic

Jerry Savoie isn’t sure how many events he will race during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. But there are two definite locations on his list and two races he wasn’t going to miss. The first was…

Suzuki Champ Jerry Savoie Not Satisfied With PSM Rule Change, Wants Fuel or Four-Valve

The jury is out on NHRA’s latest move.  The last Suzuki racer to win a Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, “Alligator Man” Jerry Savoie commends NHRA’s effort and intention in trying to even the playing field by adding 15 pounds to…

Karen Stoffer Joins Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing Suzuki Team

It’s been one of the busiest off-seasons of change in Pro Stock Motorcycle history. The latest episode of the tool box shuffle sends veteran racer Karen Stoffer to the team of 2016 class champion Jerry Savoie.  Stoffer, who was unsure…

WAR Peaking for Countdown, Building Foundation for Future Without Jerry Savoie

Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing (WAR) continues to show that it is the strongest Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) team in National Hot Rod Association Mello Yello drag racing, and maybe the strongest team overall. Rider LE Tonglet took the…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Jerry Savoie Looking to Finish the Job in Sonoma

After a weekend where he admittedly enjoyed some fortunate breaks en route to the finals, Jerry Savoie hopes that luck continues for a second straight Pro Stock Motorcycle race at this weekend’s 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma…

Jerry Savoie Wins NHRA 4-Wides

Jerry Savoie emerged victorious in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class, as he earned his ninth career victory and first at zMAX Dragway when he ran a 6.784 at 195.73 on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki in the final round. He…

Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion LE Tonglet Returns to White Alligator Racing, Johnson Out

LE Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, will return to White Alligator Racing beginning with this weekend’s NKG Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Tonglet, of Metairie, La., will race the KPK/Nitrofish Suzuki as a teammate to…

A Salute to the Great One-Hit Wonders, One-Time Champs in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle

One-Time Champs in Pro Stock Motorcycle? Their Reunions Are Very Small. You hear the term “one and done” a lot these days in almost every sports community. That appellation refers to a single instance of noteworthy achievement which fails to…

NHRA Countdown Playoffs Change for 2018

The complexion of the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship will take a new form as four of the national events will change dates for the upcoming season.   The Dodge NHRA Nationals will kick…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Defending Champion Jerry Savoie Wins Brainered

Jerry Savoie, the Pro Stock Motorcycle reigning world champion, defeated teammate and points leader LE Tonglet in the finals at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainered International Raceway.   Savoie, the Pro Stock Motorcycle reigning world champion, defeated teammate…

Jerry Savoie Wins Englistown

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Jerry Savoie emerged victorious with a 6.918 at 192.85 to defeat Hector Arana Jr’s pass of 6.862 at 195.62. Savoie notched his seventh career victory and first of the season.   “I’ve had some struggles…

White Alligator Racing – Jerry Savoie and L.E. Tonglet – Sweep Pro Stock Motorcycle Four-Wide

The White Alligator Racing (WAR) team swept number one qualifier and the Pro Stock Motorcycle win at NHRA’s unique and difficult Four-Wide Nationals at Concord, North Carolina’s zMAX Dragway. Champion Jerry Savoie started things off by riding his Suzuki TL1000…

Jerry Savoie’s No. 1 Qualifier is Gators Highlight for WAR Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

After a strong off-season of testing, Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie hit Florida’s Gainesville Raceway hot with a 6.75 at 198.99 mph for number one qualifier at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Savoie’s new White Alligator…

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Race Jerry Savoie Ready to Defend Title

An alligator farmer doing well at the AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals just seems to make sense. But for whatever reason, Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Jerry Savoie hasn’t been able to enjoy much success at the famed race. This season…

IDBL Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Testing Takeover at MDIR’s MTC Summer Nationals May 19-21

The International Drag Bike League (IDBL) is proud to announce the creation of the Pro Stock Motorcycle testing takeover – a fun-for-all celebration of the sport of motorcycle drag racing.   All Pro Stock Motorcycle racers and crews, past and present,…

Jerry Savoie Proves You Can Have Strength Without Numbers

When Jerry Savoie, the affable, unassuming drag racer and alligator farmer from the bayous of Louisiana, won the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, he fulfilled a dream that began when he was a young motorcycle enthusiast not…

Jerry Savoie Interview Following NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Victory

Please enjoy a teleconference interview of newly-crowned NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie. THE MODERATOR: We’ll take questions for Jerry.   Jerry, I have to ask you, you became such a great story not only this year but through…

Jerry Savoie Wins NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship

At the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle season finale from Pomona, Calif., Jerry Savoie earned his first career world championship after he advanced to the semifinals while his nearest contenders, Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines, were knocked out in the quarterfinals.…

Thrilling Pro Stock Motorcycle Race between Hines, Krawiec and Savoie to be Decided at NHRA Finals

Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec are used to competing against one another for NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championships, as the Pro Stock Motorcycle teammates have won four of the past five world titles in the class.  …

Jerry Savoie Firmly in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship Mix

Jerry Savoie heads to this weekend’s 16th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in nearly an identical situation as he was in a year ago. The Pro Stock Motorcycle standout trails Eddie Krawiec by…

Jerry Savoie Scores First NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Win of 2016

Alligator farmer and Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie rode to his first victory of 2016 with a 6.933 at 189.36 on his White Alligator Racing Suzuki, defeating Angelle Sampey’s 6.852 at 195.85 on her Star Racing / Precision Service…

Jerry Savoie Defending U.S. Nats Title From No. 2

Defending NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Jerry Savoie will start eliminations from second on the ladder. Savoie and his White Alligator Racing (WAR) TL1000 bodied Suzuki led qualifying on Friday and Saturday, but gave up the…

Jerry Savoie Still on Top in Pro Stock Motorcycle at U.S. Nationals

Despite spinning in leaked fuel at the starting line in the third qualifying session, Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing (WAR) Pro Stock Motorcycle team retained their qualifying lead for the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. With WAR crew…

Jerry Savoie Leads Indy Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying

Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing (WAR) Pro Stock Motorcycle team said before qualifying for the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals that they would “Swing for the fence” and try to “Knock one out of the park on the…

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle U.S. Nats Winner Savoie is Golden at Indy

The salient fact: Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing(WAR) Pro Stock Motorcycle team have been to the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals four times in four appearances, and are the defending champions after scoring this most prized win last…

Savoie’s Summernationals Springboard, Englishtown Runner-up on Solid Ground for Countdown

A runner-up finish at the Summernationals is just what Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team needed as the NHRA Mello Yello schedule gets serious in the heat of summer. Despite changing weather at the venerable…

Savoie Takes Pole, needs to go Two Rounds Further than Hines

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, championship hopeful Savoie rode to his third No. 1 qualifying performance in a row and fourth in the Countdown playoffs at the 51st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, posting a…

Andrew Hines, Jerry Savoie and Eddie Krawiec Gunning for Pro Stock Motorcycle Title

A change in mindset has worked wonders for reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Andrew Hines the past couple of seasons and he has no plans to alter that approach now, even with what will be on the line at…

NHRA Vegas Pro Stock Motorcycle Pairings

Sunday’s first-round pairings for eliminations for the 15th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the 23rd of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.  Pairings based on results in qualifying, which…

Jerry Savoie Takes the Friday Pro Stock Motorcycle Pole in Vegas

Louisiana alligator farmer Savoie continued his surge to the top of the points standings in Pro Stock Motorcycle by making the quickest runs in both Friday qualifying sessions t the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.…

Jerry Savoie Won’t Change Pro Stock Motorcycle Mindset

Jerry Savoie’s banner season in Pro Stock Motorcycle continued at the most recent event in Dallas, where the alligator farmer picked up his third win of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. It made him a bonafide…

Jerry Savoie Wins AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals

At AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals on Oct. 18, Jerry Savoie rode his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki to his third Pro Stock Motorcycle victory of 2015 with a 6.744 at 198.44 win over Eddie Krawiec. The result was the fourth…

Jerry Savoie Snags St. Louis NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Pole

Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle event winner Jerry Savoie raced to his first No. 1 qualifying position of the season and second of his career with his Friday run of 6.832 at 196.50 on his Savoie Alligator Farms Suzuki at the…

Suzukis Lead Qualifying in St. Louis

In Pro Stock Motorcycle at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.,  Jerry Savoie grabbed the day No. 1 qualifying lead with a 6.832 at 196.50 on his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki. Savoie, who…

Jerry Savoie Approaching New Goals

When Jerry Savoie started his Pro Stock Motorcycle career, he had only one specific goal: to win a race in the class.   Then, in St. Louis last year, Savoie accomplished that goal, and now, in the midst of a…

Jerry Savoie .001 too Quick in Charlotte

My buddy Paul Miller texted me and said ‘-.001 red and you’re a zero, .001 green and you’re a hero. I’d like for someone to be able to tell me they can see the difference,’” NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer…

Jerry Savoie Starts zMAX WAR in Second

Friday Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying leader Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator Racing (WAR) Suzuki TL1000 will start Sunday’s NHRA Carolina Nationals from second in the qualifying order. The U.S. Nationals winner is seeking his second straight Wally and a…

Jerry Savoie Leads NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Qualifying at zMAX

Recent NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winner Jerry Savoie came off the trailer as hot as the Charlotte afternoon weather, finishing Friday’s Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at the top of the order. Savoie’s White Alligator Racing…

Crew Chief Tim Kulungian Comments on Jerry Savoies U.S. Nationals Victory

It was an emotional Jerry Savoie that addressed the crowd and media following his Pro Stock Motorcycle win at the NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on a day that—according to Statman Lewis Bloom—all pro class winners collected U.S. Nationals Wallys…

Jerry Savoie Wins NHRA U.S. Nationals

In Pro Stock Motorcycle, Savoie took home his second victory of the season with a 7.011 at 193.02 on his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki, beating No. 1 qualifier Chip Ellis who fouled out at the start on his PiranaZ/Pippin Motorsports…

Jerry Savoie Wins Englishtown

Louisiana alligator farmer Jerry Savoie earned his second career Pro Stock Motorcycle victory when second-time finalist Jim Underdahl turned on the red-light in the final round.  Savoie rode his Savoie’s Alligator Farm Suzuki to a 6.794 at 197.71, earning his…

Savoie’s WAR Team Regroups, Tops Indy Testing

  It’s been a tough year for Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team, but then again, farming alligators isn’t for the meek.   After running a Suzuki in 2011 and a Buell in 2012, the WAR…

Disappointing End to Season for Savoie

The team had very high hopes for a strong finish, but NHRA’s 2012 Full Throttle Series season ended on a disappointing note for White Alligator Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jerry Savoie. Qualifying for the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals…

Savoie Refreshed and Ready

After sitting out the most recent NHRA Full Throttle Series event in Brainerd, Minn., Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team are primed for this weekend’s Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at historic Lucas Oil Raceway at…

For White Alligator Racing team, it’s Nice to Have Options

This much is certain: Jerry Savoie and the White Alligator Racing Pro Stock Motorcycle team will be in action at this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet. What is a bit less clear is whether Savoie…

Savoie Accepts Challenge of New Beast in Season Debut

Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jerry Savoie took on a new challenge at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals this weekend at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville when he hopped aboard his new White Alligator Racing (WAR) S&S Buell after racing a Suzuki…

Rookie Savoie Ready to Race at Z-Max

Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator racing team continues to look forward with there sights set on O’Reilly Auto Part Nationals at Z Max Dragway in Charlotte North Carolina. It takes more then multiple mechanical problems to phase Savoie. “We…

Savoie Grabs Countdown Position and Runner-up at Indy

Jerry Savoie has certainly turned heads this weekend at the Mac Tools US Nationals at Indy when he debuted a new bike with the Hayabusa body and when he made it all the way to the finals taking out some…

No. 14 Qualifier Savoie Ready to Take on No. 3 qualifier Stoffer

If there was a weekend to test the resolve of Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator Racing team this would be the race. Beside the extreme heat and the long hours of racing at the 57th annual Mac Tools US…

White Alligator Racings Jerry Savoie and His Team Ready For The Big Go

There is nothing but excitement in White Alligator Racings Jerry Savoie’s voice as he talked about racing at the Big Go (Mac Tools U.S. Nationals) in Indianapolis Indiana. “Itis the biggest race of the year, just to be here it…

Savoie Grabs the Ninth Spot at BIR

Qualifying for the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) may have not gone as good as Jerry Savoie and his team White Alligator Racing hoped it would have, but they are in high spirits for tomorrows eliminations. “We…

Rookie Savoie Looking Forward to Brainerd And Cooler Weather

PSM Rookie Jerry Savoie and his White Alligator Racing team are looking forward to running in some cooler, faster air at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) August 18-21st, a track he has never been to.…

Semifinal Finish for Savoie

Jerry Savoie’s new Pro Stock Motorcycle program took another leap forward this weekend, qualifying number 3 in the quickest field ever and advancing to the semifinals of the NHRA Full Throttle SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown,…

Savoie Qualified Third for the SuperNationals

  After leading the Pro Stock Motorcycle field on Friday, tuner Mark Peiser put Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing team into race prep mode on Saturday, breaking in a new tire and pushing tuning limits at the expense of defending…

Savoie Tops Day No. 1 of Englishtown Qualifying

As veteran Suzuki tuner Mark Peiser tweaked Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing TL1000 between Friday’s qualifying rounds, he said “We left some on the table, there’s more in it.” “Enough to catch Eddie Krawiec?” someone asked.…

Rookie Savoie is Sixth and Climbing Heading to Englishtown

As the NHRA Full Throttle season heads to the SuperNationals at legendary Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jerry Savoie sits a surprising sixth in points. Surprising to everyone, perhaps, but Savoie. Most…