Steve Johnson Continues To Move Up In NHRA Countdown

Steve Johnson Racing is a team doing big things this year in the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series. The independent Pro Stock Motorcycle rider with a single crew person fought his way into the prestigious Countdown to the…

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…

Pro Stock Motorcycle Preview, the Season of 200 MPH? Johnson to Race for Savoie

It’s that time once again. It’s spring break for dragbike racing fans.   The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class begins its 32nd season of competition at the Amalie Oil Gatornationals from Gainesville, Fla., March 15-18 and there are plenty of…

Celebrating and Reflecting on 30-Plus Exciting Seasons of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing

When Pro Stock Motorcycle officially became a professional category in the National Hot Rod Association, Ronald Regan was President, a Ford Mustang could be purchased for less than $10,000 and Lethal Weapon, the original, was one of the most popular…

Dragbike Veteran Steve Johnson to Enter 400th NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Race in Chicago

Steve Johnson will reach an impressive accomplishment at this weekend’s 20th annual Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by K&N at Route 66 Raceway, as the Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran will compete at his 400th NHRA event.   The…

A Look Back at the Unusual Wins of Pro Stock Motorcycle Veteran Steve Johnson

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle year veteran Steve Johnson has a longer run history than anyone in the class.  He made his professional debut in 1987 by airfreighting his bike to the race track and pitting out of crate for the entire…

Burnouts and Balance Sheets – Steve Johnson Explains the Business Side of Pro Stock Motorcycle Racing

In racing there is a saying – speed costs money. You don’t have to remind Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson. Perhaps no other competitor is savvier when it comes to the ins and outs of dragbike racing than veteran…

Steve Johnson Loves the NHRA Gatornationals

It’s true, NHRA’s fan favorite and two-time U.S Nationals champion Steve Johnson loves the Gatornationals. As a matter of fact, the Irondale, Ala., resident loves the NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle annual season opener as much as the great people of…

Steve Johnson Comments on Missing the Final Round in Dallas

Sometimes the worse kind of loss is one where you don’t even get a chance to take the tree. NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson commented on missing the final round in Dallas against Andrew Hines, who encountered mechanical…

Steve Johnson Wins Pro Stock Motorcycle at the Gatornationals

Veteran Suzuki racer Steve Johnson snatched the early-season NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle points lead with a victory from the No. 7 qualifying spot at the Gatornationals from Gainesville, Fla., March 16th, 2014. “The fact that this is the first Suzuki…

Remembering NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer John Myers

It was on Aug. 9, 1998, that one of the greatest Pro Stock Motorcycle drivers in the history of drag racing passed away – in a street bike accident, nonetheless. It was on that day that John Myers, at the…

Johnson Set to Make Start No. 302

Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing standout Steve Johnson of Irondale, Ala. is having a hard time contemplating the numerical side of his career.  The upcoming National Hot Rod Association SuperNationals at legendary Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ…

Johnson Out But Not Down

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Al. may very well be one of the most colorful competitors on the very difficult NHRA Full Throttle Series tour, but behind that often outrageous exterior beats the heart of a realist.…

Johnson – “There’d Be Days Like This”

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Alabama knew there’d be days like this – but that doesn’t make ‘em any easier to take. Johnson lost in the second round of the O’Reilly Auto Parts Nationals at Zmax Dragway…

Will zMax Again Be z-best for Johnson?

There’s no discussion. Nothing to talk about. No doubt about it. zMax Dragway in Charlotte, N.C., is one of the finest purpose-built motorsports facilities in North America. From its unique four-lane capability, to its glass-smooth racing surface, to its superior…

Johnson Ready for Countdown, Six Races to Determine His Fate

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Alabama  is the kind of solid, sober, serious, mature…  Wait a second.  Are we talking about Steve Johnson, the guy who races on the National Hot Rod Association’s Full Throttle Series tour? …

Steve Johnson’s First Win – 18 Years in the Making

Steve Johnson sacrificed everything for 18 years to achieve a dream 2004 was the year of broken curses for the Boston Red Sox and Steve Johnson. The Sox won its first World Series title in 86 years and Johnson took…

Johnson Trying Way Too Hard?

Johnson, Trying “Way Too Hard,” Redlights in First Round In Chicago Steve Johnson of Irondale, Al, had high hopes for a strong finish in the NHRA Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 Nationals, but those hopes were dashed by an untimely…

Steve Johnson Picks up Win in Houston

Snap-on Tools Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Steve Johnson of Irondale, Ala., “can’t wait for this month to be over. Bring on April!” he said after scoring a quarter final round finish at the NHRA O’Reilly Spring Nationals at Houston…

Steve Johnson Snags Top Ten Finish at Season Finale

The 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing season ended on a high note for Snap-on Tools Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Alabama when he clinched a ninth place ranking in the prestigious Top 10 points standings. It’s…

Johnson Set For New Gold Rush in California

Snap-on Tools Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Steve Johnson knows his American history – and intends to begin reliving it this coming weekend. “I think Sutter’s Mill, where the California Gold Rush began, is pretty close to Infineon Raceway in…

Steve Johnson’s State of the Union Address

Not only is Steve Johnson the most experienced rider in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class, he also represents the category in an organization entitled Pro2. In this article Johnson converses on the drastic changes the class has undergone and…

Frustrating Defeat for Steve Johnson in Vegas

I Feel Like A Rookie” – 20-Year Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer Steve Johnson After Redlighting In Las Vegas “I’ve ‘thrown away’ more trophies this year than I’ve ever had a chance to win,” said Snap-on Tools Suzuki racer Steve Johnson…

Top Ten Stories of the 2005 Dragbike Season

The stunning 2005 dragbike  season was loaded with stories – recording setting performances, death defying crashes, and of course controversy.  Let’s look back at the top ten stories that defined last season. 1)  U.S. Nationals Finish Line Controversy In my…