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Stoffer racks up another round-win in Atlanta

Stoffer racks up another round-win in Atlanta

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

GEICO rider Karen Stoffer endured a strange Sunday during the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Stoffer won her first round when John Hall red-lighted but then fell in the second round to Eddie Krawiec on a red light of her own. Blame it on the full moon. “The gift I had […]

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Stoffer ready to ride into Gainesville field

Stoffer ready to ride into Gainesville field

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Gainesville, pre-race: GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer is coming off one of her best seasons as a professional. The veteran rider won once and reached four other final rounds en route to matching her career-best, sixth-place finish in the Pro Stock Motorcycle points standings. But Stoffer doesn’t worry about making predictions for the 2012 […]

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Stoffer stays steady heading into zMAX Dragway as playoffs begin/NGRA

Stoffer stays steady heading into zMAX Dragway as playoffs begin/NGRA

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Charlotte, pre-race: GEICO pro Karen Stoffer has spent enough time leading the Full Throttle championship points this season to know she likes the view from the top. Although in her typical understated way, she refuses to look beyond the next round of Pro Stock Motorcycle racing, which begins Friday with two rounds of qualifying at […]

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Stoffer goes red in quarterfinals, loses to Krawiec at Sonoma/NHRA

Stoffer goes red in quarterfinals, loses to Krawiec at Sonoma/NHRA

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

  GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer was knocked out of the quarterfinal round Sunday at the FRAM/Autolite NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway with her first red-light start of the season. Stoffer, the Pro Stock Motorcycle points leader, had not gone red in her previous 20 times to the Christmas Tree, but the law of averages […]

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Stoffer happy NHRA tour is heading westward to Denver

Stoffer happy NHRA tour is heading westward to Denver

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Denver, pre-race: For most NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle riders, this weekend’s Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway starts the Western Swing. But for GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer, the Western Swing could be called the “Home Swing.” That’s because Stoffer lives in Reno, Nev., and while she’s still more than 1,000 miles away from […]

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Angie Smith cuts a perfect light but fails to take win

Angie Smith cuts a perfect light but fails to take win

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Sunday: Angie Smith and her Coffman Tank Trucks Buell headed to the 31st annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals in Commerce, Georgia this weekend. Smith went in with hopes of breaking her way back into the top-10 in points. Smith qualified in the number 13th spot by the time Sunday had rolled around. […]

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Arana Jr. makes progress at NHRA Southern Nationals

Arana Jr. makes progress at NHRA Southern Nationals

| May 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Atlanta, Sunday: After qualifying in the top half of Pro Stock Motorcycle Hector Arana Jr. easily passed his first round test before stumbling in the second round. Arana Jr. and his Lucas Oil Buell beat Steve Johnson with a 6.973 second pass at 188.44 mph to Johnson’s 7.008 at 189.39 mph. In the second round, […]

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Stoffer assumes championship lead with runner-up result/Southern Nats

Stoffer assumes championship lead with runner-up result/Southern Nats

| May 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Atlanta, Sunday: Karen Stoffer and the GEICO Suzuki finished runner-up for the second time this year and left Sunday’s 31st annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals with the Pro Stock Motorcycle championship points lead. “The team is just jelling really well,” Stoffer said. “We overcame a lot of adversity and got a visit from […]

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Stoffer going back in time to gain inspiration for the future for start of NHRA season

Stoffer going back in time to gain inspiration for the future for start of NHRA season

| March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gainesville, pre-race: Karen Stoffer and her GEICO Suzuki race team are going retro in 2011. With the start of the NHRA Full Throttle Series season just days away for the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at this weekend’s 42nd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals, Stoffer and her crew are getting into that racing mindset. “It’s always […]

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Stoffer ready for treats, not tricks heading into Las Vegas race

Stoffer ready for treats, not tricks heading into Las Vegas race

| October 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Las Vegas, pre-race: Some four hours north of the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer lives a pretty quiet life in the quaint little town on Minden, Nev. But get the girl out of her country surroundings and she transforms into a living-on-the-edge daredevil, routinely drag racing her powerful […]

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Stoffer hoping to ride wave of recent performance surge

Stoffer hoping to ride wave of recent performance surge

| August 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Brainerd, pre-race: After enduring one of the most frustrating stretches of her professional career, Karen Stoffer came to life at the recently completed Mile-High Nationals in Denver and rode her GEICO Powersports Suzuki to a runner-up finish that not only lifted her spirits but let the rest of the class know she plans on contending […]

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K.I.S.S. – ‘Keep It Simple, Stoffer’

K.I.S.S. – ‘Keep It Simple, Stoffer’

| June 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Karen Stoffer Geico Motorcycle Suzuki Norwalk, pre-race: Like many of the tens of thousands of fans that will pour through the gates of Summit Motorsports Park for this weekend’s national event, GEICO Powersports Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Karen Stoffer plans to indulge in the famous $1 ice cream offered by track owner Bill Bader. Aside […]

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Smith can’t hold off Stoffer first round

Smith can’t hold off Stoffer first round

| June 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Englishtown, Sunday: For the second consecutive Sunday, Angie Smith recorded a stellar reaction time in the opening round of an NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event.  Last week, she was able to defeat her opponent, but it was a different outcome this time in the SuperNationals at Raceway Park. Smith, riding the Karl and […]

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