Hector Arana Lucas Oil Products Buell Norwalk, pre-race: Summit Motorsports Park will always be a magical place for defending NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Hector Arana. After all, the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals is the first place where Arana guided the Lucas Oil Buell to the victory circle. “It’s special to [...]
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 [...]
Matt Smith Al-Anabi Racing Buell Norwalk, pre-race: There’s no question NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship format has created more interest and intrigue in the 11 Pro Stock Motorcycle races that lead into the six-race Countdown to the Championship. Matt Smith has been no lower than third place after he rebounded from a first-round loss in [...]
Englishtown, Sunday: Twenty-four year NHRA veteran Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson of Irondale, Alabama made his second consecutive Full Throttle Series national event final round at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on Monday morning after rain delayed the scheduled finals Sunday evening. Johnson recorded the quickest elapsed time of his career with a 6.893 [...]
Less than 45 minutes after losing his semifinal Pro Stock Motorcycle race to Michael Phillips, Matt Smith was studying the run on his computer.
“It looks like we broke a crankshaft,” Smith said with a shake of his head. “If we’re lucky, that’s the only thing that broke.”
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 [...]