Kelly Johnson Dies on Last Turn of Last Lap at PIR

Kelly Johnson Died on Last Turn of Last Lap at PIR

An accomplished, 24-year-old motorcycle racer died on the last turn of her last lap Sunday at the Portland International Raceway ( PIR ), officials said. Kelly Johnson, a Sauvie Island resident and previous champion who holds a lap record at PIR, died immediately from an impact with a wall about 3 p.m., said Chris Page, president of the Oregon Motorcycle Road Racing Association. “She was a known personality in the…

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Victory Motorcycles First NHRA Pro Stock Win

NHRA Pro Stock Victory Motorcycles 1st Win

Victory Racing’s® Matt Smith this past weekend rode his Pro Stock Victory Motorcycles Gunner to his first win of the season and the first for Victory Motorcycles during the NHRA Auto Club Finals at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Calif. The celebration began before Smith and his Victory Gunner crossed the finish line. Smith knew he would stand on the top step of the podium when opponent Angelle Sampey…

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NHDRO Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway

Turbo Hayabusa

This weekend at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Raceway, the world’s quickest streetbikes will heat the tires to compete on the quarter mile with no less than $5000 on the line in the Big Money Pro Street Shootout, followed by regular purse winnings in Sunday’s eliminations. Each NHDRO event shines a spotlight on a different class, and on September 23-25 at the World Finals, it’s McIntosh Machine & Fabrication Pro Street’s turn.…

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Indian Sponsors AMA Finale Weekend at Sonoma

Indian Motorcycles AMA Finale Santa Rosa September 24th

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced it is sponsoring the Pro/Am Hooligan and RSD SuperHooligan races during an action-packed AMA Finale weekend in Santa Rosa, California on Sept 24. In all, nine classes will compete in a day of handlebar-to-handlebar action beginning at 4:30 pm PDT at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in the Chris Beck Arena. Participating in the SuperHooligan race class will be Roland Sands as well as…

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Flat Track Races at Black Hills Speedway Sturgis

AMA Pro Flat Track Half Mile Races at Black Hills Speedway Sturgis

South Dakota is known for its celebrations of all things motorcycles, and on this special Tuesday night, August 9, it will be a celebration of speed and fierce AMA Pro Flat Track racing in Rapid City on the half-mile oval at Black Hills Speedway. Defending Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines champion Jared Mees appears to be hitting his stride at just the right time with the 2016 season approaching…

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