Godspeed Sandy Kosman

When it came to conversation, Sandy Kosman (with Joe Marasco at Atco in the photo above) qualified as “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” It wasn’t just his gray beard that brought to mind the Dos Equis advertising icon. When I lived in Brooklyn, running a SoHo art gallery…

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NHRA Adds 10 Pounds to 4-Valve Suzukis

The NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle pendulum pendulum swung the other way today, adding 10 more pounds to 4-valve Suzukis. That’s in addition to the 10 pounds added in the off season, and in opposition to the 10 pounds taken off of V-Twins last week. “Shit,” said one Suzuki campaigner. “I…

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NHRA PSM V-Twins Lose 10 Pounds

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle V-Twins (Buells) can shed 10 Pounds immediately due to today’s rules change, as 4V Suzukis have shown a performance advantage so far in 2022. “I think it sucks they took the weight off instead of adding it to the Suzuki’s,” said one Buell campaigner. “We won’t…

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Gadson to miss Fayetteville, Chip Ellis to Ride 187 Baggers

“Adulting” is finally catching up with Richard Gadson. The busy motorcycle drag racing rider/tuner is one-by-one cutting back on his dragstrip duties to focus on business and family. Last week Gadson announced that Jordan Angelo would be riding the famous, Brad Mummert-owned, old school GS, nitrous Pro Street bike. And…

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Michael Ray Introducing Texas Whiskey to NHRA

Texan Michael “Sting” Ray is returning to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racing at next weekend’s Spring Nationals in Houston, and he’ll be using the opportunity to introduce Texas whiskey brand Bahnbrecker to NHRA Camping World fans. With the the help of long-time backers, the Gottsacker family, Ray will be teaming…

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Weepers Wrap-Up AHDRA Gainesville Opener

Much like the life of nitro Harley tuner Don “DJ” Johnson, the all-American motorcycle drag race named in his honor ended too soon on April 3rd. Saturday rain shut down qualifying for the AHDRA Don “DJ” Johnson Nitro Spring Nationals sponsored by MTC and Gainesville Harley-Davidson, and dreaded weepers finished…

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