Joey Gladstone Previews NHRA at Gateway

Er’body (except sometimes the NHRA, who didn’t schedule bikes for this stop last year) knows that Gateway is a bike track, and Pro Stock Motorcycle returns to action in St. Louis at this weekend’s NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway. Joey Gladstone and the Cory Reed Racing team…

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WAR Developing Plain Bearing Suzuki PSM Crank

White Alligator Racing is developing—with technical help from Lon Moyer and Brad Moore at Competition Engine Services—a one-piece, plain bearing crankshaft for Suzuki NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles. The part is intended to replace roller bearing cranks based on the stock Suzuki GS part, and a known reliability problem for Suzukis…

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Inside Chase Van Sant’s PSM Test Session

Readers who can put 2 and 2 together probably figured out that the White Alligator Racing’s Trick-Tools sponsorship announced exclusively here on Eatmyink during the Gatornationals included some sort of opportunity for 4.60 rider Chase Van Sant, whose dad Bruce owns Trick-Tools. At least one of those opportunities was realized last…

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NHRA Drops 10 Pounds Off 2V Suzukis

The NHRA is changing Pro Stock Motorcycle weight rules yet again, this time dropping 10 pounds off of 2 valve Suzukis. White Alligator Racing (WAR) tuner/manager Tim Kulungian thinks this will have a real effect on performance parity. And while he’s not sure at this writing that his team might…

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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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