I told him that after he won his first championship last year. He says he’s got a combination with his Suzuki right now that’s tough to beat. Myers was a superstar who took the time to sign autographs and to talk with fans that admired him so much. I always look forward to racing there. Myers is currently fourth in the Winston standings, points behind leader Hines. Next article Warren Report: Then when you do win a round or two it makes you more appreciative of your accomplishment.

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He says he gets an extra burst of adrenaline every time he pulls on to the property at the famed National Trail Raceway.

He was a comedian as well and loved to make pig noises at his crew chief George Bryce. A small animal apparently darted in front of Myers as he entered a curve, and trying to avoid an accident his bike impacted nnhra Armco guardrail, spilling him over it.

Bryce, who has, for almost three decades, stood behind championship-winning NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles, confirmed he has tentative plans to resume riding.

I’m really looking forward to the improvements that NHRA has done to the facility. Join prime To view in hi-res Slide show. Motorsport Network Buy tickets Store. It was on Aug.

But Myers isn’t about to hang up his helmet at this point. Motorsport Network Buy tickets Store. Log in to Reply. Fans from all over the iohn also showed their support by making contributions.


Motorcycle Champion Myers Dies in Accident – latimes

Bryce and Myers were at Warner Robins Dragway [Georgia] where the future champion easily topped Bryce’s personal best. Heck, I was born in Columbus so it’s kinda like going home Joun guess. For those of you wishing to fly in for the services, the information you need to provide the airlines is the funeral home name of Southern Heritage in Birmingham Alabama to receive bereavement fares.

Drag Stock Racer says: He had drawings and t-shirts printed to raise money, t-shirts he still wears to this day and endlessly pushed and sold at the races. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Get Alerts Save Saved.

Remembering NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer John Myers

Bryce has six NHRA championships and 82 nationals event wins to his credit as a team owner, but as a rider, he has a lone win to his credit. Just as the gears turn in his finely-tuned Buell, those in Bryce’s creative mind began to jump into high-speed. I’ve never finished lower than second in the Winston standings and I’d like to keep that going this year. The accident occurred as Myers was leading a group of friends back to Birmingham after a visit to Talladega on their motorcycles.

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Widely acknowledged as one of the finest in motorcycle drag racing competition, Myers was the second winningest Pro Stock Motorcycle rider in NHRA history with 33 national event wins. He sort of reminds me of myself about eight years ago. He’s having too much fun to quit now.


Pro Stock Motorcycle team owner George Bryce considering riding again. We’ll definitely have a better package for Columbus. Join prime To view in hi-res Slide show. The entire racing community had reached out and given back the nurturing hand to his family that he had given to the jihn. Strange to think how one day one man can have so much, and the next, how one family could lose so much and have so little. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 3: He’s also got a personal achievement mark that he wants to see remain in tact.

George Bryce has a plan; he’s just not sure if he will follow through on it. We definitely feel like we’re right there.

It makes you work harder, that’s for sure. So he got on my motorcycle and took off with it one time and I was like, ‘Dang, I need you to ride it one time and show me how fast to go.