Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Driver: Steve Johnson

Team: Steve Johnson Racing

  • 2014: Raced to a season opening victory at Gainesville; powered to two runner-up finishes; qualified for the Countdown to the Championship for the third time in his career
  • 2013: Raced to a runner-up finish at Gainesville; Set personal performance bests for time and speed at Gainesville; Raced to No. 1 qualifying position at Englishtown
  • 2012: Set career-best E.T. at Reading; raced to four quarterfinal finishes
  • 2011: Set career-best E.T. at Reading; raced to four quarterfinal finishes
  • 2010: Raced to two runner-up finishes; Posted his second No. 1 qualifying position of his career; Set career-bests for speed and elapsed time
  • 2009: Raced to one semifinal-round appearance; Set career best for speed
  • 2008: Posted back-to-back wins at Indy and Charlotte; Earned his first-ever playoff appearance; Set career-bests for elapsed time and speed; Was as high as second in the standings after opening playoffs with a win at Charlotte
  • 2007: Finished in the POWERade top 10; Posted career-best time and speed
  • 2006: Posted career-best elapsed time; Had a runner-up finish in his only final-round appearance
  • 2005: Led POWERade points for the first time in his career; Earned a career-high two wins, including the season’s most prestigious event (Indianapolis); Posted career-best time and speed; Finished in the POWERade top 10 for the 14th time in his career
  • 2004: Collected first career win (St. Louis); set career-best elapsed time; advanced to a pair of final rounds, the second highest single-season total of his career
  • 2003: Recorded career-best numbers in time and speed
  • 2002: Finished in the top 10 of the Pro Stock Bike standings for the eighth consecutive season
  • 2001: Made first final round appearance in two years
  • 1998: Won the NHRA Good Hand Award
  • 1997: Became the president of the PRO2 organization
  • 1995: Made a career-high three final-round appearances en route to a career-best 20-12 record in elimination rounds; Won the AMA Rebel Nationals, finishing third in the series; Awarded the AMA Hazel Cobb Award for the racer who best promotes the sport
  • 1991: Won the 16-bike race at Fuji International track in Japan; Runner-up in Pro Stock Bike bonus event
  • 1987 and 1989: Drag Bike USA National Pro Stock Bike Champion

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May 16, 2017