2018 Quick Q&A with Preston Bartlett
Years Racing: 4 years drag racing 40 years riding dirt bikes
Class: Pro Fuel Nitro Harley
Motorcycle type: 2017 HRP
(Q) Favorite win?
(A) "Galot Mancup 2017, My first win. "
(Q) Toughest Race so far?
(A) "Galot racing in 100 plus degree heat. or finishing the bike for the first race of the season, At the track and going to the wire with Michael Ray or a close side by side good ole fashion drag race."
(Q) What series do you participate in?
(A) "Man Cup and have ran AMRA ."
(Q) Craziest experience?
(A) “In Galot, fuel issue..shut it down, start it back up at the line' (in 60 seconds) started it and won...phew”
(Q) ) What got you into drag racing ?
(A) “Walter Halonski and Ricky House and Johnny Vickers. I was taking picture first of these guys and got hooked.”
(Q) ) What advice would you give someone wanting to get into Motorcycle Drag racing ?
(A) “It starts with having a GREAT BASE. Great Crew Chief, and an understanding of the machine, of course having money helps..."
(Q) What is your day job occupation / industry?
(A) “Custom Wood Work”
(Victories to date )
"2017 Manufactures Pro Fuel Championship."
"Won the season opener at SGMP Mancup April 6, 2018"
"2018 Manufactures Pro Fuel Championship."
Tuner: Walter Halonski
Crew: Norrinne Halsonski, Jack Studeville and Sue Bartlett
HRP Hawaya Racing Products
Johnny Leann and Steve
Keith and Bridgett Magely
Sterling Home Inspection
Talking with JT Norton / Dragbike.com 4-18-2018