Jerimiah Johnson #64

Jerimiah Johnson #64

“Finished 13th in Daytona 200 my first time at the track.”

Interview

What’s your typical pre-race meal?
Chocolate Oreos. Cures arm pump!

What is your pre-race OCD behavior?
I usually try to take a nap in a chair right in the pit, then I tank an energy drink right before going out to get me psyched up to be aggressive right off the line. I also try to listen to some Linkin Park, which gets me a little more aggressive than my normal Reggae.

What is one of your best racing memories?
The last pass I made is always the best memory I have.

What motivated you to get started racing?
I was riding too fast on the street and an old racer suggested I take it to the track. My first day I was hooked.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a professional motorcycle racer?
A beach bum. Ha ha. Building Electric Vehicles.

What else is in your garage?
2 ’06 GSXR 600s, 2 XR100s, XR200, ’03 GSXR 600, Goldwing, Katana, Hurricane 600 Turned Electric, TS125 turned electric, Various other chassis that I am converting to electric.

Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Go for it. Times are gonna get tough, but just keep your passion for the sport in the front of your mind and push past all obstacles.

How many hours a week are you on Facebook?
LOTS! Don’t even know how many, but I do a lot of promotion on there and a lot of just goofing off with.

Do you Twitter?
I got an account, but don’t go on it that much.

Who are your heros?
Kevin Schwantz

Beach or mountains?
Beach

High Fives or FIst Bump?
High Fives

iPhone , Blackberry or Android?
Android

Mac or PC?
PC

Top 3 bands?
Bob Marley, Hawaiian Style Band, Bu La’ia

Greatest strength?
Perseverance, never stay down.

Most frustrating challenge?
Finding sponsors in this economy.

Do you have a website and or Blog?
johnson64.com