Team Tombo Back At The Track
Team TomBo made its way back to Tulsa Raceway Park for PMRA #3. Congrats to Kermit on his 7.11 pass with a very light tune-up, he did a great job riding the bike; made us all proud. Tim Howard took 2nd place in the Super … Continue readingTeam Tombo Back At The Track
Brothers of the Bike
Here is a really cool video about motorcycle brotherhood. Thought some of our readers would enjoy it.
Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in OKC
Tommy Bolton had a chance to interview several African-American motorcycle riders as they gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Oklahoma City. Many of the riders had Tombo Racing modified bikes.
Browsing through Facebook this past week we came across this awesomely cool image by David Kommel of autoimagery.com. Tommy said he was there when this picture was taken at Irwindale drag strip in southern California and the guy on the bike was known by the … Continue readingBlack Scotty
Tombo Racing Soul Power video
This cool video was produced a few years ago by Tim Hailey from www.eatmyink.com and shows Tommy Bolton and Glen Nickleberry at the drag races in St. Louis and Atlanta in 2005, running a turbo/nitrous Kawasaki in the 6.6 second range in the quarter mile. … Continue readingTombo Racing Soul Power video
Glen Nickleberry circa 1984
get your ex back Tommy ran across this picture of Tombo Racing rider Glen Nickleberry from 1984 racing a Kawasaki GPZ-550. Sweet bike and like always, Glen looks very serious. zp8497586rq zp8497586rq
Tommy named Dragbike.com “Person of the Week”
In February 2010 Tommy Bolton was named Dragbike.com’s Person of the Week. Honored for his long history of motorcycle drag racing as an African-American, Tommy’s life was highlighted in great detail.
Bessie Stringfield is one of the legends of women motorcyclist. Born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1911, she was brought to Boston as a young child but became an orphan by the time she was 5 years old. “An Irish lady raised me,” she recalled. “I’m … Continue readingBessie Stringfield
Tommy Bolton Vintage Clip circa 1986
We found this recently on Youtube, a 1986 video clip by pro racer Ricky Gadson showing his friend Tommy Bolton talking some smack at the drag races!