Hailing from the town of Richlands, North Carolina, Mike Motto is a force to be reckoned with in the realm of Extreme Outlaw racing.
Motto rides a 172 cubic inch HD sportster platform, an impressive machine equipped with a pro stock motor, a Nitrous oxide power adder, and a Fuel Tech delivery system. This bike commands attention with its 74-inch wheelbase and grips the asphalt with street tires, all without the assistance of a wheelie bar. It is crafted and tuned by GMS Racing.
Mike Motto has achieved an array of titles and records. In 2020, he won the AHDRA Extreme Gas National Championship and secured the title of AHDRA Outlaw Street Runner-Up Champion. The following year, he won the AHDRA Pro Open Runner-Up Champion. In 2022, he once again claimed the title of AHDRA Outlaw Street Runner-Up Champion. Furthermore, Mike proudly holds the current AMRA 1/8 and 1/4 mile ET records, and he's the reigning AHDRA 1/8 and 1/4 mile record holder.
His journey to greatness is made possible through the unwavering support of his esteemed sponsors. Holeshot Racing, GMS Racing, Energy One Clutches, Renegade Fuels, R&D Transmissions, Fuel Tech, and Bandit Belt Drives all stand firmly behind him, ensuring that his path to victory remains well-fueled. Their websites provide a glimpse into the powerful partnerships that drive Mike's racing dreams.
For Mike, the love of racing courses through his veins, a passion that has been a constant companion since his formative years. He began his journey in motocross, ultimately evolving into the modern-day drag bike racing sensation he is today. The spark that ignited this fervor was none other than his father, a man who had a profound love for fast cars and the rush of drag racing. His father's influence and the childhood memories of attending NHRA events together solidified Mike's destiny as a speed enthusiast.
Mike Motto is more than just a rider; he's a living testament to the relentless pursuit of dreams and the boundless power of unyielding determination. His unwavering commitment to excellence on the track is matched only by his passion for the sport and the steadfast support of his sponsors. As he continues to shatter records and blaze new trails, the future is brighter than ever for this fearless speed chaser.