Instagram     

Go Back   PNW Moto > PNW Moto > Motorcycles

Motorcycles For topics and discussions about all motorcycle makes and models

Like Tree8Likes
Reply
 
Thread Tools
May 15th 2017, 06:28 PM   #1
 CodeBlue's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Seattle, WA

  KTM 990 Adventure
Racer Kelly Johnson Killed In Racing Accident At Portland International Raceway

Racer Kelly Johnson Killed In Racing Accident At Portland International Raceway

24 years old. Damn.
May 15th 2017, 08:26 PM   #2
 SilvieFox's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  welches, Oregon

  2008 Kawasaki Versys (Sylvester), 1972 Suzuki RV90 (vanvan), 1981 Honda TwinStar (Bobber),yamaha 225
so sad... at-least she went out doing something she loved
May 15th 2017, 08:36 PM   #3
 TREX600's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Custer, WA

  Suzuki 09 GSXR 1000 Suzuki 09 DRZ 400SM 1970 Yamaha 250 DT1 Enduro
Rest in peace fellow rider
May 15th 2017, 09:16 PM   #4
 cjohns's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Moscow, Idaho

  ZX450r
Incredibly sad. Didn't know her, but if you ever raced any OMRRA Rounds, her name was on the PA so many times, you eventually had to figure out who they where talking about. What a great racer.
May 15th 2017, 10:10 PM   #5
 Lena's Avatar
Forum Admin
 
  Jan 2016
  Portland

  Monsters
Yes, this is so very sad... I understand two bikes collided in the straight and the other is fine.
May 15th 2017, 11:07 PM   #6
 Greg's Avatar
 
  Apr 2016
  PDX

  2014 Triumph Daytona 675R
R.I.P.

Sent via SM-G930P
May 15th 2017, 11:18 PM   #7
 Mikeames's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Vancouver WA

  2012 Yamaha FJR1300
Very sad!
May 16th 2017, 09:30 AM   #8
 PeteN95's Avatar
Moderator
 
  Jan 2016
  Muklilteo, WA

  Suzuki DL1000, Honda XR650R, KTM 250 XC-W
RIP racer
May 16th 2017, 12:47 PM   #9
 wooden's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  PDX

  '14 St3R, '05 DR650
RIP... uhg what a sad day. Never met the lady but she sounds like an outstanding person - a life ended too soon. Condolences to the family.
May 16th 2017, 04:33 PM   #10
 KNanthrup's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Snoqualmie, WA

  '09 Honda CBR1000RR (race), '04 RSV1000R (road), '97 KTM 380EXC (Dirt & SM), '11 Street Glide CVO
Kelly was a bright soul and a positive ball of energy that was such a pleasure to be around. Not only was she an incredible racer (multi time class champion) but she also sang the national anthem each race morning before jumping into her leathers. The world lost a wonderful person.
Attached Thumbnails
Racer Kelly Johnson Killed In Racing Accident At Portland International Raceway-18157928_10154747966225667_8456110364356146428_n.jpg  
May 16th 2017, 04:37 PM   #11
 
  Mar 2016
  Seattle East Side

We ride a thin line. RIP
May 16th 2017, 06:42 PM   #12
DGA
 DGA's Avatar
Moderator
 
  Jan 2016
  PDX

  An Ape and a Husky
Always remember that same voice and seeing the lady in leathers singing the anthem, but never knew who she was. Truly a sad day. RIP.
That One Guy likes this.
May 16th 2017, 07:46 PM   #13
 That One Guy's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Beaverton

RIP

I remember her singing too.

She went out doing what she loved, at the peek of her game. Better to burn bright than to fade away.

I hope her parents and Keith can find some piece.
May 16th 2017, 09:05 PM   #14
 CodeBlue's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Seattle, WA

  KTM 990 Adventure
Quote:
Originally Posted by That One Guy
I hope her parents and Keith can find some piece.
I pitted by Keith a couple of times when I raced. Great dude. I can't imagine what he's going through right now.
May 17th 2017, 08:49 AM   #15
 GoldAsh's Avatar
 
  May 2016
  Wilsonville

  S1000RR
Really sucks to see someone so young go out so quick.

Pitted and raced with her few years back.

I don't know full story but I read that she hit a wall in turn 8.

http://koin.com/2017/05/15/person-di...ional-raceway/

Edited by GoldAsh on May 17th 2017 at 08:52 AM
Reply

  PNW Moto > PNW Moto > Motorcycles

Tags
accident, international, johnson, kelly, killed, portland, racer, raceway, racing



Search tags for this page
Click on a term to search for related topics.
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beijing International Motocross! galenernest Adventure Riding 10 Feb 22nd 2017 02:54 PM
Killed the KTM 1190 adv with a stick! Quinndog Bellingham 12 Sep 20th 2016 08:44 PM
Motorcycle Struck & Killed a Bear on Holly Road MMcN49 Kitsap 10 Sep 20th 2016 12:38 PM
Portland International Raceway OMRRA Track Day April 9th Dr_E Motorcycles 4 Mar 25th 2016 01:15 PM
Kelly Bundy and motorcycles Flyboymedic Motorcycles 2 Feb 20th 2016 08:20 AM




Copyright © 2017 PNW Moto. All rights reserved.