Defeat Gadson, Win a 2012 ZX-14R (Video)

Win a 2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R

The title says it all – race Rickey Gadson, and possibly win a 2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R.

But first you have to beat the nine-time AMA Drag Racing Champion. The ZX-14R contest, titled "Zero to Hero," begins with some writing.

Contestants will submit an essay at, explaining why they should race Gadson in the "Zero to Hero" promotion, which begins Jan. 1 and ends Feb. 14, 2012.

Four finalists will be invited to the Rickey Gadson Drag Racing School for instruction, and then qualifgy for the their NHRA Bracket license.

Then the four will go head-to-head in typical drag-racing style elimination rounds. The winner of that round will then race Gadson, and if successful, will go home with a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R sportbike.

For additional contest details click here.