Bernie Katz

Bernie Katz

Bernie's Race Cars

Racer Profile

Bernie Katz, of BJ Motors, worked with Archer Racing and Autoforum Development while spending time traveling all of the country racing Dodge Vipers himself. Creating a network for obtaining the nicest, cleanest lowest mileage Vipers in the market place. You can imagine the excitement of our typical day deciding which car to take out for a drive; whether it be a 2003 SRT, or a 700 horsepower Viper GTS, Hummer H-1, Ford GT or the new ACR-X Viper! We have the right vehicle for you


  • Car Number: # 91
  • Owner: Bernie Katz
  • Date of Birth: 10/30/60
  • Hometown: Richmond
  • State: Virginia
  • Occupation: Viper Sales and Service
  • Business: BJ Motors, LLC / VipereXchange
  • Spuse/Partner/Significant Other/Immediate Family: Wife, Graciela Katz
  • Interests: Anything That Generates a Rapid Pulse

Career Highlights:

  • 2009 Viper Racing League (VRL) National Champion GT-C Class
  • 2009 VRL: Driving a BJ Motorsports Dodge Viper 2005 GT-C Competition Coupe:
    • Finished 6th overall at Daytona International Raceway
    • Finished 4th overall at Sebring International Raceway
    • 3rd place finish Willow Springs
    • 2nd place finish Texas World Speedway
    • 3rd Place Podium, Texas Motorsports Ranch
    • Other podium finishes include Bottonwillow Ca
  • Previously:
    • First race came at Virginia International Raceway in 1997 in the Viper Racing League
    • VRL 2002 2nd Place National Champion, earning a second-place finish in a Dodge Viper GT-1
    • Was awarded the “Brian Angen” award for most promising and upcoming driver in the series
  • Also competed in NASA East events