Larry Pegram owns and races for the Foremost Pegram Ducati Team. He raced the last two years in the Formula Xtreme class; competing in 2007 on a Ducati 749 and in 2008 on a Ducati 848. He finished both seasons in fourth place overall. He has been on the podium a number of times since he started riding for Ducati and managing their racing efforts. Three years ago it was Larry’s diligent efforts that kept Ducati in AMA racing. This year it will have been ten years since Larry won on a Ducati Superbike as a privateer in Willow Springs.
www.pegramracing.com Chris Peris, Daytona SportBike Racer – Erion Honda
Chris Peris is a young man on a mission-a determined racer chasing his dream of making it to the top of the sport. Starting out riding dirt bikes at the age of seven, the Canadian-born racer showed commitment beyond his years, uprooting himself from his hometown of Calgary, Canada at the age of 14 to commence his racing career in California. Now, at 22, he’s right where he wants to be: riding a CBR600RR for the Erion Racing Honda team.
www.erionracing.comRyan Villopoto, Supercross Racer – Monster Energy Kawasaki Team
In 2009, Ryan made the much anticipated move up to the 450 class and each race he has continued to improve and get more comfortable with the bike. He has placed third three times this season including this past weekend in Atlanta. In 2008, he earned his third consecutive AMA Motocross 250cc Championship, he also finished second in the AMA Supercross Lites East Region Championship. And if that wasn’t enough, he claimed the MX2 championship at the Motocross of Nations helping Team USA earn the team title for the third consecutive year.
www.kawasaki.com/racing_motocrossracingBill Kniegge, Owner – Blue Strada Tours
Blue Strada Tours is the brainchild (and longtime dream) of Bill Kniegge, a motorsports and motorcycle industry veteran of some 30 years. Bill’s involvement with brands like Bell Helmets, Husqvarna and ATK Motorcycles, Ford Motorsports, and his love of riding and competing since the age of 12, has given him the knowledge and desire to put together his premier two-wheel experiences. His tours include the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, Blue Ridge Parkway and Cherohala Parkway and a special Indy MotoGP tour in 2009.
www.bluestradatours.comTyler Shepard, Wheelie Wizzard
Tyler is the Wheelie Wizzard and if you are planning to attend the Monster Energy Supercross at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, or the Edward Jones Stadium in St. Louis you will have an opportunity to see Tyler in action. Tyler has been riding for 22 years and doing wheelie shows for nine years. In addition to wheelies, he enjoys dirt track racing, trail riding and pit bikes.
www.wheeliewizzard.comCrew at Pit Pass Radio
Scott Casber, Tony Wenck, Tony Tice, Jack DeLeon and Ed Kuhlenkamp.Pit Pass Moto Weekly is a syndicated motorcycle talk show heard across the U.S. on radio stations and around the world via the internet at www.pitpassradio.com. The show airs every Tuesday from 5-7 pm Pacific, 6-8 pm Mountain, 7-9 pm Central, and 8-10 pm Eastern.