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Ryan Dungey, Pro Motocross Racer – Rockstar Makita Suzuki
To say that this has been a great year for Ryan Dungey would be an understatement. First he won the Lites Western Region Monster Energy Supercross Championship and most recently the Lucas Oil AMA Pro 250cc Motocross Championship. He’s now moving to the 450’s and his first major outing will be the Motocross Des Nations.
Josh Day, Road Racer – Team E.S.P. and Four Feathers Racing
Josh rode the No. 4 Team E.S.P. Yamaha YZF-R6 to clinch the AMA Pro SuperSport East title. He took four consecutive wins (Mid-Ohio, Heartland Park Topeka, VIR and NJMP) and four poles (Daytona, Road Atlanta, Heartland Park Topeka, VIR). Added to all of his Supersport success were three top-twenty finishes in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike in eight starts with Four Feathers Racing on a Yamaha YZF-R6
Donnie Emler Jr, Marketing – FMF Racing
Way back in the 1970’s, Donny’s dad started FMF by working on his own bikes, then making some parts for a few of his racing buddies, and eventually building it into a powerhouse empire. Now FMF is a household name in the motocross industry and they are a leader in both two-stroke and four-exhaust technology for dirt bikes and street bikes. The company is celebrating its 35th Anniversary and continues to support all forms of motorcycle racing. They just sponsored the 250 two-stroke series that was part of the Lucas Oil AMA Outdoor Motorcross Series.
Danny Eslick, Buell 1125R – AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Class
In 2008, Danny raced in AMA Pro SuperSport and finished third at Infineon and Laguna Seca and placed 10th in the championship. He also raced in Formula Xtreme with one top five at Road America. In 2009 he raced the No. 9 Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Racing/Richie Morris Racing Buell 1125R in the AMA Pro Daytona Sportbike class. At the final round hosted by New Jersey Motorsports Park he clinched the championship; his and Buell’s first AMA Pro Racing Championship.
Maria Forsberg, Off-Road Racer – KTM
Maria races the Women’s Pro WORCS Events, she is a 4-time WORCS Champion and 2008 ISDE Gold Medalist. Maria was selected to race as a member of the 2009 US women’s ISDE Team in Portugal next month. Recently she signed a 1-year contract with KTM to compete in the GNCC Series for 2010. Although she is a racer she also has a full-time job as an electrician – not what you typically see from a female, or a racer in the industry
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