Aaron Yates on Pit Pass Moto Weekly
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Aaron Yates, Superbike Racer – Michael Jordan Motorsports
In 2009, Aaron finished the season in seventh overall with the Michael Jordan Motorsports Team in the National Guard AMA American Superbike Series. Yates put the Jordan bike on the podium six times in 2009, but was not able to grab a win. He was the 2008 Superstock Champion and multi-championship winner in Superstock and Supersport.
Kevin Maret, Owner and Manager – Tamer Motorsports
Kevin Maret, who has run the Tamer Motorsports Supercross team for the last 8 years, will now turn his attention to managing the US FMX Jagermeister Freestyle team for 2010. The US FMX Jagermeister team performs during the intermissions at all the AMA Supercrosses and Outdoor Nationals with Riders Kenny Bartram, Mike Metzger, Robert Distler and Thomas Alves.
Eddie Babbitt, Owner – Team Babbitts
Babbitt started working at the family dealership when he was very young. He helped grow it into one of the largest multi-line franchise dealerships and online parts and accessories businesses in the midwest. In 2005 they got involved in professional motocross racing and won the BooKoo Arenacross championship in 2006 with Josh Demuth. They’ve won a total of two Arenacross championships so far and 2010 looks promising with Josh Demuth, Chad Johnson, and Tyler Bowers on their team. Needless to say they are very aggressive in their involvement in pro motocross racing and Babbitts is also sponsoring the TiLUBE Brown Motorsports team that has Nick Wey this Supercross season.
Jim Neese, Team Owner and Racer – Foremost Insurance Jim Neese Racing Team
Jim’s team picked up eleven podiums in the 2009 Arenacross Series. This year Jim is teamed up with Tyler Bright again, the 2008 East Coast Lites Champion and Taylor Futrell and rising star in motocross. Jim has been managing and racing for the Foremost Insurance Arenacross Team for three years. He finished the in twelfth place in 2009 and was the 2007 East Coast Lites Champion.
Mike DuClos, Owner – Rock River Power Sports
Rock River Power Sports has made a huge splash on the Amateur Motocross scene over the past few years. As one of four Trackside support dealers who attend the Amateur Nationals, Rock River has put together a dominate team over the past few years capturing 16 national titles. In 2010, Rock River will step up their program and contest the Supercross series and the Outdoor Nationals as well. This program is designed to give Rock River riders a place to go when they leave their amateur career. For their first year in Pro Motocross Rock River will take Kyle Chisholm, Westin Peick, Travis Sewell, Drew Yenerich, and Shane Sewell. Mike DuClos, team owner and operator is devoted to the sport of motocross, and plans on expanding even more in the years to come.
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