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Advance, North Carolina (June 1, 2010) – Top talent and industry insiders from the motorcycle world give their uncut opinions and race stories. Get your weekly motorcycle news live from Pit Pass Moto Weekly. Pit Pass Moto Weekly is now heard in over 50 countries around the world.
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Ben Townley, Pro Motocross Racer – Red Bull Troy Lee Designs Honda
New Zealander Ben Townley was a 12 time National Champion, a 13 time GP Winner and a World Champion before moving to the states. His arrival on U.S. soil was much anticipated from motocross fans around the world to see how he would stack up. He was unfortunately sidelined with injuries for a couple years. He’s back racing and finished a strong 6-7 finish in the first round at Hangtown. This past weekend he raced the US GP at Glen Helen and showed amazing speed finishing first in the second moto making it look very easy for him. Many folks believe he is on the right track to being a regular front runner in the Outdoor series.
Charlie Mullins, Pro Offroad racer, Obermeyer/Am-Pro Yamaha
The 24-year-old Ohio native, (now living in North Carolina), has been on a roll lately on his Obermeyer/Am-Pro Yamaha. He has won the X1 class at the last three rounds of the GNCC series and he sits 2nd in points behind Josh Strang. He’s also won the last three National Enduros and leads the points. Mullins has been a front runner in the last few years but so far this season looks to be his best.
Frank White, President and CEO – ATK
Mr. Frank White is the President and CEO of ATK. Frank is also the Managing Member of the Patriot Group, L.L.C. which currently owns 90% ATK Motorcycles. Frank took over operation of ATK in 1992. Frank is well known and respected in off-road racing circles and has won several championships. White currently serves on the board of directors of the United States Motorcycle Manufacturing Association. In 2009 White was nominated by the Secretary of Interior to be an Advisor to the Dept of Interior representing the motorcycle industry.
Ben Bostrom, Superbike Racer – Pat Clark Motorsports Yamaha
After two solid second place finishes recently at Infineon Raceway, Ben Bostrom currently stands in sixth place overall in the AMA Superbike Championships standings. In 2009 he won the Daytona 200 and Mazda Raceway rounds in his only two AMA Pro Daytona SportBike appearances aboard the No. 2 Graves Motorsports Yamaha YZF-R6. He also competed full time in AMA Pro American SuperBike, finishing fifth in the final point standings. A motorcycle racing veteran, Bostrom is highly respected for his road racing, dirt track and supermoto racing accomplishments. His accomplishments include the 1993 AMA Dirt Track Rookie of the Year, 1998 AMA Superbike Champion, 2004 AMA Supermoto Champion and X Games Gold winner, and 2008 AMA Supersport Champion,
Leslie Porterfield, Guinness Book World Record Holder – Factory Honda Rider
Leslie Porterfield has been super busy over the last few years setting land speed records and getting into the Guinness Book of World Records. In addition to setting world records she has also been active adding new sponsors to her program, namely American Honda Corporation and Foremost Insurance. Porterfield is currently preparing her new Honda’s to face the punishment of the Bonneville Salt Flats in a few months.
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