Advance, North Carolina (December 18, 2012) – Top talent and industry insiders from the motorcycle world give their uncut opinions and stories.
Zach Osborne, 250 Supercross – GEICO Honda
After an awesome amateur career Zach made his pro debut in 2006. Back then his first pro race was at Daytona and he didn’t race another pro event until the Outdoors season. He raced several Outdoor events with sixth being his best finish at Hangtown. The next few years he struggled in the U.S. with injuries, he later decided to take an opportunity to race the G.P.’s in Europe. He won a Grand Prix and had much success across the pond including winning the British Motocross Championship. Last year he came back to the U.S. to race four Supercross events on the West Coast before returning to Europe and left with two podiums and all top ten finishes. Now he’s signed with GEICO Honda to race both Supercross and Outdoors for two years.
Maria Forsberg, OffRoad Racer GNCC, Endurocross, ISDE – FMF KTM
Maria is racking up some very impressive results in the offroad racing world with three GNCC Championships, one AMA Endurocross Championship, two X-Games Gold Medals, and two ISDE Gold Medals. In 2012 Forsberg won every round of the GNCC series completely dominating the competition. She is signed with KTM as a factory rider for 2013 and looking to score some additional titles.
John Leale, Vee Rubber
Vee Rubber International has been a leader in bicycle, motorcycle and ATV tires for over 30 years, and is an OEM supplier to many of the top brands in those segments. Being one of the largest natural rubbers producing and exporting countries, Thailand has tremendous potential to produce added value finished rubber products from natural rubber, especially tires for all types of vehicle.
John Hinz, Product Manager – KTM North America
John is the product manager for KTM North America, in 2013 KTM has some exciting new releases for the U.S. market including some new street models. They are reintroducing the Duke 690 for 2013 and adding the new 990 ADV Baja. Later this year U.S. riders should be seeing the new 1190 Adventure bike. KTM is known for pushing limits as well as introducing bikes the market wants like the KTM 350 four-stroke offroad motorcycle.
Danny Eslick, AMA Pro SuperBike – Michael Jordan Motorsports
Eslick has signed with MJM to ride the #23 Jordan Suzuki GSX-R1000 in the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike class. He’s a former Daytona Sportbike Champion and finished eighth overall in last year’s AMA Pro Superbike series and brought home three podium finishes. Eslick’s best result of the season was a solid second-place at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida.
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