Advance, North Carolina (December 2, 2008) - Top Talent and industry insiders from the motorcycle industry 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 39 countries around the world. 7 pm to 9 pm Central - streaming individual interviews from www.pitpassradio.com, or download the program from our archives to your ipod or mp3 player anytime. The archive is posted 15 minutes after we finish the live show and available at your convenience.Scott Russell, AMA and World Superbike Champion
In his 13 years of professional motorcycle racing, "Mr. Daytona" amassed one of the most impressive records in road racing history. He was in the top 10 all-time in AMA Superbike wins, the leader in AMA 750 Supersport, a four-time AMA road racing champion, World Superbike champ and of course the rider most experts considered the best ever at Daytona. Scott Russell was and is still a fan favorite. He is known for his wide open style and is not afraid to speak his mind. In the last year Russell has raced in the X Games and the Daytona 200 event. He is currently preparing to race a Spirit of Daytona Racing Porsche Coyote Daytona Prototype in the 47th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car classic on Jan. 24-25, 2009. He joins us to discuss his career and his plans for the future.Kevin Foley, Yamaha, Street Motorcycle Relations Manager
Kevin Foley is the Street Motorcycle Media Relations Manager for Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. and a 13 year employee of Yamaha. He also is a former AMA Professional MX Rookie of the Year and a 9 time AMA Loretta Lynn National MX Champion. Following his last Loretta Lynn Championship in the Senior + 40 Class a road was named in his honor at the Loretta Lynn Ranch and he was nominated and won the 2003 AMA Sports Vet/Senior Rider of the Year Award. Kevin, his wife and 2 daughters reside in Orange County, California. His oldest daughter Emma is 5 years old and suffers from a disease called Rett Syndrome. The past 3 years he has organized a fundraiser/awareness event for Rett Syndrome Research in conjunction with the annual AMA Loretta Lynn's National MX Championships. Kevin will tell us about this great event.
www.yamaha-motor.comTucker Hibbert, Monster Energy Arctic Cat Racing
Tucker Hibbert is one of today's most recognized action sports athletes and the only athlete in the world to race both motorcycles and snowmobiles at a premiere level. He spent this past summer as a privateer at the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship and Monster Energy CMRC Nationals. His summer was highlighted by his career-best finish at Spring Creek (12th place) and two victories in Canada. Last weekend he made the transition to snowmobiles as the team owner and rider of a factory supported team - Monster Energy/Arctic Cat. Over the weekend he recorded his 40th career national snocross victory. Hibbert joins us to talk about making the transition to sleds from bikes, the responsibilities of being a team owner and his uncertain future in motocross and supercross.
www.tucker-hibbert.comJim Neese, Foremost Insurance Jim Neese Racing Arenacross Team
Jim Neese is a well known Arenacross and Motocross professional racer who now owns the Foremost Insurance Jim Neese Racing Arenacross Team. Jim finished 8th overall last year in the AX Series and his teammate, Tyler Bright, won the Lites East Championship. The 2009 season will be Jim's third year running the team and the second year in a row that his team has won the AX Lites East Championship. In addition to owning, managing and racing for the team, Jim also trains future professional motocross racers. Jim joins us to talk about his new team and the upcoming season.
www.jimneese.comDarrell Saldana, Partner and Racing Director, Warthog Racing
Warthog Racing runs a professional Supercross/Motocross race team - the largest team in the world with over 25 riders. The official name for the team for 2009 SX is MDK/Warthog Racing/MotoConcepts. They are unique in that they support professional racers called privateers that are resource disadvantaged. This year they have a sponsorship program that allows race fans to "adopt" a rider to cover some of their expenses. Darrell joins us to talk about Warthog Racing in 2009.
www.warthogracing.comCrew at Pit Pass Radio
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