Young, AMA Pro Superbike contender, Joins GN Gonzales’ Daytona Sport Bike Team
Rouge, Louisiana - February 28, 2014 – Blake Young who has been riding since the age
of four and turned AMA Pro in 2003 has joined the GN Gonzales AMA Pro Daytona
SportBike Team for the 2014 road race season.
spent his first years as a pro racer competing in Superstock and Supersport
racing as well as the Formula Extreme series. He finished 15th
overall in the Superstock Series in 2005. He made his debut with M4 Emgo Suzuki
in the American Superbike Championship at Barber Motorsports Park where he
finished ninth in 2008. After finishing 4th place overall in the
2008 Supersport Championship, Blake joined the Rockstar Makita Suzuki Team to
compete full-time in American Superbike. He finished second overall in two
consecutive seasons in AMA Pro Superbike with Yoshimura Suzuki in 2011 and 2012.
Young says “He is excited about being in the AMA paddock again and riding for
GN Gonzales Racing”. Blake also stated “That he is thrilled to be riding one of
the best bikes out there and can’t wait to get to Daytona and show what it can
got a great team," says Brad Rutherford – Team Manager, "but we’ve
had a difficult time competing with teams that have a larger financial
investment than we have had previously. This year we are rectifying that and partnering
with Graves Motorsports."
Gonzales, LLC is the oldest family owned and operated motorsports dealer in the
US. Founded in 1936 as a bicycle shop and Indian motorcycle dealer, they are
now the area’s largest authorized dealer of Honda, Yamaha and Kawasaki motorsports
and power equipment along with the exclusive area distributor of Worksman Industrial