Nov 12, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Pit Pass Radio:
Blake Wharton, Larry Little, Rick Doughty, Elena Myers, Marco Pedde
Blake Wharton, Pro Motocross/Supercross 250cc
Blake had a strong season in 2013 Supercross racing for Rockstar Energy Racing on the Suzuki RMZ 250. He competed in the 250SX class East Series and finished 3rd in points. He scored several podiums as well as a race win in Houston along the way. In the Outdoors he pulled out mid-season reportedly dealing with a virus. Now he's working on putting a deal together for 2014 to return to racing. In addition to being one of the top racers in the U.S. Wharton is a talented musician and has a band called Blake Wharton and the Rogue Locusts.
Larry Little, VP & GM Marketplace Events Motorcycle Group - AimExpo
Larry Little joined the motorcycle industry in 1978 in a sales position at Cycle News, and soon thereafter began a 25-plus year tenure at Cycle World magazine. Establishing himself as a key member of Cycle World's sales and marketing team, Little became Vice President & Publisher of the world's largest motorcycle publication in 1990. For the past 16 years, Little has been elected to the board of directors of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), and served ten years as its chairman. After considerable research on the motorcycle marketplace and its trade and consumer show landscape through his own company, Little joined Marketplace Events as Vice President & General Manager of the new Motorcycle Group, leading the company's foray into the two-wheel arena
Rick Doughty, Owner- Vintage Iron
Doughty has owned Vintage Iron for the past 25 years. He is the former curator and restorer for the Primm Collection in Las Vegas, Moto Armory in Moline Illinois, and former Trustee for the vintage racing organization AHRMA. He's also an AMA Hall of Fame Motocross Committee Member and the Founding member of American Retrocross. His racing background includes; 18 time National Vintage Champion, 3 time White Bros. Vet Champion and 2 time Australian National Vintage Champion. Most recently Rick was featured on the Cafe Racer TV series, now in it's fourth season on Velocity.
Elena Myers, Daytona SportBike - Castrol Latus Motors Triumph
Elena Myers wrapped up the 2013 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike class in 12th place overall, securing four tops tens during her partial season. In 2010, Myers won at Infineon Raceway in the SuperSport division, she was the first women to win an AMA Pro road race. She followed that up with another SuperSport win in 2012 at Daytona International Speedway. Posting another first as the first woman to win a pro motorsport event of any kind at the well-known speedway. She was recently spotted at a Colin Edwards' Bootcamp brushing up on her dirtbike skills and shooting skills.
Marco Pedde, Partner - SuperMotoEastCoast
SMEC is an East Coast based group that has been formed to organize and promote SuperMoto races at all levels, from local series to National Pro. SuperMotoEastCoast and BPROM will partner during the 2014 Supermoto season to make history by bringing the first ever round of GP SUPERMOTO to the United States. BPROM is the company with the rights to the FIM World Supermoto Championship. The date and location has still not been announced.
Crew at Pit Pass Moto
Scott Casber, Tony Wenck, Ed Kuhlenkamp, Jack DeLeon.
About Pit Pass Moto
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Pit Pass is a weekly motorcycle talk show. Our show entertains, educates, and informs motorcyclists and motorcycle enthusiasts around the world about what is happening in the motorcycle racing world. Talk show guests include racers, company executives, track owners, race promoters, product specialists, and industry insiders. The show is fun with a laid-back approach, but professional. We look to identify trends in the motorcycle racing industry and connect our listeners with their favorite riders.