Tonight's Guests - Jake Gagne, Chris Ulrich, Rick Bretl, Tyla Rattray, Larry Books
Advance, North Carolina (June 11, 2013) - Motorcycle industry celebrities and insiders from the motorcycle world give their uncut opinions and stories.
Jake Gagne, AMA Daytona SportBike - RoadRace Factory Red Bull Team
Jake won his most recent race at Road America in Wisconsin. With two podiums in three races so far this season he is well positioned in the hunt for the 2013 Daytona SportBike Championship. For 2012 he had his only win at Homestead-Miami Speedway and picked up eleven top-10 finishes. Gagne was the 2010 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup winner.
Chris Ulrich, Racing Editor, AMA Pro SuperBike Racer - M4 Broaster Chicken Honda
Ulrich is currently 10th overall in the 2013 AMA Pro SuperBike Series with a best finish of 9th at the Daytona round. He wrapped up the 2012 season in the AMA Pro Superbike class in 10th overall with his best finish being a 6th. He grabbed two 6th place finishes during the season; one at Homestead-Miami and one at NOLA. At his day job Ulrich is the Racing Editor at Roadracing World.
Rick Bretl, AMA Pro Flat Track Racer - Millennium Technologies
Rick has 10 years technical experience in AMA pro racing as a crew chief for AMA National Championship winning teams including an AMA XR1200 team as well as for numerous WERA and ASRA teams. Bretl has been a crew member for a number of teams including, KWS Motorsports, Matsushima Performance, Jordan Motorsports, Blackfoot Suzuki Canada, and RMR Geico Powersports / Rossmeyer Harley-Davidson. In his career he has worked with numerous professional racers like Kevin Schwantz, Blake Young, Danny Eslick, Geoff May, Chris Peris, Kyle Wymann, Jake Holden, Lee Acree and Robert Jensen.
Tyla Rattray, 450 Motocross - Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
The friendly South African had an outstanding finish at Highpoint, Round 4 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in Mt. Morris, PA. He finished fourth in both motos to secure third overall. That puts him seventh in points with eight rounds remaining. In 2012 he earned two podium finishes in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West Region Championship series, and competed in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross 450cc Championship series for Monster Energy Kawasaki where he earned a moto win at Southwick.
Larry Brooks, Former Pro Motocross Racer/ Team Manager
Before Larry was a team manager and partner at some very high profile Motocross/Supercross teams, he was pro racer himself. He was a National Minicycle Champion, 1986 AMA Rookie of the Year, won multiple 125 West Supercross races, a two-time Mickey Thompson MTEG Ultracross Champion, and raced the nationals for 12 years. When he retired as a racer he went on to become arguably one of the most accomplished and most eminent team managers in the U.S.
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