Mar 31, 2009
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Advance, North Carolina (March 31, 2009) - 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 52 countries around the world.
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Tim Cotter, MXSports
Tim Cotter is just back from meeting with Senator Rockefeller and members of the U.S. Congress and Senate to discuss the Lead Ban and its impact on the motorcycle industry. As a result of the ban, youth powersport products, including minicycles and ATVs plus a wide range of parts and accessories, have been removed from showroom floors and are no longer available. Although well intentioned, the CPSIA as applied to youth powersports-a group of products that clearly does not cause measurable increases in blood lead levels-has resulted in the unintended but complete gutting of our youth market.
Don Amador, Recreation Consultant Western Rep - Blue Ribbon Coalition
Don is a recreation consultant and also serves as the Western Representative for the Blue Ribbon Coalition and has spent the last 19 years successfully advocating environmentally sound multiple-use recreation on, and access to, public lands. Don has assumed numerous leadership roles in championing responsible use and management of vehicle-based access on public and private lands at both the state and national level.
Peter Lenz, Youth Road Racer
Peter Lenz is an accomplished road racer with 125 wins and 9 national championships during his mini racing career in the last three years. And this year, aboard a 1996 Honda RS125 racing with USGPRU and WERA, he's already setting records and making history with 4 wins on a bike older then he is. Last month in a CCS SW race Peter set a new 125 track record at Firebird International Raceway (East Course) and just a week ago running the AFM Lightweight Clubman race, at 11-years old he became the youngest AFM race winner and license holder in the history of the club.
Tommy Hayden, Superbike Racer - Rockstar Makita Suzuki
Two-time AMA Supersport Champion Tommy Hayden returns to Rockstar Makita Suzuki for 2009 to focus his skills on the Pro American Superbike class. The 30-year-old Hayden won the AMA Supersport Championship two years in a row - in 2004 and 2005. In 2008, Hayden finished eighth overall in AMA Superbike in spite of missing six crucial races due to an injury. Hayden is currently in second place in the Amercan Superbike class, this past weekend at Fontana he finished in second place both days.
Mark Burkhart, Supermoto Racer - Monster Energy Burkhart Racing Team
Mark Burkhart has been a busy this year starting his new supermoto team. He recently announced that Monster Energy would be title sponsor of the team and that Foremost Insurance was signing up as associate sponsor. Mitch Hansen of HMC Racing is providing the KTM's, the mechanic and race support for the team. Burkhart is on a mission to win back his AMA Championship title and the X Games Gold. At the first race at Auto Club Speedway, Mark finished third after a crash had him in twelfth.
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