RiCKdiculous Racing Development Camp RACING!
RiCKdiculous Racing, in conjunction with Trackstar Racing and Daytona Anderson Racing, is proud to announce the formation of the RiCK Development Camp Race Team (RDCR)! As an accompaniment to the already successful RiCK Development Camp (RDC), RiCKdiculous Racing owners Adam and Josh Bronfman decided it was time to field a team in the MotoAmerica series. Josh Bronfman states, “We couldn’t be happier and more excited to create a team based on the fundamentals and direction of the RiCK Development Camp. The ability to present our own brand and work with racers and their families who we have an extensive relationship with is really special. We’ve watched these young men grow over the past 3 years and are really excited to see what they will do in the Superstock 600 series aboard new 2016 Yamaha R6’s!”
The RDCR will be comprised of MotoAmerica veteran Daytona Anderson of Riverside, California and rookie Gauge Rees of Ogden, Utah. Daytona Anderson, who raced in the MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 series in the 2015-2016 season, will lead the RDCR in the Superstock 600 series.
Daytona Says, “I have worked with the RiCK team and with Ken Hill for a long time. Being a RiCK has become a big part of my identity. I am very excited to Ride under the RiCK banner and compete in the 600 superstock class.”
Daytona has been coached by RiCKdiculous Racing since its inception in 2013. While he first came to RiCK to be coached by Ken Hill, his maturity and communication skills fit well with the program and Daytona has also coached extensively for RiCKdiculous Racing. After years of riding together and multiple RDC’s, RiCKdiculous Racing believes Daytona is the perfect candidate to both anchor the RDCR’s first year at the professional level, and to mentor Gauge through his first professional season.
Gauge Rees has also been a part of the RiCKdiculous Racing family since 2013. After winning the Moto2, Middleweight Superstock and Middleweight Superbike Championships in the Utah Sportbike Association Masters of the Mountains series in 2015, he came back in 2016 to win the Moto2 Championship and Middleweight Superstock, and place second in the King of the Mountain and Middleweight Superbike. Soon to be 16 year old Gauge Rees and his father, Kelly Rees, will join their Trackstar Racing team with the RDCR and dive into the professional scene.
“I have really enjoyed racing in Utah representing Trackstar and RiCKdiculous. I can’t wait to race against the best racers in the country and continue my development. I really appreciate the opportunity.” said Gauge.
After 2 successful years establishing itself as THE premier coaching organization in the country RiCKdiculous Racing created the RDC, a development camp led by Ken Hill for racers interested in competing at the highest level. RDC graduates and Racers coached by Ken Hill enjoyed tremendous success in the 2016 MotoAmerica series with 31 podium finishes. Owner Adam Bronfman explains, “The RiCK partnership with Ken Hill has been so successful and so much fun, we decided to create a team flying the RiCK/RDC banner. This will allow our team to control every aspect of the process. Kelly Rees and Ken Hill have extensive background supporting racers, and with Ken serving as both coach and crew chief, we have the right people in the right places. Gauge and Daytona are amazing riders and even better people. We are lucky to have them on the team.”
Ken Hill adds, “The RiCK program has been nothing but a success and the time is right to get some Rick Riders in the MotoAmerica series built directly from the Rick program. Having coached Gauge and Daytona for years. I look forward to working with them in an expanded role. As both coach and crew chief I will be supporting them at every level of the process. The new RDCR is the logical next step for RiCK and we are all extremely excited.”
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