DP Brakes Announces 2007 Offroad and MX TeamsWednesday, January 10, 2007 | 9:15 AM
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BUFFALO, NY. - DP Brakes, the leader in sintered braking technology, has signed a record number of motocross and off-road teams and riders for the 2007 season.
In Motocross and Supercross, the Pro-Circuit Kawasaki team consisting of AMA Lites MX champ Ryan Villopoto along with teammates Ben Townley, Chris Gosselaar and Brett Metcalfe. Another team will be Chaplin Kawasaki’s Robby Marshal, Billy Ainsworth and Craig Dube.
In Arenacross there will be Tuf Honda Racing’s Danny Smith and Justin Buckelow competing in Toyota’s AMA Series. In the Boo Koo Series Babbitt’s Kawasaki’s Darcy Lange and Jeff Northrup will be relying on DP Brakes to get them to the podium.
On the various off-road circuits DP Brakes products will be used by Team Suzuki Offroad riders Rodney Smith, Jimmy Jarrett and Glenn Kearney in GNCC plus Ryan Hughes and Mike Kiedrowski in the WORCS Series. Team Pro-Circuit Kawasaki Offroad riders Fred Andrews, Cole Calkins, Scott Watkins and P.A. Allen will be competing in the GNCC Series plus other offroad events. Team Green Kawasaki’s Destry Abbott will also be trying to defend his AMA National Hare and Hound Title. Other notable GNCC riders that will be counting on DP Brakes in 2007 are Andrew Matusek in 4 Stroke A, Chris Buzzelli in open A, Jessica Patterson in Women’s Class, Mark Smith in Senior A and Michael Schwartz in Super Senior.
“Many of these riders have chosen to use DP Brakes year after year and have provided us with great feedback so we can maintain our leadership in sintered brake technology. We wish them all the best in 2007.” States Larry Mills, President of DP Brakes and Clutches North America.
For more information on the complete line-up of DP Brakes brake pads, shoes and clutch kits, contact DP Brakes North American Headquarters/Tony Mills International Inc. at 4401 Walden Avenue, Lancaster, NY 14086, (716) 681-8806, or visit them on the web at www.dp-brakes.com.