This Week's BirthdaysSunday, February 15, 2009 | 8:46 AM
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February 16: Parts Magazine publisher, Don Emde, who also happens to be the 1972 Daytona 200 winner.
February 16: Fox employee and former Nor Cal speedster, Matt Furman.
February 16: GNCC competitor, Jerod Stoner.
February 17: 2004 World SX Champion, MDK/Wonder Warhog Racing’s Heath Voss, #13
February 17: 2001 Loretta Lynn's Women's Champion Stefy Bau.
February 17: Brad Smith is the Design Engineer for Tucker Rocky and is the primary designer for Pro Taper and MSR’s hard parts.
February 18: Before Windham, Reynard, Carmichael, and Stewart there was one guy who stood out from the rest at the ranch in Tennessee. Kevin Foley won nine championships at Loretta Lynn’s with the first one coming in 1983. Foley tried his hand in the professional ranks but without the support teams we have these days, he decided to finish school and get a job in the real world.
February 18: One Industries Jeff Nolan
February 19: Hart & Huntington’s/Rockstar Honda’s Troy Adams has had a rough time so far this year in the 450 class. If Adams can get a little luck rolling his way, he has the potential to be a top 10 regular.
February 19: Rising young star Ian Trettel is a three-time Loretta Lynn’s AMA Amateur Champion. Look out for this kid in a couple of years because he will be a title contender for the Lites Supercross Championship.
February 20: Dano Legere is the rider representative for DVS Shoes and has taken them to the next level. He sponsors Kevin Windham and Ivan Tedesco, just to name a few. And if you’re ever at a race and there’s a Karaoke bar near by, make sure you stop in because he’s one hell of a showman.
February 20: Parts-Mechanical Support Specialist for Team Suzuki, Ray Tetherton.
February 21: GNCC competitor, Randy Greene.
February 22: Fox Racing's Andrea Ippolito.
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