This Week's Birthdays

April 5, 2009 2:31pm | by:
  • Andy Bowyer
  • Jason Lawrence
  • Jason Weigandt
April 5: Racer X reader Ryan Jones.

April 6: DeCal Works' Nic Wright.

April 6: DeCal Works' Todd Foster.

April 6: Avid Racer X reader Benny Cafaro.

April 6Andy Bowyer divides his time up working for his brother and writing the ever popular Rev-Up on Thursdays for Racer X Online. In 1989 he was ripping up amateur motocross as a Kawasaki Team Green rider and won the 65cc Stock (7-11) championship at Loretta Lynn's.

April 6: Leatt-Brace Rider Support rep, Kristin Cunningham. Otherwise known as "Kyle's sister."

April 7: EVS Sports' Office Manager, Jamey Turenne.

April 8: Controversy seems to follow Boost Mobile/ampm/Monster Energy-backed rider Jason Lawrence, but he's proven to be a very strong competitor in the 450 supercross races he's done this year, nearly winning the Daytona Supercross. Look for Lawrence to be a regular on the podium this summer. 

April 9: Throttle Jockey’s Nick Jones, who is also a founder of the Race 2 A Cure.

April 10: Motocross artist Rob Kinsey. You can check out his work at

April 11: Tyler Lenig has climbed steadily through the Can-Am GNCC ATV ranks, and is now a championship contender in the tough XC2 Pro-Am division. Tyler comes from a racing family, as his Aunt, Traci Lenig Cecco, is the Can-Am GNCC Women's Champion.

April 12: DeCal Works' Eric Bleed.

April 12: Loretta Lynn's alumni, David Blevins.

April 12: One of the guys wearing the most hats in the industry is Jason Weigandt. Weege has his hands full, but the guy enjoys what he does for a living. This year, he has been the Supercross Live! announcer, handles Public Relations for the Can-Am GNCC Series, is a Cycle News and Racer X contributor, was the Arenacross TV commentator and the Daytona Supercross announcer. But even with all the hard work, he still likes to go out and have a good time. You can stay up to date with Weege's daily life via his ever-popular blog,