This Week's Birthdays

August 9, 2009 8:01am | by:
  • John Dowd
  • Denny Stephenson
  • ” Jammin” Jimmy  Weinert
  • Ryan Villopoto
  • Ivan Tedesco
August 9: Pro-Moto Billet's Brett Madron August 9: GNCC competitor, Tyler Phillips

August 9: Progressive's Miriam Deitcher

August 10: John Dowd never had the natural talent but he proved that a hard work ethic pays off. He is the oldest rider to ever win a national and supercross race. Dowd has retired but you never know where he might show up. He has recently raced some GNCC’s and the Enduro Cross series.

August 10: Loretta Lynn’s alumni, Christian McCauley

August 11: Loretta Lynn’s alumni, Ryan Theisen

August 12: Ivan Tedesco is a two-time Lites West Supercross Champion and the 2005 AMA 125 National Motocross Champion. Tedesco has shown flashes of speed this summer and if things go his way, he could be in the title chase at the end of the summer.

August 12: Happy 41st Birthday to Layne Kolbet

August 13: 1990 125 East Supercross Champion Denny Stephenson is one of the most entertaining guys you will ever meet on the circuit. Denny just recently switch jobs and is now working for Connexion’s, which is a sports and entertainment agency that also works with individual riders.

August 13: FMX Rider Derek Cook

August 13: Monster/Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto is one of the fastest riders in the world. Injuries have slowed Ryan down this year but he will bounce back and be a title contender again.

August 13: Trail Rider magazine's Charlie Williams

August 14:” Jammin” Jimmy  Weinert was a Motocross and Supercross Champion during the early years of the sport. In the 1970s, Weinert won a total of 22 AMA Nationals and three AMA Championships during his 11-year professional racing career. He’s also known for his hilarious stories and antics off of the track.

August 14: Longtime privateer Brian Mason

August 14: Ohlins Service Technician Terje Hansen

August 14: Renthal's Brad Cameron

August 15: GNCC competitor, Mark Taylor