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Mike Alessi, Supercross/ Motocross- Team MCR Smartop Racing
Alessi had a good run in St. Louis this past Saturday night. He took the holeshot the main event and was maintaining a top five position when an accident caused a red flag situation with a single-file restart. He rode to an eventual seventh place finish. Now the series heads to Daytona where Mike finished sixth last year. He currently sits 12th in points.
Kyle Peters, 250SX East Coast- AG Motorsports
Kyle turned some heads when he finished a very respectable fourth place in the opening round of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross East 250SX in Arlington, Texas at the Massive Cowboys Stadium. He followed that up by finishing 8th in Atlanta and sits 10th in points despite not making the main in St. Louis. Kyle is a second year pro that won the 250 Pro Class title at Lorreta Lynn's.
Charles Owens, Owner - Two Stroke Motocross.com
The TSM website is the source for Two-Stroke news, tech, and tips. They're currently preparing for the Daytona Supercross where Ryan Smith #831 will be racing a YZ 250 in the Pro 450 class. On Sunday and Monday they will be supporting their amateur rider Jeremy Wendelken #72 in the 250A and Open A classes in the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur SX Series. They also plan to include four or five rounds in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series.
Johnny Lewis, AMA Pro Flat Track
After taking some time off last year JL10 is returning to professional AMA flat track racing. The newly formed factory-support team hasn't been announced yet but Johnny will be on to give us all the information. Johnny is scheduled to compete in the entire twins series that starts on May 11 in Stockton, CA.
Garrett Gerloff, AMA Daytona SportBike - Yamaha Extended Service/Graves/ Yamaha
Gerloff started off the 2012 racing season at Daytona International Speedway with a fractured femur in the first practice session. He sat out most of the season and then came back to win the final race of the season at NOLA Motorsports Park. For 2013 he will be racing in the AMA Daytona SportBike class.
Elena Myers, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike - Riedmann Racing Castrol Triumph
Myers will make her AMA Pro Daytona SportBike debut at the 2013 Daytona 200 on a Triumph 675R. Last year Myers won race two at Daytona International Speedway in the SuperSport class making her the first female to win a motorsports event at Daytona International Speedway. In 2010, her SuperSport victory at Infineon made her the first woman to win an AMA Pro race. She finished the season in 2012 in third place overall in the AMA Pro SuperSport West class.
Crew at Pit Pass Moto
Scott Casber, Tony Wenck, Ed Kuhlenkamp, Jack DeLeon.