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Tonight we have Danny Walker from the American SuperCamp as our in-studio guest.
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- First Hour -
Damon Huffman, Off-Road Racer -Kawasaki
Damon turned pro at motocross in 1992 at the age of 17. Some of his accomplishments include two Supercross championships, a World Supercross championship and he won the inaugural U.S. Open of Supercross. "Huff Daddy" was considered by many to be an indoor specialist. After 14 years of racing professionally, he announced his retirement in 2005. Now he races off road for Monster Energy Kawasaki on a KX450F in the WORCS series, almost the exact opposite of Supercross. He recently finished 2nd at round eight and joins us to talk about his new venture in off road.
Bill Savino, Press Manager - Honda
It is the time of year that motorcyclists' live for, when the brand new models are announced, showcased and analyzed by the industry. News of Honda's lineup is starting to fill the motorcycle magazines and it looks like the new CRF450R has certainly caught the attention of the motocross crowd. Listen in to find out more about what Honda has planned for 2009.
- Second Hour -
Nicky Hayden, MotoGP Champion - Repsol Honda
2006 MotoGP Champion, 2002 AMA Superbike Champion (the youngest ever, at 21 years old), 1999 AMA Speedvision Athlete of the Year, Ricky Graham Rookie of the Year, AMA 600 Supersport Champion. Nicky has amassed a number of awards and recognition for his riding abilities, but like a true racer he has never forgotten who he is, and where he came from. The Red Bull rider has been busy this season racing MotoGP where he is currently in 11th place. He recently raced in the X Games Supermoto event. He has also worked on the MTV Special - The Kentucky Kid and the book "Hayden Brothers from OWB to MotoGP"
Mel Harder, SVP Operations - Indy Motor Speedway
This weekend at Indy Motor Speedway the Red Bull MotoGP will run for the first time at this historic track. The race stands to be one of the biggest ever in motorcycle history and a watershed event for the motorcycle industry. Motorsport history shows that NASCAR really began to take off in America after running its first race at Indy Motor Speedway. The preparation and marketing of this event has been going on for over a year. The marketing team at Indy Motor Speedway has done everything in their power to make this event the biggest motorcycle event of the year.
Leslie Porterfield, Fastest Woman in the World on a Motorcycle
Leslie broke three world records at Speedweek in Bonneville last week. She had a top speed of 234.197mph on a Turbo Hayabusa and record speed of 232.5mph. Leslie also did 192.9mph on a production CBR1000, and 209mph on a turbo Hayabusa without fairings. She is the first woman to enter the Bonneville 200mph club on a conventional sit-on motorcycle. When she is not breaking world speed records she runs a motorcycle dealership in Dallas, Texas called High Five Cycles.
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