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Jake Johnson – Coatesville, New Jersey
FLAT TRACK2012 - Didn’t defend his overall Grand National Championship but did manage to put together a successful season that consisted of 11 top 5 finishes. Rode his Harley-Davidson to four pole positions.
Sammy Halbert - Graham, Washington
FLAT TRACKRaces #7 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series, 2011 GNC Expert Singles Champion. 2008 Expert Hot-Shoe National Champ. 2006 Flat Track Rookie of the Year. 2004 Pro Sport Hot Shoe National Champ & Sports Dirt Track Pro Sport Champ.
Jared Mees – Clio, Michigan
FLAT TRACK & INDOOR ICE RACINGRaces #9, on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. 2012 - Had a career year that consisted of an overall Grand National Championship title as well as a GNC Singles championship. 2009 Grand National Twins Champion. Four-time I.C.E. Manufacturers Cup Champion. Second overall in 2007 both twins and combined points.
Johnny Lewis – Coatesville, Pennsylvania
FLAT TRACKRaces #10, on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. Finished 7th in Grand National Championship combined standings, his second year in the circuit. Finished in the Singles top ten in 2010. Professional since 2006.
Brad Baker – Dryad, Washington
FLAT TRACKIn 2012, Brad has hooked up with legendary tuner Kenny Tolbert who was the crew chief of 7-Time Grand National Champion, Chris Carr. His goal for 2013 and from here on out is the biggest of them all, become the AMA Pro Flat Track Expert Grand National Champion.
Nichole Cheza – Clio, Michigan
FLAT TRACKRaces #15 in the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. 2012 - Made four starts in GNC Twins. Her sole top 10 finish came at Knoxville Raceway where she finished 8th. Top 20 Grand National Twins rider in 2011. Won the 2008 Dash for Cash at the Springfield Mile in the Twins class. 2003 AMA Sports Female Rider of the Year. Turned professional in 2004.
Henry Wiles – Winn, Michigan
FLAT TRACKRaces #17, on the AMA Pro Grand National Championship Series. 2012 - Had a big year that consisted of three wins and five top 5 finishes. 2010 Grand National Singles Champion. Riding professionally since 2004. Winner of 18 AMA Pro Flat Track races, and 12 national amateur titles.
Matt Weidman – Westerlo, New York
FLAT TRACKRaces #20 in the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. For 2013, he will run Scott Powersports tuned National No. 20 in the Singles and Twins series. 2012 - His seven top 10 finishes helped him crack the top 10 in the overall GNC point standings. Placed 7th in Grand National Expert Twins in 2011. Rookie of the Year, 2008, for Pro Expert/Grand National Championship Series.
Shayna Texter – Willow Street, Pennsylvania
FLAT TRACKRaces #25A in the AMA Pro Singles Championship Series. 2012 - Competed in the GNC Pro Singles competetion. Three victories helped her finish the season 5th in the point standings. Placed 8th in 2011 Pro Singles standings. Two-Time Amateur National Champion Mile Champion and Four-Time Winter National Amateur Champion.
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Brandon Bergen – Kewanee, Illinois
FLAT TRACKRaces #26 in the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. 2012 - Made one start for GNC Twins and recieved two points on the year. Grand National Championship rider in AMA Pro competition since 2007.
Brock Schwarzenbacher - Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
FLAT TRACK2011 - Schwarzenbacher contested in select GNC races, earning a season best finish of 12th-place at the Daytona Flat Track. Races #30 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship SeriesA young, up-and-coming rider, Brock earned his national number in 2010.
Glen “J.R.” Schnabel – Campbellsport, Wisconsin
FLAT TRACKRaces #33, on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. 2012 - Competed in select GNC Expert Singles events. Season best performance at Daytona where he placed 15th. Riding for Memphis Shades team. 1996 Rookie of the Year, J.R. is the only racer to have ridden manufacturer sponsored bikes from Harley-Davidson, Yamaha and Suzuki.
Bryan Smith – Flushing, Michigan
FLAT TRACKRaces #42 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series2012 - Two wins and 12 top 10 finishes helped Smith win the GNC Expert Twins Championship. Finished fourth in the overall standings and locked in 11 Top 5s. Top ten in combined standings in 2011. “Twins” winner of 2010 Indy Mile. Finished 2nd overall in Twin for 2008. Has competed in GNC Twins since 2001.
Jesse Janisch – Hartford, Wisconsin
FLAT TRACK & AMA SUPERBIKERaces #45, on the AMA Pro Grand National Championship Series. 2011 - Janisch raced in select GNC Singles events, earning a best position for the season of 11th-place at the Salinas Sports Complex. Won 2005 AMA National Hot Shoe 505 Pro Sport Race at Springfield. Professional since 2003.
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Steve Murray - Grand Blac, Michigan
FLAT TRACKRaces #51 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series2012 - Finished 15th at the Cal Expo for his best performance of the season. Won 14 AMA Amateur National Titles. 2001 Formula USA Rookie of the Year.
Don Taylor - Port Colborne, Ontario Canada
FLAT TRACKRaces #53 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series2012 - Competed in select rounds of GNC Expert Twins and Singles. Five-time Canadian National Champion. Turned pro in 2004. Racing on Grand National Championship circuit since 2008.
Luke Gough - Hilltop, New South Wales, Australia
FLAT TRACKRaces #62 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series2012 - Made just three total starts in 2012. Finished 25th in the GNC Twins point standings. Five-time Australian Dirt Track Champion. The only rider to win the 450cc Australian Long Track title three consecutive years. Earned his U.S. National Number in 2008.
Cory Texter - Willow Street, Pennsylvania
FLAT TRACKRaces #65 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series2012 - Made just one main event start at the Illinois State Fairgrounds where he finished 17th. Professional since 2007. Two-time AMA Amateur National Grand Champion, and three-time AMA Winter National Amateur Champion.
James Rispoli - Ormond Beach, Florida
FLAT TRACK, SUPERSPORT & LAND SPEED
2012 - Crowned AMA Pro SuperSport West Champion for the second consecutive season. In 2011, took home the AMA Pro SuperSport National Championship, East Division Championship and Young Gun Award. Finished second in 2009 AMA Singles Flatrack circuit.
Michael Kirkness - Jefferson City, Missouri
FLAT TRACKRaces #87 on the AMA Pro Grand National Twins Championship Series. 2012 - Made just one start and finished 16th at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. 2009 Grand National Flat Track Rookie Of The Year. Originally from Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia.
Mikey Martin - Acampo, California
FLAT TRACKRaces #91Y on the AMA Pro Singles Championship Series. 2012 - Made the jump to the Grand National level. Made six starts on the year. 2011 AMA Pro Flat Track Pro Singles Champion. Previously won the Gene Romeo West Coast Flat Track Series 450 Top Gun Pro Class and Open Class Championship.