February 3, 2009 Jake Johnson, Jeff Dentremont, David Podolsky, Jason Pridmore, Mark Burkhart -
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February 3, 2009 Jake Johnson, Jeff Dentremont, David Podolsky, Jason Pridmore, Mark Burkhart

Jake Johnson, Pro Dirt Track Racer – Dave Burks Motorsports
Coming off a great season with the Singles Championship and a top ten in the Grand National Twins, Jake finished 5th Overall in the 2008 Grand National Championships. He has been a factory pilot for Suzuki for the last four years and you would find pictures of him on posters hanging in about every Suzuki dealership nationwide. With the downsizing of Suzuki he now has a slightly different program but is still in great shape for the coming season. He joins Pit Pass to give us all the details.

Jeff Dentremont, Group Show Director & Director of Business Development – Advanstar Communications
Jeff manages the largest motorcycle show in the world. The 28th Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle Show presented by Toyota is winding down to a close. The attendance at the show has been very strong, which is not the norm for industry trade shows in this economy. After 28 years the show still manages to find new and exciting ways to entertain motorcyclists. We catch up with Jeff to hear about the show and the remaining dates.

David Podolsky, Founder – Chicken Hawk Racing Tire Warmers
Chicken Hawk provides tire warmers to most of the AMA Superbike teams, and also to SuperMoto racers and even Stunters. Building the official branded tire warmers for the likes of Dunlop, Michelin & Bridgestone, David gets a lot of behind the scenes in-sights of how and why things work when it comes to tires. Getting started as a racer, David has won 11 National Championship in Clubs like WERA & CCS and is still an active racing a Ducati 1098.

Jason Pridmore, Superbike Racer, Chief Instructor – Star Motorcycle School
Jason recently made his debut in the Daytona Rolex 24 Hour event with Scott Russell and Jeff Ward. He is currently co-owner and chief instructor at the STAR Motorcycle School and was the 1997 AMA 750 Supersport Champion, 2002 AMA Formula Extreme Champion, and the 2003 FIM World Endurance Champion. He briefly retired from full time racing from the Michael Jordan Suzuki Team at the end of the 2006 season, but that didn’t last long. Pridmore has returned to competition in the World Endurance Championship and with the Alto Evolution Honda World Superbike team in the World Superbike Championships.

Mark Burhart – Supermoto Racer – Monster Energy Athlete
The new supermoto series has finally been announced and X Games 15 will be here before we know it. Mark Burkhart is one of the top names in the sport. His championship titles include the 2008 Navy Moto X Games World Championships Gold, the 2007 X Games Gold, 2006 X Games Silver and the 2007 AMA Supermoto Championship, and 2005 AMA Supermoto Lites Championship. Last year he rode for the Graves Motorsport Yamaha Team. He joins us to discuss his plans for 2009 and the future of supermoto.

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