Ameen Sajjadi, Owner – Motosport.com/Meen Yamaha
Sajjadi’s team is off to a great start to 2014 coming away with a podium at the 73rd Daytona 200. Their rider, Jake Lewis, finished the race in third overall. Lewis was the 2012 AMA Pro Supersport East Champion, the youngest rider and first rookie to win the title. Meen Motorsports is a professional motorcycle racing team established in 2013, formally known as GP Bike Parts Racing (2011).
John Ulrich, Owner – RoadRacing World
Ulrich has a new project called the Superbike Shootout, a three-round motorcycle road racing series based on the west coast of the United States. The series is going to be modeled after the successful British Superbike series and is a team effort working with AFM, WERA Motorcycle Roadracing, Utah SBA and Fastrack Riders. The series kicks off on April 26th at Auto Club Speedway, moves to Sonoma Raceway on May 3 -4 and wraps up at Miller Motorsports Park on May 24 – 25. Many of the top U.S. motorcycle road racers are committed to race in the series.
Blake Baggett, 250SX Racer – Monster Energy Kawasaki
Baggett picked up his first win of the 2014 Supercross season at the Daytona Round. In Detroit, he bagged another podium finish with a third place after starting out in ninth. He is in third overall in the series, just 20 points out of the lead as the series heads to Toronto. In 2013, Blake suffered an unfortunate injury at the first round of the West Coast Lites round and had to sit out the entire 2013 supercross series. Blake bounced back for the outdoor series carrying the #1 plate on his bike hoping to defend his 2012 championship title but ended up finishing 4th overall in the series.
Sammy Halbert, Flat Track Racer – Sammy Halbert Racing
Halbert leaves the 2014 Daytona Rounds leading the Expert Singles class with a 2nd place finish the first night and a 4th place finish on night two. In 2013 he raced a partial season finishing 13th in the combined standings, 11th in the Expert Twins class and 21st in the Expert Singles. Halbert is the 2009 overall Grand National Champion.