Cameron Beaubier, SuperBike Racer – Monster Energy Yamaha
Beaubier finished off the 2013 season with an AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Championship. He has started off the 2014 season in Daytona with a bang. After getting two races in the books, Beaubier leads the AMA SuperBike Pro class with a third and first place finish. Beaubier was a member of the elite Red Bull MotoGP Academy, with which he contended the 125cc Spanish CEV Championship in 2008. In 2009, he finished fourth in the AMA Pro SuperSport East points and stepped up to AMA Pro Daytona SportBike for the 2010 season, where he was immediately competitive.
Kaleb DeKeyrel, AMA Pro SuperSport Racer – DeKeyrel Racing
DeKeyrel started riding motorcycles at 2.5 years old. He raced in the motocross amateur nationals from the ages of 6 to 10. At 10 years old he started motorcycle road racing and has not looked back. He has a number of CMRA championships. He raced the AMA Pro SuperSport East class in 2013 and finished 11th overall. He starts off 2014 in 12th overall with a 14th and 12th place finish in Daytona.
Richard Harris, Owner – Sportbike Track Time, Apex Manufacturing
Harris keeps himself very busy with STT, one of the most popular track day organizations in the U.S., and Apex Manufacturing, a prototype manufacturing and production company. As a racer himself he scored several wins in WERA and the Great Lakes Road Racing Association. He signed up for his first AMA Pro race in 2012 in the SuperSport class. Now he owns the Apex Manufacturing Sportbike Track Time AMA Pro Road Racing team and his riders are Jason Disalvo and Elena Myers.
Wil Hahn, 450 Supercross – GEICO Honda
Hahn has made steady progress in his rookie 450 Supercross season. He finished fourth in Atlanta (his best on a 450) and has finished in the top six several times this season. They were just in Canada this past weekend for the one and only race not in the states and it was no fun for Wil. Another rider kicked up a tough block and Wil couldn’t avoid it. He went down and then had to pull into the mechanics area to have his bike sorted out. He ended up 14th and sits 9th in points.
Gary Latimer, Race Support Coordinator – Vee Rubber Performace Tires
Latimer has been in the motorcycle industry since 1978. From the 80’s thru early 90’s he worked for professional SX and outdoor National MX teams. In 1991 he formed his own company called Race Tools. In early 2000 he started SDR, which manages race support programs for the motorcycle industry. He presently work for Vee Rubber America, Inc. His job involves management of the support riders, new product development and growing Vee Rubber’s market share in N. America.
Mel Harder, Senior Vice President and General Manager – Circuit of the Americas
Harder left Indianapolis Motor Speedway to take on the new post at Circuit of the Americas. 2013 was their inaugural year and they are getting ready to host their second MotoGP event April 11 – 13. The Circuit of the Americas is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the U.S. near Austin, Texas, with a 5.513km track and a capacity for 120,000 fans. The course was designed by well-known German architect and circuit designer Hermann Tilke. The driving direction is counter clockwise and has a total of 20 corners with 9 right turns and 11 left turns.