Carolina Xpress Sweeps LouisvilleTuesday, January 30, 2007 | 9:07 AM
Greensboro, North Carolina, January 30, 2007 - Jim Neese won both Arenacross Lites races this past weekend and won Friday’s Arenacross Main Event on his Carolina Xpress Suzuki in Louisville, KY. In Saturday’s Toyota AMA Arenacross Main, Jim was running second for most of race but was passed in the final turn and finished third.
“This weekend was the best so far. The season started off a bit slow, partly because I was distracted with all the details associated with starting a new team, but things seem to be going much smoother now. The speed is there and the results show it. The Suzuki’s are running great, especially the new RMZ250f,” commented Jim Neese.
The Carolina Xpress Suzuki Team currently leads two of the Arenacross Lites regions. Jim Neese is leading the East region and Jim Chester leading in the South region.
About the Carolina Xpress
The Carolina Xpress Suzuki Team is a professional motocross race team based in North Carolina. The team is a Suzuki factory support team and races in both the Arenacross Lites (250cc) and Arenacross (450cc) classes in the Toyota AMA Arenacross Series and the Victory Sports MEGA and ULTRA Series. Moose Racing, Kenda Tires, CV4 Products, Total Control, Extremeion, RidePG.com, Smith, Renthal, Shoei, Hot Cams and Wiseco sponsor the team.
Racing for the team are Jim Neese and Jim Chester, two national caliber riders. Jim Neese runs a training school for motocross racers aiming to tap their potential, called the Jim Neese Rider Development System (www.jimneese.com). He is also a track developer and partner in OCR – Action Sports Park located in Durham, NC. Jim Chester owns a bicycle/motorcycle shop in Hickory, NC called Moto-Velo (www.moto-velo.com) where he sells and services motorcycles and bicycles. He also trains future professional motocross racers and sponsors a bicycle racing team.