News from Pit Pass RadioTuesday, October 7, 2008 | 3:22 PM
Advance, North Carolina - Top people from the motorcycle industry give their uncut opinions and race stories. Get your weekly motorcycle news live from Pit Pass Moto Weekly. Pit Pass Moto Weekly is now heard in 25 countries around the world.
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- First Hour -
Ivan Tedesco, AMA Supercross/Motocross Racer - Red Bull Honda
Tedesco, of Tallahassee, Fla., is a two-time Regional AMA Supercross Lites champion and AMA Motocross Lites champion. He will be competing in the upcoming Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open. He competed in the 2002 Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open, finishing fifth overall as a Lites-class rider. His only other Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open appearance was in 2006, where he finished seventh. Ivan finished the Outdoor Series in 13th place and the SX Series in 19th place. Injuries plagued him this past season, but he is healed up and ready for the new season.
Tim Ferry, AMA Supercross/Motocross Racer - Monster Energy Kawasaki
Tim Ferry is coming off of a high at the 2008 MX of Nations in Donnington, England where he won the MX3 Championship and is once again the member of the American winning team. America has won the race 19 times. This is Tim's third MX of Nations event and the second played a pivotal role in winning the coveted title. He finished the 2008 SX season in sixth place and the Outdoor MX series in second place overall. Tim was the 1997 AMA Supercross Lites East Champion.
- Second Hour -
Brad Hagi, Director of Distributor Sales Worldwide - Ducati Motor Holding
Brad successfully transitioned from working in the United States for Ducati North America to working at the factory for Ducati Motor Holding and living in Italy. He has responsibility for Ducati's Distributors all over the world in 48 countries and has a unique vision of worldwide motorcycle sales and in the last five years has opened new markets for motorcycle distribution in Brazil , South Korea , Indonesia , India , Ukraine , Russia and Qatar.
Kevin Hanson, President - Police Safety First Racing
The team was formed by racer/police officer Kevin Hanson in 2002 when he decided to pursue his passion of working with children and racing. In 2004, Safety First Racing became a factory-supported; Suzuki sponsored team showcasing a two-rider team in the AMA Superbike series. For this year, the team will be competing in the Supersport and Formula Xtreme classes on Suzuki GSXR 600's. To date, Kevin has impacted over 10,000 children in the 7-12 year old range with his "Safety First" presentations, which are performed nationwide in conjunction with the AMA Pro racing schedule.
Tyler won the recent Supermoto USA race at Laguna Seca. The race ran the same weekend as the final round of the AMA Superbike Championship. Tyler is fourteen years old and aspires to be a top Supermoto racer.
Crew at Pit Pass Radio
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