Juan Pablo Montoya - the 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner who returned to open-wheel racing after seven years in NASCAR - shares his insights on and off the track with USA TODAY Sports during the season. Montoya, 38, spoke with Jeff Olson after he had some time to reflect on the IndyCar finale.
After eleven years with Honda, Troy Lee Designs announced last week that they had signed a multi-year deal to move to KTM. The agreement will likely see TLD as the factory 250 team beginning in 2016. For next season, though, things will remain the same - TLD will compete in the 250SX West Region and the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Tyler Keefe has been behind the helm at TLD for nearly five years, serving as team manager. With so many changes coming next season - Cole Seely is leaving as well - we rang up Keefe to see what exactly the change to KTM means and much more.
"I love teaching and educating women about riding, racing, and the industry and since we need to even the scale out a bit more and if you're a single woman you can't beat the chances you'll have at the bike races/events!"
Alright Luca, get us up to speed and fill us in a bit. How old are you? Who do you race for? How long have you been racing?
Hey MTB-MAG, I’m 18 years old. I race for: Intense Cycles, Troy Lee Designs, Deity Components, DVO Suspension, Shred Optics, iMountainBike, Five-Ten, Maxima Bike, and Ryno Power. I’ve been racing since I was 12, so I just finished by 6th season.
The Monster Energy/Toyota/Maxxis Tire/Method Race Wheels/Potawatomi-backed truck driving man name Johnny Greaves had one hell of a season in 2014. Backing up his 2013 TORC Pro-4 title with seven victories as well as five runner-up finishes this summer, Johnny Graves slammed it all home last Sunday afternoon in all the mud, the sweat and the beer glory that was Crandon International Raceway to win his second straight Pro-4 championship.
Following a total-team effort that included literally rebuilding the No. 27 Porsche 911 GT America overnight, Dempsey Racing drivers Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Davis raced to a third-place GT Daytona (GTD) finish in the Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) on Sunday.