July 5th – COTA – Control Rider / Mentor Line Up

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Control Riders – Advance Group

Dustin Dominguez – MotorAmercia Racer and a CMRA Expert – Dominguez has nearly 30 regional championships, multiple AMA SuperSport wins and pole positions, multiple track records and now provides a rider coach service that is unlike any other. More focused on mental readiness as well as perfecting the race craft! With data and knowledge of all the tracks in CMRA as well as WERA, MRA, and MotoAmerica, he can help anyone go faster and ride smarter on race day. Dustin has Raced and Podiumed at COTA with MotoAmerica!

JC Camacho – MotoAmerica Racer and CMRA Expert– We are so excited to have JC on the team! Such an impressive young man who just graduated from UT Austin with a degree in Marketing! He has been racing his entire life and truly love this sport. He holds a PB of 2:17 at COTA …. on a 600cc bike!

Doug Frenchak – “Dougie Fresh” MotoAmerica Racer, CMRA Expert, Road Bicycle Racer I call him “his fresnhess” he has inspired me to treat this sport more serious and actually use my brain and train. Since meeting Doug I have not crashed again and I no longer get tired on track. This man trains seriously for this sport! Doug has several Expert Championships including 2017 F1 Expert, Superstock A, and Suberbike A, and has held the #3 Overall Plate!

Steven Shakespeare – MotoAmerica Racer and CMRA Expert – “Shake” just keeps getting faster and better all the time! Shake loves racing and simply infects everyone with his passion! He also competes on a Ninja 400 and is SHAKING UP the light weight class! Shake is actively racing MotoAmerica and doing fantastic!

Eddie Thornton – MotoAmerica Racer, CMRA Expert, MSRH Lap Record Holder “Texas Legend” – One of the nicest and most humble guys you will ever meet in the paddocks. I met Eddie 2-3 times in passing before I knew who he was. Humble and modest in preson but fast and fierce on the track! Eddie has helped us at many events and we are thrilled to have him among us!

Control Riders

Steve Ebeling – Steve is an active CMRA Expert, he has been a mentor for 3:16 Trackdays in the past and bring with him a great deal of experience, wisdom, and above all … SPEED!

Dirk Anderson – Dirk is a CMRA Expert and owner of 212 Decals. He has Mentored for us before and will be helping us with control riding for this event!

Chris Juneman – Chris is the owner of MotoHouston.com he has been helping riders on and off track for years ! It’s great to have him helping control ride for us at COTA!

“Pops” Felio – CMRA Expert #120 Pops like to focus on observing the riders, giving feedback for improvement, and then watching them grow in real time on the track. We are super excited to have him with us for this event! Pops has a PB at MSR Cresson of 1:20

Respect the Craft Mentors

Art Fonseca – GM Mentoring and Lead Mentor for Respect the Craft, CMRA Expert Racer, Former RideSmart ARC Instructor, Member of TXSR Leadership Team – Art is an organizer for Texas Sport Bike Riders since 2014 and has extensive experience in organizing rides, meet and greets, events, and leading training sessions. Additionally, Art was a contributing member of RideSmart Motorcycle School, an Austin-based organization which hosts track days at all Texas tracks to include Circuit of The Americas (COTA). Art served as a school instructor for beginner and intermediate level classes and led the Advanced Riders Course. Art holds a personal best lap time of 1:39 at MSR Houston!

Darren Ellis “Fluffy” – Former AMA Racer, Former Coach at various CA track organizations, Fluffy brings a ton of talent and technical knowledge to our events. If you get matched up with him you are in for a treat!

Rob Green – CMRA Racer and former Coach – Rob Green is an avid road race fan, dirt bike rider, and all around lover of the sport. He has an infectious positive attitude and we are thrilled that he will be working with us!

Sean Brown – CMRA Expert – When I was taking my CMRA Class Sean himself walked in and offered to Mentor any new racers if they wanted help with becoming a CMRA Racer. This never left my mind, I was very honored when Sean accepted the opportunity to help us!

David Dahms – CMRA Expert – Again the most nicest people you meet at the track, the most humble, are often the most successful and fast. He’s loaded with trophies and at the CMRA Banquets you get to hear him give thanks up on stage. That to me .. speaks for itself but the feedback we get from riders he works with just adds to his accolades!

Simon Hertell – aka ‘Cosmo’ Cosmo was almost literally raised on the race track. He has been competing since he was 7 years old! He became a CMRA Expert in 2016, he has a wealth of knowledge in road racing which has been his life. A day with Cosmo will be a treat for anyone wanting to learn more!

Bobby Crandell – CMRA Racer – Another 3:16 Trackdays rider/customer has joined our team. Bobby attended our first event ever at Harris Hill Raceway on Labor Day 2018. He went on to WIN the B SuperStock Championship, and took 2nd overall for B Superbike and C Superstock! Bobby is now a CMRA Expert!

Paul Garcia – CMRA Expert – Paul is an amazing guy, I have been watching his racing career since he was a novice. He is always in the front group and keeps getting better and better! I am so excited he has decided to join us! Paul is articulate, technical, practical to the point and FAST!

Sean Sudhakaran – CMRA Novice Racer, MSR Houston Member –  Sean is an up and coming racer and a FAVORITE of many 3:16 Trackdays riders we are excited to have him coaching with us again! And … he’s fast!

Patrick Ortega – I have had the pleasure of watching Patrick from his very first trackday all the way to his current status as a CMRA Expert. He has tons of energy, knowledge, and enthusiasm that makes working with Patrick a lot of fun! An Expert Podium Photo of Patrick tells it all.

Brandon Altmeyer – Brandom became a CMRA Expert at age 15! He has many wins, championships, and seasons under his belt. He competed in the MotoGP Red Bull Rookie Cup back in 2015! He’s fast and brings a ton of knowledge and experience to the table!

Love to Ride Mentors

Andy Robbins – Andy developed the CRC Race school .. which later became the CMRA. He’s been coaching at Harris Hill and the DNA of his teaching and methods are part of what makes 3:16 Trackdays awesome!

Shawn Treadaway – CMRA Expert, Harris Hill Raceway Instructor – Shawn has been instructing new riders at Harris Hill Raceway under the Texas Motorcycle Academny for years. The “How We Roll” format there was directly incorporated into our programs. Shawn has great experience helping new riders become comfortable and learn the fundamentals of track riding.

John McKenzie – CMRA Expert, Instructor, TXSR San Antonio Founder –John grew up riding dirt-bikes as a child and later in life lead to realizing his passion racing sport-bikes. An Expert racer in the CMRA, he won several Novice sprint and endurance class Championships. He has worked with hundreds of individuals as a motorcycle track coach for the last 5 years. He also has experience training for different technology companies in his day job. He takes pride in bringing fellow riders to the track and giving them the knowledge and guidance needed to achieve their goals.

Anthony Miller – Tony came to us wanting to help, nothing more. It doesn’t hurt that he can ride well, has no ego, and just wants to help people have fun on the track. When you take in this much enthusiasm, and willingness to share you get something great from it. Happy to have Tony with us.

Jeff Foushee – Another Top Novice Racer has joined our ranks ! We are so thrilled to have this legit “fast guy” among us helping riders achieve their goals. Jeff is on the podium quite frequently and he’s getting faster all the time!

Kyle Mallett – CMRA Racer – Kyle attended one of our events and was SOLD! He understands the concept and wanted to be a part of helping new riders get into the sport. His enthusiasm and genuine care for others sold me!

Damien Kimbrough aka ‘BIG TEX’ – CMRA Racer, Harris Hill Raceway TMA Instructor – Down to earth, fun, fast, and great photos! Damien has been helping riders at Harris Hill via the Texas Motorcycle Academy “how we roll” course. He not only will make you a better rider but he’s likely going to keep you smiling all day. Super fun guy!!

David Aue – CMRA Racer – David is Literally a Sensei !! He Owns and Operates a martial arts business and is not new to mentoring others. He has been working hard on and off track and racing this year. I am delighted to have made a new friend and have him join our crew!

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Marquis Davis – Lead Mentor – Harris Hill Member, Instructor, Professional Track Videographer
Marquis Davis, born in Okinawa, Japan, started riding at the age of nine on dirt bikes. In high school he started riding cruiser motorcycles which led him to start riding sportbikes by 1993. Marquis’ first track day was at the Hockenheimring in Germany and has been doing track days ever since. Now he has the opportunity to race on the FMD endurance race team with the help of Raceforthewounded.com. In addition, Marquis has been attending riding classes every few years to keep learning, improving, and being as safe as possible while coaching other riders when he can.

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Paul Carter – Coach, Instructor, Mentor, TXSR San Antonio Founder and Owner of Sport Bike Repair in San Antonio Texas. – Paul is quite possibly the most experienced “coach, instructor, mentor” in the entire line up. Paul has helped countless riders get to “level 3” aka advanced etc.

Jon Thayer aka ‘JET’ – Team Lead TXSR Organizer Austin, CMRA Racer – Jet is one of my personal best friends and has done tremendous things for the community. In 2014 he started the “Second Sunday Easy Ride” in Austin Texas and helps new riders every month. I met him at Cycle Gear years ago and took him to his first track day. He later on became an instructor with RideSmart and also became a CMRA Racer. He did his first round on his R6 at Hallet in May and WON his class in F40 Novice. He is a class act on and off the track and I am proud and blessed he is on the team!

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Ignacio Pedregon – 3:16 Trackdays Owner, CMRA Racer #316, Harris Hill Raceway Instructor and Safety Embassador, TXSR Organizer, If you made it this far you probably know who I am by now. My wife and I put our faith in Jesus Christ and prayed before starting this organization. We pray for you all before each event. And we hope that this and all track days bring you joy and happiness. Thank You for being part of this journey with us.