June 7th Mentor Line Up for MSR Cresson

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Respect the Craft Mentors

Doug Frenchak – “Dougie Fresh” – 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! Doug has a PB at MSRC of 1:16:2

Steven Shakespeare – MotoAmerica Racer and CMRA Expert – “Shake” just keeps getting faster and better all the time he currently holds a PB of 1:37.2 at MSRH and 1:17:7 at MSRC !! 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 just made his debut in MotoAmerica!

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!

Art Fonseca – GM Mentoring and Lead Mentor for Respect the Craft,

CMRA Expert Racer, Former Ridesmart ARC Instructor, Member of TXSR Leadership Team– Having been an organizer for Texas Sport Bike Riders since 2014, Art has extensive experience in organizing rides, meet and greets, events, and leading training sessions. Additionally, he 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 laptime of 1:39 at MSR Houston!

“JET” Jonathan Thayer – Team Lead TXSR Organizer Austin, CMRA Racer – “JET” As we call him 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 trackday, 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!

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!

Ben Goodling – CMRA Expert and Sport Rider Coaching Coach: formally a Texas state MSF instructor.  Ben has a specialty in lightweight riders and racers on Ninja 300, R3 and similar machines but coaches all skill levels on all bikes. Ben holds a personal best of 1:19 at MSR Cresson

Kier Garcia – Lead Mentor

CMRA Racer, Harris Hill Club Member and Lead Instructor for How we Roll and Intro to Track at Harris Hill Raceway – “Hi everyone my name is Kier Garcia and I’ve been doing track days for about 5 plus years. Been teaching and Harris Hill Raceway for about 2 years and going. Just recently got my CMRA  license to race. Love riding the track,racing and most of all teaching.”

Love to Ride Mentors

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 started riding cruiser motorcycles. Started riding Sportbike in 1993. First track day was at the HockenheimRing in Germany. Been doing track days ever since. Now I have the opportunity to race on the FMD endurance race team with the help of Raceforthewounded.com. Also have been coaching other riders when I can. Attend riding classes every few years to keep learning and improving — being as safe as possible.

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.

Sean Sudhakaran – CMRA Novice Racer, MSR Houston Member – Sean is a member at MSRH and currently a Novice CMRA Racer which won’t last long. He runs expert times and can churn out 1:38s regularly. I first met Sean while he was coaching his wife who also rides. I thought to myself … now that is LOVE for HER and the SPORT.

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!

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 and happens to have a PB at MSR Cresson of 1:20:58

Damien Kimbrough – 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!!

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!

Jason Abbott – CMRA Racer, Harris Hill Instructor – Jason instructs at Harris Hill, Races in the CMRA and enjoys helping riders “find the lines” and become better riders.

Ignacio Pedregon III Owner:Operator, CMRA Racer, Mentor, Safetey Officer at Harris Hill, and CMRA Novice Racer – Hi Everyone if you made it this far in the page I hope you are as excited as I am for this event! I am one of the founders of TexasSportBikeRiders.com where the idea of “Mentoring” was developed. I have worked with several trackday organizations and developed this unique and new format where the mission is to deliver “enjoyable and usable track time”. I will be out there riding with everyone, getting some video, and giving feedback, encouragement, and helping provide the best product for you!