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GEICO Honda Team Finishes Daytona On Consistent Note
After battling handling issues all weekend, GEICO Motorcycle Honda GoPro Daytona SportBike rider Jake Zemke was able to bring home a solid top-10 finish at the 73rd running of the Daytona 200 on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
GEICO Honda Press Release
March 15, 2014
Video: GEICO Motorcycle Race Team Season Review
Video: GEICO Motorcycle Race Team Season Review
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
November 07, 2013
Zemke To Ride GEICO Motorcycle Honda in 2014 SportBike Season
The GEICO Motorcycle Honda team and Team Hammer on Thursday selected Jake Zemke as its GoPro Daytona SportBike rider for the 2014 AMA Pro Road Racing Series season.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
October 31, 2013
Westby Rallies From Mistake To End Season With Seventh-Place Finish
An early-race misfire ruined what was a promising start to the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series finale for GoPro Daytona SportBike racer Dane Westby and the GEICO Motorcycle Honda team Sunday at Laguna Seca.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 29, 2013
Westby Claims Quality Starting Spot For Season Finale At Laguna Seca
Dane Westby nearly put his GEICO Motorcycle Honda on the front row of Sunday's GoPro Daytona SportBike race, but he's more than happy starting the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from the No. 4 position.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 28, 2013
Westby Sees Room To Improve Qualifying Position At Laguna Seca
After Friday's first qualifying session aboard the GEICO Motorcycle Honda, rider Dane Westby is in line to start the GoPro Daytona SportBike season finale from the second row at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the final stop in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 28, 2013
Westby Looks To Finish SportBike Season With Podium Finish At Laguna Seca
It's not often in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series that riders get a second crack at a track in a particular year, but that's the opportunity in front of Dane Westby and the GEICO Motorcycle Honda team as they race in the GoPro Daytona SportBike season finale this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 26, 2013
GEICO Honda Rider Westby Finishes 6th In Second Half Of Doubleheader
Dane Westby guided the GEICO Motorcycle Honda to a sixth-place finish in Sunday's GoPro Daytona SportBike race, the second half of the New Jersey Lottery Devil's Showdown doubleheader in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 15, 2013
GEICO Honda Rider Westby Fifth In Devil's Showdown Race 1
Dane Westby was all smiles after racing to a fifth-place finish aboard his GEICO Motorcycle Honda in Saturday's GoPro Daytona SportBike race.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 14, 2013
Westby Looks To Move Up in Final Qualifying In Devilís Showdown
Dane Westby put his GEICO Motorcycle Honda in the provisional ninth spot in the GoPro Daytona SportBike grid on Friday at the New Jersey Lottery Devil's Showdown, this weekend's stop in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 13, 2013
Westby Hoping For Strong Finish In Final Stretch Of The Season
Dane Westby and the GEICO Motorcycle Honda team have taken full advantage of the long break in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series schedule to be in top form heading into this weekend's New Jersey Lottery Devil's Showdown.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
September 12, 2013
7th And 9th For Westby At MMP
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby followed up a seventh-place finish on Saturday with a ninth-place effort on Sunday in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Seriesí GoPro Daytona SuperBike Race 2 at Miller Motorsports Park
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
August 04, 2013
Westby Top Honda Rider In Utah
It wasn't the finish that GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby was looking for, but he was able to move up two spots from qualifying and finish seventh in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series' GoPro Daytona SportBike race on Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
August 03, 2013
GEICO Honda Rider Westby Looking To Surprise Fellow Competitors
Being seventh-fastest wasnít quite what Dane Westby had in mind during the first GoPro Daytona SportBike qualifying session on Friday afternoon at Miller Motorsports Park.
GEICO Honda Press Release
August 02, 2013
Westby Ready To Conquer Altitude At Miller Motorsports Park
To prepare for the high altitude he'll encounter at this weekend's GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series stop at Miller Motorsports Park, rider Dane Westby decided to take his time and enjoy the surroundings.
July 29, 2013
GEICO Motorcycle Pro Westby Finishes Where He Started In Laguna Seca
In a Daytona SportBike race shortened six laps following a red-flag stoppage, GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby finished a respectable but frustrating seventh in Sunday's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 22, 2013
GEICO Honda Motorcycle Pro Westby Slotted Inside Row 3 At Laguna Seca
A thick sea fog that enveloped Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Saturday morning kept the pros in the GoPro Daytona SportBike class from pushing the limits in the final qualifying session for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby was no exception as he played it safe and relied on Friday's best time of 1:28.681 to earn the No. 7 position on the grid
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 20, 2013
Westward-bound Westby Ready To Tackle Laguna Seca
Racing in this weekend's GoPro Daytona SportBike race at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix is going to be half the fun for GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 16, 2013
Westby Battles Odd Circumstances Finishes 7th at Mid-Ohio
After enduring a nearly hour-long delay in Sunday's GoPro Daytona SportBike race while officials cleaned up Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Dane Westby guided his GEICO Motorcycle Honda to a seventh-place finish at the Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire, part of the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 14, 2013
Westby 6th To Start Buckeye SuperBike Weekend
Dane Westby battled his way to a sixth-place finish on his GEICO Motorcycle Honda in the GoPro Daytona SportBike race on Saturday at the Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire, Saturday's stop in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 13, 2013
Westby 9th After First SportBike Qualifier at Mid-Ohio
Friday's first qualifying session at the Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire left rider Dane Westby and the GEICO Motorcycle Honda team with a lot to think about overnight.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 12, 2013
Westby Hopes To Recapture Winning Form At Mid-Ohio
If GEICO Motorcycle Honda's Dane Westby can repeat his 2012 results at this year's Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tires, he'll be a happy man.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
July 10, 2013
Westby 5th on GEICO Honda - Moves Up Daytona SportBike Standings
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby rallied from a slow starton Sunday to finish fifth in GoPro Daytona SportBike competition at the Triumph SuperBike Classic, part of the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 23, 2013
Westby Cards Season Best 4th in Alabama
With a fourth-place GoPro Daytona SportBike finish on Saturday and a newfound confidence, GEICO Motorcycle Honda's Dane Westby is feeling like his old self again.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 22, 2013
GEICO's Westby Lays Solid Foundation During Qualifying at Barber
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby came away from Friday's first qualifying session in the sixth position and with a list of tweaks for the team to make before the field is set for the first GoPro Daytona SportBike race during the Triumph SuperBike Classic at Barber Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 21, 2013
Westby Ready to Attack Barber Motorsports Park
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby has left nothing in reserve while preparing for the Triumph SuperBike Classic at Barber Motorsports Park.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 20, 2013
Westby 6th in Road America Sunday Race
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby made steady improvement during Sunday's GoPro Daytona SportBike race at Road America. He finished sixth and made his quickest laps of the weekend during the second half of the Subway SuperBike Doubleheader at Road America, the second stop in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
June 02, 2013
Westby 8th at Road America in Return From Injury
In his first GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series contest in eight months, GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby finished eighth in Saturday's GoPro Daytona SportBike event during the Subway Superbike Doubleheader at Road America.
GEICO Honda Press Release
June 01, 2013
Westby Finds Provisional Front Row at Road America
GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby shook off the rust from weeks of inactivity on Friday to claim a spot on the provisional front row in the GoPro Daytona SportBike class at the Subway SuperBike Doubleheader at Road America.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 31, 2013
Dane Westby Returns To Competition At Road America
With the pain and disappointment of the season-opening race well behind him, GEICO Motorcycle Honda rider Dane Westby is focused on getting back in the championship hunt of the GoPro Daytona SportBike class in the GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 28, 2013
GEICO Motorcycle Rider Westby Tests At Barber
For Dane Westby, getting back on his GEICO Motorcycle Honda Daytona SportBike for the first time since an accident in March wasnít simply about going to work. It was about getting his life back.
GEICO Motorcycle Press Release
May 19, 2013
Video: Benny Solis Signs with Team Hammer
GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike rider, #3 Benny Solis, talks about his new ride with the M4 Broaster Chicken Honda Team from Round 1 at Daytona.
AMA Pro Racing
March 16, 2013
Westby Ready to kick Off a New Era of AMA Pro Road Racing on his GEICO Honda
A runner-up to the AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike championship in 2012, rising star Dane Westy arrives at the 72nd annual Daytona 200 intent on making a statement on his brand-new GEICO Honda CBR600.
March 11, 2013
Team Hammer Signs Benny Solis To Race M4 Honda CBR600RR In AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Series
Team Hammer, Inc. has signed Benny Solis to ride an M4 Honda CBR600RR in the 2013 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Series. Solis, 18, is a second-generation road racer who has been competing since he was 11 years old.
February 01, 2013
GEICO Motorcycle Road Racing team switches to Honda with rider Westby
The GEICO Motorcycle-backed team fielded by Chris Ulrich Racing will run Honda motorcycles in the 2013 and 2014 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing Series. As always, Team Hammer will provide technical and logistical support. Dane Westby, who finished second in the 2012 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike Championship with one race win and nine podium appearances, will ride the GEICO Motorcycle-branded #5 Honda CBR600RR in 2013.
January 07, 2013