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Michael Jordan Suzuki Brochure Online

Michael Jordan Motorsports has just published its 2012 AMA Superbike Suzuki Team Catalogue which is now online at Team Suzuki Racing.

Packed with information on team riders Ben Bostrom, Roger Hayden and the Jordan Suzuki GSX-R1000, it can be downloaded directly from the following link: MICHAEL JORDAN SUZUKI MEDIA GUIDE .

NBA Basketball legend Michael Jordan is now in his ninth year of competition and second successive season with former AMA Superbike and Supersport Champions Bostrom and Hayden. After the 2012 season-opening round at Daytona Beach in Florida last week, Hayden sits in third place after two races while Bostrom suffered with crashes and is just outside the top 10.


Roger Hayden – #54

Date of Birth: May 30, 1983
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky
Current Residence: Owensboro, Kentucky
Height:: 5’6″
Weight: 140 lbs.
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, training, and playing PS3

Brief: Hayden is an AMA Champion but has also performed several times on the global stage in MotoGP and the ultra-competitive World Superbike. One of three racing brothers, the youngest Hayden shouldn’t be overlooked. With his focus, training and fitness at an all-time high, he is certain to represent the National Guard to the best of his abilities.

Career Highlights:

2011: Two podium finishes in the AMA Pro National Guard Superbike Championship.
2010: Finished 19th in the World Superbike Championship as a rider for the privateer Pedercini Kawasaki squad. Finished 11th in the premier class for LCR Honda at the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and also raced the Indianapolis MotoGP on the Moto2 bike, but was involved in a crash early on.
2007: AMA Supersport Champion
1998: Winner of the AMA Dirttrack Horizon Award

Ben Bostrom – #23

Date of Birth: May 7, 1974
Birthplace: Redding, California
Current Residence: Malibu, California
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 160 lbs.
Hobbies: Cycling, mountain biking, surfing, rock climbing, Supermoto

Brief: Ben Bostrom started his motorcycle career as a flat track racer and evolved into a world-class athlete. Whatever enterprise Bostrom attempts, he always insists on giving 100 per cent. It’s this combination of consistency, persistence and ambition that – mated with his talent and ability on a motorcycle – makes Bostrom the one to watch in 2012.

Career Highlights:

2011: Two podium finishes in the AMA Pro National Guard Superbike Championship.
2010: AMA Superbike race winner at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with seven additional podium finishes.
2009: Winner of the Daytona 200. Competed full-time in AMA Pro National Guard Superbike finishing fifth in the final point standings and earning eight podium finishes.
2008: AMA Supersport Champion; Won over half of the races to take the title.
2001: Winner of six World Superbike races, scoring third in final points.
1998: AMA Superbike Champion.
1993: AMA National 600 Dirt Track Champion.