Russ Proctor

Russ Proctor

Started Racing in 2008, won Novice Championship in WERA. Raced CCS and WERA Expert in 2009-2010. Raced AMA Pro Supersport in 2011, also raced select CCS and WERA events, winning a CCS regional championship. This is my first year on an XR1200.

Career Highlights

WERA and CCS Championships
Finished 14th against the skinny little kids at Daytona 2011.

Events Currently Competing In

Daytona March 15 – 17
Road Atlanta April 20 – 22
Barber Motorsports Park June 22 – 24
Mid Ohio Sports Car Course July 13 – 15
New Jersey Motorsports Park September 7 – 9
Homestead-Miami Speedway September 21 – 23
New Orleans Motorsports Park October 5 – 7

Interview

What’s your typical pre-race meal?
Small sammi

What is your pre-race OCD behavior?
Nutter Butter bar, mmmmm… chocolate and peanut butter.

What is one of your best racing memories?
The ones yet to come…

What motivated you to get started racing?
I have raced something my entire life. Won my first karting championship the day I turned 5 years old.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a professional motorcycle racer?
I don’t know, but I would have a lot more money to do it with.

What else is in your garage?
1996 Ducati 900SP, 2005 CRF100 motard trainer, TTR90 pitbike

Any advice to the readers dreaming to turn pro?
Bring a pile of money and be prepared for the time of your life.

How many hours a week are you on Facebook?
2

Do you Twitter?
Rarely

What are your favorite magazines and websites?
Magazines and Websites?: XR1200 owners forum, WERA forum, facebook

Who are your heros?
Jamie James, Jim Cohrs

Beach or mountains?
Beach

High Fives or FIst Bump?
Fist Bumps

iPhone , Blackberry or Android?
Blackberry

Mac or PC?
PC

Top 3 bands?
Only 1, my soon to be famous guitar playing 9 y.o. son, Jase.

Greatest strength?
My Family.

Most frustrating challenge?
Getting older.

Do you have a website and or Blog?
Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/278677289441/