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JD Beach   » rider bio

Birth date October 12, 1991
Birth place Snoqualmie, Washington
Hometown Philpot, Kentucky
Height 5-7
Weight 130
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JD Beach

Career Highlights

2014 -  A full-time rider in road racing, Beach come out to compete in both TT events in 2014 and qualified for both GNC1 main events. He was fifth at Castle Rock and 11th at Peoria. 

2013 - Contested a full season of AMA Pro Daytona SportBike, finishing the season fourth in the final point standings with 11 Top 5s highlighted by 7 podiums and a best finish of second in Race 2 at Mid-Ohio. Raced for RoadRace Factory/Red Bull Yamaha.    

2012 - Competed in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike. Accounted for 17 top 10 finishes in 19 starts. Finished 7th in the standings. Impressive third place finish at Road America as well as NOLA Motorsports Park to wrap up a strong season.

2011 - Finished fourth in the Daytona 200 in Daytona SportBike before moving up to AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, where he earned six Top 10s in 12 starts to finish the year 12th in the point standings. Season-best finishes of eighth came at Barber and Mid-Ohio.  Raced for Attack Kawasaki.  Competed in AMA Pro Flat Track GNC. Out of seven starts in the GNC class, Beach earned four Top10s and one Top5.  Raced with Red Bull Honda finishing 15th-place overall.    

2010 - Won the AMA Pro SuperSport East Division Championship.  Competed in AMA Pro Flat Track GNC.  Beach turned Expert at the Springfield Short Track and earned an impressive podium his first outing as an Expert with a third-place finish.  Prior to moving to Expert, Beach won an impressive four main events in the Pro Singles class.  Raced with Red Bull Rockwall Performance.

2009 - Contested the full AMA Pro SuperSport East season, earning three podiums with a best finish of second, also finished second in the championship. Also finished fourth in the AMA Pro Flat Track Pro Singles Championship, earning three race wins and five podiums.

2008 - Won the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Championship, becoming the first American to do so.

2007 - First year of road racing competition in the MotoGP Rookies Cup. Finished 16th in points, with a best finish of 8th.

2006 - Raced as a dirt track amateur winning in the 250 class of the AMA Amateur Grand Nationals in DuQuoin, Ill.

2005 - Raced amateur dirt track, winning the 85 Mod class at the AMA Amateur Grand Nationals.

Early Career - First started riding at the age of three.

  • Arai
  • City National Bank
  • Dunlop
  • Harley-Davidson
  • Howe Enterprises
  • Mobile Advertising
  • Mobile View
  • MotoBatt
  • Ohlins
  • Saddlemen
  • Sunoco
  • Thom Duma Fine Jewelers