Ted Rich started racing sportbikes at the age of 40 and quickly advanced through the amateur ranks and became a Expert at age 41 in 2005 when he won three class championships and finished 2nd overall in the CCS Southwest Region. Ted continued to accumulate wins and championships over the next few years. In 2010, he became an AMA Pro. “We learned a lot about racing in America's top tier motorcycle road racing series the last two years and the team is looking forward to continuing our quest for a top 10 in Daytona SportBike in 2012.” Ted is the development rider for Lightning Motorcycles, he will be racing the Lightning Electric Superbike in the TTXGP and FIM events. Ted owns and operates Sportbike Performance Center in Phoenix, Ariz. (www.sportbikeperformancecenter.com). He also runs his own Superbike School and 1-on-1 training company (www.sbktraining.com). You can track Ted and his racing adventures at www.facebook.com/aztrackday or www.tedrich26.com.