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Tommy Aquino » rider bio
|Birth date||May 24, 1992|
|Birth place||Woodland Hills, California|
2012 - Competed in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike. Started just nine races but still managed to record three top 5 finishes. Finished 19th in the standings.
2011 - Raced in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike on the No. 6 YES Yamaha R6 for Graves Motorsports, finishing the season third in the point standings and earning a pole at a race win in Race One at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Earned pole position and a third place finish at Infineon Raceway in Daytona SportBike Race One. Also scored a pole at Road Atlanta.
Finished eighth in the AMA Pro Daytona SportBike point
standings, earning eight top-5 finishes, including top-3 finishes at
Mid-Ohio, Topeka, VIR and NJMP. Raced for Graves Motorsports Yamaha.
Made his Pro debut just two days after his 16th birthday at
Miller Motorsports Park and finished seventh in the AMA Pro SuperSport
race, the first of three seventh-place showings. Was named AMA Pro Road
Racing Rookie of the Year. Raced for Graves Motorsports Yamaha.
2007 - Raced in WERA and won the 600 Expert Superbike class and finished second in 600 Expert Superstock and won championships for those classes in WERA West.
Finished second in the West Coast USGPRU and fourth in
the WERA Nationals after traveling to selected rounds of the series.
Continued in CMRRA, the SOCAL Mini GP Club and WERA West in the
Expert Classes and raced in the AMA Supermoto Invitational where he
finished fourth in the season finale in Las Vegas.
2004 - Raced in CMRRA, the SOCAL Mini GP Club and WERA West in the Expert Classes.
Decided to focus on Road Racing exclusively and made his first
international start at the World Mini Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain,
finishing seventh in an international field of 50 riders.
Early Career - Began racing in Motocross at the age of 4 after receiving a PW Yamaha for his birthday. First race was at Los Angeles County Raceway in 1996. By the age of 6 he was competing at the larger regional Motocross races and recording top-10 finishes. Made the transition to Road Racing by the age of 10 on a Yamaha YSR 50 while still racing in Motocross.