J. D. Beach

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J. D. Beach
JD Beach AMA Pro Sportbike Road America 2013.jpg
Beach racing his Sport Bike at Road America in 2013
Nationality  American
Born (1991-10-12) October 12, 1991 (age 25)
Snoqualmie, Washington, United States
Current team Monster Energy/Yamalube/Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha
Bike number 95
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years 2011
Manufacturers FTR-Honda
Championships 0
2011 championship position NC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
1 0 0 0 0 0

James Douglas Beach[1] (born October 12, 1991) is an American motorcycle racer.[2] He currently races a Yamaha YZF-R6 in the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship.

Racing career[edit]

Born in Snoqualmie, Washington and based in Philpot, Kentucky,[2] Beach won the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup in 2008[2] and the AMA Pro Supersport East Championship in 2010.[2] In 2011 he made a one-off appearance in the Moto2 World Championship, replacing Tommaso Lorenzetti for the Aeroport de Castelló team in the Indianapolis Grand Prix.[3] After competing in the AMA Superbike Championship and the Daytona SportBike Championship from 2011 to 2014,[2] in 2015 he won the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship.[4] In 2016, Beach came four points short of winning his second consecutive MotoAmerica title.[5] He won seven races in the Championship.[6]

Beach is currently being coached by former AMA racer Ken Hill.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Grand Prix motorcycle racing[edit]

By season[edit]

Year Class Moto Team Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts Plcd WCh
2011 Moto2 FTR Moto M211 Aeroport de Castelló 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

By class[edit]

Class Seas 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts WCh
Moto2 2011 2011 Indianapolis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 2011 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Races by year[edit]

(key)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Pts
2011 Moto2 FTR QAT SPA POR FRA CAT GBR NED ITA GER CZE IND
29
RSM ARA JPN AUS MAL VAL NC 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JD Beach". redbull.com. Red Bull GmbH. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "JD Beach". amaproracing.com. AMA Pro Racing. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Americans get Moto2 chance at Indianapolis". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. August 19, 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2015. 
  4. ^ "MotoAmerica: Round #6 day two report – Indianapolis". cycleworld.com. Cycle World. August 9, 2015. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Interview: JD Beach, New Jersey Supersport Double Winner". MotoAmerica.com. 14 September 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Wilson, Andrea (11 September 2016). "MotoAmerica New Jersey Supersport Race Two: Gerloff Wins The War". Sport Rider Magazine. Retrieved 13 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Llovet, Laura (15 June 2016). "Ken Hill Coaching: Top 5 Reasons Why We Crash and How to Overcome Them". RideApart.com. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Johann Zarco
Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup
Champion

2008
Succeeded by
Jakub Kornfeil
Preceded by
Josh Day
AMA Pro Supersport East
Champion

2010
Succeeded by
James Rispoli
Preceded by
none
MotoAmerica Supersport
Champion

2015
Succeeded by
Garrett Gerloff