Jason Lawrence

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Jason Lawrence (born April 8, 1987 in Somers Point, New Jersey, United States)[1] is a professional motocross racer competing in the AMA Supercross division[2] and Lucas Oil AMA Outdoor Nationals.[3] He currently lives in California. Lawrence rides for his own team J-Law Racing, No Fear, AMPM, Boost Mobile, Troy Racing on a Yamaha YZ450F wearing the number 338.

Career[edit]

2012 Lawrence rode a Suzuki 450 and won a local hare scramble race. Upon completion of the race, Lawrence was approached to race with factory GasGas. During negotiations, his ridiculous demands for money crippled the deal, and the contract was nullified prior to striking a deal. Agents suggest that Lawrence get larger pants as he's "Way too fu$&ing big for his britches."

2011 Was supposed to ride outdoors in the Ama Nationals 450 class for Arma Suzuki. The two parties could not reach an agreement on the suspension for his RMZ-450.

2010 Lawrence started off the 2010 season only four weeks after being released from Riverside County jail.[4] After a DNF at round one of the 2010 Monster Energy Supercross series he decided to take some time off to get back in shape. He came back at Anehiem 3 and crashed in the LCQ and did not qualify. He then came back at Indianapolis and put in a solid 10th-place finish, although having an altercation with rival Ryan Dungey.

2009 Lawrence started off the 2009 Supercross season with his own, J-Law Racing team and plans of defending his AMA West Coast Lites title. After a string of bad luck Lawrence decided to jump to the 450 premier class. He produced stellar practice times but was having trouble putting a solid run together in the main events. At Daytona Supercross Jason would put in the fastest lap times of the day and score a career high SX finish, placing 2nd, but leading the majority of the race before Chad Reed would pass him for the win. Following Supercross Lawrence decided to stick with the 450 Yamaha machine and compete in the premier class. Only to not finish a single moto until round 6 at Red Bud Track and Trail, then two races later getting his first career MX podium at Washougal MX with a 10-3 score.

2008 Lawrence won the West Coast Lites Championship. Riding for Yamaha of Troy, Jason had highly controversial West Coast SX season with Ryan Dungey. Jason prevailed by winning the championship with 5 podiums, and 3 wins. Following his successful Supercross Lites season he came out swinging at the opening Glen Helen round and took the first moto win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Jason". JLaw Racing. Archived from the original on 10 October 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "AMA announces 2011 national numbers for Supercross and Motocross". American Motorcyclist Association. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Cox, Steve. "Racer X's 2010 Lucas Oil/AMA National Preview". Racer X Illustrated. Archived from the original on 22 May 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Turner, Jean. "J-Law In for Anaheim One". CycleNews. Archived from the original on 15 March 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.