1970 – 1982: Started riding motorcycles at the age of 7, then started racing at 12. Focused on Southern California racing in many different series, then turned professional in 1982.
1982 – 1983: Signed a one year contract with Factory Maico of Germany to compete in the Nationals. I was also involved with their R & D Department full time.
1984: Went to work as a mechanic for internationally known American Speedway motorcycle racer, Lance King. Toured Europe with World Championship competitors.
1986 – Present: Continued to compete Professionally and was involved with the R & D Departments with other teams and manufacturing companies until around 2005. I am still riding/racing Motocross & Off-Road today to keep my reaction timing and coordination skills at peak level, and also pursuing other riding abilities: road racing, trials, etc.
1989 – 1996: Test Driver for BMW North America. Worked in the final stages of the Research and Development and Quality Control departments for 2 generations of the 7 Series, 3 generations of the 5 Series, 2 generations of the 3 Series, and was closely involved with the final development of the first 8 Series and the first Z3 Series Roadster.
Some of the testing included Press Release Ride-N-Drives, U.S. comparison Ride-N-Drives with BMW AG Germany, winter tests, summer tests, Solar Test maintenance and Fleet testing, just to name a few.
1986 – 2013: Competed and worked racing numerous vehicles, from Karts to NASCAR, both on asphalt and dirt.
Here are a few teams I’ve worked with:
ROUSH RACING Driver: Mark Martin, NASCAR South West Series – L.A. Streetrace Driver: Ross Thompson, NASCAR C.W.T.S. & Winston West Series
HILBER RACING Driver: Ron Hornaday, Jr., NASCAR Winston West Series & Four-Time Champion – Craftsman Truck Series; NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee
NORRIS RACING Driver: Eric Norris, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, W.W., ARCA Series
2012 – Present: Working with different Event Planning Companies that provide Precision /Performance Driving Instructors for various shows, dealer reveals, Ride-N-Drive, Ride-N-Learn marketing events. Professionalism, excitement and fun is what we provide for our clients for an all around great experience! Some of the clients I have worked for are: Acura, BMW, HUMMER, Hyundai, Maserati, McLaren, MINI, Nissan, Pirelli Tires, Toyota, Volkswagen.
1981 – Present: Became a Professional Stuntman and Actor in 1983. First stunt was on a pilot called “Crossfire.”
First line in a Feature Motion Picture was in the party scene in “Weird Science”: “THIS BUD’S FOR YOU!”
I have done numerous motorcycle & car stunts and Precision / Performance driving for different actors and celebrities in over 165+ television shows, features, commercials, videos, and live-action shows. I am also a Camera Vehicle Operator for Action-Trax.com, and a Product Specialist for Maserati and a host of other automotive manufacturers.