The Man

35+ year Member of SAG/ AFTRA: #10073018
Stunt Coordinator · Stuntman · Precision/Performance Driver & Rider
 Camera Vehicle Operator · Motorcycle Instructor · Product Specialist 
   
Shawn Patrick Lane
Height: 6’2″ 
Hair: Brown 
Coat: 42L 
Pant: 34W-35L 
Hat: 7 1/2 
Shoe: 11

Weight: 190 lb
Eyes: Brown 
Shirt: 17- 34 
T-Shirt: XL 
Glove: 10 or Lg
 
MOTORSPORTS BACKGROUND
 
MOTORCYCLES
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.
 
AUTOMOBILES
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.
 
MOTION PICTURES 
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.