Geoff May Bio

Geoff May

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Geoff May - Erik Buell Racing
Rider: Geoff May
Nationality: American
Team: Erik Buell Racing
Machine: Buell 1125 RR (#99)
Born: June 5, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia

Geoff May is a true working class hero. He rode as a privateer during the first few years of his AMA career, and in 2004 put on an impressive performance in the Superbike class to finish fifth overall. As a result of his strong performance he earned the title of top privateer in the American Superbike class.

In addition to taking 15 top-10 finishes throughout the 18-race season, May also won the 2004 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Cup Final and set a new overall motorcycle lap record during the F-USA weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His consistent riding and great work ethic eventually earned him a ride with M4 EMGO Suzuki for the 2005 season.

May had another great 2006 season with top-five results in both Supersport and Superstock on the M4 EMGO Suzuki. Mr. Consistent in ’06, May never managed a win but captured many podiums. Sticking with M4 EMGO for 2007, May tried to shake the winless moniker but had to settle for seventh instead in the American Superbike Championship.

May joined Aaron Yates aboard the Jordan Suzuki team for the ’08 season and picked up his first career victory during the Superstock final at Miller Motorsports Park. May picked up three more podium finishes in 2009 and finished eighth overall. For 2010, May moved to the Daytona SportBike class with hopes of winning his first championship on his privately funded GMR Racing Team. Once again the 30-year-old couldn’t reach the top step, and he finished 11th overall.

In 2010 May kept the Buell name alive and kicking in AMA Pro Racing when he campaigned an 1125R in American SuperBike. May will continue campaigning the Buell in American SuperBike for the 2011 season.

Geoff May Career Highlights

2010 – 11th AMA Superbike – Buell
2010 – 23rd AMA Daytona SportBike – Suzuki
2009 – 8th AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2008 – 10th AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2008 – 2nd AMA Superstock – Suzuki
2007 – 23rd AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2007 – 7th AMA Supersport – Suzuki
2007 – 4th AMA Superstock – Suzuki
2006 – 40th AMA Formula Xtreme – Suzuki
2006 – 4th AMA Superstock – Suzuki
2006 – 2nd AMA Supersport – Suzuki
2005 – 39th AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2005 – 8th AMA Superstock – Suzuki
2005 – 5th AMA Supersport – Suzuki
2004 – 5th AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2004 – 17th AMA Superstock – Suzuki
2003 – AMA Superbike Rookie of the Year
2003 – 11th AMA Superbike – Suzuki
2002 – 5th WERA National Open Superstock
2002 – 9th WERA National Formula 1
2001 – 34th WERA National Open Superstock
2001 – 41st WERA National 600 Superstock Expert
2000 – 13th WERA Mid-Central C Superstock
2000 – 3rd WERA Mid-Central C Superbike Expert
2000 – 17th WERA Mid-Central Heavyweight Twins Expert
2000 – 15th WERA SouthEast C Superstock
2000 – 3rd WERA SouthEast C Superbike Expert
2000 – 13th WERA SouthEast Heavyweight Twins Expert

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