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JR Schnabel   » rider bio

Birth date July 26, 1979
Birth place West Bend, Wisconsin
Hometown Campbellsport, Wisconsin
Height 5-9
Weight 170


JR Schnabel

Career Highlights

2012 - Competed in select GNC Expert Singles events. Season best performance at Daytona where he placed 15th. 

2011 - Schnabel raced in select GNC events, earning himself a Top10 and Top5.  Schnabel earned his season best at the Illinois State Fairgrounds earning a third-place podium finish.  Raced with Monster Energy Kawasaki.

2010 - Schnabel, despite being due to injury most of the season, had an impressive season.  He earned seven main event starts with a best finish of seventh-place at Yavapai Downs May 1st.  Raced with Memphis Shades Saddlemen Race team.

2009 - Schnabel earned three second-place finishes in the AMA Pro Grand National Singles Championship at the Daytona Short Track March 4th Springfield TT and Peoria TT.  He qualified for every AMA Pro Grand National Twins main event with two Top5 finishes at Lima and Grove City.  Raced in the AMA Pro National Hot Shoe Series with two podium finishes at Quincy Speedway and LaMonte.  Raced with Memphis Shades Parts Unlimited Race team.

2008 - Schnabel earned a second-place finish in the AMA?Grand National Twins Championship along with two other Top5 finishes.  Raced in the AMA Grand National Singles Championship, earning a second-place finish at Springfield, Ill Aug. 30th and had two more podium finishes at Daytona Beach, Florida March 5th and 6th.   Schnabel earned Top5 finishes at all Singles Championships events and was third in the Championship points standings.  Raced in AMA 750/1000 National Hot Shoe Series with a top finish of second-place at Dayton, Ohio.  Raced in AMA?450 National Hot Shoe Series with one win at Barberville,?Fla March 3rd with two other podium finishes at Barberville, Fla March 2nd and Dayton, Ohio.  Raced with American Suzuki team.


  • Clearwater Lights
  • Cortech
  • Dunlop
  • Harley-Davidson
  • KYMCO
  • MotoBatt
  • Racersites
  • Saddlemen
  • Sunoco
  • Thom Duma Jewelers