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Michael Kirkness   » rider bio

Birth date August 24, 1985
Birth place Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
Hometown Jefferson City, MO
Height 6-0
Weight 178
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Michael Kirkness

Career Highlights

2012 - Made just one start and finished 16th at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

2011 - Kirkness earned one Top10 out of four starts.  His best position was a ninth-place finish at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.  Raced with Yeager Cycles Suzuki/Harley-Davidson.

2010 - Kirkness had an impressive season qualifying for 13 main events.  He earned a best finish of ninth-place at Springfield TT, Gas City Short Track, Hagerstown Half-mile, and Peoria TT.  Raced with Dave Burks Motorsports team.

2009 - Kirkness earned AMA rookie of the year, placed fourth at Peoria TT and Springfield short track, and placed 10th at Hagerstown.

2008 - Kirkness placed fifth at Peoria TT.


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