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Taylor Knapp » rider bio
|Birth date||August 8, 1987|
|Birth place||Lapeer, Michigan|
2013 - Recorded eight AMA Pro SuperBike top ten finishes and barely missed the top ten in points as heended the season 11th in the standings. Raced for KTM/HMC Racing.
2012 - Made 14 starts for AMA Pro National SportBike. Recorded eight top 10s and one top five finish. Best race came at New Jersey Motorsports Park where he notched a fourth place finish.
2011 - Contested the entire Daytona SportBike season, earning season-best finishes of fifth in Race 1 at New Jersey and Race 2 at Barber. Raced for Vesrah Suzuki. Also raced in the AMA Pro SuperBike season finale for Tayler Knapp Racing on an EBR 1190RS, finishing seventh in Race 2.
Finished in ninth position in the Daytona 200.
2009 - Finished ninth in AMA Pro American SuperBike point standings with 13 top-10 finishes. Finished 11th in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike with a best finish of fourth, claimed Superpole at VIR.
Raced in several AMA Pro Road Racing Series events and recorded two top-10 finishes in 15 starts. Also won four WERA.
Finished ninth in the Daytona 200 and ninth in the season point standings. Named Road Racing World “Young Gun.”
First raced in AMA Pro.
Finished first in a 125GP race at Mosport and finished third in the 125GP Championship and first place in the 250GP Championships. Also finished third in the 250A Ice Racing Nationals.
Early Career -
AMA Amateur Ice Racing Champion in 2001. Raced Motocross in 1996. AMA Amateur Flat Track National Champion in 1995 – ’96.