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Taylor Knapp   » rider bio

Birth date August 8, 1987
Birth place Lapeer, Michigan
Hometown Lapeer, Michigan
Height 6-0
Weight 165
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Taylor Knapp

Career Highlights

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. 

2010 - 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.

2008 - Raced in several AMA Pro Road Racing Series events and recorded two top-10 finishes in 15 starts.  Also won four WERA.

2005 - Finished ninth in the Daytona 200 and ninth in the season point standings.  Named Road Racing World “Young Gun.”

2004 - First raced in AMA Pro.

2002 - 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.


  • Cardo Systems, Inc.
  • Clearwater Lights
  • Cortech
  • Dunlop
  • GoPro
  • Harley-Davidson
  • KYMCO
  • MotoBatt
  • Racersites
  • Saddlemen
  • Sunoco
  • Vance and Hines