In 2013, I'll be contesting a Mid-Atlantic Lightweight Championship on a new to me SV650R. I will be racing the bike in 4 classes throughout each weekend and looking to put it out front every time. It's a big change from what I've been riding for the last 6 years, but with the help from all of my awesome sponsors I know I will have a capable machine at my disposal. Special thanks to my family and friends who are understanding of my "It's my last year racing" speech at the beginning of this year and every year before; racing is what I do and I appreciate the support they all have given me to do what I love.
My goals for 2013 is to focus on more exposure for my LB brand, my sponsors, & winning races. I am focused on working on setting up and fine tuning my machine. This will allow me to understand what is actually happening when exiting and entering corners, where to go faster, and where I need to go slower to help my over all lap times. I will also be taking detailed notes on all of the progress, so I will be able to start off on the right foot going forward and returning to those tracks in the future.
Benjamin Stockdale is a 31 year old Systems Engineer in his 5th year of racing. He has traditionally participated in two to four local rounds in the Unlimited, Heavyweight, Middleweight classes over the years a an amateur, but is currently competing on a 2007 SV650 prepared by KWS motorsports in a full schedule of the CCS 2013 Midatlantic rounds. He is excited to be participating in as many rounds as possible for the 2013 season and continuing to compete for podiums and victories in the Lightweight class.