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2014

STANDINGS

RANK

8th

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-120

POINTS

124

POLES

1

WINS

1

1

TOP 3

5

TOP 10

California Speedway - 2004

Photo: Brian J. Nelson

Alien Racing - 1999

 

Team America - 2002

Portimeo, Spain - 2010

Photo: Andrew Wheeler

Dirt Trackin' - 1988

 

2014 BIOGRAPHY

DOB: February 9, 1984
Birthplace: Batavia, New York, USA
Height: 5’ 3” / 160 cm
Weight: 137 lbs / 62 kg
Residence: Stafford, New York & Las Vegas, Nevada
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Married, no children
Education: Notre Dame High School – class of ’02
Hobbies: Hockey, flat track / trail riding, physical fitness

At 18 months of age, Jason DiSalvo was first introduced to motorcycles by his father – veteran racer Jim DiSalvo. Jason immediately took to speed – entering his first race at the age of four and quickly finding a home atop the podium in flat track racing. Jason’s championship flat track career is documented below, but the truly amazing show was put on when Jason tried Grand Prix motorcycle roadracing for the first time at the age of 14. One year later – and much sooner than traditionally done – Jason was elevated to expert status. Armed with this, Jason won more than half of the races he entered in 1999 and finished on the podium in more than 80% of that same year’s races. He received licensing that permitted him to run in The UK and Czech Republic – both with strong finishes. As of this publication, Jason holds the world record as the youngest American competitor to ever race in an FIM sanctioned 125 World Grand Prix race.

1986:
- Riding experience began on a 40cc pocket bike

1988:
- Racing career began on a 50cc flat track bike

1997:
- National 125cc • Mile Dirt Track Champion
- AMA Southeast Regional 80cc and 125cc Champion
- AMA new york 125cc Short Track Champion
- AMA pennsylvania 125cc and 250cc • Mile Dirt Track Champion
- AMA Michigan 250cc • Mile Champion
- Canadian National Novice 250cc Champion

1998:
- AMA Southeast Regional 125cc Champion
- WERA National Lightweight Twins Champion
- WERA Northeast Regional Heavyweight Twins Champion
- WERA Northcentral Regional Heavyweight Twins Champion

In 1998, Jason – armed with an ama #1 plate, made a seemless transition to
grand prix motorcycle road racing. At the end of his first year with WERA and
while maintaining a light rotation of selected AMA dirt track events.

1999:
- WERA 125 GP National Champion
- AMA 125 Grand National Champion
- AMA 250 Grand National Champion
- Recipient, AMA Road Racing Horizon Award
- GPRA Eastern Division Champion

The 1999 season was one of the busiest for Alien Racing – campaigning three
high-tech grand prix machines and competing for the first time overseas. A strong
team effort was responsible for Jason's championship achievements as well as
his overseas efforts and records noted separately.

Other dates of note:

July 18th, 1999 - UK GP debut, Oulton Park, Oulton Park, UK, 7th place finish

July 25th, 1999 - European GP debut, Autodrom Most, Most, Czech Republic, 14th place finish

Oct. 24th, 1999 - World GP debut, Circuit de Nelson Piquet, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
FIM record as youngest American racer in GP competition

2000:
- 1st in British Championship round 6 at Silverstone, UK on 2 July
- 1st in British Championship round 7 at Oulton Park, UK on 16 July
- 2nd in British Championship round 5 at Snetterton, UK on 25 June
- 5th in European Championship round 5 at Assen, NFD on 22 June
- 6th in European Championship round 6 at Carole, FRA on 9 July
- 2nd in CCS Race of Champions 250cc class at Daytona, Florida on 10/21
- 5th overall in the British Championship Series
- 17th overall in the European Championship Series

In 2000, Jason and the Cruise America Grand Prix Racing Team competed in the
British, European, and the Spanish 125 Championship Series, along with
the United States CCS Championship in the 125 and 250.

2001:
- European Championship - 10th overall/250 GP
- 7 podiums and finished 2nd overall

2002:  AMA Superstock 5th Overall
- AMA 750 Superstock - 1 win, 2 podiums
- AMA Superbike best privateer finish 5th
- Suzuki World Cup in Magny-Cours, France - 3rd overall
- Accepted factory ride with Yamaha, USA

2003:  AMA Supersport 10th Overall, AMA Superstock 5th Overall
- AMA Supersport - 1 podium
- AMA Superstock - 2 podiums

2004:  AMA Supersport 5th Overall, AMA 4th Superstock
- Qualified 1st (new track record) for Supersport race at Daytona
- Won 600 Pro Honda Oils Supersport at Daytona
- 2 AMA Supersport victories - Daytona & Virginia INTL. Raceway
- 2 AMA Superstock victories - Mid-Ohio & Virginia INTL. Raceway

2005:  AMA Supersport 3rd Overall, AMA Superstock 2nd Overall
- 1 AMA Supersport victory (Laguna Seca)
- Supersport - finished 3rd overall
- 1 AMA Superstock victory (California Speedway)
- 8 Consecutive Superstock poles
- Superstock - finished 2nd overall
- Collected 14 of 20 possible podiums

2006:  AMA Formula Xtreme 3rd Overall, AMA Superstock 3rd Overall
- 3rd in first ever Daytona 200
- 1 AMA Formula Xtreme win - Barber Motorsports Park
- 6 Consecutive Formula Xtreme poles
- 2 AMA Superstock wins - California Speedway & Viginia International Raceway
- 12 Consecutive Superstock poles (continued from 2005 season)

2007:  AMA Superbike 9th Overall

2008:  AMA Superbike 3rd Overall
- 2 Podiums

2009:  AMA Daytona Sportbike 5th Overall
- 6 Poles

2010:
- Participated in first 6 rounds of World Supersport Championship
- Finished 9th in MOTO2 race riding for GP TECH at Indianapolis GP
- Signed with Latus Motors Racing to ride a Ducati 848 EVO

2011:  AMA Daytona Sportbike 4th Overall
- Winner, Daytona 200
- Winner, race 1 & 2 West Coast MOTO Jam - Infineon Raceway
- 4 Poles
- Team switched to Triumph equipment for final race of season

2012:  AMA Daytona Sportbike 5th Overall
- 2nd in Daytona 200
- 1 Win
- 6 Podiums
- 3 Poles

2013:  AMA Daytona Sportbike 8th Overall
- 1 Podium
- 11 Top Tens

2014:  AMA Daytona Sportbike 8th Overall
- 1 Win
- 2 Podiums
- 1 Pole
- 5 Top Tens

 

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course - 2014

Photo: Brian J. Nelson