Aaron Henry – Mechanic
From helping friends with their racebikes as a hobby, Aaron Henry jumped into professional racing with both feet.
graduating from MMI as a certified motorcycle mechanic in 2006, Henry
joined Team Hammer and was trained by Keith Perry to build racing
engines and prepare chassis at the shop, while also assisting at the
Henry is the perfect example of Team
Hammer's ability to nurture talent both on and off the track. Henry
moved up to building complete 1000cc Superstock machines in 2008. In
2009, Henry showed his versatility by building engines for both the
600cc and 1000cc programs while assisting at the racetrack.
In 2010, Henry was responsible for building and maintaining the #21 M4
Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superbikes, and assisted Crew Chief Frank Aragaki at
In 2011, Henry joined Aragaki in the Team Hammer Contract Services department and worked on Danny Eslick’s #69 GEICO Suzuki GSX-R600s in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike.
For 2012, Henry continues to build engines and is also working with Aragaki on the #36 GEICO Suzuki GSX-R600 ridden by Martin Cardenas in AMA Pro Daytona SportBike competition.
Personal Status: Married to Danelle, children Blaine, Aaron Jr., Brantley
Original Hometown: St. Clair, Missouri
Now Living In: Athens, Alabama
First Job As Motorcycle Mechanic: 2007
First Job As Race Mechanic: 2007
Started With Team Hammer: 2007
2012 Rider: Martin Cardenas