About Team Hammer:

42 Years Of Racing Excellence

The 2022 season marks Team Hammer’s 42nd consecutive year of operating as a professional road racing team. Racebikes built and fielded by Team Hammer have won 129 AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National races, have finished on AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National podiums 344 times and have won 11 AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National Championships, as well as two FIM South American Championships (in Superbike and Supersport.) The team has also won 137 endurance races overall (including seven 24-hour races) and 13 Overall WERA National Endurance Championships with Suzuki motorcycles, and holds the U.S. record for mileage covered in a 24-hour race. The team also competed in the televised 1990s Formula USA National Championship, famously running “Methanol Monster” GSX-R1100 Superbikes fueled by methanol, and won four F-USA Championships.

Racers Bruce Hammer and John Ulrich founded the team in 1980 and the two-man team grew to be one of the largest in the country, competing in the WERA National Endurance Series, the Formula USA Series, the WERA National Challenge Series and AMA Pro and MotoAmerica  SuperSport, Superbike and other classes under the direction of CEO John Ulrich, Vice President of Racing Operations Chris Ulrich, and Crew Chief/Technical Director Keith Perry.


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Team Hammer Advanced Riding School

Chief Instructor: Michael Martin
Team Hammer Co-founders: Bruce Hammer, John Ulrich

2021 Team Roster

Team Captain/CEO: John Ulrich
Vice President, Operations/Talent Scout: Chris Ulrich
Crew Chief/General Manager: Keith Perry

2021 Supported Riders

Cam Petersen (#45 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike)
Bobby Fong (#50 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Superbike)

Sean Dylan Kelly (Supersport Champion, #40 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R600)
Sam Lochoff (Supersport, #44 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R600)

Wyatt Farris (#79 M4 ECSTAR Suzuki GSX-R1000R Stock 1000)

2021 Crew

Dave Weaver (Crew Chief for Cam Petersen, #45 Superbike)

Rhett Lougheed (Electronics, #45 Superbike)

Seb Fontanelle (Techician, #45 Superbike)

Grant Singley (Technician, #45 Superbike)

Frank Aragaki (Crew Chief for Bobby Fong, #50 Superbike)

Ben Fox (Electronics, #50 Superbike)
Cody Chesebrough (Technician, #50 Superbike

Jon Heinen (Technician, #50 Superbike)

Jeremy Toye (Crew Chief for Sean Dylan Kelly, #40 Supersport)

Jonathan Lay (Technician, #40 Supersport)

Barry McMahan (Crew Chief for Sam Lochoff, #44 Supersport)

Ray Diaz (Technician, #44 Supersport)

Cole LaFlamme (Technician, #40 & #44 Supersport)

Robbie Petersen (Crew Chief, #79 Stock 1000)

Andrew Deming (Technician, #79 Stock 1000)

Tim Anderson (Technician, #79 Stock 1000)

Brian Pinkstaff (Data & Electronics, Supersport & Stock 1000)

Jon Tyus (Ohlins Suspension Technician)

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