Roadracing World Younger Weapons 2024: Kristian Daniel, Jr.


Roadracing World began this unique particular function recognizing probably the most promising younger highway racers as a solution to pessimists who claimed America had no new, up-and-coming younger racers. This version of the Roadracing World Younger Gun Awards marks the twenty eighth consecutive 12 months of showcasing an abundance of latest expertise.

Roadracing World Younger Weapons have received:

FIM MotoGP and FIM Superbike races and World Championships;

MotoAmerica and AMA Professional races and Championships, together with 13 AMA Professional Superbike Championships;

A KTM RC Cup World Closing race;

WERA Nationwide Endurance Championships and WERA Nationwide Problem Championships;

ASRA/Components USA Grand Nationwide and CCS Nationwide Championships;

AMA Highway Racing Grand Championships and Horizon Awards;

USGPRU Nationwide Championships;

Many regional and native titles.

The competitors has frequently turn into extra intense as extra – and youthful—racers with increased ranges of accomplishment are nominated, and the extent of accomplishment required to make the grade retains getting more durable.

We’ve spent the final a number of months accepting nominations and evaluating highway racers between the ages of 10 and 18 (as of the beginning of the 2024 season) who’ve, at a minimal, received Knowledgeable-level highway races and/or Championships or had excellent outcomes as an Newbie/Novice. Many of the riders included right here have finished way over the minimal.

The younger riders acknowledged listed below are probably the most promising younger highway racers in North America. All have earned the title of Roadracing World Younger Gun.

We’ll function one Younger Gun per day, presenting them in alphabetical order.

Your entire Roadracing World Younger Weapons, Class of 2024 is featured within the April 2024 situation of Roadracing World & Motorbike Know-how journal.


Kristian Daniel, Jr. Photograph courtesy Pink Bull.


Kristian Daniel, Jr.

Age: 15.

Present dwelling: Barcelona, Spain (initially from Los Angeles, California).

Present top/weight: 5’8”/127 kilos.

Present faculty grade stage: tenth grade.

Started using at age: 6 years.

First highway race: 2015, Apple Valley, California, M1GP, Terminator 50cc Class, 2nd place.

Present racebike: Honda NSF250R.

Present tuner/mechanic: AGR Staff, Pink Bull.

Main race sequence: Pink Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, FIM JuniorGP European Expertise Cup.

Prime sponsors: AGR Staff, Vanel Design, Kabuto, Higher Name Sy, Pole Place Journey, 111 Administration, DIRRT, Wolfgang Eisenkolb, Rainers, VNM Sports activities.

Current racing accomplishments: 2023 season, chosen for 2024 Pink Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, positioned 20th in FIM JuniorGP European Expertise Cup Championship (greatest race end was 7th); 2022 season, positioned 28th in European Expertise Cup Championship (greatest race end was 13th); 2021 season, youngest full-time rider in European Expertise Cup, greatest race end was 28th at Valencia; 2020 season, positioned 4th in Cuna de Campeones Moto5 Championship in Spain (1 win, 2 whole podiums); 2019 season, positioned 4th in Spanish Cuna de Campeones MiniGP 110 Championship (2 podium finishes).

2024 racing targets: End within the high 10 in Pink Bull MotoGP Rookie Cup Championship, end on the rostrum in a European Expertise Cup race.

Racing profession aim: To be MotoGP World Champion.

Racing hero: Nicky Hayden.

Favourite monitor: Portimao.

Favourite hobbies: Watching Anime, taking part in sports activities.

If I wasn’t racing I might be…: Positively taking part in sports activities.

Among the riders who’ve graduated from Younger Weapons and gone on to racing success in Nationwide or Worldwide sequence embody:

2017 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Champion Jason Aguilar (R.I.P.);

2013 AMA Professional SuperSport East Champion and 2022 MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 Champion Corey Alexander;

AMA Professional Daytona SportBike race winner Tommy Aquino (R.I.P.);

2008 Pink Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Champion, two-time MotoAmerica Supersport Champion, and multi-time MotoAmerica Superbike race winner J.D. Seashore;

five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion and Moto2 World Championship level scorer Cameron Beaubier;

MotoAmerica Twins Cup race winner Jackson Blackmon;

former Canadian Sport Bike Champion Tomas Casas;

three-time Canadian Sport Bike Champion and 2014 Canadian Superbike Champion Jodi Christie;

former AMA Professional SuperSport East Champion and MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 race winner Josh Day;

2011 Daytona 200 winner Jason DiSalvo;

2014 AMA Professional SuperSport Championship runner-up and present MotoAmerica workforce proprietor Dustin Dominguez;

2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Champion, 2019 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Champion, and 2021 Canadian Superbike Champion Alex Dumas;

four-time Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb race winner and former motorbike monitor document holder Carlin Dunne (R.I.P.);

Canadian Superbike race winner Bodhi Edie;

two-time AMA Professional Daytona SportBike Champion, two-time AMA Professional XR1200/Harley-Davidson Champion and four-time Daytona 200 winner Danny Eslick;

2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion and MotoAmerica Superbike race winner Bobby Fong;

2010 Pink Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Champion, 2014 AMA Professional Daytona SportBike Champion, 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America Superstock 1000 Champion, and three-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Jake Gagne;

two-time MotoAmerica Supersport Champion and World Superbike podium finisher Garrett Gerloff;

2017 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Championship runner-up Michael Gilbert;

2014 AMA Professional SuperSport Champion, 2023 MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 Champion, and 2023 MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Champion Hayden Gillim;

2002 AMA Superbike Champion and 2006 FIM MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden (R.I.P.);

2007 AMA Professional 600cc Supersport Champion, 2014 AMA Professional Superbike Championship runner-up, and 2017 MotoAmerica Superbike Championship runner-up Roger Hayden;

eight-time AMA Professional Superbike race winner and two-time AMA Supersport Champion Tommy Hayden;

2013 AMA Professional Superbike Champion, 2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 Champion, 2022 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion, and three-time Daytona 200 winner Josh Herrin;

MotoAmerica Supersport front-runner Teagg Hobbs;

AMA Professional Superstock race winner Jake Holden;

2011 British Superbike Championship runner-up and former MotoGP and World Superbike common John Hopkins;

2015 Supersport World Championship runner-up, 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship runner-up, and MotoAmerica Superbike race winner Patrick “P.J.” Jacobsen;

2021 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion, Moto2 World Championship level scorer, and MotoAmerica Superbike racer Sean Dylan Kelly;

Canadian Superbike race winner Kevin Lacombe;

two-time MotoAmerica Junior Cup Champion, 2020 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Champion, 2022 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship runner-up Rocco Landers;

two-time MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 Champion Andrew Lee;

2021 MotoAmerica Inventory 1000 and Superbike Cup Champion Jake Lewis;

MotoAmerica Supersport race winner Sam Lochoff;

MotoAmerica Superstock 600 race winner Nick McFadden;

AMA Professional SuperSport race winner and MotoAmerica Supersport race winner Stefano Mesa;

Elena Myers, the primary and solely girl to win AMA Professional Supersport races;

AMA Professional XR1200 race winner, multi-time Loudon Basic winner, and three-time BRL Champion Shane Narbonne;

2012 Canadian Superbike Championship runner-up Andrew Nelson;

2016 MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup Champion, 2019 British Motostar (Moto3) Champion, MotoAmerica Supersport podium finisher, and two-time Daytona 200 winner Brandon Paasch;

2012 Daytona 200 winner and 2010 AMA Professional Supersport West Champion Joey Pascarella;

2016 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Champion, MotoAmerica Supersport podium finisher, and powersports dealership proprietor Bryce Prince;

AMA Professional and Canadian Nationwide race winner and multi-time N2/WERA Nationwide Endurance Champion Chris Peris;

two-time AMA Professional SuperSport Nationwide Champion, British Supersport podium finisher, 2020 AFT Manufacturing Twins Champion, and 2023 MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers Championship runner-up James Rispoli;

2015 MotoAmerica Superstock 600 Champion, MotoAmerica Supersport race winner, and Moto2 World Championship race winner Joe Roberts;

2022 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship runner-up and 2023 MotoAmerica Twins Cup Championship runner-up Gus Rodio;

former Pink Bull AMA U.S. Rookies Cup Champion and former FIM Moto2 European Championship competitor Benny Solis, Jr.;

three-time AMA Professional Superbike Champion, 2009 Superbike World Champion, MotoGP race winner, and AMA Motorbike Corridor of Famer Ben Spies;

multi-time AMA Professional race winner and four-time general WERA Nationwide Endurance Champion Chris Ulrich;

MotoAmerica Supersport podium finisher and former World Superbike competitor Jayson Uribe;

2017 MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup Championship runner-up, 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship runner-up, and MotoAmerica Supersport podium finisher Cory Ventura;

Canadian Superbike race winner Alex Welsh;

former AMA Professional Superbike Rookie of the 12 months, Chinese language Superbike Championship race winner, MotoAmerica Supersport podium finisher, and MotoAmerica Tremendous Hooligan race winner Cory West;

MotoAmerica Junior Cup and Superbike Cup race winner Ashton Yates;

and two-time AMA Professional Superbike Championship runner-up Blake Younger.

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