2005 :: Brooks Gremmels and Ben Spies
grew up in Tyler, Texas and has been involved in a wide variety of businesses, including concert promotion, beer distribution, real estate syndication and oil and gas production.
Brooks started racing with the CMRA in 1999, winning several sprint championships.
He served for five years on the CMRA Board of Directors starting in 2000, bringing a wealth of wisdom and experience to the organization and creating new processes and procedures to bring CMRA into the 21st century.
In addition, as co-owner of Shogun Motorsports, Brooks
has contributed over $100,000 in purses and prizes to the CMRA
, has provided more than $1 million in sponsorship support to CMRA
and other riders in the U.S., has been the top contributor to the Roadracing World Air Fence Fund
and has been a major contributor to Jason Pridmore's STAR Motorcycle School