Racer Profile - Kenny Kopecky

2011-2012 WORCS #273

WSMC #1 2006

WSMC #27 1993 to 2010




WSMC #6 in 2002 - pictured at California Speedway on YZF-R6


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Occupation:

Current:

Property Management San Diego / cleaning the pool in Rancho Penasquitos / assisting elderly mom

1992 to 2003:

Motorcycle Racing: Operations Manager / Administration, Willow Springs Motorcycle Club
(Motorcycle road-race coordinator for Willow Springs International Raceway, Rosamond, CA)

Prior to 1992:

Kopecky Corp. Charter Buses, San Diego, CA
Operations Manager

Birthplace / Hometown: San Diego, CA

Currently racing part-time at:

WORCS #273 "C" 50+ / REM

Sponsors:

Ducati Moto Forza | Suomy USA | Z Custom Leathers | Dunlop Tires | www.trackdaz.com / Factory Effex / O'Neal USA / FMF

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FINAL 2006 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:
(attending 5 of 12 events)

BOTT Heavyweight: 3rd (5 starts in 12 races - 5 wins)
Formula Twins: 3rd (5 starts in 12 races - 4 wins)
WSMC 2006 season race wins also in 750 Superbike, BOTT Middleweight,
F-40 Heavyweight and F-40 Lightweight

Final 2006 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 22


FINAL 2005 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:
(attending 12 of 12 events)

BOTT Middleweight: 1st (12 starts in 12 races - 12 wins)
BOTT Heavyweight: 1st (12 starts in 12 races - 12 wins)
Formula Twins: 1st (12 starts in 12 races - 12 wins)
750 Superbike: 2nd
650 Superbike: 5th
Formula Two: 5th

Final 2005 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 1

999R Info / 749R Info


FINAL 2004 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:
(attending 5 of 12 events)

BOTT Middleweight: 5th
BOTT Heavyweight: 4th
Formula Twins: 5th

Final 2004 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 40


FINAL 2003 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:

Solo GTU: 5th
F-40 Light: 2nd

Final 2003 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 38


FINAL 2002 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:

Solo GTU: 2nd
600 Modified Prod: 3rd
650 Superbike: 3rd
F-40 Light: 1st
Open Super Stock: 3rd
Open Modified Prod: 3rd

Final 2002 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 7


FINAL 2001 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:

Solo GTU: 1st of 18 racers (5 starts - 5 race series, 2 wins, 2 2nd places, 1 3rd place)
600 Modified Prod: 2nd of 86 racers (11 starts in 12 races)
650 Superbike: 2nd of 66 racers (11 starts in 12 races)
Formula 2: 4th of 71 racers (11 starts in 12 races)
F-40 Light: 1st of 21 racers (11 starts in 12 races)

FINAL 2001 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 6
(339 racers scored points in the 2001 overall series)


FINAL 2000 WSMC ROADRACE RANKINGS:

Solo GTU: 2nd of 25 racers (5 starts - 5 race series)
600 Superstock: 10th of 70 racers (8 starts in 11 race series)
600 Modified Prod: 7th of 76 racers (7 starts in 11 race series)
650 Superbike: 25th of 63 racers (3 starts in 11 race series)
Formula 2: 13th of 61 racers (3 starts in 11 race series)
F-40 Light: 3rd of 18 racers (8 starts in 11 race series)

FINAL 2000 WSMC OVERALL RANKING: # 23
(320 racers scored points in the 2000 overall series)


FINAL CRC MOTO-CROSS RANKING:

2002 Senior Class Points Overall: 14th

2001 Senior Class Points Overall: 2nd

2001 250cc Class Points Overall: 9th

2000 Senior Class Points Overall: 9th

1999 Senior Class Points Overall: 5th


1985 to 1989 Formula 1 season record at Willow Springs Raceway

1985 Formula One #2 | 1986 Formula One #1 | 1987 Formula One #1
1988 Formula One #2 | 1989 Formula One #3

"Top 25" Overall Track Championship honors at Willow Springs:

1983 Overall #9
1984 Overall #11
1985 Overall #7
1986 Overall #3
1987 Overall #2
1988 Overall #11
1989 Overall #16
1990 Overall #25
1991 Overall #5
1992 Overall #19
2000 Overall #23
2001 Overall #6
2002 Overall #7
2005 Overall #1
2006 Overall #22


Current motorcycles:

2009 Husqvarna TC-510 | 2005 Ducati 999R | 2005 Suzuki RM-250 | 2000 KTM 520SX
1978 Maico 400 | 2004 Honda CRF-150

2012 Racing Goals:

Top 3 finishes in WORCS 50+ C and REM Senior Novice moto-cross

Hobbies:

Aviation, HPDE car driving, training (mt. biking and road bicycling - I love 'em both), weights, rollerblading. Alpine skiing. Studying/reading (if you can call that a hobby).

Competition Experience:

Snow-skiing (Slalom, Giant Slalom), Moto-Cross (former CMC Intermediate, CRC Sr Intermediate in 2002/03), Motorcycle Road-Racing (former AMA Pro Superbike license holder, current WSMC Expert #1 and WERA West #27 Expert), S.C.C.A. Solo II auto-cross, Triathlons, NORBA Mt. Bike racing DH and XC, USCF Cat 5 license holder, Time Attack (auto time trials)

First Organized Race:

1970 slalom (snow skiing) at Mammoth Mountain, CA | Result: 1st place in the little kids class...


Racing Highlights:

27-Time California Road-Race Class Champion, over 145 Expert class roadrace wins, 1999 California Racing Club (CRC) # 5 Overall Seniors Class; 1997 WSMC 500cc Singles #3, 1996 NORBA Nationals Big Bear Vet Beg Downhill 3rd, 1996 NORBA National Finals Mammoth Mt. Kamikaze Vet Beg 9th, 1994 NORBA National Finals Vet Beg Downhill 6th, NORBA Snow Summit Series Amateur Cup Vet Beg Men Downhill 2nd place, 1992 S.C.C.A Solo II F-Stock win (auto-cross), 1988 AMA National Endurance Champion Co-Rider (Team Hypercycle), 1988 ARRA Sportsman of the Year award, 1991 Willow Springs Track Championship #5, 1987 Overall Willow Springs Track Championship #2, 1986 Willow Springs Track Championship #3, 1990 C.M.C. Golden State #3 Vet Junior moto-cross series (two career Golden State wins 1987 and 1990), 1988 and 1991 Daytona 200 A.M.A. 750cc Superbike National qualifier (finished 40th and 29th out of 80 starters, respectively), 1987 American Cancer Society 3rd place Team Triathlon (bicycle rider), finishing Chucks Triathlon San Diego 1986, 1981 C.M.C. 250cc Intermediate #2 South Bay Speedway Spring MX Series, 1977 San Diego Council/FWSA #1 Junior Expert Slalom (ski racing)

Kenny has finished top 3 in the following motorcycle roadracing classes at Willow Springs (bold indicates race wins in class):
500 Singles, 600 Singles, Formula Singles, BOTT Lightweight, BOTT Middleweight, BOTT Heavyweight, Formula Twins, 500 SuperStock, 600 SuperStock, 600 Modified Production, 650 Superbike, 750 SuperStock, 750 Modified Production, 750 Superbike, Open SuperStock, Open Modified Production, Open Superbike, Solo GTU, Solo GTO, Formula 40 Lightweight, Formula 40 Heavyweight, Formula Two, Formula One

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Kenny Kopecky
Kenny in the mid-eighties
when he rode GSX-R Suzukis!
2007 WSMC Streets of Willow Open SuperMoto Class Champion

2007 WSMC Streets of Willow BOTT Lightweight Class Champion

2007 WSMC Streets of Willow Formula Singles Class Champion

2007 WSMC Streets of Willow 500 Super Stock Class Champion

2007 WSMC Streets of Willow 500 Singles Class Champion

2007 WSMC Streets of Willow Overall #3

2005 WSMC Willow Springs Raceway Overall Track Champion #1

2005 WSMC BOTT Middleweight Class Champion

2005 WSMC BOTT Heavyweight Class Champion

2005 WSMC Formula Twins Class Champion

2003 WSMC Willow Springs Formula 40 Lightweight #2

2002 WSMC Willow Springs Formula 40 Lightweight Class Champion

2002 WSMC Willow Springs Solo GTU #2

2001 WSMC Willow Springs Solo GTU Class Champion

2001 WSMC Willow Springs Formula 40 Lightweight Class Champion

2000 WSMC Willow Springs Solo GTU #2

1996 Suzuki National Cup Series - Western Region #2

1995 WSMC Willow Springs Solo GTO Class Champion

1993 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike Class Champion

1992 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike Class Champion

1991 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike Class Champion

1991 Willow Springs Open Super Stock Class Champion

1990 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike #2
1989 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike #2
1988 Willow Springs 750cc Superbike #2

1987 ARRA Willow Springs Formula 1 Class Champion
1987 ARRA Willow Springs Open Super Street Class Champion
1986 ARRA Willow Springs Formula 1 Class Champion
1986 ARRA Willow Springs Open Super Street Class Champion
1986 ARRA Willow Springs Open Modified Production Class Champion
1985 ARRA Willow Springs Open Modified Production Class Champion

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