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Cody Johncox Professional Debut - 2010


March 19, 2014
Georgia and Daytona 2014

Savanah Georgia

My fisrt stop to Daytona was a half mile in Savanah to do some testing on the Dick Ford/Skip Eaken XR750. Tha All Star Race got rained out Friday and the ran it Saturday night after the Amatuer Races.  I ran both my Yamaha 450 and the Harley, it was my first race as a GNC Expert.  There wasn't a lot of time to make many changes since they were on a curfew, so i concentrated on getting the Harley dialed in.  It ran good and had a lot of power just had to fine tune the suspension and the rear brakes.  I finished 5th in my heat for my 450 and the Harley.  In  the final I finished 8th on the 450 and 9th on the Harley.

Velousia, FL.

I decided to do a little more testing at Velousia Half Mile on the Harley.  I got the suspension dialed in a little more and ran practice.  Everything seemed to be working good except I noticed gas dripping from the tank.  There was a hole so I decided not to continue. 

Daytona, FL

Day 1:  I struggled all day trying to get my Yamaha 450 dialed in on this Short Track.  I wasn't very satisfied with my results where I qulaified 33rd.  My dad I made adjustments all day and seemed to improve as the day went on, but i still wasn't happy with my results.  I finihed 10th in the heat and 8th in the semi.

Day 2:  I felt better going into the day,  My times were improving but my results weren't.  I still only qualified 35th.  After talking with Mike Hacker and Les Washbon, i realized that i just needed to relas and settle down.  Not to overthink and to go out and have some fun.  After doing that everything started to work.  i finished 9th in my heat and was moving forward.  it all came together in my semi where i held off Henry Wiles for several laps and passed Jared Mees.  i finished 6th and was still going forward.  I didn't make the main, but I  felt a lot better.

My next big race is on the Harley in May.  I will continue testing and riding.

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2014 Racing Schedule

March 13
Daytona Flat Track I
Daytona Beach, FL

March 14
Daytona Flat Track II
Daytona Beach, FL

May 25
Springfield Mile
Springfield, IL

June 15
Knoxville Half Mile
Knoxville, IA

June 28
Lima Half Mile
Lima, OH

July 5
Hagerstown Half Mile
Hagerstown, MD

July 19
Gray's Harbor Raceway
Elma, WA

July 26
Sacramento Mile
Sacramento, CA

August 2
Castlerock TT
Castlerock, WA

August 5
Sturgis Half Mile
Rapid City, SD

August 8
Indy Mile
Indianapolis, IN

August 17
Peoria TT
Peoria, IL

August 23
Colonial Downs Mile
Santa Rosa, CA

August 31
Springfield Mile II
Springfield, IL

September 28
Santa Rosa Mile
Santa Rosa, CA

October 11
Pomona Half Mile
Pomona, CA

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