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Joe Kopp Joe Kopp

Racing Champion.

Born in Spokane, Washington, in 1969, Joe Kopp began his professional racing career in 1991. In 1996, he broke from his reputation as a midpack racer to fourth-ranked AMA dirt track rider in the nation. He won his first national race at Peoria in 1997 to remain among the top 10. In 1999, he won on the Dallas Mile and became national champion of the AMA's inaugural SuperTracker Series with five victories. The year 2000 proved a spectacular season when Kopp repeated his SuperTracker championship, won the AMA 600-cc Hot Shoe Series and earned the AMA Progressive Insurance Flat Track Championship (formerly entitled the AMA Grand National Championship).