Dave Coupe'


Age: 57

Rio Oso, California USA

Family: YES ...a good one!

What does your family think of your racing? They love it! I have been racing since I was 13 years old. That's all I/we know!

Professional Life: Been working in the motorcycle industry since 1993. Currently working at Parts Unlimted.

Favorite Race Bike Growing up: Toss up between 1978 RM125 and/or a 1983 CR250


What was your first race, and what kind of bike was it: My first race was at Marysville

"E" st. track in 1973. I raced a 1973 Yamaha LT-3 MX 100cc.

What do you like about racing in the U.S.: 

NO RAIN. And tracks are 8 min. from my home!

What would you like to see in the U.S.: White sandy beaches of Hawaii.

What American food or drink would you like to have while you are here? Ribeye's and Root beer.

Awards and accomplishments: I won a silver cup racing with Johnny O'Mara in 1980 at Indian Dunes in the 125cc Pro class.

Accomplishments: I got a real job in 1986.... oh what a wake up call!

Motorcycles are FUN! Let's keep it that way.

How many times at the Don Matthews? Been to every one of them! Don't plan on missing any!