The Suburban Motors 2022 Hooligan & Road Racing Team
(left to right): Aaron Houpt #75, (not photographed Ryan Weber #04) Chris Hansen#33, Jacob Jesko #29, Megan Funk #25F Joe Houpt (Crew Chief), Jeremy DeRuyter 34, Benny Carlson #45 / #9, Rick "Tater" Taterczynski Race Tech
Team Videographer Racer #75: The SwissArmyMan. Aaron keeps plenty busy taking on major roles for every aspect of the team. Racing for 2 years and has been able to ride a variety of bikes. In his spare time, he has started his photography and videography business called Shaky Hands Films/Productions. He has also traveled with the road racing AMA Road Racing XR1200 Vance & Hines H-D Racing Series, 2012-2015. Aaron enjoys taking photos and making videos to try to get more people onto the racing scene as well as wrenching on the bikes when he is able to.
Racer #9 & #45: Benny started riding for Suburban in 2012. He was part of Suburban’s XR 1200 Team competing in the Vance & Hines Harley Davidson Racing series. He started his long career racing for multiple championships in the AMA Supermoto Unlimited class. He moved to racing for the Suburban motors Xr1200 team finishing and finished the top 5 every year. After moving over to the Harley hooligan class for the last 3 years and placed in top finishing at flat out Friday, X Games and other large event races for the class. He is now running the BRL on the #9 slyglide backed by Slyfox performance and Custom Dynamics
Racer #33: Chris has a long and varied history with racing spanning 17 years. While still in High School, Chris raced in the AMA Supermoto circuit on different tracks all over the globe. When not racing on a dirt track he tries to stay on two wheels as much as possible whether it’s ice, enduro, or street riding. Outside of motorsports he enjoys skiing, golf, grilling out, and indulging in an adult beverage (responsibly of course).
Career Highlights: Participated in the Honda Red Riders Challenge; Qualified in the 2018 Harley Hooligan Race X Games
Racer #29: Jacob is super pumped to be a part of Team Suburban! Jacob will be running in the GNHC and will be going for a new kind of experience with road racing in the BRL! He has been riding for most of his life dabbling in street riding, motocross, flat track, stunt riding, and now road racing!
Racer #25: Megan is thrilled to be back on the bike, running the Mama Tried flat-out Friday show, Ice racing, and some GNHC rounds on her Suburban Motors H-D Sportster!
Racer #34: Jeremy has been racing for a long time and has a wide range of experience on many different kinds of bikes. The founder of the Grand National Hooligan Championship, he is always running towards the top of the pack. Yet when he's not on the bike he's either working on building new parts for his business or spotting for various race car crews!
Racer #04: Racing from a young age, Ryan has a rich history on the track. In addition to Flat Track, he has also dabbled in Motocross, but he’s looking forward to familiarizing himself with the Hooligan class. “I love the feeling of racing the big twin and all the customization that is done to turn these from the street into race bikes.” In his free time, Ryan likes to keep it simple: working out, riding his bicycle, and crafting things with his hands.