Weston Peick Announces Retirement from Professional Racing
Weston Peick announced his retirement from professional racing. The serious injuries that he sustained while racing at the Paris Supercross at the end of 2018 proved to be insurmountable, with his right eye still not back to 100% nearly two years later.
Peick had a very untraditional professional racing career. After coming up through the ranks as an amateur, that culminated with a class win at Loretta Lynn’s amateur motocross championship in 2008, he did not get any offers from any of the top 250 factory or support teams. He put in several years as a privateer, often beating factory supported riders. He finally got a ride with the RCH Suzuki team midway through the 2014 season and then moved onto the JGR team for 2015. He rode for JGR (first on Yamaha’s and then Suzuki’s) from 2015 through 2018. After taking all of 2019 and half of 2020 to try to recover from the Paris Supercross injuries, he has now decided to retire from professional racing.
Peick released the video below via his longtime sponsor Fly Racing to recap his racing career and talk about what is next.
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