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Rider Profile: Merle Eschman
 
Merle Eschman
Merle Eschman
Nickname:  Junior or Sandbagger
BBS name:  merle4  [PM]  [Email]
Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA
Profession:  Body shop manager, painter
Years racing:  24
Status:  Expert
Race number:  11
Race bike:  1998 Honda RS125  (Metalic Blue)
Sponsors:  Me, myself and I, Dunlop, E&H Auto Body, Wheel Life Racing
Gear used:
Leathers:  Dainese
Helmet:  Teknic
Gloves:  Shoei
Boots:  Joe Rocket
Back protector:  Alpinestars
Favorite pro rider:  Kevin Schwantz
Favorite track:  VIR
Favorite saying:  Iíll sleep when Iím dead

Career highlights:  2001 EARA 50GP Endurance Champion, 2002 EARA 80cc Open Endurance Champion, 2003 OYL/ TEAMS Superbike sprint and endurance champion.

Race goals:  Have fun, learn the tracks, get faster


2008 season stats

Race results
Track
125GP
250GP
MD250H
 
Summit Point
13th
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--
 


Point standings
 
125GP
250GP
MD250H
 
East coast
43rd
--
--
 
National
67th
--
--
 


2007 season stats

Race results
Track
125GP
250GP
 
Mid Ohio Sportscar Course
12th
--
 
Road Atlanta
18th
--
 
Barber Motorsports Park
12th
--
 
Road America
9th
--
 
Summit Point
9th
--
 
Heartland Park
21st
--
 


Point standings
 
125GP
250GP
 
East coast
6th
--
 
National
15th
--
 


2006 season stats

Race results
Track
125GP
250GP
 
Mid Ohio Sportscar Course
DNF
--
 
Barber Motorsports Park
9th
--
 
BeaveRun (north)
9th
--
 
Virginia Intíl Raceway (VIR)
11th
--
 
Shannonville Motorsports Park
4th
--
 
Summit Point
10th
--
 


Point standings
 
125GP
250GP
 
North East
6th
--
 
South East
10th
--
 
National
14th
--
 
 


2005 season stats

Race results
Track
125GP
250GP
 
VIR
10th
--
 
Mid-Ohio
15th
--
 
Autobahn (south)
12th
--
 
Point standings
 
125GP
250GP
 
East coast
14th
--
 
West coast
--
--
 
National
28th
--
 

 


2004 season stats

Race results
Track
125GP
250GP
 
Summit Point
--
13th
 
VIR
18th
16th
 
VIR
17th
--
 
Point standings
 
125GP
250GP
 
East coast
46th
28th
 
West coast
--
--
 
National
56th
48th