HOMETOWN: Lake Elsinore, CA


Chris Ulrich has been racing in the AMA Pro Road Racing series since 1998. After honing his skills in the WERA & CMRRA series, Ulrich began his career competing in the AMA 250 GP class. In 1999 he finished third in the 250 GP class and earned himself a ride aboard the 750 Supersport team.

Raised in a road racing family, the son of RoadRacing World Magazine’s John Ulrich, Chris has been in or around the paddock his entire life. He also shares the honor of representing his magazine as an editor during press intros, and his track experience and knowledge on all types of machines has paid major dividends for him during his racing career.

2013 -
Finished 14th in AMA Pro SuperBike with a season-best finish of ninth in Race 2 at Daytona. Raced for M4 Broaster Chicken Racing Honda.

2012 - Finished 10th in the AMA Pro SuperBike point standings, posting six Top 10s including a late-season rally which included sixth-place results at Homestead and NOLA. Raced for M4 Suzuki.

2011 - Raced in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, earning two Top 10s including a best finish of ninth in Race 1 at Daytona. Serious injuries suffered at the second round included a broken b
ack, concussion and arterial bruising, effectively ending his season. Raced for TeamM4 Suzuki.

2010 - Finished out of the top-ten just once in National Guard SuperBike, with a highest finish of sixth in Race 1 at Daytona International Speedway. Placed eighth overall.

2009 - With the realignment of AMA Pro Racing's classes, Ulrich took on the AMA Pro American SuperBike field in 2009 and finished 12th in the point standings.

2008 - Shook off injuries, including a breaking a hand at mid-season, to put together a solid year in Superstock highlighted by a podium at Barber and fourth at Daytona. Finished sixth in the season championship. Was part of the winning team in the AMA Pro SunTrust Moto-GT 8 Hours At Daytona for the second consecutive year. Raced for Suzuki but also co-rode to a WERA National Endurance Championship with Versah Suzuki.

2007 - Raced in Superstock, earning seven top-10 finishes and a pole position at Road America. Part of the winning team in the AMA Pro SunTrust Moto-GT 8 Hours At Daytona. Raced with Suzuki.

2006 - Contested the Superstock series, earning two top-10 finishes. Co-rode to victory in the AMA Pro SunTrust Moto-GT 3 Hour at Homestead-Miami. Raced with Suzuki but also co-rode to the WERA National Endurance Championship with Vesrah Suzuki.

2005 - Ulrich raced in Superstock, earning five top-20 finishes. Raced with Suzuki.

2004 - Ulrich underwent several surgeries and raced only a few events in AMA Pro SuperSport with Suzuki. His best result was a 10th-place finish at Mid-Ohio on a magazine project bike he and his mechanic built themselves and ran under colors.

2003 - Contested 750 SuperSport, earning two top-10 finishes. Raced selected Formula Xtreme events with a best showing of 11th at Road Atlanta. Raced with Valvoline EMGO Suzuki. 2002 - Contested the 750 SuperSport series, earning four top-10 finishes and winning at Mid-Ohio. Finished 11th in the Laguna Seca round of Formula Xtreme. Raced with Valvoline EMGO Suzuki team.

2001 - Scored two podiums and won the Laguna Seca round of 750 SuperSport. Raced for Suzuki and co-rode to a WERA Championship with Vesrah Suzuki. Suffered a shoulder injury in post-season testing.

2000 - Finished fifth in points in 250 Grand Prix, including a third place finish at the Mid-Ohio round and five additional top-five finishes. Raced for World Sports Yamaha.

1999 - Took 250GP podium finishes at Road Atlanta and New Hampshire and placed third in the championship. Rode for Kids: Don't Smoke! Yamaha.

Early Career - Turned Pro in 1997 and ran his first major road races in 250 Grand Prix in 1998.