The third time was a charm for Josh in 2012, as he won his third consecutive AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Championship, and he did it in record-setting fashion. Josh rewrote AMA Pro Racing history in several categories. He set a new record for most SuperBike wins in a single season with 16, and he also set a new record for most consecutive SuperBike wins in a single season with 10. Plus, he tied the record for most SuperBike poles in a single season with 10.Josh led the most laps in 17 out of the 20 SuperBike races held in 2012, and he also had seven perfect weekends. In seven rounds during the 2012 season, Josh qualified his #1 Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha R1 SuperBike in the pole position, won both SuperBike races, and also led the most laps in both races.In 2011, Josh won his second consecutive AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Championship, as well as his second SuperBike title in a row for Yamaha. He captured seven poles, three wins, and nine podium finishes in defending his championship. He only finished off the podium twice over the course of the entire season, and he won the championship on the final lap of the final race.The 2010 season saw Josh fulfill his lifelong goal of becoming AMA Pro American SuperBike Champion. In the process, he also won Yamaha’s first SuperBike title in 19 years. Josh scored an impressive seven wins on the season, earning multiple bonus points for pole positions and laps led. Josh joined the Yamaha family for the first time in 2009, and he won seven races en route to 2nd place in the AMA Pro American SuperBike Championship. In 2008, he finished second in Formula Extreme and posed a serious challenge to Ben Bostrom in the SuperSport class. Josh won back-to-back Formula Extreme Championships in 2007 and 2006 and, during the 2005 and 2004 seasons, he competed in the SuperBike class.For the 2003 season, Josh won the AMA 750 SuperStock Championship. During the 2002 season, he seriously injured his hand in an early-season crash, and he unfortunately missed the remainder of the year. In 2001, he finished 5th in Formula Extreme and 600 SuperSport and, in 2000, he finished 3rd in Formula Extreme.Josh made his AMA Pro Racing debut in 1999 where he won the 750 SuperSport race at Daytona and finished 3rd in the Formula Extreme class for the season.Starting his road racing career at 19, Josh made a quick ascension up through the ranks where he won his first three WERA titles in 1994 and numerous others in the following four years.
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