On the way to Dakar

4th IN RALLY WORLD CUP 2018

Bio

JAN WAS BORN ON JUNE 23, 1983 IN HUSTOPEČE NEAR BRNO. AS EARLY AS 4 YEARS OLD HE GOT A BMX BIKE AND WITHIN THREE YEARS WON HIS FIRST MASTERS TITLE. THAT SAME YEAR HE GOT HIS FIRST MOTOCROSS BIKE AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF HIS FATHER, HE BEGAN TO DEVOTE HIMSELF TO THE SPORT. JAN HAS BEEN UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF EXPERIENCED AND SEASONED MOTOCROSSERS SUCH AS MIREK KUČÍREKOR AND THEN STILL RACING PETR KUCHAŘ. AT THE AGE OF TWELVE, HE FIRST FLEW TO CALIFORNIA WITH HIS FATHER WHERE HE EARNED VALUABLE ADVICE AND EXPERIENCE FROM CASEY JOHNSON AND MOTOCROSS LEGEND JEREMY MCGRATH. SINCE THEN HE HAS BEEN RETURNING TO THE US REGULARLY TO CONTINUE GAININGKNOWLEDGE OF THIS EVOLVING SPORT.

HONZA HAS WON SEVERAL HOME TITLES IN HIS CAREER INCLUDING HIS WIN AT RONDO IN BRNO. ALONG WITH HIS HOME TITLES HE ALSO COMPETED IN SEVERAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR FOREIGN TEAMS. HE RACED ON THE ITALIAN TEAM OF SRS HONDA FOR MULTIPLE YEARS. FOLLOWING THAT HE WAS APART OF THE DUTCH TEAM BOERSFOON SUZUKI. TOGETHER WITH MICHAL KADLEČEK AND JIRKA ČEPELÁK, HE PLACED FOURTEENTH IN THE MOTOCROSS OF THE NATIONS IN 2007. JAN HAS A PASSION FOR THIS SPORT AND IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW WAYS TO CHALLENGE HIMSELF.

Racing

Big Shock Racing Team

BIG SHOCK RACING IS A PROFESSIONAL RACING TEAM WHICH HAS BEEN PARTICIPATING FOR 15 YEAR IN THE MOST CHALLENGING RACE IN THE WORLD – RALLY DAKAR AND OTHER MARATHON CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITIONS. THE KEY RACER IN THE FIELD OF TRUCK IS MARTIN MACIK JR., WHO PLACED 10TH THIS YEAR.

BIG SHOCK RACING STARTED IN 2016 AS A PARTNERSHIP OF VERY EXPERIENCED KM RACING AND BIG SHOCK, A BRAND OF HIGH QUALITY CZECH ENERGY DRINKS. TEAM BOSS IS MARTIN MACIK SENIOR WHO FOUNDED THE TEAM BACK IN 2008, HOWEVER HE HAS BEEN PARTICIPATING IN DAKAR AS A PILOT SINCE 2003. WWW.BIGSHOCKRACING.CZ

Gallery

ACHIEVEMENTS

1996

USA GFI SERIES 80 CC 1ST PLACE.
MULTI-CHAMPION OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC 80CC MOTOCROSS.

1999

3RD PLACE RONDO SUPERCROSS.
2ND PLACE SUPERCROSS CZECH CHAMPIONSHIP.

2000

1ST PLACE CHAMPIONSHIP CZ SUPERCROSS 125 CCM.
1ST PLACE CZECH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP 125 CCM.

2001

1ST PLACE CZECH MOTOCROSS 125 CCM CHAMPIONSHIP.

2002

1ST PLACE CHAMPIONSHIP CZ SUPERCROSS 125 CCM.
16TH PLACE OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RUSSIA.
3RD PLACE ITALIAN SUPERCROSS BERGAMO.

2003

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE SRS HONDA TEAM.
2ND PLACE 125CC CHAMPIONSHIP.

2004

1ST PLACE CZECH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP 125 CCM.
1ST PLACE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC SUPERCROSS 125CCM.
2ND PLACE BRNO SUPERCROSS.

2005–2006

SHOULDER INJURY, WHICH REQUIRED LONG-TERM HEALING.

2007

14TH PLACE RED BULL MXON [ČEPELÁK, KADLEČEK, BRABEC].

2010

BASED ON BRABEC MX SCHOOL.

2013

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN THE SUPERCROSS MX2.

2017

MERZOUGA 2017 FINISHER.
12th Place World Cup Baja Aragon.
3RD PLACE WORLD CUP BAJA HUNGARY.

2018

DAKAR 2018 FINISHER. 39TH PLACE
9th place Rookies Dakar

Contact

JAN BRABEC
BOUDKY 259
VELKÉ NĚMČICE
JIHOMORAVKÝ KRAJ
CZECH REPUBLIC

brabec236@gmail.com
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PR MANAGER
NIKOLA KUŽÍLKOVÁ
NIKOLA.KUZILKOVA@GMAIL.COM
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