SCORE Journal Issue 5 - 2016

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C olton Udall makes his living as a professional off- road motorcycle racer, yet has felt the pain of the corporate workplace just as sharply as if he had to wear a suit and tie to work every day. As a former member of the all-conquering Johnny Campbell Racing (JCR) Honda squad, and winning SCORE's prestigious Class 22 motorcycle championship in 2013, he thought his future was assured. It wasn't. Not long after winning the SCORE Baja 1000 that year, Campbell informed him and the rest of the team that due to budget reductions and the resulting business decisions, Honda would no longer back the team in SCORE competition. Instead, Honda shifted focus in a new, domestic direction as a GNCC Woods-racing team. Udall and his SCORE-centric JCR teammates were being laid off. Understandably, Udall went through the usual emotional phases of anger and resentment. "I had a plastic bag with the number 1X on it and it was like, now I had to go THE COMEBACK KID COLTON UDALL (RIGHT) IS ONE OF THE LEADING SCORE PRO MOTO UNLIMITED RIDERS WHO HAS THE SKILLS TO DOMINATE THIS DIVISION WITH CO- RIDER MARK SAMUELS. ONE ON ONE WITH SCORE UNLIMITED PRO MOTORCYCLE RACER COLTON UDALL BY MARK KARIYA PHOTOS BY GETSOMEPHOTO 048 SCORE JOURNAL

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