Chuck Graves The King of Willow Springs
Chuck Graves Builds championship winning motorcycles and his company Graves Motorsports of Van Nuys, California is the go to place to make your bike fast. Chuck competed for many years at the highest national level and ran his race team at the AMA/DMG/MotoAmerica with champion riders such as, Aaron Gobert, Jamie Hacking, Damon Buckmaster, Jason DiSalvo, Josh Herrin, Tommy Aquino, Cameron Beaubier, Garrett Gerloff, JB Beach and Josh Hayes.
In this interview Chuck recalls his WSMC days and explains why his nickname is, The King of Willow. He breaks down what it means to run a race team at the National level and where he thinks the sport is going.
Chuck talks about some of the wild and crazy machinery that came out of his shop, like the GSX-R1100, GSX-R900 and the R1/7 that was banned form AMA competition.
He also breaks down a lap of Willow Springs for us so this is your chance to learn from the king himself!
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