Ben Spies aka “Elbowz” was born July 11th 1984 in Germantown, Tennessee. The 2006, 2007 & 2008 AMA Superbike Champion also won the 2009 World SBK Championship in his rookie year. Ben also raced in the premier MotoGP class for four years before retiring due to injuries sustained during the 2013 Indianapolis MotoGP.
After a successful 2010 MotoGP season which saw him win Rookie of the The Year and finish twice on the podium, Spies has moved to the Factory Yamaha Team to race alongside the current MotoGP Champion, Jorge Lorenzo in 2011.
Ben won his first and only MotoGP race at the 2011 Assen TT. He is pictured here during Sunday morning’s wet warm up session racing his Yamaha which included Yamaha’s iconic red & white European colors.
Ben has personally signed this photo which happens to be the special #1/11 in the worldwide edition.
Each piece is backed by an Autographed Collectables 100% Guarantee of Authenticity as well as a photo from the signing session.
Framed Size: 71.25 x 2.5 x 61.25cm / 28.5 x 1 x 24.5