Lee Parks has been racing for nearly 16 years, winning the G.M.D. in 2001. In the Lightweight class, the Computrack National Endurance Series Championship was won. In 1994, he also finished second in the AMA 125GP national championship, which was held in its exhibition year. He was the editor and chief test rider of Motorcycle Consumer News for five years, where he road tested every new street motorbike on the market in the United States. and rose to become one of the world's finest performance-testing journalists. He lives in Victorville, California.