Jodie York started in the predominantly male sport of motorcycle roadracing in 1998 with the Willow Springs Motorcycle Club (WSMC), “The Fastest Road in the West.” In April of 2000, she crossed-over from racing a Yamaha 600, where she regularly finished in the Top 10, to a Yamaha 400 where she began competing in the 500 Modified Production and 500 Superstock classes and became the first woman to win multiple production-based races in the history of WSMC. Jodie then went on to win the Solo GTL Endurance Championship, the 500 Superstock Championship, and the 500 Modified Production Championship in 2000 becoming the first woman to win a production-based championship and ultimately earning the WSMC Triple-Crown. She is the highest-ranking woman in the history of the Willow Springs Motorcycle Club at #11 in the 2000 WSMC Overall Track Championship.
RPM Cycles in Ventura, CA, has been her primary support since her racing career began. She has also received support from Jack Ward Photography, G.M.D. CompuTrack Network Los Angeles, and Moturis Inc. RV Rentals & Sales.
has been featured in the Los Angeles Times Newspaper and the Los Angeles Times
Magazine, as a guest tester in Cycle World Magazine, in the Women's Sports
Foundation’s 15th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day Poster, in
the Women in Sports 2000 Calendar, on the cover of Friction Zone Magazine, and
has been recognized on the radio and on numerous websites around the world.
She was nominated for the 2003 Action Girl of the Year Award; the first
award of its kind created to recognize top female athletes in the surf,
snow, skate & action sports industry, and appears in the Action
Girl 2003-2004 Calendar. She also
appeared in WallStreet.com’s Ultimate Sports 2004 Calendar, with all proceeds
going to charity. Jodie
is featured in the Women’s Sports Foundation’s photographic
book, SuperWomen: Portraits of Outstanding Female Athletes, in celebration of
its 30th Anniversary in 2004.