Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) Announced as Supercross Team Sponsor; MMI Mechanics Internship Program Created

Newbury Park, CA. Wonder Warthog Racing (WWR) is pleased to announce that the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) will be a major sponsor of the Synergy Racing Technologies/Wonder Warthog team for 2007. MMI, in conjunction with the team, will create a program to provide Intern mechanics in support of race team efforts.

MMI, long time supporter of Supercross and official technical institute of the AMA Supercross series, is continuing its mission of training and employing motorcycle mechanics. Through the MMI Internship program, MMI students and graduates will be placed in a real race team environment

Said Darrell Saldana, Race Team Director, “We are excited about joining up with a company as dedicated to the sport and as successful as MMI. We see this as a great opportunity utilize their talented students.

The team, known as MDK/Lucas Oil/Yamaha, will be visiting the Phoenix and Orlando MMI campuses during the season in order to familiarize MMI students the operations of a race team.

Applications for the program are being accepted for mechanics at:


About the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI):
MMI is a school within the Universal Technical Institute, Inc. family, a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

Through a campus-based school system, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute and NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI).

About Wonder Warthog Racing:
Wonder Warthog Racing (WWR) is a unique company formed to better the sport of motocross. WWR is comprised of two distinct entities: the not for profit Team Warthog Foundation, created to conceptualize, fund, and execute meaningful programs aimed directly at supporting the privateers; and Wonder Warthog Enterprises (WWE), which focuses on merchandise and entertainment products based on the Wonder Warthog comic book character. The WWR website is at

About Synergy Racing Technologies:
Synergy Racing Technologies is focused on providing their riders with the best platform to succeed while making optimal use of race team resources to maximize sponsorship value. Synergy Racing Technologies would like to acknowledge the continued support of its partners: MDK, Lucas Oil, Yamaha Motor Corp., O’Neal, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Dana K Business Parks, DeCal Works, Wonder Warthog Racing, DRD, P-LoK, Enzo,, Barnett, Vortex, Rollon Throttles, LockJaw, MB2 Raceway, Michelin, Tri-Star, Beckermoto, Pivot Works, Hot Cams, CP Pistons, Engine Ice, Proclean 1000, SIDI, RPM Science, Pro Wheel, Volition Clothing Co.,,, Smooth Industries,K&N Filters, EBC Brakes, ICW, RK Chains, Cycra, Park Tools, SDG, Mechanix Wear, EVS, Boyesen, Ryan Hughes, and Pat at United Martial Arts. Each of these great companies shares a common belief — supporting programs aimed at helping to progress the sport we love. Synergy Racing Technologies welcomes you to “Support those that support our sport.