Racing motorcycles is not for the faint of heart, not only does it require the highest levels of skill and competitive drive, but also a fearless nature that not many people possess. Emil Botvinnik is a professional motorcycle racer, and his background in a hyper competitive Wall St. environment serves him well in a sport that gets the blood pumping, and forces people to make split second decisions- with major circumstances on the line.
Emil has a knack for anything to get his adrenaline going, his love of fast cars and sports was the driving force for him to get into professional motorcycle racing. He has participated in many events, most notably, the famous AMA Supersport Championship. He has a wide collection of motorcycles, his favorite being the Ducati 1199 Panigale R. He has raced with some of the best professionals in the sport, competing against the likes of Giacomo Agostini, Mike Hailwood, Nicky Hayden, Kenny Roberts, Doug Chandler, and many more. Emil was able to hold his own against such world-class talent, finishing ahead of such superstars in several races.
Emil has competed in some of the most famous races around the world, from the Motorcross World Championship, Isle of Man TT, Superbike World Championship, Daytona 200, Milan-San Remo, among many others. He has raced along some of the most renowned riders like Nicky Hayden, Kenny Roberts, and Doug Chandler.
Emil is not the typical professional racer; he was a titan on Wall St. prior to his professional racing career, it served him well as it prepared him to engulf himself in another like venture that requires no fear, the ability to make quick decisions, and to stay focused in a seemingly chaotic environment.
“Racing clears my mind, it gets my adrenaline going like nothing else, the thrill of victory is unparalleled and leaves me with a great feeling for days.”
Emil is very meticulous in his preparation, getting his body and mind right before every competition. He knows that one wrong turn at high speeds can cause severe repercussions, not only to his positioning in the race, but his body as well.
“Even though I haven’t had many accidents during a race or practice, I am fully aware of the damage that can be done. I am always extremely focused, nothing else exists when I am on the track”
Emil’s unrelenting passion and unwavering commitment to the sport has led him to win many races, and even if he doesn’t win, he still has a great time competing. He began racing as a hobby, and he eventually realized that he had what it takes to compete on a professional level. Next time you are watching your favorite motorcycle racing event, Emil Botvinnik is definitely a name to keep an eye on.
“The only thing to fear, is fear itself”