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Jeff Ward (born June 22, 1961 in Glasgow, Scotland of Scottish parents) is the first motocross rider in history to win every major AMA motocross national championship. Nicknamed 'The Flying Freckle', throughout his motocross career Ward stayed loyal to the Kawasaki brand and retired from motocross with seven national titles, 56 national race wins and having represented the USA 7 times on Motocross Des Nations winning teams. Following his motocross career, Ward moved to racing cars in the Indy Racing League. Ward finished 6th in series points in 1998, and won the 2002 race at Texas Motor Speedway. He established a solid reputation at the prestigious Indianapolis 500: he was 1997 Rookie of the Year with a third place finish and garnered four top five finishes in just seven starts. Ward was also in the 1971 documentary movie On Any Sunday starring Steve McQueen. He has 4 kids: Brandon(18), Ayrton(13), Alain(13), and Siena(11). He is now racing short course off road trucks in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series for the Speed Technologies team. Check his website at WardsWinningWays.comand

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