RPS Manufacturing history in photos

Updated: May 5, 2016

M2.Shock on Rickey Gadson's ZX-14
M2.Shock on Rickey Gadson's ZX-14

Rickey Gadson's Potent ZX-14 Real Street bike set a world record in 2014 and continues to be a winner in IDBL and Man Cup National races.

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Brian and Hannah Guarino
Brian and Hannah Guarino

The only drawback of success...Brian Guarino and Hannah Guarino patiently wait to do the round of 8 after a LONG weekend of racing. Hundreds of bikes enter...and by Sunday there are only a handful of bikes left in the field as the finals take place.

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M2 Shocks Pro Street
M2 Shocks Pro Street

First ever Pro Street run on the M2.Shocks Type M2.S2. 1.17-60'/3.00-330'/6.94 1/4 mile

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The Three Amigos
The Three Amigos

The three amigos...Gary, Rickey Gadson, and RPS Manufacturing owner Marcus McBain enjoy a laugh after a great weekend in Valdosta, Ga. at the Man Cup National Opener in 2016

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2007 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2007 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey moves the RPSRaceTeam.com GSXR-600 out of T10 at Texas World Speedway during CMRA Sprint Championship Racing Action. Photo: Barry Nichols/Foto41.com Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2012 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2012 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

After breaking his leg in the off-season during the "Hallett Gold Rush" off road event, Kelsey put the pain and discomfort to the side to brilliantly begin defending his #1 plate. Photo: Brandon Bones Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2011 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2011 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey battles at Barber Motorsports Park during AMA Pro National Guard Superbike racing action. Kelsey would finish a very respectable 13th in his first weekend of Superbike racing. Photo: Courtesy Brandon Bones Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2004 RPSRaceTeam.com
2004 RPSRaceTeam.com

GP Tech's Geoff Maloney, RPS's Marcus McBain, and Ty Howard formed a "quasi team" in 2004 and the team worked with great success in 2004 and 2005. Here Howard prepares for the best Supersport finish of his career at Mid-Ohio in 2004. Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2011 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2011 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danielle Teal poses with Danny Kelsey during the 2011 AMA Pro National Guard Superbike race at Barber Motorsports Park. Photo: Brandon Bones Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2006 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2006 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey and Marcus McBain discuss start breaking down Danny's finish immediately after his race during the 2006 AMA Sports Grand National Championships (Horizon Award). Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2013 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2013 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey leads Ryan Kerr, Chris Ulrich, and Huntley National during the AMA Pro National Guard Superbike Race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Photo: Brian J. Nelson Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2013 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2013 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey battles with Yoshimura's Chris Clark at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during the AMA Pro National Guard Superbike Race. Photo: Brian J. Nelson Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2004 Danny Kelsey
2004 Danny Kelsey

Danny Kelsey works his Honda CRF through the whoops during the Clear Channel Arena Cross Series event in San Antonio. Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2007 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com
2007 Danny Kelsey RPSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey leads Dane Westby, Derek Wagnon, and the field during CMRA Championship series racing at Hallett, Oklahoma. Photo: Melissa Fleeman

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2007 RPSRaceTeam.com
2007 RPSRaceTeam.com

Ken Kelsey and Crew Chief Marcus McBain ready Danny Kelsey's GSXR-600 during CMRA Sprint Championship racing action at Oak Hill Raceway. Photo; Melissa Fleeman

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2000 Marcus McBain RPSRaceTeam.com
2000 Marcus McBain RPSRaceTeam.com

Current RPRaceTeam.com crew chief Marcus McBain pilots the Team Green Kawasaki during the Texas World Speedway 6-Hour race. McBain and Ty Howard would ride 4 and half hours of the 6 hour race (which featured rain during the race) en route to victory. (Marcus) McBain, Ty Howard, Dalton Hamilton, and Don Hawkins teamed up to win the 2000 CMRA overall endurance championship. Fellow CMRA rider John Haner rode the last two rounds to fill out the team. Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2007 RPSRaceTeam.om
2007 RPSRaceTeam.om

The RPSRaceTeam.com pit at Texas World Speedway. The team was a real "family affair" and a lot of fun as Lance Doucet, Dustin Doucet, Mechanic Brian Lee, and Diedre Doucet all having fun bewteen the races. Photo: Melissa Fleeman

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2002 Marcus McBain RPSRaceTeam.com
2002 Marcus McBain RPSRaceTeam.com

Shane Stoyko (780), Marcus McBain (195), and Ty Stranger-Thoreson battle for the Formula One win during WERA Sprint races at Texas World Speedway. Copyright RPSRaceTeam.com 2013

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2007 Danny Kelsey RSRaceTeam.com
2007 Danny Kelsey RSRaceTeam.com

Danny Kelsey leads the field during CMRA Sprint Championship Action 600 Superbike race at Oak Hill Raceway. The event marked Kelsey's first expert class win. Here he is being followed by Craig Montgomery, Larry Myers, Brandon Spradling, and Tyler McDonald. Photo: Melissa Fleeman

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2006 RPSRaceTeam.com
2006 RPSRaceTeam.com

Debbie Kelsey (Danny's Mom) and Kayla Skinner (now Kelsey) shiver and try to stay warm at Texas World Speedway. Rider's need their family support at the track...even at the highest level of racing! Photo: Melissa Fleeman

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