Christian Brothers Racing Signs Dave Joanis

Fertile, Minn. (October 14, 2013) - Top up-and-coming snocross rider Dave Joanis has signed to ride with Christian Brothers Racing for the 2013-2014 season. Joanis, 21, tallied four Pro Lite wins (Duluth, Bessemer, Traverse City, Shakopee) on the ISOC National tour last season on his way to taking third in Pro Lite points. This season he will bump up to the Pro Open class where he will race alongside veteran teammate Logan Christian.

?I am really looking forward to being a part of Christian Brothers Racing,? said Joanis. ?They are the top team in snocross and I'm ready to work with them and become a contender in the Pro Open class.?

The signing also marks a brand switch for Joanis and it will be his first racing Arctic Cat snowmobiles.

Joanis, who hails from Cochrane, Ontario, has competed in snocross for over 12 years. He has multiple CSRA National points championships and Pro Open wins to his credit and is one of the top Canadian riders in the world. Some of Joanis? achievements include:

2013 Third place, ISOC Pro Lite
2013 First Place, ISOC Pro Lite #2, Canterbury Park?s Traxxas Snocross
2013 First Place, ISOC Pro Lite #2 Turtle Creek?s U.S. 27 Motorsports Snocross
2012 First place, ISOC Pro Lite #1, Duluth National
2012 First place, ISOC Pro Lite #1, Black Jack Snocross
2012 Second Place, CSRA Pro Open
2011 Second place, CSRA Pro Open
2009 Second place, CSRA Pro Open and Pro Stock
2008 CSRA Semi-Pro Champion
2007 CSRA Sport Champion
2006 CSRA National Junior Champion

"Dave is going to be a great addition to the team," said Christian Brothers Racing team co-owner Dwight Christian. " We are very impressed with his attitude and work ethic and are looking forward to seeing what he can do in the Pro Open class this season."