Concord, NC (May 3, 2011) - The braaap Factory Team is gearing up for stellar debut at The World’s Biggest Mini Bike Race, the GEICO MiniMotoSX World Finals presented by Monster Energy and braaap. A new entry in the U.S. mini bike industry, braaap is kicking off its launch in the U.S. by sponsoring the premiere event being held this Friday, May 6th at the South Point Arena, in Las Vegas. Team leader Michael Blose, the 12-inch class champion two years running, has chosen to put the #1 plate on a namesake braaap superlite bike, the Michael Blose Pro Factory Daytona. An award winning, business success story in the Australian mini bike industry, braaap is now being sold in the U.S. online at braaapusa.com. braaap bikes combine an innovative and rigorous design, development and testing process with a top quality bike build-out by U.S. mechanics using the best components made by credible brands from around the world. “I’ve been out testing my Vegas bike and am really pumped about the feel,” said Blose. “The ergonomics are killer, the best I’ve ever seen,” he added. With a range of seven bikes, tons of performance upgrade options, and an awesome selection of accessories, braaap offers riders something fun, fast and affordable for every level of racing. Competing for Marcos Ambrose Motorsport, Blose is set to lead the braaap Factory Team, whose riders will also include braaap founder Brad Smith as well as X-Games Silver medalist Jarryd McNeil. “It’s my first time at MiniMotoSX and its going to be really exciting. This braaap Factory Team is an awesome combo,” said McNeil. “I’m psyched for this bike - it has more horsepower than I even need and it feels better and better every time I ride it,” added the Aussie. braaap and its Factory Team will be showcasing their bikes outside the venue and in the pits the day of the event. For more information and updates from braaap, please visit www.braaapusa.com, or look for braaap USA on Facebook and Twitter.