Break out media & action sport personality Jason Ellis has an incredible lust for life that drives his passions and motivates accomplishments. If you have ever heard The Jason Ellis Show on SIRIUS/XM Channel; Faction, you might recognize Ellis babbling on in his hilarious and twisted ways. He often talks about a long list of wants and wishes. Sounds normal right? Who does not do that? Well, the difference is Jason Ellis has the extraordinary capability to determine and work out his own destiny no matter how extravagant, complicated, or far fetched.
One item on the list can now be scratched off. The former pro skater has always dreamed of becoming a professional racer after admiring his father’s dare devil driving abilities on the streets of Melbourne Australia. Premiere Motorsports Group and Dethrone Royalty have stepped into Jason’s corner and signed Ellis to drive a full season in the 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Jason will pilot the #89 Dethrone Royalty SuperLite during the 15 Rounds of competition beginning on March 19th at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, AZ.
Founded in 2009, Dethrone established itself with a young team of MMA fighters who quickly stormed through the ranks, including current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and current UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Dethrone Royalty’s tag line reads “Kings Aren’t Born In Castles”, which rings true for Ellis. Jason himself will testify that through life you will only achieve what you earn. “You got to harden up and put in the work.” he often states on his radio show. “This is why Ellis is perfect for Dethrone,” stated Nick Swinmurn, Owner of Dethrone Royalty. “We’ve been looking for the right opportunity to break into motorsports and when Jason expressed an interest in racing trucks we jumped at the opportunity. We’re stoked to team up with Premiere Motorsports Group and make the Dethrone truck a competitive force in the SuperLite Series. We see a bright future for Dethrone and Jason within the truck racing world. We’re excited to have Jason Ellis represent as Dethrone makes it’s racing debut this season.”
Ellis has procured his professional fighting license and won his professional mixed martial arts debut against a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist via guillotine submission.He is currently undefeated in combat sports with a 1-0 mixed martial arts record and a 1-0 boxing record.Ellis formerly trained in the Team Quest camp located in Murrieta, CA under the direction of Dan Henderson, and Jason “Mayhem” Miller. He also trains with Justin Fortune at Fortune Boxing Gym in Hollywood California. Jason even organizes his own Ellis Mania festival which includes an assortment of MMA type activities integrated with a whole lot of creative fun for the onlookers.
Since early 2009 Premiere Motorsports Group has been determined to arrange a full time ride for Ellis in the Lucas Off Road Series. Ryan Busnardo, Premiere Motorsports Group Team Leader declared “We are highly aware of Jason’s potential as a winner. Everything this guy sets his mind to accomplish, you can consider it done. He is distinguished at the top level and has passion bleeding out of his pores.”
Jason Ellis has quickly become a rising star on SIRIUS / XM Satellite Radio with his raging off the wall antics and hilarious perception on current events. The front man and lead guitarist of Six Pounds of Sound and “all around bad ass” is known for his inspiring advice he often extends to listeners, dedication to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, rigorous training regiments and advancing his family initiative; all of which can be viewed on his website http://www.ellismania.com/.
Come witness the thrills of short course off road racing as Premiere Motorsports Group and Dethrone Royalty enter into battle on March 19th. Also, for the first time ever Jason Ellis will be hosting his Sirius Satellite Radio show near the track on Friday the 18th. It will certainly be a thrilling weekend so make sure to tune in for all the action and coverage. Get your tickets here and tune in to SPEED for race coverage. Visit www.lucasoiloffroad.com for further information or to purchase your tickets online for the upcoming event!