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As a long-time member of the motorcycle roadracing community, Rising Sun Cycles is proud to give back to the sport by helping some great racers. Some are young and upcoming racers that have a bright future in the sport. And others are more seasoned veterans and great ambassadors of the sport, both on and off the track. We love to be associated with all of these quality racers!

2023 Sponsored Racers:

Eli Banish (#33)

Hailing from the state of Kentucky, Eli Banish has been on two wheels since the age of three. Some of Eli's highlighted achievements over the years is winning an AMA #1 plate at the age of 6 and the AMA Youth Road Racer of the Year in 2019. Now 14, Eli is set to compete for a second year in the 2023 R&G British Talent Cup where he'll pilot the Honda NSF250R, the spec bike for the Road to MotoGP series in the United Kingdom. Get to know Eli further by going to

Solly Mervis (#25)

Solly Mervis is a 18 years old Road Motorcycling Racer from Carmel, IN, United States.

Solly is a great example of how to overcome your fears, and challenges.

He overcomes all challenges and will not let Autism, or any other challenge, keep him from reaching his goals

Solly is a High-Honors student at Cathedral HS, and a great Citizen, and terrific brother & son possessing an engaging, friendly personality, and a great story!

After a first year Racing, he has been on the podium several times in WERA, CCS. This season he will compete in MotoAmerica, WERA N2 Endurance, CCS, and AHRMA.

Always with his words: With passion and hard work nothing is imposible!