ARMY VETERAN DEFIES THE ODDS AND WINS RACING SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP

Jonathon Tepes Sharkey who was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ before entering the US Army as a 13 Bravo after high school, has defies the odds against him, not once in 12 months, but twice.

Jonathon is a 100% Service-Connected Army Veteran, who has undergone a total of 22 knee operations (13 on his left knee, to include a Total Knee Replacement in 2010 and 9 operations on his right knee).

On September 12, 2014, only 5 months after his 22nd knee operation, Jonathon returned to Motorsports. He started his comeback by racing Yamaha Pipe at Showtime Speedway in Pinellas Park, FL. He finished 3rd in his return race. Seven months later on April 12, 2015, Jonathon …