Bench Racing Ammo:  Silly Season Update IV

Bench Racing Ammo: Silly Season Update IV

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Team Honda Muscle Milk
Trey Canard
- Confirmed
Justin Barcia
- Confirmed

GEICO Honda
Zach Bell - Confirmed
Justin Bogle - Confirmed
Zach Osborne - Confirmed
Wil Hahn
- Confirmed
Eli Tomac
- Confirmed
Kevin Windham
- Confirmed

Note: Expect amateur recruit Matt Bisceglia to jump to the pros next year after Loretta's, and the team has signed another prospect in Jordon Smith.

TwoTwo Motorsports Honda
Chad Reed
- Confirmed (Yes, Chad will re-sign himself)

Chaparral Honda
Andrew Short
- Will enter second year of a two-year deal.

Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs Honda
Cole Seely
- Confirmed
Christian Craig
- Confirmed
Jessy Nelson – Confirmed
Shane McElrath - Confirmed

Notes: All three will ride 250SX West Region, and Seely and Craig will ride 450s outdoors next summer. Amateur prospect Shane McElrath will make his pro debut sometime this summer; either at the opening round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships or after Loretta’s.

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It was announced earlier this week that Dean Wilson would be returning to Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki.
Simon Cudby photo

Monster Energy Kawasaki
Jake Weimer
- Confirmed
Ryan Villopoto
- Confirmed

Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki
Blake Baggett
- Confirmed
Darryn Durham
- Confirmed
Martin Davalos
– Confirmed
Justin Hill - Confirmed
Tyla Rattray - Confirmed
Dean Wilson - Confirmed

Jeff Ward Racing Kawasaki

Note: Jeff Ward Racing has ceased operations for the 2013 season.

Team Tedder/Monster Energy Kawasaki
Myles Tedder
- Confirmed
Dakota Tedder
- Confirmed

Yoshimura Suzuki
James Stewart
- Confirmed

Note: Brett Metcalfe's two-year (2011-2012) deal is up and it appears Suzuki will go with a one-rider team for 2013.

Rockstar Suzuki
Jason Anderson
- Confirmed
Blake Wharton
- Confirmed
Davi Millsaps
(450s indoors and out) - Confirmed
Nico Izzi
(250 SX and 450 outdoors) - Confirmed
Ryan Sipes
- Confirmed

RCH Racing Dodge/Sycuan Suzuki
Broc Tickle
– Confirmed
Josh Hill - Confirmed (SX Only)

Notes: This is the Hart & Huntington team reborn with Ricky Carmichael teaming with Carey Hart. They have factory Yoshimura/Suzuki bikes. Tickle will race supercross and motocross. Josh Hill has been chosen to be the final member of the team and will race SX only.

MotoConcepts
Mike Alessi
- Confirmed
Jake Canada - Confirmed

Note: Rumors are that recently crowned Australian Lites Supercross Champion Gavin Faith could join the team to compete in the 250SX East Region on a Honda.

Red Bull KTM
Ken Roczen
- Confirmed
Marvin Musquin
- Confirmed
Ryan Dungey
- Confirmed

J-Star JDR KTM
Malcolm Stewart
- Confirmed. Mookie just extended his contract.
Joey Savatagy - Confirmed
Josh Cachia - Confirmed (Supercross only)

Langston-Witt KTM
The team had already re-signed Les Smith for 2013, but the team has pulled the plug on operations and will not race next year. Former owner Scott Witt will support Smith for the 2013 season.

BTOSports KTM
Michael Byrne - Confirmed
Matt Goerke
- Confirmed

Notes: This team picks up factory KTM support. Les Smith will pitted beside the team with help from Scott Witt.

JGR Yamaha
Justin Brayton
- Confirmed
Josh Grant
– Confirmed

Star Racing Yamaha
Jeremy Martin - Confirmed
Kyle Cunningham
– Confirmed
Cooper Webb – Confirmed (outdoors only)

Eleven10 Mods Yamaha
Alex Martin
- Confirmed

Notes: Formerly a privateer team on Hondas, they now get Yamaha support. A second rider will be announced shortly.

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It looks like Kyle Chisholm will be returning to blue in 2013.
Simon Cudby photo

Valli Motorsports Yamaha
Travis Baker
– Confirmed

Notes: Valli goes back on its own after a year of merging with Star Racing. Baker will compete in the 250SX West Region Class. Word is that Brett Metcalfe will join the team outdoors on the 450.

Velocity Racing
Kyle Chisholm - SX only
Bobby Kiniry - SX only

Note: Both riders will be riding Yamahas.

Rock River Yamaha
Ben LaMay – Confirmed

Note: Rock River is expected to announce the remaining members of their team in the coming weeks.

Ti Lube Yamaha
Phil Nicoletti

Note: Rumors are that another team member could be announced soon, possibly Gareth Swanepoel.

Rockwell Firepolice
Killy Rusk - Confirmed
Hyper-X/R2MX/Proride.com
Weston Peick - Confirmed

Black Diamond MX Motocross Team
Zack Williams - Confirmed
Kurt McCabe - Confirmed

*All East Coast 250SX

RF Motorsports USA
Collin Jurin - 450 SX West Coast only
Mikey Horban - 450 SX
Jake Anstett  - 250 SX West

Maykers/Honda
Zack Freeberg – Confirmed

Note: One more rider is expected to be announced.

Other Notes:

An announcement regarding MUNN KTM should be coming within the next couple weeks.

Kyle Peters - Is out at Star Racing and will be contesting the 250SX Class on his own in 2013.

Derek Anderson - Privateer route for 250SX West Region. Which will be his first season in SX.

Cole Thompson - Directmotocross.com is reporting that Thompson has signed with Monster Energy Leading Edge Kawasaki in Canada to compete in the 250SX East Region and then return to Canada to compete in the Canadian Nationals.

Matt Lemoine, Lance Vincent, Gannon Audette and Vann Martin are rumored to be on a team together.

Remember, this is not a comprehensive list of every rider and team for 2013—but it's what we know to this date.

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