Teams

450 Teams

Honda HRC

#14 Cole Seely
Birthdate: March 10, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 1

#94 Ken Roczen
Birthdate: April 29, 1994
Age: 22
Career 450SX wins: 9

Notes: Cole Seely will return for a third year with the team after signing a two-year extension this off-season.

Following two years with RCH Suzuki, Roczen signed a three-year deal with Honda HRC.

Red Bull KTM

#1 Ryan Dungey
Birthdate: December 4, 1989
Age: 27
Career 450SX wins: 31

#25 Marvin Musquin
Birthdate: December 30, 1989
Age: 27
Career 450SX wins: 0

#41 Trey Canard
Birthdate: September 17, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 5

Notes: Ryan Dungey, who has been with KTM since the 2012 season, is signed through 2017. The team has yet to announce an extension with the two-time reigning supercross champion, but if Dungey wants to continue racing, it will be with KTM. 

Marvin Musquin signed a two-year deal with the team after clinching the 2015 250SX East Region Championship. This season will mark his second season in the 450SX Class.

Trey Canard signed with Red Bull KTM this off-season. After 10 years with Honda, 2017 will mark the first time in Canard’s professional career he’ll ride something other than a Honda. 

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS

#4 Blake Baggett
Birthdate: January 31, 1992
Age: 24
Career 450SX wins: 0

#18 Davi Millsaps
Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Age: 28
Career 450SX wins: 5

Notes: Butler Brothers MX agreed to a multi-year deal this off-season with Rocky Mountain ATV/MC to serve as the title sponsor of the team. The team was formerly known as BTOSports.com-KTM.

Blake Baggett, who spent two years with Yoshimura Suzuki, signed with the team this off-season.

Davi Millsaps signed a supercross-only deal with the team in 2016. He re-signed this off-season and will race both Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross in 2017.

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna

#25 Jason Anderson
Birthdate: February 17, 1993
Age: 23
Career 450SX wins: 2

#377 Christophe Pourcel
Birthdate: August 16, 1988
Age: 28
Career 450SX wins: 0

Notes: Jason Anderson has been a member of the team since turning professional in 2011. He’s signed through 2018.

Christophe Pourcel returns for his second full-time season with the team. His deal with the team is up after this year. 

AutoTrader.com/Monster Energy/Toyota/JGR Suzuki

#12 Jake Weimer
Birthdate: December 17, 1987
Age: 29
Career 450SX wins: 0

#32 Weston Peick
Birthdate: November 20, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 0

#51 Justin Barcia
Birthdate: March 25, 1992
Age: 24
Career 450SX wins: 2

Notes: JGRMX has been with Yamaha since the team debuted in 2008. This off-season, they announced a switch to Suzuki for 2017 and beyond.  

Justin Barcia has been with the team since moving over from Honda in 2015.

Weston Peick re-signed with the team this off-season. It will be his third year with the team.

Jake Weimer is filling in for the injured Justin Barcia.

RCH/Yoshimura Suzuki

#19 Justin Bogle
Birthdate: March 23, 1993
Age: 23
Career 450SX wins: 0

#20 Broc Tickle
Birthdate: November 21, 1989
Age: 27
Career 450SX wins: 0

Notes: There was lots of speculation surrounding the team this off-season, but they will go racing with support from Suzuki and Yoshimura.

Broc Tickle returns for another year with the team. He’s been a member of RCH Suzuki since 2013.

After spending his entire professional (250 and 450) career with GEICO Honda, Justin Bogle has signed with RCH. It will be his second season in 450SX.

Monster Energy Kawasaki

#3 Eli Tomac
Birthdate: November 14, 1992
Age: 24
Career 450SX wins: 4

#33 Josh Grant
Birthdate: June 20, 1986
Age: 30
Career 450SX wins: 1

Notes: Eli Tomac returns for a second year with Monster Energy Kawasaki.

Josh Grant, filled in for the team as an injury replacement in 2015 and 2016, but this marks his first full season on the team.

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory

#2 Cooper Webb
Birthdate: November 10, 1995
Age: 21
Career 450SX wins: 0

#22 Chad Reed
Birthdate: March 15, 1982
Age: 34
Career 450SX wins: 44

Notes: Yamaha has locked up their guy for the future. Cooper Webb, the two-time 250SX West Region Champion, moves to the 450 Class in 2017 with the factory team.

Chad Reed announced a new deal this off-season. He recently said he’d like to continue racing for another few years. He’ll turn 35 in March.

CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha

#85 Tommy Hahn
Birthdate: December 17, 1985
Age: 31
Career 450SX wins: 0

Note: Tommy Hahn returns for a second year with the team.

SmarTop/MotoConcepts

#10 Justin Brayton
Birthdate: March 14, 1984
Age: 32
Career 450SX wins: 0

#61 Vince Friese
Birthdate: October 19, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 0

#800 Mike Alessi
Birthdate: May 19, 1988
Age: 28
Career 450SX wins: 0

Notes: Justin Brayton has signed with the team for 2017. Brayton spent the last two years with BTOSports.com-KTM.

Both Vince Friese and Mike Alessi will return for another season with team.

TPJ RACING

#75 Nick Schmidt
Birthdate: June 20, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 0

#181 Dustin Pipes
Birthdate: April 25, 1991
Age: 25
Career 450SX wins: 0

#722 Adam Enticknap
Birthdate: May 22, 1990
Age: 26
Career 450SX wins: 0

#723 Tyler Enticknap
Birthdate: December 5, 1992
Age: 24
Career 450SX wins: 0

Notes: Schmidt and Pipes will both ride Suzukis and are part of the “TPJ Racing Team Riders.” The Enticknap brothers will race Hondas and are part of the “TPJ Racing Support Team Riders.”

Jimmy Albertson Enterprises/Merge Racing/FMF

#67 Jimmy Albertson
Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Age: 28
Career 450SX wins: 0

Notes: After losing Motorcycle-Superstore.com as a title sponsor of his 250 team in 2016, Albertson returns to the 450 Class with help from Suzuki, Merge Racing and FMF.

Team Tedder/Monster Energy Kawasaki

#151 Dakota Tedder
Birthdate: September 10, 1991
Age: 25
Career 450SX wins: 0

Note: Tedder will race Anaheim 1 in the 450 Class. He is currently training with former pro Nick Wey.

MicroBilt PRBC Yoshimura Suzuki Racing

#606 Ronnie Stewart
Birthdate: January 13, 1990
Age:
26
Career 450SX wins:
0

K1 Speed/BWR Engines/SSiDecals

#80 Cade Clason
#291 Kyle White
#314 Alex Ray

Free Agents

#7 James Stewart
Birthdate: December 21, 1985
Age: 31
Career 450SX wins: 50

Note: The second winningest rider in supercross has yet to announce his plans for 2017.

#15 Dean Wilson
Birthdate: December 28, 1991
Age: 25
Career 450SX wins: 0

Note: After two years with Red Bull KTM, Wilson will ride Yamahas in 2017. He is currently running his own program.

#47 Malcolm Stewart
Birthdate: October 27, 1992
Age: 24
Career 450SX wins: 0

Note: The 2016 250SX East Region Champion is also without a ride entering the 2017 season. He’s expected to race Suzukis as a privateer.

250 Teams

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki

#17 Joey Savatgy
Birthdate: February 19, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 3
Region: East

#24 Austin Forkner
Birthdate: September 2, 1998
Age: 18
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#36 Adam Cianciarulo
Birthdate: October 20, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 3
Region: East

#46 Justin Hill
Birthdate: May 7, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 3
Region: West

Notes: Joey Savatgy returns for a third year with the team. He is expected to race the East Region, which he also raced in 2015.

After missing the last two years of Monster Energy Supercross due to shoulder injuries, Adam Cianciarulo returns in 2017 and is expected to race the East Region.

After two years with KTM, Justin Hill is back under the Pro Circuit tent. He rode for the team in 2013 and 2014.

Austin Forkner is expected to make his pro supercross debut at Anaheim 1. He won the AMA 250 Motocross Rookie of the Year award in 2016.

GEICO Honda

#6 Jeremy Martin
Birthdate: May 11, 1993
Age: 23
Career 250SX Wins: 4
Region: West

#31 RJ Hampshire
Birthdate: January 26, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#48 Christian Craig
Birthdate: July 19, 1991
Age: 25
Career 250SX Wins: 1
Region: East

#57 Jimmy Decotis
Birthdate: October 15, 1991
Age: 25
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#486 Chase Sexton
Birthdate: September 23, 1999
Age: 17
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: After four years with Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha, Jeremy Martin signed with GEICO Honda this off-season. It’s a two-year deal with an option to move to the 450 Class in 2018.

RJ Hampshire signed an extension with the team this off-season. It will be the fourth year the former AMA Horizon Award winner has spent with the team.

Christian Craig is back for another year with GEICO Honda.

Jimmy Decotis returns to the team for the second-straight year. It’s an SX-only deal for the 2015 Australian SX2 Champion.

Chase Sexton was expected to turn pro after Loretta’s, but a knee injury pushed his debut to supercross. The 2016 AMA Horizon Award winner broke both wrists during a testing session this off-season, but the injuries did not require surgery. He’s excepted to be ready for the East Region opener.

SmarTop/MotoConcepts

#11 Kyle Chisholm
Birthdate: December 6, 1987
Age: 29
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#812 Cameron McAdoo
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Age: 19
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: Kyle Chisholm will move back to the 250 Class for 2017 after signing a late deal with MotoConcepts. He last raced the class in 2008.

Iowa’s Cameron McAdoo, winner of the 2016 Amateur All-Stars race at the Monster Energy Cup, will make his debut at the East Region opener.

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS

#34 Benny Bloss
Birthdate: March 27, 1997
Age: 19
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

*Note: Bloss will ride the 450 Class in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Note: The 450 AMA Motocross Rookie of the Year returns to Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS to ride a 250 in supercross. He’ll transition back to the 450 Class for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM

#26 Alex Martin
Birthdate: October 28, 1989
Age: 27
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#28 Mitchell Oldenburg
Birthdate: July 13, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#38 Shane McElrath
Birthdate: August 11, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#44 Jordon Smith
Birthdate: February 5, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: Alex Martin moves over to TLD/Red Bull KTM after a year with Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha. Martin has previously never ridden a KTM in his professional career.

Mitchell Oldenburg and Shane McElrath both return to team. Next year will be McElrath’s fourth with the team.

GEICO Honda and Jordon Smith were expected to agree to an extension, but talks broke down late. Smith moves over to TLD KTM for his third professional season.

Smith was expected to line up in the West, but it appears he will move to the East, swapping coasts with Oldenburg.

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna

#16 Zach Osborne
Birthdate: September 25, 1989
Age: 27
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#30 Martin Davalos
Birthdate: January 18, 1987
Age: 29
Career 250SX Wins: 4
Region: West

Notes: Nothing changes for Rockstar Energy Husqvarna. Veterans Zach Osborne and Martin Davalos return for another season. Davalos is expected to ride the West Region, with Osborne in the East.

AutoTrader.com/Monster Energy/Toyota/JGR Suzuki

#37 Phil Nicoletti
Birthdate: March 4, 1989
Age: 27
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#43 Matt Bisceglia
Birthdate: June 1, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: For the first time in the team’s history, JGR will house a 250 team, with Yoshimura assisting with a lot of the work. Like Kyle Chisholm, Phil Nicoletti will drop down to the 250 Class. He last raced the class in 2012. He’ll return to the 450 for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.  

After parting ways with MAD Racing Suzuki last year after supercross, Matt Bisceglia raced 450 outdoors with Yoshimura Suzuki. According to Steve Matthes, Bisceglia sustained a broken ankle while testing. He hopes to be ready for the East Region.

Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha

#23 Aaron Plessinger
Birthdate: January 25, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 1
Region: West

#39 Colt Nichols
Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#45 Mitchell Harrison
Birthdate: December 27, 1998
Age: 18
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#108 Dylan Ferrandis
Birthdate: May 31, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#122 Dan Reardon
Birthdate: January 3, 1986
Age: 30
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Notes: Lots of changes for Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha. Gone are Cooper Webb and both Alex and Jeremy Martin; in are Colt Nichols, Dylan Ferrandis, and Dan Reardon.

Aaron Plessinger, the 2015 AMA SX and MX Rookie of the Year, returns for a third year with the team. He’s expected to race the West Region.

Star was hoping Nichols could step into the hole left by the Martins and Webb, but he sustained a broken femur while testing in November. There is hope he can return for the East Region.

Mitchell Harrison returns for a second season with the team. He rode the West Region during his rookie campaign in 2016.

This was reported all the way back in May, but former FIM World Motocross Championship MX2 rider Dylan Ferrandis signed a two-year deal with the team and will make his supercross debut in 2017.

Reardon, the former GEICO Honda and MotoConcepts rider, raced in the U.S. from 2008-2011. The former Australian supercross and motocross champion is signed to an SX-only deal and is expected to race the West Region.    

Barn Pros/Home Depot Yamaha

#58 Chris Alldredge
Birthdate: November 9, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#76 Scott Champion
Birthdate: July 4, 1989
Age: 27
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Notes: Chris Alldredge joins the team after spending the last two years with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki.

Scott Champion returns for a second year with the team.

CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha

#74 Bradley Taft
Birthdate: November 12, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#183 Lorenzo Locurcio
Birthdate: January 12, 1997
Age: 19
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: A pair of rookies will lead CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha. Bradley Taft made his pro debut at Unadilla following the Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National. Lorenzo Locurcio will make his pro debut in Monster Energy Supercross.

Traders Racing Yamaha

#50 Luke Renzland
Birthdate: December 28, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#78 Nick Gaines
Birthdate: January 20, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Notes: Big changes from Traders Racing, as they switch from Kawasakis to Yamahas in 2017. They also added Luke Renzland (formerly of CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha) to pair with the returning Nick Gaines.

BLUE Buffalo/Slater Skins Yamaha

#95 AJ Catanzaro
Birthdate: July 6, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Notes: The team is expected to announce a 250SX East Region member in the coming weeks. Next year will be Catanzaro’s first with the team. 

51FIFTY Energy Drink Yamaha

#52 Tyler Bowers
Birthdate: March 29, 1991
Age: 25
Career 250SX Wins: 1
Region: West

#64 Hayden Mellross
Birthdate: August 18, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Notes: Bowers, a four-time Amsoil Arenacross Champion, spent the last two years with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki.

Mellross, who barely lost out on the Australian SX2 Championship, returns for his second season in Monster Energy Supercross. He spent last year with 51FIFTY.

LVN100/Nut Up Industries/Munn Racing Husqvarna

#100 Josh Hansen
Birthdate: February 16, 1984
Age: 32
Career 250SX Wins: 7
Region: West

Note: After racing just one round in 2016 (450SX), Hansen returns to the 250 Class with support from Nut Up Industries, Munn Racing and his own company, LVN100.

Rockwell Watches

#86 Trevor Reis
Birthdate: March 9, 1991
Age: 25
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#203 Zac Commans
Birthdate: June 22, 1996
Age: 20
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Notes: Rockwell Watches partnered with PHNX Racing Co. and will field a two-rider team to contest the Monster Energy Supercross 250SX West Region.

Trevor Reis joins the team after doing a full-on privateer effort in 2016. According to Transworld Motocross, Reis sustained injuries while testing and is out for Monster Energy Supercross.

Zac Commans, the former Team Green rider, spent his rookie season with Slaton Racing in 2016.

Kissimmee Motorsports/Legends and Heroes

#54 Gannon Audette
Birthdate: February 11, 1993
Age: 23
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Note: After filling in at Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki in supercross in 2016, and riding for Traders Racing in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross, Audette returns to his same setup with the Legends and Heroes squad with help from Kissimmee Motorsports.

TiLube/Storm Lake Honda

#40 Fredrik Noren
Birthdate: February 23, 1992
Age: 24
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

#62 Jesse Wentland
Birthdate: April 23, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX wins: o
Region: East 

Bud Racing/Monster Energy Kawasaki

#60 Tristan Charboneau
Birthdate: February 16, 1998
Age: 18
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

TBD Marshal Weltin
Birthdate: October 22, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: Not racing SX

Notes: The French-based squad will contest the 250SX West Region before returning to Europe to race the EMX250 Class.

Tristan Charboneau, who rode Lucas Oil Pro Motocross with GEICO Honda, will make his supercross debut at Anaheim 1.

After parting ways with Ryan Surratt just a few weeks after announcing his signing, the team brought on Michigan native Marshal Weltin. But he will not be racing supercross in 2017, instead focusing on the EMX250 Championship. 

IB Corp Racing Powered by Rock River

#53 Cole Martinez
Birthdate: March 27, 1992
Age: 24
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#137 Martin Castelo
Birthdate: August 16, 1995
Age: 21
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Slaton Racing/JMR KTM

#71 Justin Starling
Birthdate: March 12, 1993
Age: 23
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

K1 Speed/BWR Engines/SSiDecals

#59 Noah McConahy
Birthdate: November 23, 1993
Age: 23
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#87 Chris Howell
Birthdate: July 2, 1991
Age: 25
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

#285 Tony Archer
Region: East

#154 Brandon Scharer
Region: West

Proven Moto/Honda

#99 Chase Marquier
Birthdate: February 19, 1997
Age: 19
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

Nut Up Industries/C4MX/Kawasaki of Modesto

#338 Ryan Surratt
Birthdate: January 16, 1997
Age: 19
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: West

TPJ Racing

#86 John Short
Birthdate: October 19, 1994
Age: 22
Career 250SX Wins: 0
Region: East

Free Agents

#49 Anthony Rodriguez

#56 Kyle Peters
Peters will contest the 2017 in Australia, competing in the Australian Motocross and Supercross Championships.

#65 Paul Coates

#66 Michael Leib
Leib is expected to contest the West Region.

#70 Dakota Alix
Is expected to race the East Region.

#77 Ben LaMay
LaMay will compete in AMSOIL Arenacross with TiLUBE/Jack Link’s/TUF Racing.

#79 Darryn Durham

#81 Henry Miller

#82 Luke Clout
Is returning to Australia to compete in motocross and supercross.

#83 Jackson Richardson
Is returning to Australia to compete in motocross and supercross.

#84 Daniel Herrlein
Is competing in AMSOIL Arenacross with Woodstock KTM.

#91 Jacob Williamson
Is racing arenacross with Team Babbitt's/GPF/Monster Energy Kawasaki/MMCR.

#93 Josh Cartwright