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Teams

450 Class

GEICO Honda Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#3 Eli Tomac Official Honda  Honda

Notes: Tomac, who has spent his entire pro career with Honda, will return to GEICO Honda in 2015.

American Honda Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#41 Trey Canard Official  Honda Honda
#14 Cole Seely Official  Honda  Honda

Notes: Canard re-signed for two more years in July. Joining Canard will be Cole Seely, who spent last year with Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs Honda in the 250 Class.

Yoshimura Suzuki Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#7 James Stewart Official  Suzuki Suzuki
#4 Blake Baggett Official  Kawasaki Suzuki

Notes: Suzuki has announced that they have signed Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett to pair with the returning James Stewart. Baggett will move up to the 450 Class for 2015. 

RCH/Soaring Eagle Suzuki Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#94 Ken Roczen Official  KTM Suzuki

Notes: Roczen joins RCH/Soaring Eagle Suzuki following four years (in America) with KTM. Roczen began his career in the FIM World Motocross Championship with Suzuki.

Red Bull KTM Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#5 Ryan Dungey Official  KTM KTM
#15 Dean Wilson Official  Kawasaki KTM

Notes: After five years with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki, Dean Wilson is headed to Red Bull KTM to join Ryan Dungey. KTM announced they have signed Wilson for two years.

BTOSports.com KTM Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
# 29 Andrew Short Official KTM KTM
#10 Justin Brayton Official  Yamaha KTM

Notes: Justin Brayton will move over from Toyota/JGR Yamaha to join the returning Andrew Short.

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#21 Jason Anderson Official  KTM Husqvarna

Notes: Jason Anderson re-signed with the team earlier this year. The team is switching brands for the third time in as many years—from Suzuki to KTM to Husky (but KTM owns Husky, so that’s not as crazy as it sounds).

Toyota/JGR Yamaha Status  2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#51 Justin Barcia Official  Honda Yamaha
#23 Weston Peick Official  Suzuki Yamaha

Notes: After spending his entire pro career with Honda (GEICO and American), Barcia has signed with JGR. Peick, who spent years as a privateer, will have his first full season under a factory rig. He spent last summer with RCH/Soaring Eagle Suzuki. 

Monster Energy Kawasaki Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#18 Davi Millsaps Official  KTM Kawasaki
#48 Wil Hahn Official  Honda  Kawasaki

Notes: Kawasaki has signed Davi Millsaps and Wil Hahn to replace Ryan Villopoto (who is going to the GPs) and Jake Weimer.

Discount Tire/TwoTwo Motorsports Status  2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#22 Chad Reed Official  Kawasaki Kawasaki
#33 Josh Grant Official  Yamaha Kawasaki

Notes: Kawasaki will continue their partnership with Discount Tire/TwoTwo Motorsports. Josh Grant has signed with the team, giving Chad Reed a teammate for the first time since becoming an owner in 2011.

SmarTop/MotoConcepts Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#800 Mike Alessi Official MCR450 MCR450
#45 Vince Friese Official Honda MCR250

Notes: Mike Alessi will be back with SmarTop/MotoConcepts in 2015 and will race "AMA Supercross season, AMA Pro Motocross, Canadian Motocross, and a very strong interest for a World GP partnership," according to a recent press release. The team has also come to terms with Vince Friese. He will race the 450 on the West Coast and a 250 on the East Coast.

Mafia Moto Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#27 Nick Wey Official  Kawasaki Kawasaki

Notes: There are rumblings that Jake Weimer and Wey could form a team as a side deal for Kawasaki.

Team 3BR
Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
TBD Tevin Tapia Official Suzuki Suzuki
#70 Nick Schmidt Official Honda  
TBD Jake Scarbrough Official Suzuki  

Notes: Team 3BR, a small family run team, who helped Tevin Tapia a season ago, will expand and bring on Nick Schmidt and Jake Scarbrough for 2015.

DirtCandyGraphics/PRBC.com Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
TBD Robert Lind Official Yamaha  
#69 Ronnie Stewart Official Suzuki  

Notes: DirtCandyGraphics/PRBC.com returns for its second year and will bring back both members, Lind and Stewart, for 2015.

Free Agents:

#75 Josh Hill: No word yet on Hill, who rode the CMRC Canadian Motocross Nationals this summer after parting ways with RCH/Soaring Eagle Suzuki after supercross.

#20 Broc Tickle: Will Tickle return to RCH Factory Racing? Like the rest, we should hear something shortly.

#12 Jake Weimer: Possibly a Kawasaki side deal with Nick Wey.

#24 Brett Metcalfe: No word on what awaits Metcalfe, who filled in for Ryan Villopoto with Monster Energy Kawasaki in 2014. After missing the last two seasons, Metty would like to ride some supercross rounds.

#36 Matt Goerke: Goerke is headed back to Canada. He signed a deal with Rockstar Energy Drink/OTSFF Yamaha to race the Canadian Nationals (MX1) in 2015. Goerke last raced in Canada in 2012, winning the MX1 Championship that season. We also hear he may race Amsoil Arenacross in 2015, but nothing has been confirmed on that front. 

#34 Malcolm Stewart: No word on where Stewart will end up in 2015. Rumors are he is still looking for a deal and may even put together his own program for supercross.

#53 Jimmy Albertson: Albertson will probably be back with his own deal.

#39 Fredrik Noren: We hear he could have a deal with Crossland Racing for 2015. Stay tuned.

#11 Kyle Chisholm: Chisholm split his time between Canada and the U.S. in 2014.

#42 Ben LaMay: Could return to CycleTrader/Rock River Yamaha.

TBD Kyle Regal: Regal split his time between arenacross and supercross last year.

TBD Kyle Partridge: Partridge is returning from a torn ACL. Nothing has been announced for next year.

#58 Killy Rusk: No word on where Rusk will land in 2015.

#63 Chris Blose: Blose will ride for the Babbits/Monster Energy Kawasaki team in arenacross next year. 

#87 Cody Gilmore: No word on Gilmore for 2015.

 

250 Class

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#50 Adam Cianciarulo Official  Kawasaki Kawasaki
TBD Arnaud Tonus Official  Kawasaki (GPs)  Kawasaki
#66 Chris Alldredge Official  Kawasaki (Amateurs) Kawasaki
TBD Tyler Bowers Official  Kawasaki (Arenacross) Kawasaki
#37 Joey Savatgy Official  KTM Kawasaki

Notes: Kawasaki has announced the 2015 Monster Energy/Pro Circuit squad. The team will feature four new additions. Adam Cianciarulo is the only returning member.

GEICO Honda Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#19 Justin Bogle  Official  Honda Honda
#80 RJ Hampshire Official  Honda (Amateurs) Honda
#38 Matt Bisceglia Official Honda Honda
TBD Jordon Smith Official Honda (Amateurs) Honda

Notes: Justin Bogle and Matt Bisceglia return to the team to join recent amateur grads RJ Hampshire and Jordon Smith.  

Rockstar Energy Racing Husqvarna Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#47 Martin Davalos Official  Kawasaki Husqvarna
#16 Zach Osborne Official  Honda  Husqvarna
#44 Zach Bell Official Honda Husqvarna

Notes: The 250 squad for Rockstar Energy Racing is all-new in 2015. Martin Davalos returns to the team (he rode for Bobby Hewitt’s squad in 2012) and will be joined by the 2014 GEICO Honda duo of Zach Osborne and Zach Bell.

Red Bull KTM Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#25 Marvin Musquin Official  KTM KTM
#32 Justin Hill Official  Kawasaki KTM

Notes: KTM announced the addition of Justin Hill in September. Hill comes over from Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki. Musquin returns to the team.

Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs KTM Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#40 Shane McElrath Official  Honda KTM
#28 Jessy Nelson Official  Honda  KTM
#97 Darryn Durham Official Kawasaki KTM

Notes: TLD Honda is now TLD KTM and will return Shane McElrath and Jessy Nelson. The team has also signed Darryn Durham, who spent last year with Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki.

Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#1/#6 Jeremy Martin Official  Yamaha Yamaha
#17 Cooper Webb Official  Yamaha Yamaha
TBD Aaron Plessinger Official Yamaha (Amateurs) Yamaha
#62 Anthony Rodriguez Official Yamaha Yamaha

Notes: Jeremy Martin and Cooper Webb signed extensions with the team during the season. Anthony Rodriguez returns for his second year with the team and will be joined by Aaron Plessinger, who moves up from amateurs. 

CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#31 Alex Martin Unofficial  Yamaha Yamaha

Notes: Nothing official from CycleTrader.com/Rock River Yamaha, but most expect Martin to return. 

AG Motorsports/Gurrnaid Racing Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#35 Kyle Cunningham Official MCR250 Honda
#55 Kyle Peters Unofficial Honda  
#92 Cade Clason Unofficial Honda  

Notes: We expect Kyle Peters to return and the team added Kyle Cunningham, who spent last year with SmarTop/MotoConcepts, to the mix. We also expected the team to bring back Cade Clason and to sign one more 250 West Region rider.

MotoSport.com/Team 100 Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
TBD Josh Hansen Official   Kawasaki

Notes: Josh Hansen returns to racing with help from MotoSport.com and Kawasaki. He will race the 250SX Class.

RSR (Rick Schugel Racing) Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#74 Zack Williams Official  Honda Honda
#84 Jesse Wentland Official Honda Honda
TBD Blake Dungey Official   Honda

Notes: Williams and Wentland will compete in the 250SX East Region, while Blake Dungey (Ryan's brother) will contest the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on  a 450. Williams is also confirmed for the Nationals on a 250.

Strikt Slaton Yamaha Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#65 Scott Champion Unofficial Yamaha Yamaha

Notes: Champion told us recently he expects to return to the team in 2015.

Barn Pros Racing/Home Depot Yamaha Status 2014 Brand 2015 Brand
#91 Chris Howell Official Yamaha Yamaha
#273 Conner Elliott Official Honda Yamaha
#391 Ryder Steffy Official Kawasaki Yamaha

Notes: A new team for 2015, Barn Pros Racing/Home Depot Yamaha based out of Washington, will contest the 250SX West Region.

Free Agents:

#30 Christophe Pourcel: Pourcel told us several times this summer he was enjoying himself here, which means he’d like to keep racing. But we don’t know if this current Valli Motorsports Yamaha team will be back. So, what happens next? 

#72 Blake Wharton: After spending the summer riding Supermoto, Wharton is expected to return to supercross next year. He has not announced a deal.

TBD Luke Renzland: See Rock River entry above.

#43 Matt Lemoine: Lemoine has spent the past few years with JAB Motorsports.

#52 Mitchell Oldenburg: Oldenburg broke out on the 450 in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross this season, but has spent the past two years in supercross in the 250 Class. We hear he could be part of Crossland Racing next year.

#49 Jimmy Decotis: Jimmy D got help from Riverside Harley Davidson in 2014.

#56 Cole Thompson: Thompson spent 2014 with Rockstar Energy Racing KTM.

#64 AJ Catanzaro: Catanzaro also rode for The Factory Metal Works/Club MX team last season.

#60 Jake Canada: Canada spent last season with 51FIFTY Energy Drink. The team has brought on Craig Monty as team manager, but has not announced any riders. 

#95 Nick Gaines: The rookie got help from Traders Kawasaki after graduating from Loretta’s. No word on if he returns to the team in 2015.

#61 Michael Leib: Leib rode for Rocket Exhaust before a broken fibula and numerous ligament tears in his right ankle forced him to miss Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

#79 Jace Owen: The rookie spent his first professional season with The Factory Metal Works/Club MX team in 2014.

#77 Justin Starling: Got help from Exeo Entertainment last season.

#59 Dakota Tedder: Will be back with Team Tedder.

TBD Austin Politelli: Broke his femur in Monster Energy Supercross this year. He raced the Canadian Nationals this summer. 

#88 Dakota Alix: Got help from FMF KTM Orange Brigade Team last year.

#86 Zack Freeberg: Was also a member of Strikt Slaton Yamaha in 2014.

#98 Gavin Faith: No word on the former Australian Supercross champion. He is currently competing in the Australian Supercross Championship

#57: Jackson Richardson: Is expected to ride Monster Energy Supercross again.

#71 Cole Martinez: Got help from JAB Motorsports in 2014.

#73 Gannon Audette: No word on the former Star Racing rider.

#78 Preston Mull: Rode for Strikt Slaton Yamaha in 2014.

#81 Tommy Weeck: Told us recently he hopes to put something together for a full season in 2015.

#89 Brady Kiesel

#90: Topher Ingalls

#91 Chris Howell 

#93 Dillian Epstein

#99 Paul Coates

#85 Landen Powell

#83 Levi Kilbarger

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