Jason Anderson

Hometown: Edgewood, New Mexico

Current Residence: Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Birth Date: February 17, 1993 (age 24 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing

  • Manufacturer – Husqvarna
  • Team Manager – Bobby Hewitt
  • Mechanic – Chris Loredo

 

Turned Pro: 2011

Best Career Season Result: 3rd place in 2016

2017 Season Result: 4th

 

Racing Accolades:

  • 3 career Monster Energy Supercross wins (450SX Class)
  • 15 career Monster Energy Supercross podiums (450SX Class)
  • 2014 250SX Western Regional Champion
  • 5 career 250SX wins
  • Member of Team USA during runner-up finish at 2016 Motocross of Nations
  • 2007 AMA Youth Motocrosser of the Year

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Trains alongside supercross champion Ryan Dungey under the mentorship of legendary motocross trainer Aldon Baker
  • Nearly lost his ride as a rookie due to poor results but has rebounded to become a champion and one of the sport’s most promising young talents
  • Has raced for the same team his entire career, but has competed aboard three different brands of motorcycles – Suzuki, KTM and Husqvarna
  • Affectionately known as “El Hombre” since he is a native of New Mexico

2017 Season Recap:

Anderson ended his third season in the premier division with his best finish of the year, taking 1st at the last round in Las Vegas. After a rough start to his pro career in which he nearly lost his ride, “El Hombre” has come a long way in making his presence felt this year especially with 12 top 5 finishes and three consecutive third place podiums to finish 4th overall.