Josh Grant

Hometown: Riverside, California

Current Residence: Wildomar, California

Birth Date: June 20, 1986 (age 31 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Monster Energy Kawasaki

  • Manufacturer – Kawasaki
  • Team Manager – Dan Fahie
  • Mechanic – Travis Parry

 

Turned Pro: 2004

Best Career Season Result: 4th place in 2009

2017 Season Result: 10th  

 

Racing Accolades:

  • 1 career Monster Energy Supercross win (450SX Class)
  • 5 career Monster Energy Supercross podiums (450SX Class)
  • Won his first career 450SX Class start
  • Has competed for five different factory-backed teams in his career
  • 3 career 250SX Class wins

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • After rising to stardom as one of the sport’s most promising young riders, Grant suffered a series of injuries and hindered results that left him without a ride in 2016, but after a pair of successful stints as a substitute rider for Kawasaki, he made his return to full time competition in 2017 as a factory rider
  • Part owner of Happy Living in The Now (HLTN) clothing company
  • Father of two

2017 Season Recap:

Grant lined up in 2017 as a factory rider for Monster Energy Kawasaki alongside championship hopeful Eli Tomac. Coming off his double ankle surgery in 2016, the California native ended 2017 in 10th overall with a season-best finish of third at the last round in Las Vegas along with eight additional top 10s. While many don’t expect Grant to contend for wins, his raw talent makes him a threat every time the gate drops, and he remains one of the most heartwarming stories in the sport.