Justin Barcia

Name: Justin Barcia

Number: 51

Hometown: Monroe, New York

Current Residence: Greenville, Florida

Birth Date: March 25, 1992 (age 25 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Autotrader.com/Monster Energy/JGRMX Suzuki

  • Manufacturer – Suzuki
  • Team Manager – Jeremy Albrecht
  • Mechanic – Ben Schiermeyer

Turned Pro: 2009

Best Career Season Result: 4th place in 2013

2017 Season Result: 17th  

Racing Accolades:

  • 2 career Monster Energy Supercross wins (450SX Class)
  • 9 career Monster Energy Supercross podiums (450SX Class)
  • 2013 Monster Energy Supercross Rookie of the Year
  • 2012 Monster Energy Cup Champion
  • Back-to-back Eastern Regional 250SX Class Champion in 2011 & 2012
  • 11 career 250SX Class wins
  • 3-time member of Team USA at the Motocross of Nations
  • Named King of Bercy as overall winner of the 2013 Bercy Supercross in France

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Nicknamed “Bam Bam” for his aggressive nature on the racetrack, where he doesn’t shy away from contact in order to make a pass
  • Competes for Joe Gibbs Racing, one of NASCAR’s most prominent and successful teams
  • Is known to be one of the most outspoken and fun-loving riders in the sport with a flashy riding style, making him one of the most popular riders
  • Has expanded his accolades internationally, winning several marquee races in Europe

2017 Season Recap:

After missing the first six rounds of the 2017 season due to a wrist injury, Barcia showed up to the round seven in Minneapolis still getting used to the new JGRMX Suzuki. “Bam Bam” entered 11 rounds and managed two 9th place finishes for 17th overall. He remains one of the most talented riders in the sport, capable of winning at any moment.