Austin Forkner 35

Hometown: Richards, Missouri

Current Residence: Richards, Missouri

Birthdate: September 2, 1998


Team Name: Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki

  • Manufacturer – Kawasaki
  • Team Manager – Mitch Payton
  • Mechanic – Oliver Stone


Turned Pro: 2016

Best Career Season Result: 4th place in 2018 (250SX East)

2018 Season Result: 4th


Racing Accolades:

  • 2015 Monster Energy Cup Amateur All Stars Champion
  • 2012 & 2013 Monster Energy Cup Supermini Champion
  • 1 career AMSOIL Arenacross win
  • 2016 AMA Pro Motocross Rookie of the Year
  • 2015 AMA Horizon Award Winner
  • 6-time AMA Amateur National Motocross Champion

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Mentored by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael
  • Considers fellow racer Trey Canard to be his idol
  • Considered to be one of the most promising young talents in the world
  • Races for the most successful team in the history of the sport
  • Nicknamed “Farm Boy”