Justin Cooper 32

Hometown Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Current Residence Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Birthdate August 31, 1997


Team Name: Monster Energy/Star Racing/Yamaha

  • Manufacturer – Yamaha
  • Team Manager – Wil Hahn
  • Mechanic – Joshua Ellingson


Turned Pro: 2017

Best Career Season Result: 2017 AMSOIL Lites East Coast champion

2018 Season Result: 26th (250SX West)


Racing Accolades:

  • Winner of the Nicky Hayden AMA Horizon Award for most accomplished amateur rider
  • Competed in AMSOIL Arenacross Lites, which qualified him for Supercross through the Road to Supercross
  • 2017 Arenacross Lites East Championship with trhee main event wins
  • 2018 250MX Rookie of the Year
  • Multi-time amateur national motocross champion

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Attended public school in New York while competing

2018 Season Recap:

Cooper signed a deal to compete for the Monster Energy/Knich/Yamaha Factory Racing team and looked to contend the 250SX Western Regional Championships in his rookie 250SX racing season. Unfortunately, Justin crashed in a round 2 practice at Houston and was unable to return to action for the remainder of the SX season.


2019 Outlook:

Even though Justin didn't complete the SX season last year, he learned a lot and has been riding with his teammates daily. He is ready to build off his 2018 MX season, where he was rookie of the year and third overall in the final standings, to fight for podiums and wins.