RJ Hampshire 31

Hometown: Hudson, Florida

Current Residence: Sacramento, California

Birthdate: January 26, 1996

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Team Name: GEICO Honda

  • Manufacturer – Honda 
  • Team Manager – Dan Betley
  • Mechanic – Keith Clickstein

 

Turned Pro: 2014

Best Career Season Result: 5th place in 2015

2018 Season Result:  11th rank (250SX Eastern Regionals); 26th overall season

 

Racing Accolades: 

  • 1 career 250SX Class podium
  • 4 career 250SX Class top-fives
  • 1 career AMSOIL Arenacross Lites Class win
  • 2014 AMA Horizon Award Winner
  • 2013 Monster Energy Cup Amateur All-Stars Champion
  • First career professional win at 2017 MXGP of USA in Jacksonville, FL (MX2 Grand Prix Race 1 and Race 2 winner)

 

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile: 

  • One of several promising young riders in Monster Energy Supercross who graduated from AMSOIL Arenacross’ Ricky Carmichael Road to Supercross with success
  • Won the AMA Horizon Award in 2014 as the most promising young talent coming out of the amateur ranks
  • Played baseball his entire life and planned to play in college before ultimately deciding on a professional motocross career around age 15
  • Enjoys cycling, golfing and fishing
  • Considers Tim Ferry the most influential person in his career
  • Devout Christian

 

2018 Season Recap:

Florida native Hampshire entered his fourth full season of Supercross competition in 2018; starting off  really good finishing inside the top 5, multiple times. Unfortunately, his season was cut short after a big crash in Daytona. 

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