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: 4th place in 2019

2019 Season Result:  4th (250SX Western Regionals)

 

Racing Accolades: 

  • 3 career 250SX Class podiums
  • 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. 

 

2019 Season Recap:

Hampshire competed in each round of the 2019 250SX West season but it wasn't until the closing rounds of the year that he made it up onto the podium, and he wasn't quite able to make it to the top step. However, he did get fourth in the final standings.

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