Aaron Plessinger 7

Hometown Hamilton, OH

Current Residence Murrieta, California

Birthdate January 25, 1996


Rider Profile

Team Name: Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing

  • Manufacturer – Yamaha
  • Team Manager - Jim Perry


Turned Pro: 2015

Best Career Season Result: 1st place in 2018 (250SX West)

2019 Season Result: 16th (450SX; injury)  


Racing Accolades:

  • 2018 250SX West class champion
  • 2015 Monster Energy Supercross Rookie of the Year
  • 2014 Monster Energy Cup Amateur All-Stars Champion
  • 1 career AMSOIL Arenacross win


Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Second generation professional racer following in the footsteps of his father, Scott, who is a multi-time off-road champion
  • One of the first and most successful AMSOIL Arenacross Ricky Carmichael Road to Supercross graduates
  • Currently the only Road to Supercross graduate to earn a win in Monster Energy Supercross
  • Earned both his first career motocross and supercross wins at his proverbial “home” race in Indiana
  • Has also earned victories in off-road competitions, making him a truly well-rounded rider

2018 Season Recap:

Plessinger entered the 2018 season as one of the title favorites and the lead rider for Monster Energy/Star Racing Yamaha. The Ohio native scored his first win of the season at round 2 and would earn four of 10 Main Event wins to finish first by two points for his first 250SX Class championship. In 2019, Plessinger will join the rookie ranks in the 450SX Class with the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory team alongside teammate Justin Barcia.


2019 Season Recap:

Plessinger was doing what he needed to be doing as a rookie 450SX season with a fifth-place finish at Atlanta but, unfortunately, was unable to complete the full season due to an injury.