List of motocross riders

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This is a partial list of notable current and former motocross riders, many of whom have competed in the World Championships, National Championships and supercross competitions.

Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z - Nationalities - Notes - References

A[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Sweden Bengt Åberg 1966-1979 500cc- 1969, 1970 - - 11
South Africa Greg Albertyn 1992-2000 125cc- 1992,
250cc- 1993, 1994
AMA 250cc- 1999 - 12
United States Jeff Alessi - - - - -
United States Mike Alessi 2005–present - - - -
France Thomas Allier - - - - -
Sweden Håkan Andersson 1966-1979 250cc- 1973 - - 10
Soviet Union Victor Arbekov - 250cc- 1965 - - 10
United Kingdom Les Archer - 500cc- 1956 European Champion - - 10
United Kingdom Mervyn Anstie - - - - -
United Kingdom Max Anstie - - - - -
France Nicolas Aubin 2005 - 2007 - - - -

B[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Belgium René Baeten 1948-1960 500cc- 1958 - - 8
United States Blake Baggett 2009-2013 - AMA 250cc- 2012 - -
United States David Bailey 1979-1987 - AMA 250cc- 1983
AMA SX- 1983
AMA 500cc- 1984
- -
United Kingdom John Banks - - - - 4
United States Justin Barcia 2009–present - AMA SX Lites East - 2011
AMA SX Lites East - 2012
- -
United States Mark Barnett 1977-1985 - AMA 125cc- 1980-1982
AMA SX- 1981
- -
Spain Jonathan Barragan - - - - -
Italy Andrea Bartolini 1988-2003 500cc- 1999 - - 15
Germany Willy Bauer 1972-1978 - - - 4
France Jean-Michel Bayle 1987-1991 125cc- 1989,
250cc- 1990
AMA 250cc- 1991
AMA SX- 1991
AMA 500cc- 1991
- 15
Germany Pit Beirer 1989-2003 - - - 7
Italy Christian Beggi - - - - -
United States Mike Bell 1977-1983, 1986, 1988-1989 1977 Four Stroke World Champion AMA 250cc SX - 1980 - -
Netherlands John van den Berk 1984-1995 125cc- 1987,
250cc- 1988
- - 9
Belgium Marnicq Bervoets 1990-2001 - - - 19
Germany Fritz Betzlbacher - - - - 4
United Kingdom Dave Bickers 1959-1968 - - - 18
Switzerland Julien Bill - MX3 - 2011 - - 11
United States Mark Blackwell 1972-1975 - - - -
Russia Evgeny Bobryshev - - - - 3
France Anthony Boissiere - - - - -
France Frédéric Bolley 1997, 1999-2002 250cc- 1999, 2000 - - 13
France Xavier Boog - - - - -
United States Damon Bradshaw 1989-1993, 1995-1997 - AMA SX 125cc East- 1989 - -
United States Justin Brayton 2002-2004, 2006-2012 - - - -
United States Goat Breker 1978-1985 1979, 1988 Four Stroke World Champion - - -
Belgium Sven Breugelmans 2003-2009 MX-3 - 2005, 2008 - - 10
United States Larry Brooks 1985-1996 - - - -
United States Mike Brown 1990-2011 - AMA 125cc - 2001 - 3
United States Rick Burgett 1976-1983 - AMA 500cc- 1978 - -
Spain José Butron 2013 - - - -
United States Jimmy Button 1990-1994, 1996-2000 - - - -
Australia Michael Byrne - - - - -

C[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Italy Antonio Cairoli - MX2- 2005, 2007
MX1- 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
- - 26
Spain Carlos Campano - MX3- 2010 - - -
United States Trey Canard - - AMA SX Lites East - 2008
AMA 250- 2010
- -
Sweden Håkan Carlquist 1974-1988 500cc- 1983,
250cc- 1979
- - 21
United States Ricky Carmichael 1996- 2007 SX 2005 AMA 125cc- 1997-1999
AMA 125 SX East - 1998
AMA SX- 2001-2003, 2005-2006
AMA 250cc- 2000-2006
- 150
United States Danny Chandler 1976 - 1985 - - - -
France Christophe Charlier 2012 - 2013 - - - -
United Kingdom Eric Cheney - - - - -
Italy Alessio Chiodi 1989-2009 125cc- 1997-1998-1999 - - 27
Czechoslovakia Jaromir Cizek - 250cc- 1958 European Champion - - 13
Netherlands Glenn Coldenhoff 2013 - - - -
United States Guy Cooper 1984-1994, 1996, 1998, 2002 - AMA 125cc- 1990 - -
United Kingdom Paul Cooper 1980-2006 - British MXOpen - 2002 - -
New Zealand Cody Copper - - New Zealand National Champion- 2013 - -
New Zealand Josh Coppins 1995-2008 - British MX Open - 2004
British MX1 - 2005
- 10
United Kingdom Gordon Crockard 1998-2006 - British MXOpen - 2000-2003 - -
United States Kyle Cunningham 2007-2011 - - - -

D[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Australia Craig Dack 1996-2006 - - - -
Colombia Martin Davalos 2006-2012 - - - -
Belgium Roger De Coster 1966-1980 500cc- 1971-1973, 1975, 1976 Belgian 500cc- 1966 - 37
Belgium Ken De Dycker 1999–Present - British MX1-2006 - -
France Yves Demaria 1993-2008 MX3- 2004, 2006, 2007 - - 37
Belgium Gilbert De Roover - - - - 3
Belgium Clement Desalle - - Belgian Champion 2009 - 2
United States John DeSoto 1969-1975 - - - -
United States Tony DiStefano 1973-1981 - AMA 250cc- 1975-1977 - 16
United Kingdom Jamie Dobb 1987-2004 125cc- 2001 British 125cc-1989, 1998-1999 [1] - 11
Netherlands Gert van Doorn - - - - 6
United States John Dowd 1986-2006 - - - -
United Kingdom John Draper - - - - 5
United States Doug Dubach 1984-1998, 2000-2001 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 Four Stroke World Champion - - -
United States Ryan Dungey 2006–present FIM SX - 2010 AMA SX Lites West - 2009
AMA 250 - 2009
AMA SX - 2010
AMA 450 - 2010, 2012
- -

E[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United Kingdom Vic Eastwood - - - - 2
United States Daryl Ecklund 2007-2008 - - - -
Netherlands Erik Eggens - - - - 3
United States Richard Eierstedt 1976-1979 - - - -
United States Jimmy Ellis 1974-1982, 1984-1985 - AMA 250cc SX - 1975 - -
United States Jeff Emig 1988-1999 - AMA 125cc- 1992
AMA 250cc- 1996-1997
AMA SX-1997
- -
Belgium Harry Everts 1970-1984 250cc - 1975,
125cc - 1979-1981
- - 25
Belgium Stefan Everts 1988-2006 125cc- 1991
250cc- 1995,1996,1997
500cc- 2001-2002
MX1-GP- 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Belgium 125cc- 1990,
Belgium 250cc- 1993
- 101

F[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Falta - - - - 4
Italy Claudio Federici - - - - 7
Australia Dean Ferris - - - - -
United States Tim Ferry 1993-2009 - AMA 125 SX East - 1997 - -
United States Ashley Fiolek 2007-2013 - WMA Pro National Champion - 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 - -
Costa Rica Ernesto Fonseca 1999-2006 - AMA SX 125cc East- 1999
AMA SX 125cc West- 2000
- -
Latvia Lauris Freibergs - - - - -
East Germany Paul Friedrichs 1965-1972 500cc- 1966, 1967, 1968 - - 28
France Steven Frossard - - - - -

G[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Belgium Eric Geboers 1980-1990 125cc- 1982, 1983
250cc- 1987
500cc- 1988, 1990
- 38
Greece Michael Gelagotis 1996-2006 - - 115 2
Slovenia Klemen Gerčar 2013 MX3- 2013 - - -
United States Broc Glover 1976-1988 - AMA 125cc- 1977-1979,
AMA 500cc- 1981, 1983, 1985
- -
Portugal Rui Goncalves - - - - -
United States Josh Grant 2004-2012 - - - -
United States Joe Gratton 1973, 1977-1978 - - - - -
United States Billy Grossi 1974-1982 - - - -
Italy Davide Guarneri - - - - -

H[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United States Thomas Hahn 2004-2013 - - - -
Sweden Torsten Hallman 1957-1971 250cc- 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967 - - 37
Sweden Christer Hammargren 1967-1976 - - - -
United States Bob Hannah 1976-1989 - AMA AMA 125cc- 1976
AMA SX- 1977-1979
AMA 250cc- 1978, 1979
- 70
United States Donnie Hansen 1979-1982 - AMA 250cc - 1982
AMA SX- 1982
- -
Sweden Torlief Hansen 1970-1983 - - - 10
Sweden Marcus Hansson 1987-1995 500cc- 1994 - - 5
United States Mike Healy 1985-1994 - - - -
United States Doug Henry 1988-1999 - AMA 125 SX East - 1993
AMA 125cc - 1993, 1994
AMA 250cc - 1998
- -
United States Broc Hepler 2003-2009 - - - -
United Kingdom Rob Herring - - British 250cc- 1989, 1991, 1992
British 125cc- 1990, 1991, 1992
British Open- 1996
- 4
Netherlands Jeffrey Herlings 2010-2013 MX2- 2012, 2013 KNMV MX2- 2011, 2012 42 16
United States Barry Higgins 1972-1974, 1979 - - - -
United States George Holland 1981-1989 - AMA 125cc- 1988 - -
Belgium Jeremy van Horebeek - - - - -
United States Kent Howerton 1973-1983 - AMA 500cc- 1976
AMA 250cc- 1980, 1981
- -
United Kingdom Neil Hudson 1976-1983 250cc- 1981 - - 7
United States Ryan Hughes 1990-1999, 2001, 2003-2005 2001 - 2005 Four Stroke World Champion - - -

J[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Belgium Georges Jobé 1979-1992 250cc- 1980, 1983
500cc- 1987, 1991, 1992
250cc- 1978, 1980-1983
500cc- 1984, 1989
- 31
Sweden Gunnar Johansson - - - - 3
Sweden Peter Johansson - - - - 9
United States Rick Johnson 1980-1989 1983 Four Stroke World Champion AMA 250cc- 1984, 1986, 1987
AMA 500cc- 1987, 1988
AMA SX- 1986, 1988
- 61
United States Gary Jones 1971-1978 - AMA 250cc- 1972-1974 - -
Wales Mark Jones - - - - -
Sweden Ake Jonsson 1963-1978 - - - 9


K[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Netherlands Pierre Karsmakers - 1980 Four Stroke World Champion AMA 500cc- 1975
AMA SX 250cc- 1976
- 1
Soviet Union Vladimir Kavinov 1968-1985 - - - 6
United States Mike Kiedrowski 1988-1997 - AMA 125cc- 1989, 1991
AMA 500cc- 1992
AMA 250cc- 1993
- 30
New Zealand Darryll King 1987-2007 - Aus. 500cc- 2001, 2003, 2004 - 5
New Zealand Shayne King 1987-2007 500cc- 1996 NZ National Champion- 2003 - 6
Austria Heinz Kinigadner 1978-1988 250cc- 1984, 1985 - - 7
Canada Dusty Klatt - - Can. MX1- 2006 - -
United States DeWitt Knox III 1973, 1975-1977 - - 12 -
Sweden Arne Kring 1969-1975 - - - 7

L[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United States Brad Lackey 1971-1982 500cc- 1982 AMA 500cc- 1972 - 7
United Kingdom Arthur Lampkin - - - - 7
United States Peter Lamppu 1972-1975 - - - -
United States Steve Lamson 1989-2006 - AMA 125cc- 1995, 1996 - -
South Africa Grant Langston 1997–2008, 2010 125cc- 2000 AMA 125cc - 2003
AMA 125 SX East - 2005
AMA SX Lites West - 2006
AMA 250cc- 2007
- 7
United States Danny LaPorte 1976-1983 250cc- 1982 AMA 500cc- 1979 - 6
United States Mike LaRocco 1988-2006 AMA 250cc- 1994,
AMA 500cc- 1993
- -
United States Jason Lawrence 2005–2010 - AMA SX Lites West - 2008 - -
United States Ron Lechien 1983-1989, 1991, 1994 1984 Four Stroke World Champion AMA 125cc- 1985 - -
United States Troy Lee 1980-1981 - - - 0
Australia Jeff Leisk - - - - 3
Belgium Victor Leloup - - - - 4
Estonia Aigar Leok - - - - -
Estonia Tanel Leok - - - - -
United States Billy Liles 1982-1986 - - - 6
Sweden Ove Lundell 1948-? - - - 1
Sweden Sten Lundin - 500cc- 1959, 1961 - - 24
United States Ezra Lusk 1992-2004 - AMA 125 SX East - 1994 - -
United States Jeremy Lusk - - - - -

M[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United Kingdom Billy MacKenzie - - - - -
Italy Corrado Maddii - - - - 5
Belgium André Malherbe 1973-1986 500cc- 1980, 1981, 1983 - - 41
United Kingdom Paul Malin - - - - 2
Belgium Jacky Martens 1984-1997 500cc- 1993 - - 17
France Christophe Martin - - - - -
France Mickael Maschio - 125cc- 2002 - - 8
New Zealand Connor McGechan 2000–present - Aus. 500cc- 2001, 2003, 2004 - -
United States Jeremy McGrath 1989-2003 AMA 250cc- 1995
AMA SX 1993-1996, 1998-2000
- -
Australia Andrew McFarlane - - - - 4
Australia Brett Metcalfe - - - - -
Czech Republic Martin Michek 2011-2013 - - - -
Finland Heikki Mikkola 1969-1979 500cc- 1974, 1977, 1978
250cc- 1976
- - 34
United States David Millsaps - - - - -
Belgium Auguste Mingels - - - - 7
United States Marty Moates 1976, 1978-1981 - - - 1
Soviet Union Guennady Moisseev - 250cc- 1974, 1977, 1978 - - 14
United States Bobby Moore 1980-1995 125cc - 1994 AMA 125cc West SX - 1985 - 13
Canada Blair Morgan 1993-2008 Can. 125/250cc- 1997, 1999 - -
United States Gaylon Mosier 1975-1980 - - - -
France Marvin Musquin 2008- MX2- 2009, 2010 - - -
United States Brian Myerscough 1978-1980, 1982-1986 1985 Four Stroke World Champion - - -

N[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Germany Maximilian Nagl - - - -
United Kingdom Dave Nicoll 1964-1978 - - - 1
United Kingdom Kurt Nicoll 1982-1994 - - - 13
Sweden Bill Nilsson - 500cc- 1957, 1960 - - 18
Sweden Jorgen Nilsson - - - - 5
United Kingdom Graham Noyce 1976-1984 500cc- 1979 - - 6
United Kingdom Carl Nunn - - British MX2 - 2005, 2006 - -

O[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United States Johnny O'Mara 1980-1990 - AMA 125cc- 1983
AMA SX- 1984
- -
United States Zach Osborne - - - - -

P[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United States Trampas Parker 1985-2004 125cc- 1989
250cc- 1991
- - 13
United States Travis Pastrana 1999-2006 - AMA 125cc MX- 2000
125cc East SX- 2001
- -
United States Jessica Patterson 1999-2010 - AMA Women's MX- 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 - -
France Gautier Paulin - - - - -
Canada Ross Pederson 1978-1993 - CMA 125cc- 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
CMA 250cc- 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
CMA 250 SX- 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988
CMA 500cc- 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991
-
Italy David Philippaerts - MX-1 - 2008 - - 9
France Mickael Pichon - 250cc- 2001, 2002 AMA 125cc East SX- 1995, 1996 - 37
United States Jim Pomeroy 1973-1978 - - - 1
France Christophe Pourcel - MX2 - 2006 AMA SX Lites East - 2009 - -
France Sébastien Pourcel - - - - -
United States Wyman Priddy 1972-1976 - - - -
Italy Alessandro Puzar 1988-2009 250cc- 1990
125cc- 1995
- - 23

R[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Belgium Gaston Rahier 1967-1982 125cc - 1975-1977 - - 29
Belgium Steve Ramon 1997-2013 125cc - 2003,
MX1 - 2007
Bel. MX1- 2004, 2006 - -
South Africa Tyla Rattray 2000-2013 MX2 - 2008 Ned. 125cc- 2003 - 13
Australia Chad Reed 1999–present SX 2003, 2008 Aus. SX- 1999, 2000, 2009
AMA 125 SX East - 2002
AMA SX- 2004, 2008
AMA 450- 2009
- -
United States Warren Reid 1975-1985 - - - -
France Pierre Renet - MX3- 2009 - - -
Netherlands Marc de Reuver - - - - -
Italy Michéle Rinaldi 1978-1987 125cc - 1984 - - 13
Belgium Joël Robert 1964-1975 250cc- 1964, 1968-1972 - - 50
Germany Ken Roczen - MX2 - 2011 - - -
France Stephane Roncada - - AMA 125 SX East - 2000 - -
Netherlands Gerard Rond - - - - 7
Canada Jean Sebastien Roy ? - 2006 - Can. 250cc- 2001-2005 - -

S[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Italy Alex Salvini - - - - -
United States Donny Schmit 1987-1995 125cc- 1990,
250cc- 1992
AMA 125cc West SX - 1986 - 15
Germany Fritz Schneider - - - - 8
United States Darrell Schultz 1978-1982 - AMA 500cc- 1982 - -
United Kingdom Tommy Searle 2006–present - - - -
United States Gary Semics 1973-1981, 1987, 1990 - AMA 500cc SX - 1974 - -
United States Andrew Short - - - - -
United Kingdom Shaun Simpson - - - - -
Belgium Joël Smets 1993-2005 500cc- 1995, 1997-1998, 2000,
650cc- 2003
- - 57
United Kingdom Jeff Smith 1955-1970 500cc- 1964-1965 - - 30
United States Marty Smith 1974-1982 - AMA 125cc- 1974, 1975
AMA 500cc- 1977
- -
United States Steve Stackable 1974-1981 - AMA 500cc SX - 1975 - -
United States Jeff Stanton 1986-1993 - AMA 250cc- 1989, 1990, 1992
AMA SX-1989, 1990, 1992
- -
United States Rex Staten 1974, 1976-1981, 1990 1981 Four Stroke World Champion - - -
United States James Stewart Jr. 2002–present SX- 2006, 2007, 2009 AMA 125cc- 2002, 2004
AMA SX- 2007, 2009
AMA Motocross- 2008
- -
United Kingdom Brian Stonebridge 1950 - 1959 - - - 6
Netherlands David Strijbos 1985-1994 125cc- 1986 - - 27
Belgium Kevin Strijbos 2000-2013 - - - 5
United States Chuck Sun 1976-1983 - AMA 500cc- 1980 - -
Japan Torao Suzuki - - All Japan 250cc- 1972
All-Japan 125cc- 1973, 1976
- 4
South Africa Gareth Swanepoel - - - - -

T[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
United States Ivan Tedesco 1999-2012 - AMA SX Lites West - 2004, 2005 - -
United Kingdom David Thorpe 1979-1993 500cc - 1985, 1986, 1989 - - 22
United States Rich Thorwaldson 1972-1975 - - - -
Sweden Rolf Tibblin - 500cc - 1962, 1963 - - 29
United States Broc Tickle 2006-2013 - - - -
United States Eli Tomac 2010-2013 - AMA 250cc- 2013 - -
France Sebastien Tortelli 1994-2006 125cc- 1996
250cc- 1999
- - 20
New Zealand Ben Townley 2000-2012 MX2- 2004 AMA SX Lites East - 2007 - 14
Netherlands Pedro Tragter 1985-1995 125cc- 1993 - - 7
United States Marty Tripes 1973-1980 - - - 11

V[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Czechoslovakia Vlastimil Valek - - - - 6
France Julien Vanni - - - - -
Finland Pekka Vehkonen 1982-1993 125cc - 1985 - - 17
Belgium Marc Velkeneers - - - - 7
Belgium Jaak van Velthoven -1970-1983 - - - 5
Netherlands Kees van der Ven 1979-1987 - - - 17
Spain Javier Garcia Vico 1994-2006 - - - 1
United States Ryan Villopoto 2005–present FIM SX - 2011 AMA MX Lites- 2006, 2007, 2008
AMA SX Lites West- 2007
AMA SX - 2011
AMA 450 - 2011, 2013
- -
France Jacky Vimond 1981-1986 250cc - 1986 - - 13
United States Tallon Vohland 1989-2001 - - - 4
United States Heath Voss 1996-2010 FIM SX - 2004 - - -
Belgium Andre Vromas - - - - 6
France David Vuillemin 1995-2009 - Fra. SX 125cc- 1996, 1997 - 6

W[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Austria Matthias Walkner 2012 MX3- 2012 - - -
United States Jeff Ward 1978-1992 - AMA 125cc- 1984
AMA 250cc- 1985, 1988
AMA 500cc- 1989, 1990
AMA SX- 1985, 1987
- 56
United States Larry Ward 1987-2003 - - - -
United Kingdom Bryan Wade 1966-1975 - 5 x British Champion
Various 125cc, 250cc, 500cc
- -
Japan Akira Watanabe 1973-1987 125cc - 1978 - - 7
Germany Adolf Weil 1970-1977 - - - 7
United States Jake Weimer 2006-2013 - - - -
United States Jimmy Weinert 1970-1980 - AMA 500cc- 1974, 1975
AMA SX- 1976
- 22
United States Nick Wey 1998-2013 - - - -
United States Blake Wharton 2008-2013 - - - -
United Kingdom Jeremy Whatley - - - - 5
Scotland Dean Wilson 2010-2013 - AMA 250cc- 2011 - -
South Africa Greg Wilson 1974-1980 - South African 500cc - 1980 - 47
United States Kevin Windham 1994–2013 - - - -
United States Steve Wise 1975-1981 - - - -
Netherlands Gerrit Wolsink 1970-1981 - - - 14

Z[edit]

Name Seasons World Championships National Championships Races Wins
Czechoslovakia Velky Zdenek - - - - 3

World Championships by nationality[edit]

Country 500cc / MX3 Country 250cc / MX1 Country 125cc / MX2
Belgium Belgium 24 Belgium Belgium 18 Belgium Belgium 9
Sweden Sweden 10 Sweden Sweden 6 France France 6
United Kingdom United Kingdom 6 France France 6 Italy Italy 6
France France 4 Italy Italy 5 Netherlands Netherlands 3
East Germany East Germany 3 Soviet Union USSR 4 South Africa South Africa 3
Finland Finland 3 United States United States 3 United States United States 3
Italy Italy 1 Austria Austria 2 Finland Finland 1
New Zealand New Zealand 1 South Africa South Africa 2 Japan Japan 1
United States United States 1 Finland Finland 1 New Zealand New Zealand 1
Spain Spain 1 Netherlands Netherlands 1 United Kingdom United Kingdom 1
Switzerland Switzerland 1 United Kingdom United Kingdom 1 Germany Germany 1