Malcolm Stewart (Supercross)

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Malcolm Jamar Stewart (born October 27, 1992) is an American professional motocross racer competing in the AMA Supercross and Motocross championships since 2011.

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of James "Bubba" Stewart, a former champion in both supercross and motocross.

Career[edit]

Malcolm made his professional debut on February 12, 2011 at the Houston Supercross held in the Reliant Stadium. For the 2011 Season, he rode for team ARMA-Suzuki City-Nitro Circus in the 9250) Lites Eastern Region riding the number 139 Suzuki.[1]

For the 2012 Season, Malcolm moved to the JDR J-Star KTM for the Lites Eastern Region and changed the bike number to 37.

For the 2013, Season after an unsuccessful finish for the Eastern Region, Malcolm moved to the 250cc West and changed the bike number to 32. Malcolm was signed to Troy Lee Designs Honda to compete in the lites class for 2013 and 2014.

Stewart signed with Geico to contest the 2014 and 2015 supercross seasons. For 2014 he raced the 450 motocross class. He started the season well with top 10s in 9 of the first 11 rounds but missed the last 5 due to complications of dehydration leading to kidney problems.[2] When Malcolm's contract expired at the end of 2014 he purchased a Troy Lee Designs factory 450 to use to compete in the Redbull Straight Rhythm in the open class. He did not race the 2015 outdoor motocross because his 2015 deal with GEICO Honda was only for supercross.[2]

In 2016, he won the East Coast 250 Supercross Championship with two race wins and six podium finishes.[2]

Malcolm sat out the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event in order to prepare for the 2017 racing season.[2]

For the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross season, he partnered with RIDE365.com, an online retailer for motorcycle parts and accessories. For the season, he raced with a Suzuki RM-Z450.[3]

In 2018 Malcolm Stewart was signed as a fill-in rider at team Joe Gibbs racing Suzuki after race 2 of the 450 supercross championship racing bike number 27.[4]

At the 2019 Glendale Supercross, Malcolm broke his femur bone while going over the whoop section of the track.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malcolm Stewart to make Professional Debut in Houston". Supercross (News). February 11, 2011. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "MALCOLM STEWART WILL SIT OUT 2016 LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS SEASON". ProMotocross.com. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  3. ^ ET, 2017 at 1:48p (2017-01-20). "Malcolm Stewart to make 450SX debut at Anaheim". FOX Sports. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  4. ^ Antonovich, Michael (January 24, 2018). "2018 GLENDALE SUPERCROSS - MALCOLM STEWART REMAINS WITH JGRMX". TransWorld Motocross. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  5. ^ "Malcolm Stewart Breaks Femur At 2019 Glendale Supercross". Transworld Motocross. 2019-01-14. Retrieved 2019-01-23.

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