RJ Hampshire was unsure of if he would ever go pro. He was a scouted baseball athlete for many years in high school. But when he decided to race mot full time, it paid off. He rides for GEICO Honda aboard their CRF250R.
RJ HAMPSHIRE BIO
Hometown: Hudson, Florida
Current Residence: Sacramento, California
Birthdate: January 26, 1996
Team: GEICO Honda
Team Manager: Dan Betley
Mechanic: Alex Campbell
Turned Pro: 2014
- Has 1 career 250SX Class podium.
- Acheived 4 career 250SX Class top-fives.
- Clinched 1 career AMSOIL Arenacross Lites Class win.
- 2014 AMA Horizon Award Winner.
- He was the 2013 Monster Energy Cup Amateur All-Stars Champion.
- 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.