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2019 250 Silly Season Guide

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The major U.S. races for 2018 are complete, so now 2019 gets the full focus. Who will be riding for what team in 2019? Below is based on official announcements and what we're hearing.

Check out our 250 guide below—and keep in mind there might still be changes to come as we get closer to Anaheim 1 and the Monster Energy Supercross opener. You can read the 450 guide here.

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki

Adam Cianciarulo
AC signed a multi-year deal with the team in 2017. He’s been with the team his entire pro career.

Austin Forkner
Forkner made his pro debut with the team in 2016 at the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross opener and is back for another year.

Garrett Marchbanks
Marchbanks raced for the team in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross this past year. Next year will be his rookie season in Monster Energy Supercross. 

Martin Davalos
Davalos raced for the team from 2013-’14 before moving to Rockstar Energy Husqvarna. He returned to the team last season and has been re-signed for another year.

GEICO Honda 

Jeremy Martin
Agreed to an extension with the team in 2017 that will see him through the 2019 season. Due to the long recovery from a difficult back injury sustained in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross, Martin may miss Monster Energy Supercross.

RJ Hampshire
Hampshire has spent his entire professional career with the team.

Chase Sexton
Returns for another year.

Christian Craig
Returns for another year.

Hunter Lawrence
The Australian signed a multi-year deal with the team in 2017, but rode for the European Honda 114 Motorsports team during in 2018. He’s spent his entire career in Europe competing in the FIM Motocross World Championship, and will make his full-time U.S. debut in 2018. 

Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM

Jordon Smith
Returns for another year. 

Shane McElrath
Returns for another year. 

Mitchell Falk
Made his pro debut with the team in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. Next year will be his rookie season in Monster Energy Supercross. 

Sean Cantrell
Returns for another year. 

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna

Jordan Bailey
Made his pro debut with the team in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. Next year will be his rookie season in Monster Energy Supercross. 

Thomas Covington
The Alabama native returns to the U.S. after spending his entire pro career in Europe racing the FIM Motocross World Championship.

Michael Mosiman
Returns for another year.

Autotrader/Yoshimura Suzuki

Alex Martin
A-Mart moves over from Troy Lee Designs KTM on a two-year deal

Note: More riders are expected to be announced soon.

Monster Energy/Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha

Colt Nichols
Signed an extension with the team earlier this year that will see him through the 2020 season. 

Dylan Ferrandis
Agreed to a two-year extension with the team earlier this year.

Mitchell Oldenburg
Oldenburg signed a two-year deal with the team in 2017. 

Justin Cooper
Continues multi-year deal with the team. 

CycleTrader/Rock River Yamaha

Jacob Hayes
The 2018 Amsoil Arenacross Champion signed with the team for 2019.

Brandon Hartranft
The New Jersey native returns for a second year with the team. 

Gas Monkey Energy/AJE Motorsports

Justin Starling
Returns for another year.

Chris Blose
Signed with the team this off-season. Has spent the last few years racing arenacross.

Dylan Merriam
Spent last year as a privateer.

ClubMX/Traders Racing

ClubMX and Traders Racing announced today that they were merging for 2019. Riders will be announced at a later date.