Aaron Plessinger

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Aaron Plessinger Bio

Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio

Current Residence: Murrieta, California

Birth Date: January 25, 1996 (age 21 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha

  • Manufacturer – Yamaha
  • Team Manager – Brad Hoffman
  • Mechanic – Billy Hartle

 

Turned Pro: 2015

Best Career Season Result: 2nd place in 2016 (250SX East)

2017 Season Result: 3rd (250SX West)  

 

Racing Accolades:

  • 2 career 250SX Class wins
  • 11 career 250SX Class podiums
  • 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

 

2017 Season Recap:

Plessinger entered the 2017 season as one of the title favorites and the lead rider at Star Yamaha in his third season of competition. He showed up to round 1 at Anaheim and captured his first podium of the year and scored five more podiums in nine races. By round 7 in Seattle, the Ohio native scored his first win of the season and went on to finish third overall, just one point behind second.