Christian Craig

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Christian Craig

Hometown: San Diego, California

Current Residence: Wildomar, California

Birth Date: July 19, 1991 (age 26 in 2017)

 

Team Name: GEICO Honda

  • Manufacturer – Honda
  • Team Manager – Mike LaRocco
  • Mechanic – Derik Dwyer

 

Turned Pro: 2009

Best Career Season Result: 3rd place in 2016 (250SX West)

2017 Season Result: 6th (250SX East)

 

Racing Accolades:

  • 1 career 250SX Class win
  • 6 career 250SX Class podiums
  • Enjoyed the best season of his career in 2016, two years after retiring from the sport

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Second generation racer, following in the footsteps of his father, Mike, who won one 450SX Class Main Event
  • He and his father are just the second father-son tandem in history to win a supercross race
  • Retired from racing in 2013 due to numerous injuries, but returned to full-time competition in 2016
  • Son-in-law of team co-owner, Jeff Majkrzak, who ultimately helped bring Craig out of retirement
  • Married with a son, Jagger; wife Paige host a series of YouTube vlogs featuring footage from the races and their other road trips

2017 Season Recap:

Craig showed up in 2017 under the GEICO Honda tent and captured a season-best third place finish at round 3 in Toronto. He went on to finish inside the top 5 four additional times, including two fifth place finishes. Craig skipped the last 250SX East round in Las Vegas, due to filling-in for Ken Roczen for Team Honda HRC, and competed in the 450SX Class at round 15 and 17 where he finished 11th at both rounds, which was good enough for 25th overall. CC finished sixth overall in 250SX Eastern Regional Championship.