With the Las Vegas Supercross and the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross in our rear-view mirror, the social media posts this week are full of championship celebrations, and testing for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship that kicks off in two weeks time. There’s also some send-offs and sign on’s for the future as well.

Check out the posts this week that grabbed our attention below.

Malcolm Stewart and the Motoconcepts / Honda team announced that their relationship will continue through 2020. With the way Mookie performed to start 2019, I think this was a no-brainer for Tony Alessi and Mike Genova.


In a sport filled that riders pride themselves on not showing emotion, it was awesome to see the Frenchman Dylan Ferrandis showing just how much winning the 2019 Western Regional 250SX Championship meant to him. It’s good to see the American Dream is still alive and well for some. Congrats to Dylan on a well-deserved title.


Well, it’s the off-season for Chad Reed and we all know what time it is in the CR Two-Two camp: time to troll the industry and fans with cryptic posts. And he does it so well. With the 37-year-old scoring another podium in 2019 and his JGR future—and the future of JGR as a team—still up in the air, the #22 posted a goodbye to JGR and announced that he is again on the hunt for a 2020 contract. We hope to see the Australian back in 2020.


Since graduating from the amateur ranks as the most decorated amateur in the history of the sport, Adam Cianciarulo has struggled to stay healthy and to find that same kind of success in the professional ranks. This year, though, he came in prepared, healthy and looked like the rider we expected to see years ago. Unfortunately, this sport plays no favorites and can bite at any time and AC was reminded of that in Las Vegas last weekend as he tried closing out his first Championship. Our hearts broke for AC as he crashed and tried riding out the main event with a severely damaged machine, but it’s that kind of heart that tells us he is far from finished.

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A few years ago I had almost come to terms with the fact that I would never get back to the level of competing for a championship. I fought and clawed my way back slowly but surely to give myself that opportunity again last night. Obviously, it ended in devastating fashion for me. I’m disappointed in myself. I’m disappointed I didn’t deliver for the people that have supported me and invested in me. I’m not going to feel sorry for myself, though – because I don’t believe in luck. I don’t believe in “why me”. I believe in taking accountability. I made a mistake at a crucial time and it cost me. That’s it. I will continue to give it my absolute best and I will overcome this, just like that kid who thought he was done back in 2016 did. I appreciate all the support, and I’m looking forward to a great summer.

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In 2019 we witnessed one of the most improbable 450 Championship runs in the history of Supercross with Cooper Webb’s charge to the 450SX Championship. After two years of serious struggles, the #2 surprised us all with a Championship run that none of us will soon forget. The question now: Can he continue this Cinderella run outdoors? Congrats to Cooper Webb on an incredible SX season.


Chase Sexton wasn’t the best rider all year long out East, but he was consistent and stayed healthy. The 19-year-old converted his first and only win into the 2019 Eastern Regional 250SX Championship. Congrats to Chase and the GEICO / Honda squad on the title.

Dean Ferris has been wanting to make a name for himself in the US for as long as I can remember, and he is getting another shot at it this summer as a fill-in for the injured Aaron Plessinger on the Monster Energy / Yamaha team. The Australian multi-time Champ made a name for himself internationally a while ago as an MX2 contender over in Europe and blew everyone away with his MXoN performances, but other than a 2nd in one moto a few years ago in the AMA Nationals, he hasn’t been able to do much in the US. We wish Dean luck and have a sneaky suspicion that he could find the podium in 2019. Either way, it will be nice to have a new name in the mix.


Dan Lamb is a 12+ year journalist and the owner of MotoXAddicts.