The biggest news this offseason is Adam Cianciarulo moving up to the factory Kawasaki 450 team and slapping the #9 on his plates. Photo by: Octopi

The 2020 “Silly Season” will be a very mellow one for the 450 class, with only a couple of the top-tier riders making any kind of movements but there are quite a few top-tier 250 riders making changes this offseason. The game of offseason musical chairs has just begun to unfold, but with October announcements right around the corner and a sort of preseason preview at the Monster Energy Cup only a couple of weeks later, things will begin to become a lot clearer.

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Below, you can check out our list of what we think we know about who will be where when the music stops at the 202 Anaheim 1 SX.

We will update the list as we know more with parts 2 and 3 as we get closer to A1. If you know think you know something we do not, feel free to post in the comments below.

Red Bull / Factory KTM

#2 Cooper Webb – 450
#25 Marvin Musquin – 450

 

Rocky Mountain ATV/MC / KTM / WPS

#4 – Blake Baggett – 450
??? #29 – Benny Bloss or Justin Bogle? Maybe both?

 

Yamaha / Monster Energy / Factory Yamaha

#7 – Aaron Plessinger – 450
#51 – Justin Barcia – 450

 

Monster Energy / Factory Kawasaki

#3 in SX – #1 in MX – Eli Tomac – 450
#9 – Adam Cianciarulo – 450

 

HRC / Factory Honda

#94 – Ken Roczen – 450
#10 – Justin Brayton – 450 (SX Only)
#23 – Chase Sexton – 450 (MX Only)

Chad Reed is not locked in, but we are hearing it is likely we will see the #22 on a JGR bike in 2020. With Chad, though, you never know. Photo by: Suzuki

Autotrader / Monster Energy / JGRMX / Suzuki

? #22 – Chad Reed – 450 (SX Only)
? #17 – Joey Savatgy – 450
#26 Alex Martin – 250

Only Alex Martin is only rider 100% confirmed here and as always if Chad Reed is involved, things could change quickly. Rumors are swirling with JGR’s future health with sponsors and Suzuki’s involvement as well.

 

Smartop / MotoConcepts Racing Team

#27 – Malcolm Stewart – 450SX
#42 – Vince Friese – 450SX

We’ve heard there could be a 3rd rider here. Names like Martin Davalos and Justin Hill have been mentioned

 

Rockstar Energy Racing / Factory Husqvarna

#15 – Dean Wilson – 450
#16 – Zach Osborne – 450
#21 – Jason Anderson – 450
#24 – RJ Hampshire – 250
#28 – Michael Mosiman – 250
#352 – Jalek Swoll – 250
??? #80 – Thomas Covington – 250 – After a year from hell, Thomas’ bike may not be in the rig despite a two-year deal. Hmmmm, we’re hearing things.

 

Monster Energy / Pro Circuit / Kawasaki

#29 – Cameron Mcadoo – 250
#36 – Garrett Marchbanks – 250
#52 – Austin Forkner – 250
#54 – Jordon Smith – 250

 

GEICO / Honda

#23 – Chase Sexton – 250 – (SX Only, 450 Outdoors)
#6 – Jeremy Martin – 250
#39 – Hunter Lawrence – 250
#62 – Christian Craig – 250
#84 – Jo Shimoda – 250

#? – Jett Lawrence still may possibly turn pro and join the team in ’21. At very least, getting his feet wet again outdoors

One of the most unexpected announcements is that teenager Chase Sexton will race the 250 in SX, then move up to the HRC / Honda factory 450 team for the outdoor season. Photo by: Honda

Yamalube / Star Racing / Yamaha

#12 – Shane McElrath – 250
#13 – Colt Nichols – 250
#14 [#1w] – Dylan Ferrandis – 250
#32 – Justin Cooper – 250
#41 – Ty Materpool – 250

 

Troy Lee Designs / Red Bull / Lucas Oil / KTM

#30 – Brandon Hartranft – 250
#57 – Derek Drake – 250
#363 – Pierce Brown – 250
#? – Brian Moreau – 250

2020 Top 100 and Career Pro Numbers for AMA Supercross and Motocross

* Career Numbers
** New Career Number for 2020

1 – 450SX Cooper Webb

1 – 450MX Eli Tomac

1 – 250MX – Adam Cianciarulo

1W Dylan Ferrandis

1E Chase Sexton

2* Cooper Webb

3* Eli Tomac

4* Blake Baggett

6* Jeremy Martin

7* Aaron Plessinger

9**Adam Cianciarulo

10* Justin Brayton

11* Kyle Chisholm

12* Shane McElrath

13 Colt Nichols

14** Dylan Ferrandis

15* Dean Wilson

16* Zach Osborne

17* Joey Savatgy

18* Weston Peick

19* Justin Bogle

20* Broc Tickle

21* Jason Anderson

22* Chad Reed

23* Chase Sexton

24** R.J. Hampshire

25* Marvin Musquin

26* Alex Martin

27* Malcolm Stewart

28 Michael Mosiman

29 Cameron Mcadoo

30 Brandon Hartranft

31 Ty Masterpool

32** Justin Cooper

33* Joshua Grant

34 Fredrik Noren

35 Tyler Bowers

36 Hunter Lawrence

37 Garrett Marchbanks

38 Martin Davalos

39 Kyle Peters

40 Jordan Bailey

41 Mitchell Oldenburg

42 Ben Lamay

43 John Short

44 Kyle Cunningham

45 Jacob Hayes

46* Justin Hill

47 Lorenzo Locurcio

48 Henry Miller

49 Chris Blose

50 Benny Bloss

51* Justin Barcia

52 Austin Forkner

53 James Decotis

54 Jordon Smith

55 Chase Marquier

56 Martin Castelo

57 Justin Starling

58 Derek Drake

59 Sean Cantrell

60 Joshua Osby

61 Mitchell Falk

62 Alex Ray

63 Christian Craig

64 Jess Pettis

65 Vince Friese

66 James Weeks

67 Enzo Lopes

68 Jerry Robin

69 Nick Gaines

70 Carlen Gardner

71 Dylan Merriam

72 Ryan Breece

73 Robbie Wageman

74 Mitchell Harrison

75 Coty Schock

76 Mike Alessi

77 Kevin Moranz

78 Jake Masterpool

79 Isaac Teasdale

80 Thomas Covington

81 Anthony Rodriguez

82 Cade Autenrieth

83 Jett Lawrence

84 Jo Shimoda

85 Cole Martinez

86 Joshua Cartwright

87 Ramyller Alves

88 Logan Karnow

89 Marshal Weltin

90 Killian Auberson

91 Ryan Sipes

92 Austin Politelli

93 Blake Wharton

94* Ken Roczen

95 Carson Brown

96 Justin Thompson

97 Chris Howell

98 Bradley Lionnet

99 Brandon Leith