Always in the zone, yet always smiling. This is Austin Forkner’s second year pro–and he is a contender. The 19 year old Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki KXF250 rider has an ora of confidence, and the win to win at all costs.
AUSTIN FORKNER BIO
Hometown: Richards, Missouri
Current Residence: Richards, Missouri
Birthdate: September 2, 1998
Team: Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki
Team Manager: Mitch Payton
Mechanic: Oliver Stone
Turned Pro: 2016
- Has two career 250SX Class podiums and 4 career 250SX Class top-fives in 8 starts.
- Was the 2015 Monster Energy Cup Amateur All Stars Champion.
- 2012 & 2013 Monster Energy Cup Supermini Champion.
- 1 career AMSOIL Arenacross win.
- Clicnhed 2016 AMA Pro Motocross Rookie of the Year
- 2015 AMA Horizon Award Winner.
- 6-time AMA Amateur National Motocross Champion.
- Mentored by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael.
- Considers fellow racer Trey Canard to be his idol.
- Considered to be one of the most promising young talents in the world.
- Races for the most successful team in the history of the sport.
- Nicknamed “Farm Boy”.