- Career: 2010
- DOB: 12/28/1991
- Height: 5"11
- Weight: 155 lbs.
- Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
- Residence: San Jacinto, CA
- Team: Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki
- Team Manager: Mitch Payton
- Mechanic: Paul Perebijnos
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A rising star on the tour, Wilson just missed a win last year in his rookie SX season, but he delivered two wins in AMA Motocross. He uses his long, lanky frame to leverage his bike over rough terrain, and with the backing of one of the best teams in the business, he appears destined for greatness.
PersonalEntering his sophomore season as a professional, Wilson hopes to build on his successes from 2010. During his rookie season, the Scottish born rider collected two AMA Motocross National wins in the 250cc class as well as helped his United Kingdom Motocross of Nations team nearly grab a spot on the podium at the international event. Wilson turned professional with a strong amateur pedigree that included two AMA Amateur National titles and the most outstanding rider award. His story is a unique one: Born in Scotland, raised in Alberta, Canada (Calgary) and now transplanted in Southern California to chase his childhood dream of winning an AMA Supercross/Motocross Championship.
2011 - 250 AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Champion.
2010 – In his rookie season, Wilson earned two podium finishes and despite missing two races, he finished sixth overall in the AMA Supercross Lites East Region. Went on to earn his first professional win at Budds Creek and finished out the season with a win at Pala Raceway. Named AMA Motocross Rookie of the Year.
2009 – As a member of Kawasaki’s Team Green amateur program Wilson claimed 13 amateur championships during the year. He earned the AMA Horizon Award, given to the most outstanding rider at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, after winning both the 250A and 450A/Pro Sport classes. He also Represented Team Canada at the Motocross of Nations in Brescia, Italy winning the B-Final race in his professional racing debut.
2008 – Won six championships as a member of Kawasaki’s Team Green amateur program, including the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship in the Motocross B Modified class.
Wilson began his racing career on a Kawasaki KX65 in Scotland at seven years old. He then moved to Canada where he won four-straight Canadian National Championships from 2003-2006.
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