Known to fans everywhere as “The Fastest Man on the Planet” and dubbed by sports media as “The Next Great Leader”, James is by far one of the most talented riders in the sport of Supercross. Loved by all for his untiring commitment and passion for the sport of Supercrossracing, James is an all around amazing person and true Champion both on and off the track.
James Stewart started racing at age four, and raced on Kawasaki's his entire amateur & professional career, until signing with L & M San Manuel Yamaha in late 2008.
AMA/FIM Supercross Series Champion
U.S. Open of Supercross Champion
AMA National Motocross Champion. "Perfect Season" winning 24 of 24 races.
Bercy SX - "King of Bercy" Champion
Motorcross of Nations - Championship Team Member
AMA Supercross Series Champion, winning 13 times on the season.
James won the "World Supercross GP", and narrowly missed winning the AMA Supercross Series Championship by two points. Stewart helped Team USA take the overall victory at the Motocross of Nations. At the U.S. Open in Las Vegas, he won both races and the overall title.
Stewart won his first Supercross race at Texas Stadium in Dallas TX. He also had main event wins at Seattle and Houston.
Stewart dominated, winning 18 of the 20 AMA 125 East Supercross and 125 Motocross races. He also set a new record for the most career AMA 125 Supercross and Motocross professional wins with 47.
Stewart won 15 of the 17 races he entered and clinched his first AMA 125 Supercross West title. He suffered a broken collarbone at the East/West AMA Supercross shootout in Las Vegas in May.
Stewart became the youngest rider to ever win an AMA 125 Supercross race (16 yrs., 21 days) and AMA Motocross 125 Motocross Championship (16 yrs., 247 days). He also broke the record for most 125 Supercross wins (14), 125 Motocross wins (10), and most consecutive 125 Motocross wins (8) in a single season. Stewart was named 2002 AMA Rookie of the Year