Ricky Carmichael is a professional motor racer hailing from the US. Seven times AMA Motocross 450cc champion and five times AMA Supercross 450cc champion.
Who is Ricky Carmichael?
Richard Carmichael, famously known as Ricky Carmichael, is one of the best racers in American history. He is a former racer who has a successful racing career in motorbike racing and car racing. He competed professionally in motocross which is an off-road motorbike racing competition, and in Stock car racing. He has been sponsored by many renowned companies like Honda, Suzuki, Fox Racing, Monster Energy for his excellence. From 1997 to 2007, Ricky participated in the AMA Motocross Championships and won it seven times. He then participated in the AMA Supercross Championship from 2008 to 2011 and won it five times. In 2007, he won gold in X Games in Supercross.
In 2009, he was named as the Most Popular Driver in the Camping World Truck Series. In the same year, Ricky was featured in Tom Gear, a show by BBC along with Ken Block and James May. He was called the greatest of all time for his incomparable contribution to his racing career. He has also appeared in the 2005 film Supercross.
|Birth Name||Richard Carmichael|
|Birth Date||November 27, 1979 (Age 41)|
|Birth Place||Clearwater, Florida, United States of America|
|Other Names||Ricky, The GOAT|
|Parent(s)||Rick Carmichael, Jeannie Carmichael|
|High School||Leon High School|
|Profession||Former professional racer|
|Active Years||1997- Present|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Eye color||Light Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Spouse(s)||Ursula Holly (2002- Present)|
|Children||Kadin Carmichael, Elise Carmichael|
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|Net worth||$ 30 million US dollars|
Why is Ricky Carmichael famous?
- Ricky Carmichael is a well-known professional racer from the USA. He started his racing career in 1997 when he joined the Splitfire Pro Circuit Kawasaki team at 17. He was a fearless racer that was quite evident in his early career. He had speed, but inconsistency was also there. He was successful in beating Steve Lamson to win the 125cc title. He won the East/West Shoot-Out in 1998. He joined the Factory Kawasaki team in 1999 to compete in the 250 class for Supercross.
- In 2001, he defeated Jeremy McGrath in 250 Supercross and won the championship. He won his second title in 2002 by defeating David Vuillemin. In 2003, he defeated Chad Reed and won the Supercross as well as the National title. Sadly he could not race in 2004 due to a knee injury. But he came back strongly in 2005, debuted in the 250cc class, and won 12 250cc Outdoor National Championship. Won every race, including two Supercross wins and six Outdoor National Championship wins. He then decided to race in Stock car racing. He participated in Ken Schrader Racing as well as a few races in the Camping World East Series.
- Ricky played under the sponsorship of Fox Racing, Monster Energy, Kawasaki motorcycles, and Triumph Motorcycles. He has 12 Wins in 125/250 AMA Supercross, 26 Wins in 125/250 AMA Motocross, 76 Wins in 250/450 AMA Motocross, and 162 Wins in AMA SX/MX. Carmichael won the title of the Most Popular Driver in the 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
What is Ricky Carmichael’s physical appearance?
- Ricky Carmichael is a 41 years old former professional racer. He is 5.6 feet tall and weighs around 68 Kg. He has light brown eyes and dark brown hair. He was born on November 27, 1979, in Clearwater, Florida, USA. Rick Carmichael and Jeannie Carmichael are his parents. He studied at Leon High School. He is known as The GOAT among his fans. His birth sign is Sagittarius. According to the sources, he doesn’t have any tattoos.
Is Ricky Carmichael single?
- Ricky Carmichael is straight and has been married to Ursula Holly since 2002. They are living a prosperous married life and are blessed with two kids Kadin Carmichael, Elise Carmichael.
What is Ricky Carmichael’s net worth?
- Ricky Carmichael is a famous racer who is also rich. His net worth is $30 million.
- Ricky Carmichael is seven times AMA Motocross 450cc champion.
- His wife’s name is Ursula Holly.
- He is 41 years old.
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