Retirement for James Stewart
The seven-time AMA Motocross and Supercross Champion James Stewart has announced his retirement from professional racing.
In a video released by his gear conmpany Seven, the champion who hasn't raced since 23rd July 2016 announced his decidion to step away from professional racing.
“Where I’m at in my life, I think it’s time to say I’m retiring. I’ve retired. It’s hard for sure, because I love racing and I love the fans, I love the opening ceremonies, I love the autograph lines, but I don’t miss the sweat and tears and training and having to feel like you have to win every race and having to be James Stewart. I don’t love doing that anymore.” - James Stewart.
James Stewart, once dubbed the 'fastest man on the planet,' can enjoy his retirement safe in the knowledge he was once one of the most accomplished riders in the histpory of the sport, with 50 AMA Supercross premier class wins and two SX titles. He won 3 AMA Pro Motocross titles, 20 career 250/450 Class wins in AMA Pro Motocross and 28 career 125/250 Class wins.