#81 Joel Evans

Published On: April 28, 2021Categories: MX1 Profiles, Rider Profiles

Nickname: Joel

Current age and Birthday: 27 years old, 10/11/1994

Hometown and State: Kingaroy, QLD 

What is your day job? MyPITBOARD Australia Brand Manager

What was your first bike? Yamaha PeeWee 50

Who was your hero growing up? Trey Canard

When was your Pro debut? 2012

What bike/team/class did you ride for in 2021? KTM 450 in the MX1 Championship

What bike/team/class are you riding in in 2022? Honda 450. Privateer program backed by Bluefin LED & Brisbane Motorcycles

List your sponsors: Bluefin LED, Brisbane Motorcycles, UNIT, Furnikation, Fusport Boots, Maxxis, Motorex, Flowvision, MXRP, Backyard Design, MyPITBOARD, Athletic Base, Parramatta Racing, Airoh, Dinos Bobcat & Bitumen

What do you do for training? Moto and off bike training: Gym, Cycle, Stretch

What has been your biggest achievement, racing highlight in your career: MX2 Moto podium Wonthaggi 2019

Do you have any race day superstitions: Goggles have to be placed on the left side of my handle bars.

What is your ultimate goal in the sport: To win the MX1 Championship

Who is your sporting idol: David Goggins

Describe yourself: I am a privateer racer known mostly in the pits as the YouTube guy. I live and breathe everything moto – It is now my work, passion and hobby

When you’re not riding? Travel and hiking

Fun or interesting fact about yourself: Quit my job and went all in on racing right before covid hit. Started my Joel Evans YouTube series “Privateer to Pro” to document training/racing like the pros on a privateer budget to see how good I can get. Have since grown my own racing program through my YouTube/ social channels and currently travel the country full time in a van with my girlfriend to chase the racing dream

Before a race? Put on some 50cent & stretch

What social media platforms do you use:
Facebook – Joel Evans,
Instagram – @joelevans_81
YouTube Joel Evans

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