RACING HIGHLIGHTS 2013. Grant earned a top-10 at the second round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship but then suffered an injury causing him to miss the remainder of the series. During the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Grant had three top-10 overalls, a top-five and an overall podium at the Red Bud round in Buchanan, Mich. He was 10th in the series. Grant also earned a top-10 overall at the 2013 Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, Nev. 2012. Grant was picked up by the new Jeff Ward Racing Team. He suffered an injury at round three of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, and missed seven races. When he returned, he podiumed at the New Orleans round with a second place. Grant earned sixth overall in series points during the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, with a podium finish at the Steel City round. 2011. Grant suffered a torn ACL at just the second round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series. He returned to action at the Budd’s Creek round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series, only to injure his other knee at the following round in Lakewood, Colo., ending his season. 2010. Josh Grant looked very fast going into the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series, but a hard crash just a week before the opener resulted in serious injury to his shoulder, causing him to miss the entire series. He started the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship with a second place in his first moto back, and won a moto at the Lakewood, Colo. round before injuring his other shoulder, forcing him to miss the last three rounds of the series. He was still credited with seventh in series points. 2009. Grant won the 2009 AMA Supercross season opener in Anaheim, Calif. The win was his first in the premier division, and gave the Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX Team its first supercross victory. Grant went on to earn two additional podiums, fourth in series points, and top-ranked rookie status. Grant then podiumed at the opening round of the AMA Motocross Series. He won his first overall 450 Class motocross victory on July 4, 2009 at the Buchanan, Mich. round of the series. He podiumed again at the Washougal, Wash. round. While second in AMA Motocross Series points, Grant encountered injury while qualifying at X Games 15 during the Moto X competition. After fracturing his ankles, he attempted to race again at the Budd’s Creek, Md. round of the AMA Motocross Series only three weeks after the injury. Grant ran as high as fourth, but two minor crashes ruined his chances to stay at the top of the series points so he sat out the remaining seven motos of the series. Even so, Grant was still sixth in series points for the year. 2008. Finished third overall in AMA Lites East Supercross, and despite missing five of the 12 rounds of the AMA Motocross Lites Championship due to injury, still managed to complete the series in ninth. Earned a Bronze Medal at X-Games 14, even after a first lap crash. Podiumed in his first premier class supercross race at the Bercy Supercross in Paris, France. Won the opening night of the International Supercross Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland, and finished the event second overall. 2007. Grant raced in the AMA Supercross Lites West Series, earning podium finishes at the San Francisco, Calif., Anaheim, Calif., and Houston, Tex. rounds. In the AMA Motocross Lites Championship he earned an overall win at Mt. Morris, Pa., and took two additional overall podium finishes in the series. 2006. Josh raced in the AMA Supercross Lites East Series, earning wins at the Atlanta, Ga., Orlando, Fla., and Detroit, Mich. rounds. Raced in the AMA Motocross Lites Championship earning four overall podium finishes. He won the US Open of SX Lites event in Las Vegas, Nev. 2005. Earned a second-place finish at the Daytona Beach, Fla. round of the AMA 125cc East Supercross Series. Grant contested the AMA 125cc Motocross Championship, earning three overall podium finishes. 2004. Grant raced the AMA 125cc Motocross Championship Series taking overall third-place finishes at the Buchanan, Mich. and Troy, Ohio rounds.
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