Zack Williams - Minnesota Motorcycle Hall of Fame Member

Zack Williams - Motocross

Updated end of 2021 Motocross Season

Zack is a long-time District 23 rider who started competing as a professional in 2014. Although never on a well-funded team, he has put in solid results on many occasions.

2021 - After sitting out Supercross, Zack had a good Motocross season on his Fusion Motorsports GasGas. He qualified for all seven rounds of 250 Motocross that he entered. Other than a DNF, he finished in the top 25 every moto, and was in the points four times.

He switched to the 450 class for the last round at Hangtown. He finished 21st overall and had a season-best 17th in the second moto. He was the only Minnesota-born riders to score points in 2021 450 Motocross. He was alsothe first one in quite a while to score points in two different classes His outdoor season is described in more detail in the 2021 Year in Review.

Yearly Recap

Before the Pros – Zach had a long history of racing at the national level, dating all the way back to 1991 in a 50cc class at Loretta Lynn's. He started going every year starting in 2008, improving each year, finishing his time there (for now) with the 450 A championship in 2012.

2013 – Zach entered the 250 East Supercross series, and although unable to qualify for a main the first few rounds, he finally broke through in Houston, riding his Honda to 12th place, and earning his way into this Hall. He also qualified at the next round, his hometown race at Minneapolis, ending the year in 28th.

Zack competed in 6 rounds of the 250 Motocross championship as a privateer. His only points were a 19th at Millville.

2014 – Zach made three mains in the 250 East Supercross championship, finishing 24th overall. His best finish was 14th at Saint Louis and Las Vegas. That year, he was one of 6 Minnesota-born riders to make it into the top 25.

Zack ran all twelve 250 Motocross nationals, qualifying for every round. His best finish was a 15th at Washougal. He finished 27th in the points.

2015 - Zack competed in the 250 West Supercross series. He qualified for 4 mains with a season-best 15th at “home” races Detroit and Saint Louis, finishing 24th overall.

Zack rode nearly the entire 250 Motocross series, qualifying in every round he competed in, but only scoring points a few times, with a best finish of 19th at Colorado and Millville. Towards the end of the year, his team decided that was not good enough, a bit surprising given the depth of the field and the team's small size. He finished out the season with the help he could scrape together, finishing 32nd in the championship.

2016 - After sitting out the Supercross season, Zack competed in more than half of the 450 Motocross races, scoring points at Millville and Unadilla. He was riding a Yamaha for the first time in his pro career, not on an established team, but with help from a few sponsors.

2017 - Zack made the Main at one round of the 250 East Supercross series, finishing 16th at Detroit. He raced 450 Motocross back on a Honda with Fusion Motorsports. He qualified for 10 rounds. His best moto finish was an 18th at Colorado.

2018 - Changing to a KTM, Zack raced a few rounds of the 250 East Supercross. His best finish was an 11th at the regionally close, Saint Louis round. He made 2 other mains, finishing 26th overall.

Zack raced 450 Motocross, making it into the big show 4 of the last 5 rounds, and scoring points with a 19th in the second moto at historic Unadilla.

2019 - Zack did not compete in the Supercross series. He qualified for 6 rounds in the 250 Motocross series, but was never able to quite finish in the points.

2020 - Zack rode selected Motocross nationals, riding a Fusion Motorsports KTM 250. He qualified for Loretta Lynn 2. He was out early in moto 1, but got a 15th, and points, in the second race. At both Indiana and Millville, he combined a DNF with a top 25. He was able to put 2 motos together at Thunder Valley. He had tough starts, but moved up well both motos for 26th overall.