What’s your name?

Michelle Kamp

Where are you from?

Chesterland, Missouri

Who is(are) your rider(s)?

Oliver Kamp

How long have you been a moto mom?

Six years

Were you into motorcycles before becoming a moto mom?

Four-wheelers prior

Describe a typical race weekend for you.

When I’m lucky enough to not be working as an RN in the hospital, I have four other kids and after I make accommodations for them with their friends or grandparents, I am able to focus on the packing of the necessities for the weekend while my husband takes care of the bike, tools, and parts.

What’s your family’s favorite meal at the track?

Diet Pepsi and walking tacos

Do you have any pre-race rituals or superstitions while spectating?

Yes; mom hits the “Johnny on the spot” prior to the first moto and then I give the pep talks about his natural abilities and strengths and why he is here.

Most nerve-wracking moment watching your kid(s) race/ride?

Always the start.

Favorite part about being at the track?

Spending time with my family.

Favorite and least favorite part about traveling to the races?

My favorite part is the pre-excitement and enjoying time outside. My least favorite is having to pack up and the cold weather racing.

Craziest travel story?

I’m usually fast asleep in the passenger seat so I don’t see much until we are at the track and back home.

The most important lesson motocross teaches at a young age.

My rider gets what he puts into his program; he is responsible for his own results.

What’s your secret to getting all the dirt stains out of riding gear?

I have five kids so I’m a pro at washing dirty clothes and making them look and smell like new again.

Proudest moment of your career as a moto mom thus far?

Attending Lorettas the last couple of years and more importantly when my rider just doesn’t quit and believes in himself. I can see it in his smile!

What’s your favorite track?

Sunset Ridge MX

Who is your favorite pro racer?

Ryan Dungey “Ry Ry” He is respectful and has a kind heart.

What is your favorite music?

Country music

What is your favorite movie/tv show?


What is in your red solo cup?

Diet Pepsi

Any advice for the moto moms of the future?

Don’t join any cliques; be your own team and watch your back.