Jeff Alessi, American Motocross Rider, Passed Away Unexpectedly at 34

Last Updated on October 4, 2023, 4:31 am

Motocross racer Mike Alessi’s younger brother, Jeff Alessi, died of cardiac arrest.

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Jeff Alessi (Image via Facebook)

Jeff Alessi, former American motocross and supercross racer, passed away following a cardiac arrest on Monday night in Victorville, California. Tony Alessi, father of Jeff Alessi, informed his friends of the tragic death of his son. Jeff’s friend, Kenny, broke the news to the Internet in a post on Instagram that read,

“Woke up to devastating news this morning from a text from Jeff’s dad. Tony informing me that Jeff passed away last night. I was always in Jeff’s corner since he was a

little kid. He was always a little brother that was in his brother’s shadow, and always did his best to help others. I hope that he is in heaven catching big bass rest easy. Going to miss our talks little buddy going to miss our talks little buddy.”

Who was Jeff Alessi?

Jeff Alessi was born in Victorville, California, on June 15, 1988. He studied at Abekka Christian Academy and attended Abekka Academy Homeschooling. He was in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Jamie Coney.

He was a former motocross and supercross racer. He was the younger brother of well-known motocross and supercross racer Mike Alessi. Both brothers participated in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and Lucus Oil Pro Motocross Series. Jeff Alessi competed as a professional motocross racer.

The Alessi’s earned their name in the professional motocross racing world. His brother Mike Alessi raced professionally in the Monster AMA Supercross Championship and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series and won in both. He decorated the Alessi name with his talents and fierce racing skills. Their brother David has garnered more attention than his siblings. He is a prominent figure in the motocross racing community.

Jeff Alessi also had a decorated career in motocross racing. He was a skilled racer with immense knowledge of motocross racing. He decided to pass his knowledge and enthusiasm to the next generation. He started Jeff Alessi Motocross School to teach the invaluable information he had learned over the years of motocross racing to the next generation of racers. He became a caring mentor to the young racers, equipping them with the skillset necessary for motocross racing in a controlled and safe environment.

What happened to Jeff Alessi?

The details of his death have not been made public. Multiple reports say he suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away on Monday night. His tragic, unexpected death has cast a somber cloud over the motorcycle racing community.


The Alessi family has suffered an inconsolable loss but is not alone in this crucial time. The community has embraced them with their overwhelming support and prayers. No amount of support can bring Jeff back, but it might offer the family some comfort in their time of bereavement.
Walter Hillery, Owner/CEO of MX Fanatic Racing, wrote,

“I woke up to some sad news this morning. Jeff Alessi passed away last night at age 35 in his sleep from a heart attack.

Those who knew, rode with, and worked with him know him as a kind, helpful young man and a damn good MX Racer who loved sharing his passion for the sport.

Our condolences go out to his family and friends. The world is a lesser place today. RIP “Laser Pointer” #801.”

Vince Honeychurch wrote,

“US supercross and motocross star Jeff Alessi has died at the age of 34 as a result of a sudden massive heart attack. Jeff was the younger of the two well-known Alessi brothers. He was one of my friends and my neighbor always a good guy we got to know each other pretty well. I know he was in pain so I hope you rest in peace. Till next time.”


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