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The Ellison Family
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The Ellison family in 2015.
Members Chris K. Ellison
Danny "The Raptor" Ellison
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Name(s) The Ellison Family
The Ellisons
The Ellison Brothers (Charles, Richard, and Danny)
Hometown Arkansas, United States
Debut September 23, 1997
Years active 1997–2000, 2001–2005, 2005–2009, 2009–present
Promotions Motocross

The Ellison family, originating Tucher family from New York and Arkansas, US, is a family of Professional motocross riders. Famous members of the family include Chris K. Ellison, John M. Ellison, Charles R. Ellison, Danny "The Raptor" Ellison and Seth F. Ellison.

The Ellison family is also currently one of the famous motocross family, which Danny W. Ellison was undefeated streak in motocross.


Ellison family's origin comes from the descendants from an German family of Tucher (Tucker), which means "towel-maker." In the 15th Century, the bulk of the German cotton trade was in the hands of the Tucher von Simmelsdorf family in Nürnberg, where Tucher Castle still stands.


Beginning of the Ellison family and debut (1965–1997)Edit

The Ellisons' become very popular when Albert C. Ellison's record of his undefeated record of 19–0; when he was defeated by The Master John Roman. Albert's retirement in 1972 when he had health problems. Albert's son Chris K. Ellison

Team division dominance (1998–2000)Edit

First disbanded, Seth Ellison first Championship (2000–2001)Edit

2002 Motocross Season and Champions (2002)Edit

Rivalry with the Charlestons, Richard's debut and Second disbanded (2003–2005)Edit

Second return and long dominance (2005–2007)Edit

Various feuds (2007–2009)Edit

Danny's debut and his winning streak (2009–2012)Edit

Reunion, second rivalry with the Kennedy brothers and long domance (2012–present)Edit


Members of the Ellison family
Albert C. Ellison (1952)Albert C. Ellison
Albert Charles Tucker
November 6, 1928(1928-11-06)
Albany, New York, U.S
#2April 21, 2007 (aged 78)
West Memphis, Arkansas, U.S
 • Founding member of the Family.
 • Motocross rider from 1948 to 1972.
 • Manager of Fox Racing from 1976 to 1981.
John M. EllisonJohn Mason Ellison
(1937-04-13) April 13, 1937 (age 80)
Albany, New York, U.S
Chris K. Ellison '1980Chris K. EllisonChristian Keith Tucker
(1958-05-11) May 11, 1958 (age 59)
Manhattan, New York, U.S
#2, #126
 • Motocross rider from multiple years; 1962-1968; 1968-1987; 1987-1997.
 • Won 15 times AMA World Championship (see his 15 victory streak).
RichardEllison 2015Richard H. Ellison
Brave Rick
Richard Harris Tucker
(1992-06-17) June 17, 1992 (age 25)
Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S

 • Former Navy SEAL, 2010–2015.
100pxCharles R. EllisonRichard Harris Ellison
(1995-03-15) March 15, 1995 (age 23)
Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S

DannyWEllison 2017Danny W. Ellison
Tucker Boy
Daniel Wesley Tucker
(1999-05-03) May 3, 1999 (age 18)
Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S

 • Motocross rider from 2009; then 2014-present.
 • He is current undefeated consecutive streak of 29–0.
 • He is the Two-time FIM Motocross Junior World Champion, Four-time Rivalry on Champion, Fifteen-times One-on-One Champion and One-time Jersey Motocross Champion


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