Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM's Jessy Nelson put in a valiant effort in Oakland, California to come through the pack after a first lap crash to finish in the top 10. Teammate Shane McElrath also worked his way through the deep field of 250SX Class riders to finish the night in 11th.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM's Jessy Nelson fought his way to a sixth-place finish after a rollercoaster Western Regional 250SX Class Main Event from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. Teammate Shane McElrath won his first-career Heat Race, and worked his way back from a crash to finish 10th in the Main Event.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM's Jessy Nelson comes off his second-consecutive podium appearance in Phoenix and looks to continue the trend as the team heads to Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California for the second time this season. Teammate Shane McElrath proved his speed in Phoenix, hopeful to make his first-ever trip to the Western Regional 250SX Class podium in Anaheim.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM's Jessy Nelson held onto the coveted red plate as he retained the Western Regional 250SX Class points lead in front of a packed Chase Field in Phoenix. Nelson's third-place finish stretched his points lead to six after a solid first two rounds of the season.
One look at the Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM setup at the Anaheim opener and you knew they meant business. The bikes, transporter and gear looked amazing and every last detail had been addressed. All that was left was to make it happen on the track. It was the team’s first supercross on KTM’s and anything less than a win was going to be a disappointment. Troy Lee Designs and KTM wouldn’t have to worry about that.
With three big names from last year’s 250SX West chase - Jason Anderson, Cole Seely, and Dean Wilson - now on 450s, it’s time for a new generation to step up. Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM rider Jessy Nelson fired first, leading every lap at Anaheim for his first-ever 250SX victory. After the race, we slithered into the party rave that is the TLD pit and found Nelson accepting congrats from all angles. Then we interviewed him.