Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM’s Jessy Nelson put together an impressive 4-4 moto result to capture third overall and his first podium finish of the season during Round 2 at Glen Helen Raceway. Teammates Shane McElrath and Mitchell Oldenburg also scored their best finishes of the season going sixth and 12th overall, respectively.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM’s Shane McElrath, Jessy Nelson, and Mitchell Oldenburg lined up at the Hangtown Motocross Classic with a fresh start and 24 motos ahead of them as the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship got underway. McElrath led the team with a top-15 finish after a valiant come-from-behind effort in Moto 1. Nelson collected a 14-18 score for 18th overall, while team newcomer Mitchell Oldenburg scored points in both motos with 18-16 moto finishes to score 19th overall.
It’s always inspiring to see a young rider pour his heart and soul into his racing program and have it pay off. Mitchell Oldenburg has been quietly putting in some impressive rides during the east region supercross series and it caught the eye of TLD team manager Tyler Keefe.
As the much anticipated 2015 Pro Motocross Season rapidly approaches, many riders are out at the track, testing and honing their skills. One rider who will be absent from the prep and the starting line of the Hangtown Motocross Classic is TLD's Darryn Durham.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM’s Shane McElrath set out for the final supercross race of the season in front of the fans inside Sam Boyd Stadium, coming across the finish in ninth. McElrath was showing off the all-new TLD SE Air Racewear, which was a welcomed choice as the highly ventilated gear came in handy with temperatures over 90 degrees.
Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Red Bull / KTM’s Shane McElrath overcame many obstacles during his 450SX Class debut at MetLife Stadium to finish just outside the top-10 in 11th. Despite a vastly different schedule, a tough, ever-changing track, and qualifying through the LCQ, McElrath can be proud of his never-give-up effort in front of 60,582 fans in the shadows of New York City.