Celebrating its 10th year in 2016, Team Dunlop continues its legacy as one of the most prestigious amateur motocross programs in the U.S. Dozens of the country’s top amateur riders have been selected over the years to be a part of Team Dunlop Elite since the program’s inception, and today Team Dunlop Elite alumni rank among the top professionals in the sport, including Eli Tomac, Blake Baggett, Justin Bogle, Justin Barcia, Matt Bisceglia, Zach Bell, Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Hill, Jessy Nelson, Chris Alldredge, Jordon Smith, Joey Savatgy, Aaron Plessinger and Austin Forkner.
For 2016, the Team Dunlop Elite lineup consists of 16 top amateur motocross riders who will receive special tire support, preferred service at select races, plus advertising and promotional opportunities in national media and on the Team Dunlop website. These riders will compete at top amateur motocross nationals all across the country in classes ranging from 50cc to Super Mini.
New to the team this year are Caden Braswell, Jazzmyn Canfield and Crockett Myers. They’ll be joined by returning riders Hunter Yoder, Casey Cochran, Max Vohland, Lance Kobusch, Stilez Robertson, Carson Mumford, Jett Reynolds, Ryder DiFrancesco, Matthew Leblanc, Aiden Tijero, Haiden Deegan, Daxton Bennick and Nick Romano.
Click on the names above to learn more about each rider or visit http://teamdunlop.hookit.com/riders/
“This is obviously a special year for Team Dunlop,” said team manager Rob Fox. “Over the past decade, the program has gotten stronger and stronger, and we’re very proud to see team graduates making a name for themselves in the pro ranks. Making it to this elite team means that you’re not just fast, but that you have the determination and personality that it takes to become a true champion.”
Beyond the Elite team, Dunlop continues to offer one of the largest amateur support programs in the nation which is open to eligible up and coming racers through a unique partnership with Hookit, Visit teamdunlop.com today to check out all the benefits of membership in the Team Dunlop community.