Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM’s McElrath Scores Second Podium of the Season

ST. LOUIS, MO – April 17, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Shane McElrath continued to show his consistency as he gains strength from an off-season injury, collecting his second podium finish of the season inside The Dome at America’s Center. Teammate Alex Frye overcame a bad gate pick to finish inside the top 10 in seventh.

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McElrath started the night on a positive note, winning the first heat. He grabbed a great start in the Main Event, running second most of the race, eventually finishing the race on the podium in third.

“I know I’m getting stronger, but we’re still working our way back to full strength in the wrist,” said McElrath. “It was a good night with great starts on my KTM. We’re looking to stay up front the next few races and keep this momentum leading into outdoors.”

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After going down in the heat race, Frye was forced to race the LCQ. He dominantly won the Last Chance Qualifier and despite an 19th gate pick, started the race inside the top 10. He had some early issues, but ultimately came through the pack and finished seventh.

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The KTM Junior Supercross Challenge was on display for race fans in St. Louis with a great show from the young racers. While decked out in Troy Lee Designs GP Air Youth Starburst Flo Orange Racewear with Youth Air Glove, Jayce Cashdollar came across the checkered flag ahead of Zy Floyd, Elijah Jennings and proceeded to do a well-earned victory dance.

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The Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM riders wore the SE Cosmic Camo Grey Racewear and the SE4 Factory Flo Yellow Helmet accompanied the racewear. See all of the 2016 gear sets and the 2016 Moto Helmets online and at your local TLD retailer.

250SX Class Main Event Results

  1. Jeremy Martin (Yamaha)
  2. Aaron Plessinger (Yamaha)
  3. Shane McElrath (KTM)
  4. RJ Hampshire (Honda)
  5. Gannon Audette (Kawasaki)
  6. Anthony Rodriguez (Kawasaki)
  7. Alex Frye (KTM)
  8. Malcolm Stewart (Honda)
  9. Tyler Bowers (Kawasaki)
  10. Paul Coates (Honda)

KTM Junior Supercross Challenge Results

  1. Jayce Cashdollar
  2. Zy Floyd
  3. Elijah Jennings
  4. Jonathan Jacobs
  5. Kevin Christine
  6. Diego Arborio
  7. Hayden Davey
  8. Landon Corcoran
  9. Guilherme Lima
  10. Lincoln Padgett

TLD would like to thank all our sponsors: GoPro, Red Bull, KTM, PPG, adidas, Seaspan, Karcher, LifeProof, Pro Tork, Motorex, Renthal, Method Race Wheels, FMF, Horizon Hobby, New Era, Stance, Dunlop, Oakley, ODI Grips, Alpinestars, WP Suspension, Hinson, Shock Doctor, Kite, Specialized, SRAM, Twin Air, D.I.D., Dirt Star Acerbis, Neken, ETS Racing Fuels, NStyle, Moto Master, Fender.

About Troy Lee Designs

For over 30 years, Troy Lee has been customizing helmets “For The World’s Fastest Racers.” TLD’s relentless commitment to creating products that exceed the cutting edge of style, design and quality, has earned them the reputation as an innovator in many different fields of racing. Troy Lee Designs has since expanded into a full force operation, offering a complete line of helmets, apparel and premium protection for off-road motorcycling and bicycling, sportswear and accessories, and operating the TLD supercross and motocross teams. Based in Corona, California, Troy Lee Designs has a global network of distributors.

About KTM

“READY TO RACE” for KTM, these three words are far more than a simple slogan. They stand for the entire company philosophy of developing vehicles that can without any modifications comprehensively assert themselves in any race. Direct from the dealer onto the track and into the battle for victory. Designers, engineers and riders are bound by a clear common denominator: an unconditional passion for motorcycles. The whole KTM family is a living example of this worldwide. Countless offroad World and European championship titles plus brilliant victories in the world’s toughest races (International Six Days Enduro, Dakar Rally, Erzbergrodeo, and many more) all speak for themselves. And KTM Supermotos, Naked Bikes, Superbikes and the X-Bow all demonstrate what an “orange” lead means on asphalt.

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