Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM’s Sean Cantrell Finishes Rookie Season With Career Best Finish

CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN – August 26, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM’s Sean Cantrell rode as the team’s sole participant at the final Pro Motocross round at Ironman Raceway, making it count as he scored a season best finish in eighth overall. After earning his first podium of the season, teammate Shane McElrath was forced to sit out the round in Indiana due to a hand injury.

It was a day that Cantrell will remember as a breakthrough day for him. He started the first moto with the front-runners, but kept it inside the top 10 to finish with his best moto result of sixth.

Troy Lee Designs - Red Bull - KTM’s Sean Cantrell Finishes Rookie Season With Career Best Finish

“If there is a way you should go out for the season it is with a season best finish,” said Cantrell. “It was a long time coming and I’m so happy to keep the team inside the top 10. I can’t tell you how much I’ve learned over the past 12 races and I feel like it all came together for a solid day.”

Cantrell closed out the season with the SE Streamline Blue and Orange Racewear in practice and then switched to the SE Air Streamline Racewear during the motos. He also wore the SE4 Polyacrylite Helmet. See all of the 2018 gear sets and the 2018 Moto Helmets online and at your local TLD retailer.

Troy Lee Designs - Red Bull - KTM’s Sean Cantrell Finishes Rookie Season With Career Best Finish

250 Class Results (Moto Results)

  1. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna (1-1)
  2. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki (2-2)
  3. Colt Nichols, Yamaha (3-4)
  4. Jeremy Martin, Honda (8-3)
  5. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha (5-8)
  6. Chase Sexton, Honda (10-6)
  7. RJ Hampshire, Honda (12-5)
  8. Sean Cantrell, KTM (6-12)
  9. Justin Hill, Kawasaki (11-9)
  10. Bradley Taft, Yamaha (7-13)

250 Class Points, After 12 of 12 Rounds

  1. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna, 501
  2. Jeremy Martin, Honda, 420
  3. Adam Cianciarulo, Kawasaki, 374
  4. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha, 337
  5. Joey Savatgy, Kawasaki, 324
  6. Dylan Ferrandis, Yamaha, 305
  7. Colt Nichols, Yamaha, 303
  8. Alex Martin, KTM, 296
  9. Mitchell Harrison, Yamaha, 279
  10. Shane McElrath, KTM, 248

14. Sean Cantrell, KTM, 176

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.

Source: Troy Lee Designs