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JOIN TEAM DUNLOP The Team Dunlop program has now been generating top pro Motocross racers for over a decade. The professional paddock is stacked with Team Dunlop Elite alumni. Tomac, Barcia, Plessinger, Forkner and Cianciarrulo … to name a few. Are you next?

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  • ELI TOMAC

    CLASS OF 2008-09

    A name that needs no introduction, one of the most iconic names in modern motocross. Eli Tomac was one of the first riders to be a part of the Team Dunlop family, getting his start in the introductory year of the Team Dunlop Elite program and never looking back.

  • Aaron Plessinger

    CLASS OF 2007

    The reigning 250SX West Champion and 2015 Monster Energy SX Rookie of the Year was chosen to carry the Team Dunlop Elite name during his time on Team Dunlop. His early reputation for speed has stayed with him in his pro career. Together with Justin Barcia, another Team Dunlop Alum rider- Plessinger represents the 450 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Start Racing Yamaha team.

  • Adam Cianciarulo

    CLASS OF 2007-12

    Making waves in his rookie year of the 450 class, the #92 got his start on the Team Dunlop Elite program during it’s first year and remained a member of the Team Dunlop Elite crew for 6 years!

  • Justin Barcia

    CLASS OF 2007

    Justin Barcia was another member of the Team Dunlop Elite inaugural class, getting his start in 2007 and making his way up though the pro-ranks. Baricia is one half of the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Start Racing Yamaha team with Aaron Plessinger, another Team Dunlop Alum.

  • Austin Forkner

    CLASS OF 2011-14

    Spending 4 years representing Team Dunlop Elite, Austin Forkner is now enjoying a pro career on the Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki team and top contender of the 250 East Coast championship.

2022 Team Dunlop Elite Riders

16th year of Team Dunlop Elite

The chosen. Few have earned the title of Elite. These are the names of the future...

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36/36 Loretta Lynn Championships in 2018

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Seth Dennis

930
  • Orange Brigade KTM 85SX and Supermini
  • 2 Championships at Mini O's 2021
  • 2 Championships at Loretta Lynn's 2020
  • 1 Championship at Mini O's 2020
  • 6 years on Team Dunlop Elite
2/18/2009 - 12 years old - Port St Lucie, FL
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Kade Johnson

177
  • Yamaha YZ85 and Supermini
  • 2 Championships at Mini O’s 2021
  • 1 Championship at Ponca 2021
  • 5 years on Team Dunlop Elite
10/4/2007 - 14 years old - Hideaway, TX
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Drew Adams

300
  • Team Green Kawasaki KX112
  • 2 Championships at Loretta Lynn's 2021
  • 1 Championship at Mammoth Motocross 2021
  • 2 Championships at Freestone 2021
  • 2 Championships at Spring a Ding Ding 2021
  • 3 Championships at Mini O's 2020 and 2019
  • 4 years on Team Dunlop Elite
3/31/2008 - 13 years old - Chattanooga, TN
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Ryder Ellis

877
  • Team Green Kawasaki KX85
  • 1 Championship at Loretta Lynn's 2019
  • 4 Championships at Mini O’s in 2018
  • 4 years on Team Dunlop Elite
6/2/2010 - 11 years old - North Fork, CA
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Eidan Steinbrecher

24
  • GasGas 65
  • 1 Championship at Mammoth Motocross 2021
  • 2 Championships at Freestone 2021
  • 1 Championship at RCSX 2021
  • 3 years on Team Dunlop Elite
1/24/12 - 10 years old - Orangevale, CA
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Kyleigh Stallings

21
  • Husqvarna Supermini
  • Trains with the help of Austin Forkner’s father
  • 3 Championships at Mini O's 2021
  • 1 Championship at Ponca 2021
  • 1 Championship at Loretta Lynn's 2021
  • 1 Championship at Freestone 2021
  • 1 Championship at Spring a Ding Ding 2021
  • 2 years on Team Dunlop Elite
06/21/2006 - 15 years old - Wellston, OK
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Tiger Wood

43
  • KTM 85SX and Supermini
  • 6 Championships at Mini O's 2021
  • 1 Championship at Loretta Lynn's 2021
  • 1 Championship at Ponca 2021
  • 1 Championship at RCSX 2021
  • Trains full time at MTF
  • 1st year on Team Dunlop Elite
12/27/2006 - 15 years old - Cairo, GA
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Gavyn Welzien

132
  • Cobra CX50
  • 1 Championship at RCSX 2021
  • 1 Championship at Spring a Ding Ding 2021
  • 2 Championships at Freestone 2021
  • 1st year on Team Dunlop Elite
03/24/2014 - 7 years old - Orlando, FL
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