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?


we’re proud of our alumni


    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.

2021 Team Dunlop Elite Riders

15th year of Team Dunlop Elite

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


36/36 Loretta Lynn Championships in 2018


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Haiden Deegan

  • Orange Brigade KTM Supermini
  • 8 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 5 Championships at Mini O’s 2016, 2 in 2017, 3 in 2018, 4 in 2019, 2 in 2020
  • Loretta Lynn’s champion 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2 in 2020
  • 1 Supercross Futures Championship
  • Son of FMX legend Brian Deegan
01/10/2006 - 16 years old - Temecula, CA

Casey Cochran

  • 7 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 6 Championships at Mini O's 2020
  • 1 Championships at RCSX 2020
  • Loretta Lynn’s champion 2017
  • 2 Supercross Futures championships in 2019
  • Won KJSC championship in 2015 at Monster Cup
6/24/2006 - 15 years old - Culloden, GA

Seth Dennis

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

Kade Johnson

  • Yamaha YZ85
  • 4 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 4 Championships at Mini O’s 2017, 3 in 2019
  • 1 Championship at Loretta Lynn’s 2017
  • Championships at Freestone, Millcreek, Oakhill, Mammoth, California Classic, Baja Brawl
10/4/2007 - 14 years old - Hideaway, TX

Drew Adams

  • Team Green Kawasaki KX85
  • 3 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 3 Championships at Mini O's 2020 and 2019
  • Trains with Matt Walker at the MotoXcompound
  • Multiple Loretta Lynn championships
3/31/2008 - 13 years old - Chattanooga, TN

Ryder Ellis

  • Team Green Kawasaki KX65
  • 3 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 1 Championship at Loretta Lynn’s 2019
  • 4 Championships at Mini O’s in 2018
6/2/2010 - 11 years old - North Fork, CA

Eidan Steinbrecher

  • Cobra CX50 and CX65
  • 2 years on Team Dunlop Elite
  • 1 Championship at Mini O's 2020
1/24/12 - 9 years old - Orangevale, CA

Kyleigh Stallings

  • Husqvarna TC85
  • Trains with the help of Austin Forkner’s father
  • 1 Championship at Mini O’s 2020
  • 2019 Thor Winter Olympics Championships in MX and SX, Girls Jr. and Girls Sr.
  • 2019 and 2020 Motoplayground Ponca National Championships, Girls Jr. and Girl
  • First year on Team Dunlop Elite
06/21/2006 - 15 years old - Wellston, OK