Tyler Bowers

Name: Tyler Bowers

Number: 52

Hometown: Fallbrook, California

Current Residence: Crab Orchard, Kentucky

Birth Date: March 19, 1991 (age 26 in 2017)

 

Team Name: 51FIFTY Energy Yamaha

  • Manufacturer – Yamaha
  • Team Manager – Craig Monty
  • Mechanic – Dave Dye

Turned Pro: 2008

Best Career Season Result: 6th place in 2006 (250SX East)

2017 Season Result: 15th (250SX West)

Racing Accolades:

  • 3 career 450SX Class podiums across 17 career 450SX Class starts
  • 1 career 250SX Class wins, 4 podiums and 11 top-fives
  • 4 straight arenacross championships (2011-2014)
  • 30 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Recognized as one of the toughest competitors on the track, coming back stronger from injuries and Epstein Barr
  • Started riding before 2 years old on a 50cc Itali Jet
  • Enjoys fishing, cycling and mountain biking
  • Married (@bradi_bowers) and expecting first child in 2017

2017 Season Recap:

Bowers signed a deal with the 51FIFTY Energy Yamaha team for the 2017 season and earned points in the first three rounds with a season-best finish of 8th at round three in Anaheim II. At round four in Phoenix, Bowers fractured his femur, which sidelined him for the next four races. “The Bowser” returned for the last two rounds to capture one more top 10 in Salt Lake City and finished 15th overall on the season.