Shane McElrath 12

Hometown: Canton, North Carolina

Current Residence: Murrieta, California

Birthdate: August 11, 1994


Team Name: Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM

  • Manufacturer – KTM 
  • Team Manager – Tyler Keefe
  • Mechanic – Matt Winters


Turned Pro: 2013

Best Career Season Result: 2nd place in 2015 & 2017 (250SX West)

2018 Season Result: 3rd overall rank (250SX West)


Racing Accolades: 

  • 3 career 250SX Class wins
  • 10 career 250SX Class podiums
  • 17 career 250SX Class top fives
  • 2015 Western Regional 250SX Class Runner-Up
  • 2016 Red Bull Straight Rhythm Lites Class Winner
  • 2018 Red Bull Straight Rhythm Two-Stroke Champion
  • 2019 1st Place Anaheim (Round 3) Triple Crown Winner (250SX West) 


Lifestyle and General Interest Profile: 

  • Devout Christian open about his faith, part of 3N1MX fellowship in Wildomar, California, which is centered around the motocross community
  • Builds custom car audio kits as a hobby
  • Enjoys go-karting


2018 Season Recap:

McElrath remained with Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM for sophomore season and raced the 250SX Western Regional Championships alongside teammate Alex Martin. 


2019 Outlook: 

Starting the season with two consecutive third-place finishes in the opening two rounds of the 2019 250SX championship, McElrath’s 3-2-1 score during Anaheim Triple Crown race (Round 3) landed him his first 250SX Class victory of the season. Shane is looking to keep moving up in the points to hopefully earn himself a 250SX Supercross Championship this season.