Anaheim 1 250 Class Photo Finish

Top 10 250cc West Coast racers from Anaheim 1 Supercross

At the opening round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM’s Shane McElrath kicked off the 250cc West class with start-to-finish win that had the 23-year-old North Carolina native looking like he had the class handled. Out of striking distance but not off the pace was Aaron Plessinger (Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha) and Adam Cianciarulo (Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki).

First place: Shane McElrath
Shane McElrath 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM rider Shane McElrath was awesome all night and led the main from start to finish.Brown Dog Wilson
Second place: Aaron Plessinger
Aaron Plessinger 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Star Yamaha rider Aaron Plessinger almost had it—just not enough to catch McElrath and finished with a second.Brown Dog Wilson
Third place: Adam Cianciarulo
Adam Cianciarulo 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Pro Circuit’s Adam Cianciarulo rode a strong race for third place.Brown Dog Wilson
Fourth place: Joey Savatgy
Joey Savatgy 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Last year's runner-up Joey Savatgy put his Pro Circuit KX250F in fourth.Brown Dog Wilson
Fifth place: Christian Craig
Christian Craig 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Christian Craig lost a few positions but kept his GEICO Honda in the top five.Brown Dog Wilson
Sixth place: Mitchell Oldenburg
Mitchell Oldenburg 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Star Yamaha's new racer Mitchell Oldenburg put in a solid sixth-place ride.Brown Dog Wilson
Seventh place: Justin Hill
Justin Hill  2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Reigning 250 West Champion Justin Hill was only able to finish seventh on his new JGRMX Suzuki.Brown Dog Wilson
Eighth place: Chase Sexton
Chase Sexton  2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Chase Sexton makes the pass on Bradley Taft on his way to eighth overall for GEICO Honda.Brown Dog Wilson
Ninth place: Justin Cooper
Justin Cooper 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Rookie Justin Cooper put in a solid first supercross race.Brown Dog Wilson
Tenth place: Kyle Chisholm
Kyle Chisholm 2018 Anaheim 1 Supercross
Veteran Kyle Chisholm put his 51Fifty Yamaha in the top 10.Brown Dog Wilson