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