MOTOCROSSTIME - RIDER INFO
The No. 3 of Eli Tomac completed his first full season aboard the Kawasaki KX™450F. In the 2016 Monster Energy Supercross season, Tomac would capture five podiums and an impressive win at Daytona Speedway to finish fourth overall in the championship. Tomac continued to improve throughout the motocross season finishing third overall with three moto wins.
Eli Tomac won three AMA Supercross races, finished on the podium 11 times and earned the runner-up spot in the points standings during the 2015 AMA Supercross season. He dominated the beginning of the motocross season with two overall wins, two overall podiums and five moto wins before being sidelined by an injury.
After missing the first four races in AMA Supercross, Tomac returned to complete eight races and finished 11th overall with six top ten’s and two podiums. 2014 was Tomac’s debut year in the AMA Pro Motocross 450cc Class Championship, where he rode strong all season to finish fifth overall.
With five first place finishes, Tomac was only two points away from the 2013 AMA 250cc Supercross West title. Tomac stepped up his game leading into the 2013 AMA Pro Motocross season and was crowned the 2013 250cc Class Champion.
Eli Tomac had a career best season, earning his first professional title with seven podium finishes and five first place main event wins in the AMA Supercross Lites West class. Tomac would continue to ride well in the 2012 AMA Pro Motocross season to finish 3rd overall in series points. He tied for 15th on the All-Time AMA Pro Motocross 250 Class Career Podiums List with 24 Podiums and 10th on the All-Time AMA Pro Motocross 250 Class Wins List with 12 Wins.
Tomac had a strong season, finishing on the podium six times and winning two main events in the AMA Supercross Lites West class where he ended the year second to Broc Tickle for the title. Tomac continued to ride well throughout the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross 250cc Class Championship, finishing second in three of the season’s final seven motos. He finished fourth overall in points, an improvement from his sixth-place finish the previous year.
Tomac became the first rider in history to win his professional AMA Pro Motocross debut and rode strong all season to finish sixth overall in the 250cc class championship.