2016 Raines Riding University/Atlas Yamaha/Offroadviking.com Team Announced

Former National Harescramble Champion Jason Raines will once again serve as team manager, giving his knowledge and experience to the next generation.

Leading the charge in the highly competitive XC2 Pro Lites class is Beford, Indiana’s Austin Lee.  Lee finished sixth in the XC2 class in 2015, earning one podium during the year.  He will be looking to improve in 2016, vying for his first career win.

York, South Carolina native Kendall LaFollette joins the team this year to contest the loaded field that will line up in the WXC class.  LaFollette earned several top ten finishes in 2015, along with one podium towards the end of the year, finishing seventh in the final standings.  With the additional support, Kendall is ready to make the next step in 2016.

Will Busick from Orleans, Indiana enters his first year in the 3 hour afternoon race in 2016, competing in the 4 Stroke B Lites class.  Busick fell just short of the title in the 250C Schoolboy 12-16 class in 2015, but is looking to use the knowledge he learned over 13 rounds to be a contender this year.

Rejoining the team for 2016 to line up on the front row of the 8 A.M Youth race in the Supermini 14-15 class is Landrum, South Carolina’s Brody Johnson.  Johnson captured 5 wins as well as the National Championship in the Supermini 12-13 class in 2015.  Brody is looking to leave the youth ranks with the Supermini 14-15 title as well as the overall youth championship in hand.