About Gavin

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Gavin Elstad has been riding motorcycles for almost as long as he’s been walking. His first motorcycle was a Suzuki JR50 and he’s had several since then. 

  • 2006-2008: Raced SEMRA(Southeastern Mini Roadracing Association) winning several races.
  • 2009: Raced a Suzuki RM 65 and Honda CR 85 in WERA’s mini series. Participated in 11 races.
    • 1st Place - 9
    • 2nd Place - 1
    • 3rd Place - 1
    • 5 Regional Mini 80 Championships and 5 Regional Mini 50 Championships
  • 2010: Raced a Kawasaki Ninja 250R in WERA’s E Superstock Novice class.
    • 1st Place - 7
    • 2nd Place - 3
    • 2 Regional E Superstock Novice Championships.
  • 2011: Raced a Kawasaki Ninja 250R in WERA’s E Superstock Expert class.
    • 1st Place - 8
    • 2nd Place - 2
    • 3rd Place - 4
    • 2 Regional E Superstock Expert Championships.
  • 2012: Raced a Suzuki SV 650 in WERALW Twins SS Expert and LW Twins SB Expert Classes. Participated in a few WERA National Endurance races. riding a Yamaha YZF R6
    • 1st Place - 7
    • 2nd Place - 6
    • 3rd Place - 4
    • 2nd in 2 Regional LW Twins SS Expert Championships
    • 2nd in National LW Twins SS Expert Championship
  • 2013: Raced a Yamaha YZF R6 in the WERA National Challenge Series and select regional rounds. Participated in a few WERA National Endurance races.
    • 3rd Place - 2
    • 3rd in 750 Superstock Expert Championship
    • 5th in 600 Superstock Expert Championship
  •  2014: Raced a Yamaha YZF R6 in the WERA National Challenge Series
    • 24 race entries
    • 1st Place - 14
    • 2nd Place - 5
    • 3rd Place - 2
    • 2014 750 Superstock Expert National Champion
    • 2014 600 Superstock Expert National Champion

Outside of racing, Gavin is an honor roll student at White Knoll High School. He trains with the school wrestling team and goes to a local gym. Gavin works as a part-time cashier at a grocery store.

© Ben Elstad 2014