Cole Seely

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Cole Seely 14 Bio

 

 

Hometown: West Lake Village, California

Current Residence: Newbury Park, California

Birth Date: March 10, 1990 (age 27 in 2017)

 

Team Name: Team Honda HRC

  • Manufacturer – Honda
  • Team Manager – Dan Betley
  • Mechanic – Rich Simmons

 

Turned Pro: 2009

Best Career Season Result: 3rd place in 2015

2017 Season Result: 7th  

 

Racing Accolades:

  • 1 career Monster Energy Supercross win (450SX Class)
  • Earned a championship podium finish (3rd) as a 450SX Class rookie in 2015
  • 2015 Monster Energy Supercross Rookie of the Year
  • 12 career Monster Energy Supercross podiums (450SX Class)
  • Made 11 career 450SX Class starts between 2011-2014 as a substitute rider before making the full-time transition in 2015; earned one podium finish during that span
  • 2014 250SX Class Western Regional championship runner-up
  • 5 career 250SX Class wins

Lifestyle and General Interest Profile:

  • Earned his first career professional win at his home race from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in 2011
  • Was a BMX racer before transitioning into supercross and competed at several BMX nationals as a kid; his riding style is heavily influenced by his BMX upbringing, which he uses as a cross-training tool
  • Is a car enthusiast and has built his own drift car, often partaking in that discipline during his free time
  • Has recently taken an interest in photography

2017 Season Recap:

Seely entered his third season of competition in the premier 450SX Class as one of the most promising young riders in a deeply talented field. He came out strong and found himself on the podium by round 3 in Anaheim, finished a season-best of second at round 6 in Arlington before skipping three rounds due to a leg muscle injury. He still finished 7th overall and looks to stay with Honda and continue building upon his solid base.