Corona, CA, May 14, 2009 -(Motor Sports Newswire)- A partnership has been formed that unites AMA Pro MX Championship Title Sponsor Lucas Oil and the Honda Team of Troy Lee Designs. The team will now be referred to as the Lucas Oil/Honda/Troy Lee Designs Motocross Team. Through this alliance, Troy Lee Designs becomes an official Team Lucas Partner, and as such will join Lucas Oil in a variety of motorsports endeavors. Team Owner Troy Lee, long famous for customizing helmets “For the World’s Fastest Racers,” has developed his reputation as an innovator into a full-force operation with an extensive product line.
“Everything Troy and Troy Lee Designs does reflects his special touch and his commitment to quality and performance,” said Lucas Oil Vice President and General Counsel Bob Patison. “We are looking forward to a long-term relationship with Troy Lee and his team. This partnership is an important part of solidifying our commitment to the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship.”
Title participation in the esteemed AMA Motocross Championship is the perfect arena for Lucas Oil to showcase its line of motorcycle oils and oil additives to the motorcycle enthusiast marketplace. This participation with the Troy Lee Designs/Honda Team is an ideal fit to show the quality of Lucas Oil products in the extreme conditions of outdoor motocross competition.
“For this program to move forward, our team subjected Lucas’ products to extensive testing,” said team owner Troy Lee. “We have signed on as a partner confident that Lucas Oil is providing us with the products and support required to compete at the highest level. At TLD, we believe in giving back to the sport that has done so much for us. Lucas Oil, with that same philosophy, has stepped up to the plate with the AMA Championship and the Lucas Oil/Honda/Troy Lee Designs/MX Team. Together we are looking forward to a lasting relationship.”
The team will make its season debut when the green flag drops at the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at Glen Helen Raceway on May 23rd, 2009.