TORRANCE, CA- January 27, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – American Honda Motor Company’s Powersports Division announces the support of the GEICO/JG Off-Road team, which will compete in off-road events during 2011. The team, with sponsorship by American Honda, will compete in the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series, the Off-Road Motorcycles and ATVs (OMA) series, and the EnduroCross Series.
GEICO/JG Off-Road team co-manager JT Bennett said, “We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with American Honda and bring them back to GNCC racing,” said Bennett. “We would like to thank American Honda and Ray Conway for the hard work they put in to make this deal work for both American Honda and GEICO/JG Off-Road, and we look forward to a thrilling season. With five riders on our team competing in the various championships aboard Honda’s proven CRF250R and CRF450R models, we’re going to be a hard team to beat. We’re looking forward to a long relationship with Honda.”
Ray Conway, American Honda’s Motorcycle Sports Director said, “We are very pleased to have GEICO/JG Off-Road carrying the Honda banner at a large assortment of off-road events in 2011. This is a well-organized and proven team, and we’re looking forward to what they will accomplish in the coming season.”
The team line-up for the 2011 season is:
- GNCC series: Jimmy Jarrett, Scott Watkins and Ashley Crouch
- OMA series: Jimmy Jarrett and Scott Watkins
- EnduroCross series: Geoff Aaron and Kyle Redman
For more information, contact: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (310) 783-3745
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is the sole distributor of Honda motorcycles, scooters, ATVs, MUVs and personal watercraft in the U.S. American Honda’s Motorcycle Division conducts the sales, marketing and operational activities for these products through authorized Honda dealers. For more information on Honda products, go to powersports.honda.com.