December 18, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to announce that they are extending their successful working relationship with leading exhaust manufacturer FMF Racing into 2015. Following on from the successful 2014 season enjoyed by both companies, the US manufacturer of performance exhaust systems will support all of Husqvarna’s direct racing activities.
In their return to international competition, Husqvarna Factory Racing teams gained notable success. It was a year to remember for Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing with Pela Renet winning the Enduro 2 World Championship with his FE 450. Aboard TE 300 machinery Graham Jarvis and Alfredo Gomez won three of the major extreme enduro events.
Success was also enjoyed in the Motocross World Championship with Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre placing third overall in the MX2 category while claiming a debut career win at the GP of Brazil.
FMF will again be the exhaust system of choice for Husqvarna’s Motocross World Championship, Enduro World Championship and extreme enduro race teams. In addition FMF products will be used by the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team, who will lead Husqvarna’s return into AMA Pro Racing in the USA.
Securing the Enduro 2 World Championship and multiple additional motocross and extreme enduro race and event wins, Husqvarna and FMF will work together to build on their successes.
Robert Jonas, Head of Husqvarna Motorsport: “Husqvarna Motorsport looks forward to continuing and strengthening its relationship with FMF. It’s been a pleasure working with a company that is truly passionate about racing. FMF has been an integral part of our success this year, delivering not only premium quality products but also expertise and shown incredible enthusiasm towards all of Husqvarna’s racing activities. We’re proud to be associated with a brand who like Husqvarna always strive to improve.”
Donny Emler Jr, FMF Director of Marketing: “Watching a brand such as Husqvarna grow so quickly worldwide, while incorporating FMF into all their racing programs, has helped us acquire great global momentum. “Partners In Performance” is something we live by at FMF Racing and having Husqvarna rely on us for quality, power and brand image is a great feeling. We look forward to a great 2015 and the future worldwide success of both brands.”