December 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) -Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to announce global strategic partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink.
Enjoying a wealth of success in all forms of Off-road and Motocross racing during 2015, Husqvarna Motorcycles has entered into a long-term, worldwide partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink. This exciting agreement will see all of Husqvarna’s official factory race teams – Motocross, Supercross, Enduro, US Off-Road and Rally – named “Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing”.
This new chapter in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ racing history will officially begin on December 5 when members of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team take on the opening round of the 2016 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in Lodz, Poland.
On January 3, 2016, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team riders Ruben Faria, Pablo Quintanilla and Pela Renet will line-up at the start of at the prestigious Dakar Rally. Soon after, Christophe Pourcel and Jason Anderson will get their AMA Supercross campaigns underway at Angel Stadium, in Anaheim California.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Supercross Team
Designed for people who lead active lifestyles, Rockstar Energy Drink is a perfect match for Husqvarna Motorcycles’ competition focused, race driven profile. Available in a series of unique flavours Rockstar Energy Drink will support Husqvarna’s athletes around the world as they take on the challenges of their respective racing disciplines.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Rally Team
Looking forward to an exhilarating new season, Husqvarna Motorcycles is confident that with the great support of Rockstar Energy Drink it will solidify its hard-earned position as a leading manufacturer within the offroad competition sector.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing – 2016 Rider Line-up
Motocross World Championship
Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie, Thomas Covington
Christophe Pourcel, Jason Anderson, Martin Davalos, Zach Osborne
Enduro World Championship, Extreme Enduro & SuperEnduro
Mathias Bellino, Danny McCanney, Pascal Rauchenecker, Josep Garcia, Graham Jarvis, Mario Roman
US Off-road & EnduroCross
Jacob Argubright, Andrew Delong, Josh Strang, Mike Brown, Colton Haaker
Dakar Rally & Cross-Country Rallies World Championship
Ruben Faria, Pablo Quintanilla, Pierre-Alexandre Renet
Robert Jonas – Vice President, Husqvarna Motorsport: “Aligning all of Husqvarna Motorcycles’ worldwide factory racing activities with Rockstar Energy Drink ensures a globally cohesive approach to all of our racing activities. Everyone within Husqvarna Motorsports has worked extremely hard to re-establish Husqvarna as a winning brand, and within all of our teams we have riders at the very top of their disciplines, all looking for success in 2016 and beyond. We’re looking forward to a strong, enjoyable and positive relationship with Rockstar Energy Drink.”
Michael Kelso – Marketing Director, Rockstar Energy Drink: “In a world that is so connected, the time was right to break down borders and create one, global force in racing with Husqvarna. We have a strong team and are looking forward to working together to reach the top in 2016 and beyond.”
About Rockstar Energy
Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavours at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. For more information visit: www.rockstarenergy.com