New Team to Run and Manage the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 World Championship Programme Starting from 2020
March 29, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Husqvarna Motorsports are pleased to announce that the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 team will change to a new operational and management structure, starting from 2020, and will field two factory-backed and one officially supported rider in the MX2 class of next year’s FIM Motocross World Championship.
In light of the fact that 17 rounds of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship remain, and out of respect for Jacky Martens and the entire JM Racing team, Husqvarna Motorsports will issue full details of the 2020 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 programme – rider line-up, management, team personnel and sponsors – close of the end of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship.
Husqvarna Motorsports remains fully committed to supporting the JM Racing run Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 team and its riders in their pursuit of this year’s FIM MX2 World Championship title.
Diego Clement – Head of Motorsport at Husqvarna Motorcycles: “Without question, this is a significant and important decision for Husqvarna Motorsports and all parties involved. Intentionally, this announcement comes early in this year’s racing season so as to allow the necessary time to plan ahead for 2020 while also minimising any possible distractions surrounding the current team structure, during the weeks and months ahead. Our decision to look to the future and align the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 programme with a new team is well-considered. With talented MX2 riders already under multi-year contracts with Husqvarna Motorsports, this new partnership will ensure that Rockstar Energy Husqvarna continues to thrive and maintain its strong position in MX2 class competition. While this is an important change, Husqvarna Motorsport remains 100 percent committed to supporting Jacky Martens and the entire JM Racing team as they challenge for this year’s MX2 World Championship title.”
Husqvarna Motorcycles. Tradition on two wheels since 1903.
Husqvarna Motorcycles are widely known and respected in the off-road world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships. Originally founded in Sweden in 1903, Husqvarna Motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Mattighofen, Austria since 2013.
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Source: Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH