Husqvarna Motorcycles has confirmed today a 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.
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 off-road competition sector.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing – 2016 Rider Lineup
Motocross World Championship Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie, Thomas Covington
US Supercross/Motocross 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 said: “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 commented: “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.”