Racing will be the link between the glorious past and the future of Husqvarna. Set to be a major player in the FIM Motocross World Championship Husqvarna will field a dynamic line-up of exciting and youthful riders, split between the MXGP and MX2 classes.Introducing Husqvarna’s 2014 motocross riders at EICMA both the Red Bull Ice One Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team and the Red Bull Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 team were present. Former MX2 World Champion Tyla Ratray (South Africa) and GP newcomer Todd Waters (Australian) will compete in MXGP under the watchful eye of Antti Pyrhönen, Ice One Racing team manager.Two of the most promising young motocross talents will compete for Husqvarna in the MX2 class – Romain Febvre (France) and Aleksandr Tonkov (Russia). Each will be guided by former 500cc World Motocross Champion and Husqvarna factory rider Jacky Martens.
Industry leader Bel-Ray to provide first fill and racing support for global Husqvarna operations
Husqvarna, the brand with Swedish origins and a rich history of racing success on Saturday October 5, 2013 presented its new 2014 model range of motocross and enduro bikes to the international media in Uddevalla, home of the annual MXGP of Sweden.
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The Motocross of Nations in Teutschenthal brought a tight race of the victory. ICE1Racing was represented byTodd Waters for team Australia in open class, Rui Gonçalves for team Portugal in MX1 and Ludde Söderberg for team Finland in open class. Belgium was able to seal the title in the last race, USA finished second and Italy rose to the podium third. Australia finished strong fourth, while Portugal was seventeenth and Finland was eighteenth.
The motocross of Nations 2013 is raced this weekend on the home soil of the last year’s winners in Teutschenthal. The season highlight lined forty teams, the highest number in the 67 year history of MXoN, to the qualifying races to battle for a place in tomorrow’s final of top twenty teams. Top two results were counted together of the three classes of MX1, MX2 and open class. Team Australia qualified first, team USA second and team Belgium third. Team Portugal qualified fifteenth and team Finland seventeenth.
Revisit the season videos now on YouTube. ICE1Racing launched their own YouTube channel with all the videos capturing the highlights of the season.