Phillips heading to World Enduro with CH Racing Husqvarna //
POSTED: 06 Dec 2012 | SECTION: Racing | POSTED BY:Adam Spence
It has been announced that Matthew Phillips will compete on the World Enduro Championship circuit for 2013 aboard the CH Racing Husqvarna team.
Phillips impressed with his International Six Day Enduro (ISDE0) performance over the past two years, along with capturing the 2012 Australian Off-Road Championship E2 class crown.
At the ISDE this year in Germany, Phillips formed part of Team Australia as they raced to second in the World Trophy standings. He finished seventh Outright and fourth in class.
The 19-year-old Tasmanian is excited about the prospect of racing for the Husqvarna factory team on the world stage, but admits he is also nervous at the same time.
“Have some awesome news, just got welcomed into the Husqvana family,” he wrote on Facebook.
“Racing for the factory team in the World Enduro Championship next year. Very excited/ nervous/confident about the change.
“Thanks to everyone who helped me get this far, especially my family who has backed me the whole way.”
Phillips is expected to compete in the Enduro Junior class alongside the world’s best in their respective division.
Stay tuned to MotoOnline.com.au for more on Phillips’ 2013 journey as racing commences.