News 3 Mar 2017

Husqvarna off-road team joins with Fox

HQVA press release:

Husqvarna Australia is excited to announce that its new-look off-road squad will enter 2017 dressed in FOX gear, after the well-known brand inked a deal with Husqvarna as a major sponsor for the approaching season.

Off-Road racers Broc Grabham and Lachy Stanford, as well as extreme enduro specialist Mitch Harper will all race in FOX gear, including goggles, boots and safety gear.

Husqvarna’s off-road team has been punching above its weight since it came about in early 2014, building in stature and accumulating titles across AORC, A4DE and Extreme Enduro .

This year, the factory squad is comprises a man emerging as one of the big title contenders in Stanford, partnered with one of the sport’s most exciting improvers in Grabham.

Husqvarna Australia will soon announce its support riders across all disciplines, including off-road racing.

Husqvarna Australia Brand Manager Jon Hafey: “The Fox brand name has a long and distinguished history in the sport of dirt bike racing – just like Husqvarna does – so it’s a nice fit for the Husqvarna Off-Road Team to align with Fox for season 2017.

Our off-road team racers have been some of the big hitters and improvers in AORC and enduro-X racing in recent years so we won’t send them into battle with anything less than top-quality gear. Fox has the boys covered from head to foot with nothing short of but the best stuff.”

Scott Runciman – Fox Australia Brand Manager: “We’re super excited to be sponsoring team Husky; we’ve been watching their growth and their re-establishment over the last few years. We’ve been speaking with Glenn over the last few years trying to get something going, but obviously with our commitments to another team we weren’t able to get there. But once that opportunity opened up, we couldn’t get onto it fast enough.”

For more information on Husqvarna motorcycles visit www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com

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