Kawasaki Motors Australia press release:
Empire Motorsports will run the largest Kawasaki supported Motocross and Supercross effort in the 2019 MX Nationals and Australian Supercross Championship series.
The team at Empire Motorsports has a strong history in Australian motocross racing and eagerly look towards the next chapter; a Kawasaki supported effort.
The Empire Motorsports Team will be competing on the 2019 Kawasaki KX450 in MX1 class and on the 2019 Kawasaki KX250 in the MXD class in the MX Nationals.
Tyson Cherry Team Manager
“Empire Motorsports are very excited to be teaming up with Kawasaki Australia for both motocross and supercross in 2019.”
“Early testing on both bikes is going exceptionally well and both riders are really enjoying the experience. So exciting times ahead for both Empire Motorsports and Kawasaki Australia.”
Kawasaki Motors Australia National Sales and Marketing Manager, Robert Walker said, “Kawasaki Motors Australia are committed to building and growing the Kawasaki brand in motocross through team alignment and rider development.”
“Empire Motorsports have shown their fighting spirit during the 2018 MX Nationals competition. This is a team with commitment to constant improvement and rider development. Kawasaki are confident that our support will take their Motocross and Supercross campaign to the next level. The addition of our 2019 KX450F and KX250F models to their arsenal will give a competitive edge.” – Robert Walker, Kawasaki Motors Australia National Sales and Marketing Manager
Empire Motorsports Team Manager Tyson Cherry said,
“We are really looking forward to the upcoming season with Dylan Long (#7) competing on the Kawasaki KX450 in MX1 class and Deakin Hellier (#123) on board the Kawasaki KX250 in MXD class.”
The Empire Motorsport Team will line up in the fresh lime green livery at round 1 of the MX Nationals in 2019.
Additional announcements about key sponsors will be made in the near future.