News 24 Mar 2020

New-look Husqvarna line-up of Waters and Duffy unveiled

National MX1 champion forms Berry Sweet-backed program.

Image: Josh Stephenson.

Reigning Australian MX1 champion Todd Waters has taken the wraps off of his Berry Sweet Husqvarna team that will include himself and Regan Duffy for the 2020 season.

Following the collapse of the title-winning DPH Motorsport organisation last year, Waters has moved to form his own program with the support of Husqvarna.

In addition to Waters’ Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) and Hattah Desert Race commitments previously outlined, both Waters and Duffy will collectively contest the MX Nationals, Manjimup 15,000 and Australian Supercross Championship.

“We are pleased to release the official 2020 Berry Sweet Husqvarna Race Team Australia MX/SX/Off-Road,” Waters commented. “The end of 2019 and the start of this year has been filled with excitement, challenges and a lot of phone calls and emails!

“Just when everything had fallen into place, we are now all facing an uncertain future for racing and sports in Australia and across the world. Despite this, we have a team of great people and sponsors ready to support Regan and I to achieve our goals this year, whenever our competitions can resume.”

“The main focus of our team set-up this year is to replicate that family atmosphere, bring it all back to basics and with a limited budget, spend money where it’s actually important.

“I’ve spent way too many hours in previous years travelling in a van from my home to the team workshop to pick up bikes and parts. We are creating a setup that allows as little disruption to the riders’ training programs as possible, something that I think gets lost in a lot of factory teams. I can’t wait to showcase what we’ve created.”

Duffy, 17, captured the MX Nationals MXD championship last season at his first attempt, now slated to step up to MX2 alongside team owner and mentor Waters as previously reported on MotoOnline last week.