Abingdon, Virginia – AG Motorsports/KTM is proud to announce their 4 rider, 2011 East Coast Lites Supercross Team. The team will be riding the fuel injected, 2011 KTM 250 SXF as they contest the Monster Energy Supercross series for their second year.
#56 Phil Nicoletti – A veteran of the 250 class, Phil brings the experience of a factory rider to the team. "After doing the KTM Factory Services program last year, and being able to ride for Factory KTM, I'm excited to be part of the AG Motorsports/KTM East Coast Lites Satellite team and to continue riding the KTM another year for the 2011 Supercross series. I'd also like to take this opportunity to thank all the wonderful sponsors who helped me a tremendous amount last year"… stated Phil.
#702 Jimmy Albertson – Jimmy brings a successful European career to the table and is a veteran of the sport. "I am very ecstatic about signing with this new team. I have known Al (Al Albiker, Team Manager) and seen him at the races since I was 10 years old so I know his experience is priceless for this team. I have been training on Supercross for a while now, so to have even more time before east coast starts will be great! I'm pumped about racing on KTM next year as well because I believe it is the best 250F out of the crate and it will be good to start from something that is already impressive"… says Jimmy.
#60 Killy Rusk – As a rookie, Killy brings a tremendous amount of talent to the team. He came out of the gates strong for the 2010 Nationals and he turned allot of heads. "I'm excited to be on the AG Motorsports/KTM team for the Supercross season. I got a good feel for the team when they helped me out at the end of the outdoors and I know the program and equipment will be great. I'm looking forward to Supercross and I know it will be a good season with their support"… stated Killy.
#690 Ricky Winters – With the heart of a lion, this rookie is determined to make his mark on the sport. Ricky understands the technical side of racing and will embrace his rookie season of Supercross with the determination needed to be successful. "I'm very excited about the opportunity this year holds for me on the team. I really enjoyed everything about the team last year and 2011 will only be better"… say Ricky.
Manager, Al Albiker states… "We are excited for the 2011 season to begin. We have a good mix of experience and youth on this team… Phil and Jimmy will step up as an example to the young riders and set the pace for a successful 2011 Supercross season"… "We have a good stable of riders and I am looking forward to working with each of them as we prepare for the 2011 Supercross series".
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