Rockstar Energy Drink and Husqvarna have announced a long-term global partnership that will see all of Husqvarna’s official race teams named Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing.
“Aligning all of Husqvarna Motorcycles’ worldwide factory racing activities with Rockstar Energy Drink ensures a globally cohesive approach to all of our racing activities,” said Husqvarna vice president Robert Jonas. “Everyone within Husqvarna Motorsports has worked extremely hard to re-establish Husqvarna as a winning brand, and within all of our teams we have riders at the very top of their disciplines, all looking for success in 2016 and beyond. We’re looking forward to a strong, enjoyable and positive relationship with Rockstar Energy Drink.”
“In a world that is so connected, the time was right to break down borders and create one, global force in racing with Husqvarna,” said Michael Kelso, marketing director at Rockstar Energy. “We have a strong team and are looking forward to working together to reach the top in 2016 and beyond."
Here is a list of teams and riders that will fall under the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing title:
Motocross World Championship
Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie, Thomas Covington
Christophe Pourcel, Jason Anderson, Martin Davalos, Zach Osborne
Enduro World Championship, Extreme Enduro & SuperEnduro
Mathias Bellino, Danny McCanney, Pascal Rauchenecker, Josep Garcia, Graham Jarvis, Mario Roman
US Off-road & EnduroCross
Jacob Argubright, Andrew Delong, Josh Strang, Mike Brown, Colton Haaker
Dakar Rally & Cross-Country Rallies World Championship
Ruben Faria, Pablo Quintanilla, Pierre-Alexandre Renet
Check out the full press release below:
Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to announce global strategic partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink.
Enjoying a wealth of success in all forms of Off-road and Motocross racing during 2015, Husqvarna Motorcycles has entered into a long-term, worldwide partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink. This exciting agreement will see all of Husqvarna’s official factory race teams – Motocross, Supercross, Enduro, US Off-Road and Rally – named “Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing”.
This new chapter in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ racing history will officially begin on December 5 when members of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team take on the opening round of the 2016 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in Lodz, Poland.
On January 3, 2016, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team riders Ruben Faria, Pablo Quintanilla and Pela Renet will line-up at the start of at the prestigious Dakar Rally. Soon after, Christophe Pourcel and Jason Anderson will get their AMA Supercross campaigns underway at Angel Stadium, in Anaheim California.
Designed for people who lead active lifestyles, Rockstar Energy Drink is a perfect match for Husqvarna Motorcycles’ competition focused, race driven profile. Available in a series of unique flavours Rockstar Energy Drink will support Husqvarna’s athletes around the world as they take on the challenges of their respective racing disciplines.
Looking forward to an exhilarating new season, Husqvarna Motorcycles is confident that with the great support of Rockstar Energy Drink it will solidify its hard-earned position as a leading manufacturer within the offroad competition sector.