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, U.S. off-road and rally—named the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team.
This new chapter in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ racing history will officially begin on December 5, 2015, 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 off-road competition sector.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing—2016 Rider Line-up
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
U.S. 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
Robert Jonas – Vice president, Husqvarna Motorsport: “Aligning all of Husqvarna Motorcycles’ worldwide factory racing activities with Rockstar Energy Drink ensures a globally cohesive approach to all of our racing activities. 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.”
Michael Kelso – Marketing Director, 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. We have a strong team and are looking forward to working together to reach the top in 2016 and beyond."