MOTOCROSSTIME - NEWS FROM HUSQVARNA
NEW MULTI-YEAR GLOBAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING & PROTAPER
Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the extension of their sponsorship agreement with world-renowned offroad control brand, ProTaper. The multi-year agreement will see the US-based company continue to supply Husqvarna Motorcycles and the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team with their innovative product line through to the end of the 2020 season.
From their inception in 1991, ProTaper has been at the cutting edge of handlebar technology. Their introduction of the 1 1/8” Taperwall handlebar revolutionisedthe industry and the company have been setting the standards by which all others are judged by ever since. ProTaper is constantly evolving and inventing new products to push forward the level of quality in offroad motorcycle sport.
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team will continue to use various ProTaper products, such as handlebars, grips, grip covers and bar pads. US Supercross and Motocross machinery will also be fitted with ProTaper RS sprockets front and rear.
Diego Clement – Head of Motorsport at Husqvarna Motorcycles: “We are very pleased to be continuing our working relationship with ProTaper. You only have to look at the results of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team to understand the importance of quality partnerships. Like all of our valued technical partners, we know ProTaper have played an important role in our success and will continue to play an important role in the years ahead.”
Paul Perebijnos – ProTaper Brand Manager: “It’s very exciting for the ProTaper brand to build on our partnership with Husqvarna Motorcycles and join their factory teams in racing globally at the highest level. Both these brands strive to push product innovation with the absolute focus on premium quality, which makes this partnership a perfect fit. We are honoured to supply products to such a successful team and are aware that advancements made in racing soon filter down to the end-user, who look for the highest performing and most reliable products on the market.”
Source : Husqvarna