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MAX ANSTIE, COVINGTON HEADED TO HUSQVARNA

Husqvarna announced today that their 2016 schedule for the 2016 FIM Globe Motocross Champion will certainly include Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie and Thomas Covington.

Max Nagl, who held the MXGP factors lead in 2015 till a busted ankle sidelined him for five rounds, returns for an additional season with the team. He will be joined by France’s Christophe Charlier in the MXGP Course.

Max Anstie comes over from Beast Energy DRT Kawasaki in what will be his final MX2 period, as he transforms 23 years of ages this April. Anstie will remain with the brand name right into 2017 as well as 2018, where he will certainly race the MXGP Class.

Thomas Covington, the only American expected to compete in the FIM Globe Motocross Championship permanent, moves over from Monster Energy Kawasaki and also will join Anstie in MX2.

Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to introduce their rider line-up for the 2016 FIM Motocross Globe Champion.

Represented by Max Nagl, Christophe Charlier, Max Anstie as well as Thomas Covington, Husqvarna has their sights set on arriving action of the podium in MXGP and MX2.

Britain’s Max Anstie and also American Thomas Covington will certainly create Husqvarna’s MX2 Manufacturing facility group managed by the experienced Jacky Martens.

A welcome enhancement to Husqvarna, Anstie– that turned 22 in April of this year– will certainly race his final season in the MX2 course in 2016. In spite of a mixed start to his MX2 campaign this year, Anstie showed himself as one of the greatest and fastest bikers during the 2nd fifty percent of the period asserting nine race success and ending the championship third overall. With 2016 marking his last period of MX2 competition, the Husqvarna motorcyclist will be pushing difficult to end it as world champion.

Signing Up With Anstie in MX2 is American Thomas Covington. Protecting a debut overall MX2 podium at the penultimate round of the collection in Mexico, Covington is a motorcyclist with substantial potential as well as sure to deliver appealing results in 2016.

Completing for the Husqvarna’s MXGP Manufacturing facility group, managed by Antti Pyrhönen, Germany’s Max Nagl will certainly defend the sought after title that agonizingly slid from his understanding this year. Nagl was the early leader of the 2015 championship till an injury at the 10th quit of the collection forced him to miss out on five rounds. Ending the collection 6th general with 5 race victories and also multiple platforms, Nagl is focused on returning stronger and also much faster.

France’s Christophe Charlier joins Husqvarna for 2016. An acquainted face within the MXGP paddock, the Frenchman tape-recorded a season’s ideal MXGP result of seventh at round 3 in Argentina. With the complete assistance of Husqvarna behind him, Charlier will want to become a regular fixture inside the leading 10 during 2016.

For 2017 as well as 2018 Max Anstie will certainly move up to the MXGP course and contend for Husqvarna’s MXGP group, managed by Antti Pyrhönen.

Conrad Mewse will compete in the EMX 250 championship for the Husqvarna’s Manufacturing facility MX2 group. Better enhancing Husqvarna’s roster of young ability, Mikkel Haarup will compete in the EMX 125 class aboard IceOne equipment.

The opening round of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Champion begins in Losail, Qatar on February 27.

Robert Jonas: “Husqvarna is extremely happy to be represented by Max Nagl as well as Christophe Charlier in MXGP and by Max Anstie and Thomas Covington in MX2 for 2016. Max Nagl supplied some extraordinary outcomes throughout 2015 as well as revealed the ability and toughness of our FC 450. Regrettably, his injury prevented him from delivering Husqvarna a globe championship but I’m confident he can succeed. We have 2 extremely strong riders in MX2 as well as I’m waiting to seeing what they could accomplish with the FC 250. Everything remains in area for a terrific season of auto racing.”

Antti Pyrhönen– MXGP Husqvarna Factory Racing Team Supervisor: “We have a really strong MXGP group for 2016 in Max and also Christophe. Max verified himself as one of the best bikers this year. Absolutely the MXGP class is super-competitive, however it is our objective to do all we can to support Max in his quest to become champion next year. It’s likewise excellent to welcome Christophe to the group. He’s a solid motorcyclist with a great deal of potentials. I think we have the right tools needed for him to deliver some outstanding results. Additionally, knowing that Max Anstie will be signing up with the team for 2017 and also 2018 ensures we have a strong base for the future.”

Jacky Martens– MX2 Husqvarna Factory Competing Team Supervisor: “I’m waiting to dealing with both Max and also Thomas following year, along with Conrad Mewse in the EMX series. All are terrific riders and also exciting to enjoy on the track. Max is really skilled and was one of the fastest cyclists in the final rounds of the 2015 General Practitioner collection. We will certainly strive to carry that energy right into 2016 and also aid him attain his objective of coming to be a world champion. Thomas is one more young cyclist showing lots of possibilities. His race success in Mexico revealed just what he can.”