The MXGP series has not only seen changes by riders and their teams but also the starting gate will change for 2017.
AXO AND STEFAN EVERTS: A LONG TIME RELATIONSHIP SEALS A NEW DEAL!
AXO has signed a multi-year agreement with 10-time World Champion and former AXO rider, Stefan Everts, to support his Suzuki Team in the MXGP Championship.
For the 2017 season the AXO riders will be Kevin Strijbos and the very young Arminas Jasikonis that on their 2017 RM-Z450WS bikes will take on the race tracks the AXO gear designed and developed with the help and suggestions of professional athletes, just like them. AXO jerseys, pants, gloves, protection and accessories will dominate the MXGP scene in 2017 together with GRP Suzuki Team.
“It’s a pleasure and an honor to have an opportunity to work again with Stefan Everts after we spent together the 1994 and 1995 racing seasons” – says Valentina Zago, managing director of AXO – “we decided to support him and his Team, because we think that his experience as a rider and a great champion could lead to great results in terms of motivation and success of his athletes, and in terms of development and testing of new products”.
“Happy to be back with AXO, it’s like a welcome back like with Suzuki. – says the unbeaten World Champion Stefan Everts – “I won my first 250 tittle in ’95 with the purple AXO gear and this is something I will never forget. In the meantime a lot of things has changed for both of us. My aim is the contribute a lot for AXO brand and help them to promote their excellence gear in the best possible way. Help them to develop the gear to higher levels.”
Looking forward to an exciting racing season…stay tuned for more!
More info: www.axosport.com
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