Husqvarna sets racing contingency program for 2015

Publish Date: 
Aug 26, 2014

MURIETTA, Calif. - Husqvarna Motorcycles announces a new contingency program for amateur and pro-level racers in North America, starting next year.

"Racing is a core value of Husqvarna Motorcycles," said Husqvarna Racing Manager Andy Jefferson in a company announcement. "We believe in the value of supporting Husky racers not just at the factory level, but at the grassroots level, as well. Our new Husqvarna Contingency Program is aimed at doing just that, with rewards for motocross and off-road racers in the US and Canada. We're excited to get this program started on Jan. 1, 2015, and looking forward to building a strong community of Husky racers in North America."

Specifics of the Husqvarna Contingency Program, which will be hosted through Hookit.com, will be announced in the coming months, including the races supported, eligibility and payout details. Look for details at www.RaceHusky.com - the online portal to Husqvarna's all-new Contingency Program.

"We are really excited to introduce the Husqvarna Contingency Program," said Marketing Manager Steve Lawler. "This is a big step for us to once again be a big player in off-road and motocross racing. With our new structure and model lineup we feel confident that we will quickly become a prominent competitor in these racing segments. We have the most premium bikes available today and are excited to get back into high-level racing. We are committed to our engagement in factory racing with AMA Supercross and an expanded off-road effort."

From a press release