Het KTM SB Racing team heeft bekend gemaakt dat ze in 2024 de overstap gaan maken naar het wereldkampioenschap MX2.
Ze gaan alle wedstrijden rijden inclusief de overzeese Grand Prix’s. Het team heeft besloten om zich volledig te focussen op Jens Walvoort en hem als enige rijder in het team te hebben.
Lees hieronder het uitgebrachte persbericht:
We are happy to announce that we entire MX2 World Championship including the oversea GP’s which is positive news. Dutch rider, Jens Walvoort who is with our team this year will stay with the team for the 2024 season in what will be his rookie season in the MX2 World Championship – a big opportunity for Walvoort.
The full focus from our team will go into Walvoort as we have decided to run a one rider line up in 2024 and will be eager to impress next year.
As well as the MX2 World Championship we will also plan on contesting the Dutch Masters of Motocross as well as a couple of pre season races before the GP season gets underway at Argentina in March.
“The reason why we decided to step up to the MX2 World Championship is because the preformance of Jens, we see in a short time that he make big steps and we think he can be really good in MX2. We decided this after a good discussion with our trainers. We train hard with a good program so we are full gas and we will see what 2024 will bring us.
“Jens is a really good and technical rider who is at this moment in a really good condition. He likes the new bike making a good performing rider. The reason why we will continue with Jens? Jens is a respectful rider. Jens is going 100% for his sport/work. He will do everything he can to get the best results as possible. Jens is a really nice guy to work with without any problems. He is a professional rider and has discipline. We want to thank all the sponsors and people who are around us to make it possible to continue in 2024”,