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In an thrilling collaboration, Aptitude Riders, famend for his or her charming bike stunt exhibits throughout Australia, have joined forces with EBMX, a distinguished chief in electrical bike efficiency elements and growth. Collectively, they’re poised to proudly signify Australia underneath the banner – Aus-E Racing within the upcoming 2024 FIM E-Xplorer World Championship. This modern championship not solely showcases superior know-how and environmental sustainability but additionally emphasises gender equality, providing an attractive mixture of journey and high-energy pleasure for a various international viewers.
The Aus-E Racing staff options two completed riders needing no introduction on this planet of motorcycling – Jess Gardiner and Jack Area.
Jess Gardiner, the present vice-champion of the World Enduro scene and 15-time Australian Enduro Champion, has a powerful observe file, together with particular person gold in two Worldwide 6-Day Enduro occasions and 6 consecutive victories as a part of the Aussie Girls’s ISDE staff. Jess expresses her pleasure: “It’s an unimaginable alternative to signify my nation on this entire new world of electrical racing. Having had the time to check the bikes, I’m feeling assured. Being teammates with Jack will likely be enjoyable; we’re good mates, and I really like that he’s as aggressive as me whereas at all times providing help. We’re prepared to provide it our all within the inexperienced and gold.”
Jack Area, a World Freestyle Trials Champion and the founding father of Aptitude Motion Sports activities (Aptitude Riders), brings a singular mix of showmanship and competitiveness to the staff. Having competed in each Onerous Enduro’s and Endurocross in Australia, America and globally with X-Video games he has additionally doubled as a stunt rider for Vin Diesel and battled his bike in opposition to the likes of Dwayne “the Rock’ Johnston, Dave Bautista and Hugh Jackman. Jack states “This yr is shaping as much as be unimaginable, the EBMX bike feels nice, I’m excited for our new staff and what’s even higher is that I get to do that with my household.”
Rhianna Buchanan, Jack Area’s spouse, steps right into a administration function throughout the staff after an damage side-lined her final yr.
“Electrical is the way in which to mix the game we love with the flexibility to entry locations that may in any other case be off-limits, from main metropolis centres to ski alps. It’s actually pioneering, the subsequent era, and we’re on the lookout for corporations to help us in our endeavour to maintain Australia within the highlight of this new period in racing.”
Motorcycling Australia had been fast to again Aus-E Racing and supply help.
Peter Doyle, CEO, Motorcycling Australia:
“Motorcycling Australia totally helps the all-new E-Xplorer FIM World Cup, and to have an Aussie staff competing this yr creates an additional layer of anticipation.”
“The all-terrain sequence is just not solely going to be a take a look at mattress for electrical bike know-how within the hardest discussion board of all – competitors – but it surely’s going to succeed in an entire new degree of devotees because of the distinctive formulation and a few fantastic, accessible areas.”
“All the most effective to the Aus-E Racing staff on this thrilling enterprise.”
Todd Waters, a world pressure in each MX and Enduro, has additionally joined the trigger by way of his racing attire firm T-Dub, creating customized gear for Aus-E Racing to debut.
The FIM E-Xplorer Championship guarantees eight rounds of exhilarating racing throughout 5 nations in 2024. The distinctive race format emphasises equality, with every staff consisting of 1 feminine and one male rider, equally contributing to their staff factors and rating. The competitors then intensifies with head-to-head knock-out relay racing to find out the general staff place within the spherical and championship.
With the season opener set for February 17 in Osaka, Japan, Aus-E Racing is equipped for an electrifying journey, persevering with the battle in Norway, France, Switzerland, and India.
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