Conrad Mewse enters Swiss MXGP as a wildcard

Conrad Mewse enters Swiss MXGP as a wildcard

British MX2 champion Conrad Mewse will take his Crendon Fastrack Honda CRF450R to Switzerland for a wildcard journey within the MXGP at Frauenfeld on Easter Monday, April 16.

Contemporary from a double win in Sunday’s opening MX Nationals at Oakhanger, the 23-year-old will tackle the world championship spherical within the premier class for Dave Thorpe’s Honda crew.

With this weekend’s British championship at Canada Heights rained off and no different UK rounds till April 23, Mewse needed to contest the GP to get extra race time beneath his belt.

As a former 85cc World Junior champion who contested MX2 GPs for seven seasons , Mewse was additionally a part of Group GB which completed on the rostrum on the 2021 Motocross of Nations in Italy.

Mewse stated: “It will likely be good to be again within the MXGP paddock and get caught in once more with the very quick boys. I feel will probably be helpful to race with one of the best on the earth to convey on my pace and depth. It’s going to hopefully assist me enhance within the British collection which is the crew’s purpose.

“I rode three MXGPs final yr however was getting back from harm and solely had a few days on the bike. So I’m wanting ahead to being 100% match, wholesome and comfy on the 450.

“And it’s an superior monitor. The bottom is similar to Oxford Motopark because it has a number of jumps, waves and rollers – like an outside supercross monitor. So will probably be good to race on one thing totally different to the delicate and we’ve raced on previously few weeks.

“It’s a stacked class with so many manufacturing facility riders. So I simply need to journey it, give it my all and maintain myself topped up for the British championship.”

Group boss, triple world 500 champ Dave Thorpe stated: “When Conrad joined the crew, we agreed that we might attempt to contest some MXGP rounds with him. He’s put a lot work in over the winter and is driving so effectively, we needed to offer him this chance to journey the Crendon Fastrack Honda on the world stage. And the break within the calendar after the Canada Heights British championship spherical was cancelled made it a super alternative.”

Phrases: Press Launch