Sherco Enduro Crew 2023
Yesterday, Sherco Australia revealed its 2023 rider line-up, together with 4 manufacturing facility riders competing all through Australia’s premier off-road racing sequence at their MY23 media launch occasion held in Broadford, Victoria.
Jonte Reynders, Anthony Photo voltaic, Chris Perry and Tim Coleman will characterize crew Sherco, masking the Australian Off-Highway Championship (AORC), Australian Exhausting Enduro Championship (AHEC), the Australian SuperEnduro Championship (ASEC) and chosen standalone onerous enduro occasions such because the Wildwood Rock Excessive Enduro.
Final yr’s E3-class AORC runner-up, Jonte Reynders, is about to enter his fifth season with Crew Motul Pirelli Sherco, embarking on a brand new problem for 2023, competing within the hotly contested E2 class aboard the 300 SEF Manufacturing facility 4-stroke.
Reynders plans to contest the Australian 4-day Enduro (A4DE) sequence while additionally persevering with to compete in his house state of Tasmania, defending his 2022 state championship.
After dominating the Australian hard-enduro scene in 2022, Sherco Australia is proud to announce forming of a brand new hard-enduro crew devoted to competing in Australia’s most gruelling races.
Reigning Australian Exhausting Enduro Champion, Anthony Photo voltaic, will defend his #1 plate aboard his 300 SE Manufacturing facility, while trying to change into Australia’s first SuperEnduro champion.
Photo voltaic’s greatest menace is arguably his team-mate Chris Perry, who equalled Photo voltaic with AHEC factors in 2022 however was edged out of the title by a podium countback.
Perry will contest the 2023 ASEC aboard the 300 SEF Manufacturing facility 4-stroke earlier than reverting to his acquainted 300 SE Manufacturing facility 2-stroke for the AHEC and Wildwood Rock Excessive Enduro.
The onerous enduro paddock was all the higher for having fan-favourite Tim Coleman again in motion. After being sidelined in 2021, Coleman step by step returned to racing competitors, proving he nonetheless has what it takes to run with Australia’s finest.
Coleman will be a part of Photo voltaic and Perry within the Australian Tremendous Enduro Championship aboard the 250 SE Manufacturing facility, in addition to compete in chosen occasions and proceed to run his standard teaching clinics.
Jonte Reynders – Enduro
“I’m stoked to be again with the Sherco crew for one more season, this yr shall be my fifth with the crew. The transition to the 300SEF four-stroke has been seamless, I felt comfy on it immediately and haven’t needed to make any drastic modifications to my set-up. I’m feeling match, quick and searching ahead to the brand new problem within the E2 class”.
Anthony Photo voltaic – Exhausting Enduro
“The hard-enduro scene has grown a lot in Australia over the previous couple of years. Profitable the Australian hard-enduro championship final yr was a dream come true, and to now be part of a manufacturing facility crew with Sherco Australia is surreal. We now have all of the substances to repeat final yr’s successes, we simply want to combine them proper…I’m trying ahead to the yr forward”.
Chris Perry – Exhausting Enduro
“I’m past excited to be a part of Sherco Australia’s hard-enduro-specific manufacturing facility racing crew. Anthony and I’ve been doing this for just a few years now, and we each loved some help from Sherco final yr, it’s nice to be stepping issues up for 2023 and bringing a few of our key supporters and sponsors over in placing this crew collectively. It’s the full package deal now; we might be ready and have the help we have to compete at our best domestically and tackle the world stage in chosen European occasions”.
Tim Coleman – Exhausting Enduro
“Sherco is sort of a household to me, I’ve been with them for a number of years now, and I simply love the individuals round me and having their full help, particularly with my current restoration journey. I actually admire that there’s no strain on me to compete full-time as I ease again into racing. I’m actually excited in regards to the contemporary begin with the crew for this yr, with Jonte competing in conventional enduro and Anthony, Chris and myself forming the brand new onerous enduro crew, I feel we have now an ideal mixture of riders, and the entire crew operation has taken a step ahead this yr in professionalism with the brand new Sherco manufacturing facility racing gear, we’re trying good, feeling good and I’m positive we’ll flip just a few heads this yr”.
Derek Grundy – Sherco Australia Off-Highway Racing Supervisor
“For 2023, Sherco Australia’s manufacturing facility racing program has undergone a number of great modifications, with new official crew riders, championship sequence, racing courses, sponsors, and total look. Collectively, this has made the pre-season unbelievably busy. Nevertheless, the upside is that our elevated program is now extra carefully aligned with Sherco’s manufacturing facility operation in Europe, and the thrill, vitality, and synergy throughout the crew has by no means been greater.”