Revealed on 31 January 2023
The riders of the KTM SILVE Racing Crew achieved nice outcomes final season and can proceed to enhance subsequent season. After the primary 12 months of cooperation, KTM Nordic has been very glad with the work of your entire workforce. All our expectations and needs have been fulfilled and even exceeded within the 2022 season. We’re wanting ahead to the upcoming 2023 season and all that it holds.
The Finnish KTM SILVE Racing will rise to the crown of the Motocross World Sequence within the MXGP along with Jere Haavisto. Silve Racing, which operates as KTM Nordic’s official racing workforce, already did just a few World Championship races and EMXOPEN final season and received great outcomes on home tracks, profitable, amongst different issues, two Finnish championships. Within the coming season, the Finnish workforce will compete extra extensively on worldwide tracks, when Eliel Lehtinen will compete within the European Championship collection within the EMX250 class.
Petteri Silvennoinen / Crew Supervisor: “Final 12 months we signed a contract with KTM Nordic and with this cooperation now we have taken a giant step ahead as a workforce, which was additionally mirrored in good outcomes. Now we are going to take a giant step once more once we transfer to the MXGP with Jere and Eliel will race the European Championship, however the objective is not less than bold and motivates us to do issues more durable and higher. We’ve got gained new essential events behind us once we began cooperation with, for instance, WP Nordic. These collaborations give us higher sources in comparison with earlier years.”
Jere Haavisto / MXGP, MX1: “Final season was profitable when it comes to outcomes and driving and I’m glad with my very own and your entire workforce’s improvement. With the event of final season, the beginning factors for the upcoming season are superb. At present, the plan is to start out the MXGP from Frauenfeld, Switzerland, and run probably the most European World Championships. I’m very excited concerning the upcoming season and likewise assured as a result of every thing has labored nice with the workforce all these years. Along with the MXGP, I’ll compete in Finland within the MX1-class. I’m presently in Spain coaching and testing for the upcoming season. The brand new bike has already clocked in comfortably beneath hours, and I prefer it much more than final 12 months’s mannequin.”
Eliel Lehtinen / EMX250, MX2: “The emotions are actually good and I’m wanting ahead to the upcoming season with nice enthusiasm. Now that the workforce is already one 12 months beneath, you can also make the upcoming season simpler with us. It’s nice to work with Petter and develop each as a rider and as a workforce. The long-term work continues with nice motivation and I’ll do my finest to attain my dream of changing into a motocross skilled. Within the 2023 season, my essential objective is within the EMX250 class and likewise within the MX2-class in Finland . As well as, I need to run different Central European races for race coaching. I want everybody and myself a wholesome and blissful 12 months 2023.”
Phrases: Press Launch
Picture: Tuomo Seppänen