Suzuki clarifies crew construction for Roczen and co.


Suzuki Motor USA, LLC is happy to announce its continuation with HEP Motorsports for the 2023 season. Suzuki will help two squads beneath the HEP Motorsports umbrella: Progressive Insurance coverage ECSTAR Suzuki and Twisted Tea Suzuki Introduced by Progressive Insurance coverage.


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Progressive Insurance coverage ECSTAR Suzuki will embody Ken Roczen (94) on the Suzuki RM-Z450, whereas using the RM-Z250 shall be Dilan Schwartz (85), and Marshal Weltin (50).

Roczen, who has a powerful affiliation with the model and gained his most up-to-date AMA championship with Suzuki, shall be reunited with the RM-Z450, and produce his thrilling type, willpower, and grit again to the RM Military. Schwartz is again on a Suzuki for 2023 after a rollercoaster season in 2022. After spectacular performances aboard the RM-Z450 at the start of final yr’s motocross season, Weltin joins the RM Military full-time and is trying to construct on his momentum.

The Twisted Tea Suzuki Introduced by Progressive Insurance coverage effort on 450s continues with veteran rider Kyle Chisholm (11) from Clearwater, FL, crowd favourite Shane McElrath from Canton, NC (12) and Brandon Hartranft (37), who hails from Brick, NJ.

Becoming a member of the crew for 2023, Chisholm brings stable racing and set-up expertise to the crew and is wanting ahead to competing aboard the RM-Z450. Alongside Chisholm, the thrilling racecraft of McElrath augments the RM Military, and McElrath is trying to make critical strides in 2023. Again once more with the Twisted Tea Suzuki Introduced by Progressive Insurance coverage crew is Hartranft. Injured at a pre-season coaching session incident, Suzuki Motor, USA needs Brandon a speedy restoration as he appears to be like ahead to returning to the observe.

“We’re excited to tackle the 2023 Supercross season. Our program has grown for 2023, and we’re in one of the best place doable to have a profitable 2023 marketing campaign,” commented HEP Motorsport’s Crew Principal, Dustin Pipes. “Testing and improvement have been going effectively and we’re nonetheless discovering new developments to assist the riders take the subsequent step. With these new additions, it’s an thrilling time to be a fan of Suzuki Racing and we’re keen to indicate off our arduous work on the first occasion in Anaheim.”

Suzuki is happy to compete within the 2023 Supercross season and appears ahead to seeing all the RM Military on the venues and tracks all year long The 2023 Supercross season debuts on January seventh, 2023, at Angel Stadium for Anaheim 1.

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