Red Bull KTM Factory Racing are excited to officially unveil their four-rider line-up for this year’s inaugural World Enduro Super Series. Hard enduro specialists Taddy Blazusiak, and Jonny Walker will be joined by classic enduro experts Josep Garcia and Nathan Watson. FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Cody Webb also joins the team.
Giving the series their full attention, the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team will have five riders competing in the entire eight-round championship with Taddy Blazusiak, Josep Garcia, Jonny Walker, Cody Webb and Nathan Watson all eagerly awaiting the start of this new multi-discipline series.
The World Enduro Super Series (WESS) will address the increasing diversification of enduro sport by bringing together selected Hard Enduro, Classic Enduro, Cross-Country and Beach Race style events into one championship. Presenting KTM’s official riders with a wide array of new challenges, the series will require all athletes to showcase a broad set of skills including speed, technique and endurance.
ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TO COMPETE IN NEWLY ESTABLISHED, MULTI-DISCIPLINE ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP
Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce that they will officially participate in the 2018 World Enduro Super Series, which begins in May with Extreme XL Lagares.
Fielding a four-rider team, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing will be represented by Graham Jarvis, Colton Haaker, Alfredo Gomez and Billy Bolt with all riders contesting the new eight-round WESS championship during 2018.
Offering an exciting blend of enduro competitions, as a mixed discipline series, Husqvarna look forward to the prospect of their official riders competing in widely varied events in one exciting, new championship.
With the eight events set to bring together many thousands of competitors during the course of the championship, the World Enduro Super Series will also attract high numbers of spectators to each event, which will allow Husqvarna to extensively engage with race fans and end consumers. In addition, the WESS will benefit from extensive TV, web and print media exposure ensuring high levels of visibility.
Wels, Austria – December 6, 2017 – WESS Promotion GmbH, a newly set-up sport organisation and promotions company, are pleased to announce the creation of an exciting, new multi-discipline, motorcycle championship for amateurs and professionals alike. A premium offroad championship, the World Enduro Super Series will bring together many of the world’s best and most visible events and will annually crown the ultimate enduro champion.
The World Enduro Super Series is a global enduro championship that will combine many of the world’s most well-established and well-supported enduro events. The series will include Hard Enduro, Classic Enduro, Cross-Country and Beach Racing style events, where all enduro athletes will be free to compete on their preferred type and size of motorcycle. All competitions will retain their unique spirit and regulations, and will remain 100% independent, with a uniformed point system applying to all events.
Combining today’s various competitive enduro formats the World Enduro Super Series will harness the true potential of enduro sport, channelling media and fan interest while also giving the wider motorcycle industry and event sponsors a larger communication platform.