The new format for the Junior categories in 2018 was a great success and many teams decided to focus on young and upcoming riders in the Maxxis FIM Enduro World Championship, as in the case of Sherco Academy.
And the team, run by Didier VALADE, is putting a lot of work towards 2019, bringing three young French hopefuls in the form of 2017 Vice World Youth Champion, Léo LE QUERE (F) plus Valerian DEBAUD (F) and Thibaut PASSET (F).
Ex TM XCentric rider, LE QUERE, and PASSET will be riding Sherco 300 SE-F in the Junior 2 class, while DEBAUD will compete in J1 with his 250 SE-F.
In the 125cc Youth category, the Sherco Academy will field Robin FILHOL (F), 7th in 2018, and former MX rider Antoine ALIX.
Finally, Didier VALADE also entrusted Jérémy MIROIR to supervise these young riders and take the role of team manager.
It is therefore a very strong line-up which Sherco Academy brings to the championship, thanks to the efforts of Didier VALADE and the significant help of the French Motorcycle Federation (FFM). Without a doubt, we should see Sherco’s blue colours riding high in EJ and EY this year!