Thursday, April 12, 2012

The 2012 World MX Championships have begun - Suzuki gets it going

EuroCircuit, Valkenswaard, Holland: The 2012 FIM World Motocross Series is underway. All the teams, riders, bikes, industry, sponsors, and more have gathered at the famed sand track of Valkenswaard.

Rockstar Suzuki got things started today with a multi-team introduction at their racing facility right across the border in Lommel, Belgium.

Their facility is official called GRP - Geboers Racing Promotions. Sylvain Geboers is the General Manager, Eric Geboers (his brother) is a five time World Motocross Champion, and Team Manager of the MX1 race team. And Thomas Ramsbacher is the Team Manager of Suzuki's MX2 and European teams. (photos below)

Eric Geboers started off the presentation about the three teams' efforts for 2012. All teams are now "Rockstar", with the other primary partner being Suzuki of Japan. Of course they have many other sponsors as well. Eric is proud of their new, long term relationship with Rockstar.

Eric also explained The MX1 team is 'Factory Racing'. They receive technical and other support from Suzuki of Japan. The MX2 team receives technical support from Suzuki Japan, but more so from Suzuki Europe.

Source: http://www.supercross.com/features/the-2012-world-mx-championships-have-begun-suzuki-gets-it-going

David Philippaerts Mickael Pichon Jim Pomeroy Christophe Pourcel Sebastien Pourcel

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