Ken Roczen has today confirmed his motivation to the FIM Globe Supercross Championship (WSX), announcing by using a digital media convention that he will race in the championship until finally 2025.
Already a rider for the Dustin Pipes-led Progressive Insurance plan ECSTAR Suzuki group in the US, Roczen will contend under the Pipes Motorsports Team banner in 2023, exactly where he’ll defend his existing WSX environment title.
Roczen suggests returning to the Globe Supercross Championship for the following three years represents his determination to turning out to be a supercross expert and growing the self-discipline close to the earth.
“I experienced a wonderful time in Cardiff and Melbourne last yr, which designed it easy to commit to the Environment Supercross Championship,”mentioned Roczen.“I’m hungrier than ever for race wins and will be giving it my all with my group to be standing on the top rated move when the year finishes in Melbourne this November.
“For supercross to grow as a sport about the globe I think it’s actually critical that extra riders emphasis entirely on the self-discipline, which is why I’m concentrating on the Planet Supercross Championship and the AMA Supercross Championship in the coming decades. I feel like my riding this 12 months has been as fantastic as at any time, and I’m fired up to see what I can do when concentrating on just one speciality.
“I’m particularly happy of what we have reached this yr with the Progressive Insurance ECSTAR Suzuki Crew. Dustin, Larry and the entire workforce have place in a huge effort and hard work to make me as comfy as I have been to race at the entrance all time prolonged.
“For us to keep on our supercross momentum with each other and choose the sport we love to supporters close to the environment is an incredible opportunity that I’m pretty grateful for. I’m ecstatic to have the opportunity to contend for a planet title at dwelling in Germany, which is a little something I could only dream about until finally now.”
SX World CEO Adam Bailey said that today’s announcement was not only a massive earn for the sport but for enthusiasts who may not have experienced an option to see one of the greatest names in supercross race in their state ahead of.
“Supercross has an remarkable following around the world, and we know Ken is one particular of the most common riders in the world, so owning him dedicate to WSX for the subsequent three several years is a wonderful phase to our mission to construct a genuinely world-wide Globe Supercross Championship that fans, athletes, teams, sponsors and media partners are passionate about.
“I simply cannot hold out to see followers in new regions enjoy the best activity in the globe firsthand. There is almost nothing extra fulfilling than seeing the satisfaction they get witnessing these remarkable athletes race in particular person,”said Bailey.
Pipes Motorsports workforce principal Dustin Pipes claimed Roczen’s professionalism and practical experience are attributes the group is already acquainted with. Now, they can construct on that foundation as they embark on a new period of WSX racing.
“Ken is a champion in supercross each on and off the keep track of, and we have currently noticed what he can accomplish with our staff in the States. That romantic relationship and consistency now transfer to our Planet Supercross Championship group, so we’re assured that Ken can produce an additional earth title earn, this time on a Suzuki, in 2023,”said Pipes.
Lovers can witness Roczen protect his WSX Earth Title at 6 Entire world Supercross Championship rounds in the United Kingdom, France, Southeast Asia, Germany, Canada and Australia. To acquire tickets, visitWSXChampionship.com