Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing has announced an impressive five-rider lineup for the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship. The team, led by Malcolm Stewart and Christian Craig, is poised for success with a strong roster and renewed support from Rockstar Energy Drink.
Expanded Team Lineup: The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team, managed by Nathan Ramsey, will enter the 2024 SMX World Championship with an expanded roster, including Malcolm Stewart, Christian Craig, RJ Hampshire, Guillem Farres, and Casey Cochran.
Renewed Sponsorship and Equipment: Rockstar Energy Drink has renewed its title sponsorship in a multi-year commitment, ensuring continued support for the team throughout the 31-race series. The team will be equipped with the advanced Husqvarna FC 450 and FC 250 Rockstar Edition bikes.
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team, under the guidance of Nathan Ramsey, is gearing up for a promising year in the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship. The team's lineup, featuring Malcolm Stewart, Christian Craig, RJ Hampshire, Guillem Farres, and Casey Cochran, reflects a blend of experience, resilience, and youthful vigor, setting the stage for a competitive season.
Jennifer Kalban, Senior Motorsports Marketing Manager at PepsiCo North America, echoed the excitement for the season, highlighting the long-standing partnership between Husqvarna Motorcycles and Rockstar Energy. She stated:
“We’re incredibly excited to extend our partnership with Husqvarna Motorcycles. Over the past 10 years, the relationship with the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team has been more than just a sponsorship and we’re looking forward to continuing to grow together.
"The team is as strong as it’s ever been and the 2024 season should be an exciting one.”
Nathan Ramsey, the team manager, expressed optimism about the upcoming season. He mentioned:
"2024 is looking good for us, the guys are having a really good off-season, and we are working hard to be ready for the season.
" think that ultimately, we’re going to come out swinging and avoid the major ups and downs and ride it out as steady as possible and put our Rockstar Energy Husqvarna team riders up front."
Malcolm Stewart, making a much-awaited return to racing, shared his enthusiasm and objectives for the year, noting:
“The focus for 2024 is honestly just to get back out there and get my feet wet again.
"I really want to win next year and I’m looking forward to getting back into the bunch with the team for the upcoming season.”
Christian Craig, also rebounding from an injury, is looking to make a significant impact in the premier class. Craig commented:
"I’m feeling pretty good entering another year with the team.
"I am excited for the new year, I need to put in some results, so am very focused and driven for this one."
RJ Hampshire, aiming for a championship title, stated:
“My goal is to definitely try and get a championship.
"We’ve been close the last two years in a row, so I'll just come into the season, take it race-by-race, and build from where we were last year."
Guillem Farres, stepping into his first 250SX campaign, is focused on gaining Supercross experience, while Casey Cochran, a promising young talent, looks forward to his first official pro season.