Courtesy of Team Suzuki Press Office
has signed a multi-year agreement with 10-time World Motocross Champion
and former AXO rider, Stefan Everts, to support the Suzuki World MXGP
team in the 2017 World Motocross Championship.
The AXO riders in 2017 will be Kevin Strijbos and Arminas Jasikonis on
their Suzuki RM-Z450WS bikes and using the new 2017 AXO gear designed
and developed with the help and suggestions of professional athletes
like them and AXO jerseys, pants, gloves, protection and accessories
will dominate the MXGP scene.
“It’s a pleasure and an honour to have an opportunity to work again with
Stefan Everts after we spent the 1994 and 1995 racing seasons
together,” says Valentina Zago, Managing Director of AXO. “We decided to
support him and his team because we think that his experience as a
rider and a great champion could lead to great results in terms of
motivation and success of his athletes; and in terms of development and
testing of new products.”
“Happy to be back with AXO, it’s like a welcome back like with Suzuki,”
said 10-time World Motocross Champion Everts. “I won my first 250 title
in ’95 with the purple. AXO gear and this is something I will never
forget. In the meantime, a lot of things have changed for both of us. My
aim is the contribution to the AXO brand and help them to promote their
excellent gear in the best possible way; plus, help develop the gear to
the highest levels. We are looking forward to an exciting racing season
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