Ohlins News Release
June 10, 2011 - Hendersonville, North Carolina: Birthday Zero has arrived! Team Ohlins USA is heading to its first round of the AMA MX Championship in its first year of racing, taking place this weekend at High Point Raceway in Mount Morris, Pennsylvania. Training, testing, teching and txting have prepared team riders AJ Catanzaro, Michael Clarke and Garret Toth for their first big day with Team Ohlins USA in the big show on the big stage of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship national series.
Heading into the season, Team Ohlins USA welcomes its newest supporters, Gaerne and Leatt, makers of riding boots and neck braces, respectively. These companies have joined the cool club of Team Ohlins USA sponsors: Triangle Cycles of Danville, Virginia; Yamaha; GYTR; MX1 West; Acerbis; Ariete; Yoshimura; Kenda Tire; No Toil; Shoei Helmets; Langston Racing Academy (providing top-level training for the riders); HIT Center (High Intensity Training) of Jacksonville.
Please stop by the team’s home in the High Point Raceway paddock to wish our riders AJ Catanzaro – #330, Michael Clarke – #699, and Garret Toth – #687, a great race on their white and blue Ohlins USA Yamaha YZ450Fs.
Ohlins USA Off Road Manager, Stacey Berger, said, “We already have a lot of people to thank for getting us this far. We’ll do our best to thank everyone by doing well at the races, making everyone proud. It was an adventure getting this far and now we’ve got the next adventure in front of us. We’re looking forward to a long hot summer.”
Team Ohlins USA has its own website featuring race reports, candid comments from team members, really awesome pics by professional photographers, vids, and other surprises. (www.teamohlinsusa.com). The website is open for traffic Monday. Well, okay, maybe Tuesday. But really, Wednesday at the latest. Team news will also be shared on the Ohlins USA’s website and on the Ohlins USA Facebook page.
Ohlins USA distributes and services the world’s leading performance suspension for automobiles, motorcycles, ATVs, and snowmobiles. Ohlins develops its proprietary and innovative suspension components at the highest levels of racing from open-wheel car racing, to Moto GP, to off-road competition on two and four wheels. Ohlins USA also provides training for service centers and dealers. www.Ohlinsusa.com.