In an effort to showcase some incredible young motocross talent, American-made Cobra Motorcycles will jet four of its top nine-and-under 50cc racers across the Atlantic to represent the United States at the World Mini Trophy MX Championships in Jamonge, Belgium, May 14-15.
The first time ever that the dominant Cobra racers here in the States will travel as a team abroad has the American motorcycle industry buzzing.”We’ve got some kids here that deserve the experience and global recognition, so we decided to put this competition trip together to represent the United States at a race with important worldly impact,” said Sean Hilbert, President of Cobra Motorcycles. “And of course, Cobra is looking at the European market for the future, and this race will no doubt help showcase what we strongly feel are the finest mini cycles in the world.”The team Cobra has assembled to compete at the World Mini Trophy MX Championships consists of:Though it’s late in the game, Cobra has offered up a affordable Gold, Silver, Bronze sponsorship opportunity to anybody wishing to back these young, American-made racers and bikes in their quest for global superiority. Interested parties can contact Sean Hilbert via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Once back from Europe, these Cobra racers—along with other Cobra racers from all across the nation—will be competing in the coming weeks for a qualifying spot at the AMA Air Nautiques Amateur Motocross Championships (Loretta Lynn’s) in August. The next big amateur national race is the NMA Ponca City Grand Nationals, July 24-30.