James Stewart Back In For Australian Supercross

Yoshimura Suzuki's James Stewart Pulls Out Of Australian SupercrossCourtesy of Yoshimura Suzuki

CHINO, CA (Nov. 11, 2015) – Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing's James Stewart has announced today that he will race the AUS-X Open of Supercross coming up on November 28th and 29th as originally planned. Stewart worked out a reasonable schedule with the team that streamlines the trip and keeps his training and testing as close to on course as possible. The multi-time AMA Supercross/Motocross Champion will also race the upcoming Bercy-Lille Supercross in France this weekend.

“I was pretty devastated to see the response after I announced I couldn’t make it to Australia,” said Stewart. “The fans have always been one of the best things about racing to me and after seeing their reactions, both good and bad, I knew I had to figure out a way to get down there. I spoke to the team and we worked out a couple things that can make it work. I’ve always wanted to head down there and race. There’s a lot of serious motorcycle fans in Australia and it will be good to get to Sydney and give them the show they deserve.”

Stewart is on his way to France for the Bercy-Lille Supercross this weekend, then off to Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia for the AUS-X Open of Supercross on November 28th and 29th. He will then continue his testing and training for the 2016 AMA/FIM Supercross Championship, which kicks off in Anaheim, CA on January 9, 2016.

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