With less than a week until the start of the American Flat Track 2018 series, this pairing is another reason to be excited about season. We wish Shayna Texter good luck with her new ride.
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HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR AMERICAN FLAT TRACK RACER SHAYNA TEXTER
TEXTER TO COMPETE IN THE AFT SINGLES CLASS ABOARD A HUSQVARNA FC 450
Husqvarna Motorcycles is proud to announce its support for American Flat Track star Shayna Texter. Texter will compete in the AFT Singles class of the 2018 season of the American Flat Track series with the Husqvarna Motorcycles brand as a major sponsor of her program. Texter will make her 2018 debut aboard a Husqvarna FC 450 at the season opener at Daytona International Speedway as part of Daytona Bike Week. As a top-contender in the 2017 season, with 5 total wins, Texter will continue her drive for the AFT Singles crown.
“I’m thrilled to be part of the Husqvarna family, and to be riding such an amazing motorcycle,” said Texter, who won five AFT Singles races during her 2017 campaign. “I’m out to win an AFT Singles championship this season, for sure, but also to showcase the legendary Husqvarna brand and have a blast racing motorcycles along the way. It’s a very special and exciting opportunity!”
Husqvarna Motorcycles is proud to support pioneering initiatives that identify with the brand’s inclusive nature and advocate the growth of the motorcycle industry.
“Supporting a female rider in the American Flat Track series pairs perfectly with our brand’s values and company goals,” said Husqvarna Motorcycles Marketing Manager, Jenna Parker. “Having witnessed a resurgence of energy into the American Flat Track series, we are very excited to have a support rider on the field in 2018 and honored to endorse Shayna’s program.”
The American Flat Track series appeals to a broad audience and welcomes new fans to the sport of motorcycling, which resonates with the Husqvarna Motorcycles brand.
“American Flat Track is growing fast and in many exciting directions,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “Having Husqvarna Motorcycles competing in our AFT Singles class and partnering with one of our top competitors is great news for Shayna Texter and also for the entire sport. We are grateful to Husqvarna for their vote of confidence in AFT, and we are all looking forward with great anticipation to see the evolution of their project during the 2018 season.”
For more information on the American Flat Track series please visit: http://www.americanflattrack.com/