July seventh, 2017 – Daniel Reardon has signed up with the MEGA Fuels Monster Vitality Kawasaki Racing Staff and can marketing campaign his manufacturing facility KX450F motorbike within the Australian Supercross Championship this yr.
The 2015 Australian Supercross Champion joins the staff on the again of a supercross effort within the USA the place he was up towards a few of the biggest riders on the earth.
This yr the 31 yr previous from the Gold Coast, Queensland couldn’t be happier to be contending for a nationwide title on dwelling soil saying, “It’s good to be again and to be a part of a model that I’ve had a lot success with previously.”
“I’ve gained 4 championships with Kawasaki and it’s been round ten years since Ive ridden a Kawasaki so it’s great to be again and to be part of that once more,” mentioned Reardon who gained the Australian Motocross and Supercross championships in 2007 (450cc), the 2006 Australian Supercross championship (450cc) and the 2005 Australian Supercross championship (250cc).
“It was the precise time for a change. I do know Troy Carroll nicely and I do know the staff construction so I needed to lock in one thing that I knew would work and that will be versatile. Troy has a powerful staff and I’ve my facility for coaching as nicely so we now have a stable plan in place to be 100% ready for the Supercross this yr.”
Daniel Reardon was three years into retirement when he delved again into skilled racing in 2015, solely to win the Australian Supercross championship that yr.
“I made a comeback in 2015 and gained a championship the primary yr again. Sadly final yr I had a significant knee harm and as soon as I acquired that fastened I went to America. It’s been simply six weeks since I’ve been again in Australia and I can’t wait to get some seat time on the MEGA Fuels Monster Vitality Kawasaki Racing Staff KX450F.”
Preparation would be the main focus for the a number of championship title holder who was greater than impressed by the staff’s manufacturing facility KX450F after his first shakedown session saying, “The bike was higher than I assumed it was going to be. I used to be fairly shocked by the ability of the engine. The bike feels very gentle, it’s easy to show and straightforward to manoeuvre.”
“I haven’t ridden a motorbike for eight weeks. I’ve been on a special model and smaller capability bike so contemplating that, I’ve tailored loads faster than I anticipated to turn out to be snug on the KX450F. I left the observe with a smile on my face. Although at this time was my first day on the bike and all went nicely, we nonetheless have an extended solution to go.”
“There are all the time challenges with each sequence and each race. The one solution to method it’s to be as ready as you will be,” Reardon commented.
“Dominance, that’s what I need and that’s what I believe the staff, myself and the KX450F is able to. We’re 12 weeks out so we now have loads of time to arrange correctly and I will probably be snug coming into the sequence.”
MEGA Fuels Monster Vitality Kawasaki Racing Staff Supervisor, Troy Carroll mentioned, “Dan Reardon may have a huge effect and we are able to undoubtedly see him touchdown the KX450F on the rostrum many occasions all through the Supercross sequence later this yr. We all know what Dan is able to, we all know he has a powerful work ethic and he’s decided, so to say that we’re excited could be an understatement.”
Nationwide Gross sales and Advertising Supervisor of Kawasaki Motors Australia, Robert Walker shared his enthusiasm saying, “It is extremely thrilling to have Daniel Reardon be part of our manufacturing facility Kawasaki Racing Staff for the Supercross sequence this yr. He brings loads of expertise and power to the desk and we’re positive that he will probably be giving it his greatest shot.”
“The MEGA Fuels Monster Vitality Kawasaki Racing Staff and Kawasaki Motors Australia are pumped for a promising Supercross sequence this yr!” Robert exclaimed.