Husqvarna Motorcycles joins forces with FMF exhaust systems
December 10, 2013
The following is an industry press release...
Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH is pleased to announce that a strategic working partnership has been signed with FMF – the California based manufacturer of exhaust systems and mufflers. FMF, which was established in 1973, will be a main partner of Husqvarna’s World Motocross, Enduro World Championship and Extreme Enduro teams. FMF will develop and supply exhaust systems for all official Husqvarna team machinery – both four-stroke and two-stroke.
During 2014 Husqvarna Motorcycles will directly participate in an extensive program of top-level championships. Competing in both the MXGP and MX2 classes of the Motocross World Championship, Husqvarna will also field riders in all classes of the World Enduro Championship as well as a specialized Extreme Enduro team. All teams will receive the full support of FMF, its products and development.
FMF Racing is one of the most dominant and influential brands in the world of off-road motorcycle racing. Founded by Don Emler in Hawthorne, California, the brand’s steadfast dedication to supporting the sport, along with its athletes and partners, has earned it the respect and loyalty of industry consumers and insiders.
From cutting-edge design to efficient manufacturing, sourcing, marketing, operations and distribution, FMF strives to elevate performance in every facet of the business. FMF Racing’s iconic red-and-yellow logo is still fueling the growth and passion for the sport of motocross more than 40 years later. The family-owned and operated company also features top level world-class race teams that continue to dominate the podium at events around the globe.
Oliver Göhring – Husqvarna Motorcycles Managing Director: “We are extremely pleased to be working with FMF – a brand that is synonymous with success, pas-sion for racing, and the development of innovative and cutting edge products. With FMF’s support of our racing activities it will undoubtedly allow Husqvarna Motorcy-cles to achieve the highest level of success in moto-cross, enduro and extreme enduro.”
Don Emler – FMF CEO: “The Husqvarna brand has always been a staple in the sport of motorcycle racing. Being able to join forces with Husqvarna worldwide is a great step for the FMF Racing Brand. From Motocross to Extreme Enduro we look forward to working with Husqvarna and its athletes, providing them with the very best performance exhaust systems available.”
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