Charlotte, NC (February 9, 2005) – James “Bubba Stewart has engaged MX EDGE to provide exclusive representation and business management services.
The 19 year-old from Haines City, Florida has shattered the record books during his incredible 125cc motocross career, and looks forward to challenging the world’s best riders in the premier 250cc class in 2005. As February is Black History Month, it should be noted that Stewart is the first African American to ever win a major motorsports championship in any racing discipline. Stewart has won four AMA National Titles, and is the only rider to win all three AMA 125cc National Championships (125 East Supercross, 125 West Supercross, and a pair of 125 National Motocross Championships), all on Kawasaki motorcycles.
As the records have fallen, Stewart’s persona has transcended beyond the world of professional motocross. Stewart, whose fans are of all ages, races, and gender, has appeared on mainstream television programs such as HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, the NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, and the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. Variety Magazine recently reported that Paramount is exploring a feature film about the young star built around his close relationship with his mentor and coach, James Stewart, Sr.
“James Stewart is a very unique individual and we hope to assist him in building an even more valuable franchise around his amazing talent. Our goal is to create new opportunities and maximize the current ones for him and his family, said David Evans, of MX EDGE.
“David has been working with my team since before I turned pro, so I feel comfortable with him. I want to focus on racing 100% of the time, and look for MX EDGE to take care of the business aspects of my career, said Stewart.
“I became aware of David’s firm as a result of his involvement in bringing Chevy Trucks as a sponsor to our team, Kawasaki Racing. I have always appreciated David’s professional manner and look forward to working with him, said James Stewart, Sr.
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