Cobra King 50-mounted Cianciarulo, Myers, Commans and Martin will represent America in battle of the world¿s top mini cycle racers at the upcoming World Mini Trophy MX at Jamonge, Belgium, May 14-15
NORTH LIMA, Ohio, (May 3, 2005) ¿ In an effort to showcase some incredible young motocross talent, American-made Cobra Motorcycles will jet four of its top nine-and-under 50cc racers across the Atlantic to represent the United States at the World Mini Trophy MX Championships in Jamonge, Belgium, May 14-15.
The first time ever that the dominant Cobra racers here in the States will travel as a team abroad has the American motorcycle industry buzzing.
¿We¿ve got some kids here that deserve the experience and global recognition, so we decided to put this competition trip together to represent the United States at a race with important worldly impact,¿ said Sean Hilbert, President of Cobra Motorcycles. ¿And of course, Cobra is looking at the European market for the future, and this race will no doubt help showcase what we strongly feel are the finest mini cycles in the world.¿
The team Cobra has assembled to compete at the World Mini Trophy MX Championships consists of:
Name/Age State Recent Results
Adam Cianciarulo/8 Fla. 2005 Lake Whitney, Oak Hill and World Mini Champion
Dalton Myers/8 Fla. 2003 4-6 50cc AMA Nationals Champion
Zac Commans/8 Calif. 2005 2nd 50cc Mod, Vegas World Minis, multi-time Calif. Gold Cup 50cc champ
Coleman Martin/7 Ga. 2003 2nd place Loretta Lynn’s 50cc Oil Injected
Though it¿s late in the game, Cobra has offered up a affordable Gold, Silver, Bronze sponsorship opportunity to anybody wishing to back these young, American-made racers and bikes in their quest for global superiority. Interested parties can contact Sean Hilbert ¿ via email ¿ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once back from Europe, these Cobra racers ¿ along with other Cobra racers from all across the nation – will be competing in the coming weeks for a qualifying spot at the AMA Air Nautiques Amateur Motocross Championships (Loretta Lynn¿s) in August. The next big amateur national race is the NMA Ponca City Grand Nationals, July 24-30.
Cobra, founded in 1993, produces the most successful line of competition minicycles in the United States with more than 100 national titles in the last decade. Based out of Youngstown, Ohio, Cobra’s mission is to build premium minicycles for the serious racer. For more information on Cobra products, please visit our website at cobramotorcycle.com.