Monster Energy & Ivan Tedesco Continue Relationship

Monster Energy & Ivan Tedesco Continue Relationship

Defending AMA Lites Western Region and AMA National MX Lites champion Ivan “Hot Sauce” Tedesco will run Monster Energy logo again this year

CARLSBAD, Calif., (Jan. 6, 2006) ¿ A fitting agreement between the sport of motocross’ highest profile energy drink ¿ Monster Energy  ¿ and one of the sport’s most successful racers ¿ Ivan Tedesco ¿ came together recently with Tedesco agreeing to rock the glowing Monster Energy rrripped “M Claw” logo for the 2006 season.

“Monster Energy has a highly successful and visible history with Ivan and we’re certainly pleased to bring him back on board this year,” said Monster Energy spokesman Scott Sepkovic of Crown AMG. “Supercross champion, Outdoor Nationals champion, Motocross Des Nations champion and now AMA Supercross class contender. There’s not many more athletes that Monster Energy backs ¿ in all of the action sports combined ¿ that had as good a year as Ivan did in 2005.

“And we’re looking forward to being there with him during his continued success in 2006.”

Tedesco, who has moved from the Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki program to the Makita/Suzuki team, will enjoy the great taste of Monster Energy with his new teammate and fellow Monster Energy-backed racer, Ricky Carmichael.

“I’ve definitely had a good relationship going with Monster Energy and look forward to continuing with them this season,” said Tedesco. “The fact that Ricky’s also aligned with Monster Energy shows the company’s strong commitment to the sport, which is something I think fans of motocross and action sports definitely appreciate.”

Monster Energy supports the sport. Be it motocross, surf, skate, snow, BMX ¿ name it ¿ the athletes are rockin’ Monster Energy more than anything these days. Check out all the flavors ¿ Original Monster Energy, Monster Energy Lo-Carb, Monster Energy Assault and the new Monster Energy/fruit juice hybrid called “Khaos.” Ivan Tedesco digs it ¿ so will you.  On the ‘Net at