After a few weeks of uncertainty, it’s been confirmed that the GEICO Honda team will switch to SHIFT MX riding gear for a multi-year agreement, effective at the 2018 Hangtown Motocross. This comes after five and a half years with ALIAS MX, a brand that was owned by Mike Grondahl the co-owner of the GEICO Honda team as ALIAS MX is in a period of reorganization.
Jeremy Martin, Chase Sexton, RJ Hampshire, and Cameron McAdoo will be clad in Black Label gearsets through the summer months.
The press release from SHIFT MX is posted in full below…
SHIFT MX is proud to announce a multi-year signing of Team GEICO Honda. #6 Jeremy Martin, #36 R.J. Hampshire, #40 Chase Sexton, and #66 Cameron McAdoo will now join the Shift Syndicate and compete in the 2018 AMA Motocross series and beyond.
"The whole team here at Shift MX could not be more excited to partner with GEICO Honda this year. The team has always been one of the most professional and sought after teams in the pits and we're looking forward to being a part of their race program moving forward." - JT Fox, SHIFT MX Marketing Manager.
"We are very excited to partner with SHIFT MX this season, the brand has really taken racewear to the next level and our team has been anxiously waiting to try out the new gear. We're looking forward to some cool projects and a lot of race wins in the new look this outdoor season." - Dan Betley, GEICO Honda Team Manager.
The team will contest the first round of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross this weekend at Hangtown on May 19th wearing the SHIFT 3LACK Label gearsets.