Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands (April 6, 2018) – ProX Racing Parts, a global manufacturer and supplier of replacement parts and products for dirt bikes, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles and karts, has entered into a new agreement with Youthstream – the holder of television, marketing and promotional rights to the FIM Motocross World Championship – to sponsor the internationally famed MXGP Series.
ProX will be an Official Sponsor of the global two-wheel championship, and enters into its second season supporting the iconic series. The FIM World Motocross Championship, more commonly known as MXGP, contests a 20-round outdoor schedule across the globe, including stops in South America, Europe, Russia and Indonesia. The series features two classes of motorcycles and riders: the premiere MXGP Class and the division's junior circuit, MX2.
"ProX is pleased to continue our relationship and increase the level of support surrounding the MXGP World Championship Series," explained Mattijs te Riele, Marketing and Sales Manager, ProX Racing Parts. "Youthstream's exceptional ability to organize and promote races around the globe aligns perfectly with ProX's global strategy to make our products available and showcase the brand to a worldwide audience. ProX is passionate about our support of the MXGP World Championship and we couldn't be more pleased to continue our partnership."
The 2018 MXGP season kicked off the earlier this month at the MXGP of Patagonia in Neuquen, Argentina, where 23-year-old and three-time MX2 title holder Jeffrey Herlings came out on top of a day-long battle with defending World Champion Antonio Cairoli.
"It is a great honor to continue and increase the relationship and collaboration between Youthstream and ProX," commented Marionna Leiva, Director of Communication & Marketing Services for Youthstream. "Thanks to their investment and passion for our sport, the MXGP World Championship is able to continue to grow not only in Europe, but also in Asia, South America and USA, areas which are part of the big family of Motocross. Our fan community is continuing to grow and we are opening new markets for our sport and all the industry related to it."
The MXGP Series heads to Trentino, Italy this weekend for Round 4 of the 2018 World Championship. Live coverage from the famed Pietramurata race track can be streamed on MXGP-TV.com Sunday, April 8.