After the exit of Dyson Motorsports as the official Kawasaki race team, Empire Motorsports have been announced as the largest Kawasaki supported team for the 2019 MX Nationals and Supercross seasons. After not being resigned with CDR Yamaha Monster Energy Team, Dylan Long will race under the Empire Motorsports banner on a 2019 Kawasaki KX450. Deakin Hellier will join the team in the MXD class.
“Empire Motorsports are very excited to be teaming up with Kawasaki Australia for both motocross and supercross in 2019.” Said Team Manager, Tyson Cherry. “Early testing on both bikes is going exceptionally well and both riders are really enjoying the experience. So exciting times ahead for both Empire Motorsports and Kawasaki Australia.”
“Kawasaki Motors Australia are committed to building and growing the Kawasaki brand in motocross through team alignment and rider development.” Kawasaki Motors Australia National Sales and Marketing Manager, Robert Walker said “Empire Motorsports have shown their fighting spirit during the 2018 MX Nationals competition. This is a team with commitment to constant improvement and rider development. Kawasaki are confident that our support will take their Motocross and Supercross campaign to the next level. The addition of our 2019 KX450F and KX250F models to their arsenal will give a competitive edge.”
The Empire Motorsport Team will line up in the fresh lime green livery at round 1 of the MX Nationals in 2019.