Jarvis To Stay With Husqvarna Until 2016
Great news for Jarvis fans – Graham will stay with Husqvarna Motorcyles until at least 2016. With the world’s best extreme enduro staying put on the same machinery and same team for the next two seasons, he can now continue to focus on what he does best – winning races.
Here’s the official wording from Husqvarna Motorcycles…
Graham Jarvis – the rider widely regarded as the world’s number one Extreme Enduro racer – has officially extended his contract with Husqvarna Motorcycles, which sees the Brit as a factory backed Husqvarna rider until the end of the 2016 season.
Signing a two-year extension of his existing contract with Husqvarna Motorcycles’ Head of Motorsport Robert Jonas in Mattighofen on Tuesday, Graham will continue to lead Husqvarna’s efforts in Extreme Enduro competitions around the world.
As the most successful Extreme Enduro racer competing today, Jarvis has earned victories at The Tough One, Hell’s Gate, King of the Motos, Erzberg, Romaniacs, Sea to Sky, Extreme XL Paredes, Roof of Africa and many more. With a wealth of experience and incredible bike handling skills Jarvis is a feared competitor who has played a key roll in the rise in popularity of the Extreme Enduro scene.
Graham Jarvis: “It’s great to have signed a two-year contract extension with Husqvarna. To know now that I’ll be staying with the same team, with the same fantastic level of support from Husqvarna, through to the end of the 2016 season is amazing. Everyone knows that winning is a team effort and the Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing team gives me fantastic support. Together with the amazing range of 2-stroke and 4-stroke machines Husqvarna has I have everything I need to continue challenging for victories in Extreme Enduro races all over the world.”
Robert Jonas: “Graham is without question an incredible rider, and one that Husqvarna Motorcycles are very proud to work with. His successes in Extreme Enduro races around the world speak for themselves. Graham really is an incredible athlete – one that is hugely experienced and totally focused on doing the best he can for himself and Husqvarna. Knowing that Graham will be racing for Husqvarna for at least the next two seasons really is great news for Husqvarna Motorcycles.”
Winning the Extreme Enduro season opening Hell’s Gate event before placing fourth at The Tough One and more recently as runner-up at Erzberg, Jarvis’ next major event will be Red Bull Romaniacs (July 15-19), which he starts as four-time and defending champion.