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Joan Barreda wins Pharaons Rally in Egypt Aboard Husky

Joan Barreda wins Pharaons Rally in Egypt Aboard Husky

It’s an inaugural victory for Husqvarna at a desert rally with Joan Barreda winning the Pharaons Rally 2012 in Egypt. The Speedbrain pilot emphasized his exceptional talent by taking three of six stages during the race held this week from Monday to Saturday. Barreda finished the closing stage in fourth position, as his teammate PauloContinue Reading »

Lupino Finishes 11th in MX2 World Championship

Lupino Finishes 11th in MX2 World Championship

The world motocross championship came to a close at the fine Teutschenthal track in Germany. A below par Alessandro Lupino on the Husqvarna TC250R was unable to finish in the top ten. The Husqvarna Motocross Team by Ricci Racing rider came in 10th and 19th places giving him an overall 11th place in the finalContinue Reading »

MX 2012: Lupino Makes Up Ground in Holland Sand

MX 2012: Lupino Makes Up Ground in Holland Sand

The treacherous sand track of Lierop, Holland played host to the third to last GP of a long 2012 FIM Motocross World Championship season. Saturday’s qualifying saw Alessandro Lupino take 15th place marking his best qualifying time so far. He was followed by Ivo Monticelli, both on the new Husqvarna TC250R. Nick Triest was outContinue Reading »

EWC 2012: Double Podium for Juha Salminen & Husqvarna at GP of Finland

EWC 2012: Double Podium for Juha Salminen & Husqvarna at GP of Finland

Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing team rider Juha Salminen continued his battle for the 2012 Enduro 2 World Championship title at his home round of the series. The GP of Finland, held in Heinola, saw the eight-time EWC champion collect two hard fought third place results. Looking to close the gap on E2 classContinue Reading »

EWC 2012: Podium Success for Husqvarna at GP of Sweden

EWC 2012: Podium Success for Husqvarna at GP of Sweden

Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing riders Juha Salminen and Alex Salvini enjoyed podium success at the sixth round of the Enduro World Championship, the GP of Sweden. Salminen won the Enduro 2 class on day one before again finishing on the podium on day two in second. Salvini, who had a day to forgetContinue Reading »

S1000RR and Nuda 900R Receive Awards from Automotive Brand Contest 2012

S1000RR and Nuda 900R Receive Awards from Automotive Brand Contest 2012

The BMW Group received a total of 48 awards at the Automotive Brand Contest 2012 including two awards in the “Exterior” category to the BMW S1000RR and Husqvarna Nuda 900R. BMW says, “The new BMW S1000RR motorcycle benefits not only from technical advances for the engine, suspension and cockpit; in terms of design, too, it has takenContinue Reading »

Joan Barreda Wins Baja Espana Aragon 2012

Joan Barreda Wins Baja Espana Aragon 2012

The Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain is making history, as Joan ‘Hurricane’ Barreda dominated the Baja Espana Aragon from start to finish aboard his Speedbrain-prepared Husqvarna TE 449. The legendary three-day race was held as the second round of the FIM Baja World Cup. Barreda staked his claim on this competition staged in the areaContinue Reading »

Cory Graffunder Wins Bronze at X Games 2012

Cory Graffunder Wins Bronze at X Games 2012

The Los Angeles Staples Center was transformed into an off-road stadium and played host to four days of extreme racing: off-road, freestyle, and endure X. The 18th X Games was the most important event of the year in the extreme sports calendar and the last event of the competition, the endure X, was attended byContinue Reading »

Double Podiums for Salminen and Seistola at EWC GP of Italy

Double Podiums for Salminen and Seistola at EWC GP of Italy

Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing team riders Juha Salminen and Matti Seistola enjoyed a successful weekend at the fifth round of the Enduro World Championship, the GP of Italy, held in Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany. With expectations high coming into the team’s home GP, Salminen narrowly missed out on a double Enduro 2 class victoryContinue Reading »

Watch Husky Team Riders at X Games this Weekend

Watch Husky Team Riders at X Games this Weekend

It’s time again for Summer X Games and the world’s best off-road motorcycle racers are ramping up for the Moto X Enduro X event. The action heats up Sunday, July 1st, when Husqvarna Motorcycles enters the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles with a factory-backed team featuring four of the top world-class extreme racers fromContinue Reading »