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MX2: Flu Slows Lupino at Portugal GP

MX2: Flu Slows Lupino at Portugal GP

Husqvarna didn’t see success at the Portuguese Grand Prix. It had become clear in Saturday’s qualifying that Alex Lupino wasn’t at his physical best. A heavy flu had taken its toll on the Italian rider and consequently the rest of the Husqvarna Motocross Team by Ricci Racing. Lupino was unable to achieve better than fourteenth place inContinue Reading »

Lupino Eighth in World MX2 Championship

Lupino Eighth in World MX2 Championship

Over 20,000 spectators turned out at France’s fine St. Jean d’Angely circuit for the sixth round of the world MX2 motocross championship. It was back to the full line-up for the Husqvarna Motocross Team By Ricci Racing as Belgian Nick Triest rejoined Alex Lupino and Loic Larrieu after three months out due to injury. AfterContinue Reading »

New Husqvarna Motorcycles Importer in South Africa

New Husqvarna Motorcycles Importer in South Africa

Husqvarna Motorcycles, a BMW Group company, announced CMH Marine and Leisure, a division of Combined Motor Holdings (PTY) Ltd. will be their new official importer and distributor for South Africa, Namibia and Lesotho. “South Africa is one of the most important future markets for Husqvarna Motorcycles; having CMH as a partner is a great opportunityContinue Reading »

EWC 2012: Husqvarna on GP of Portugal Podium

EWC 2012: Husqvarna on GP of Portugal Podium

Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing’s Matti Seistola made two visits to the Enduro 1 class podium at the Enduro World Championship’s GP of Portugal, bringing a welcome turn around in form and an end to what has been a tough start to the 2012 series for the Finnish rider. Third on day one toContinue Reading »

First 2012 Cross Country Rally Sees Two Huskies on the Podium

First 2012 Cross Country Rally Sees Two Huskies on the Podium

Two Husqvarna riders have achieved podium success at the first round of the FIM Cross Country Rally World Championship that recently took place in the desert of Abu Dhabi. The Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain participated in the rally with the Husqvarna TE449RR and riders Joan Barreda from Spain and Paulo Gonçalves from Portugal. DuringContinue Reading »

Respectable Start for Lupino in the Opening GP MX2 in Holland

Respectable Start for Lupino in the Opening GP MX2 in Holland

The Husqvarna Motocross Team By Ricci Racing had a tough start to the World Championship on the Dutch sands of Valkenswaard where the opening race of the MX2 championship took place. Ale Lupino on his Husqvarna TC250 notched up the best result finishing in 13th place in both of the races held. On a veryContinue Reading »

EWC12: Good speed but bad luck for Salminen at GP of Argentina

EWC12: Good speed but bad luck for Salminen at GP of Argentina

The Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing’s Juha Salminen saw his hopes of a double Enduro 2 class win end on day one of the Enduro World Championship GP of Argentina. Leading the E2 class at the time, the Finn was forced to retire after a stone became lodged between the chain and front sprocketContinue Reading »

Podiums for Husky at Opening of Enduro World Championship 2012

Podiums for Husky at Opening of Enduro World Championship 2012

Husqvarna Enduro Team by CH Racing riders Juha Salminen and Alex Salvini both secured podium results in the opening round of the 2012 Enduro World Championship at the GP of Chile held in Talca. Reigning Enduro 1 World Champion Salminen claimed a win in the Enduro 2 class aboard his TE310 on day one, whileContinue Reading »

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

The BMW Group picked up 11 accolades from the red dot award: product design 2012, including the “best of the best” for two of its products: the BMW AirFlow 2 helmet and the Husqvarna Nuda 900R motorcycle. The red dot award also goes to the BMW’s C600 Sport, C650GT, K1600GT,  G650GS, 6 Series Gran Coupe,Continue Reading »

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles received eight “podium” finishes in Motorrad magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year 2012 awards on March 1st. The German magazine’s awards are decided by votes from the magazine’s readers and demonstrate the brand’s enduring popularity. In the Touring category, the new K1600GT and K1600GTL took the top spot, with more thanContinue Reading »