GASGAS announces exciting partnership with New Zealand champion Cody Cooper that will start at the MXoN!
CML GASGAS Racing Team is excited to partner with 10-time New Zealand Motocross Champion Cody Cooper, as the highly-experienced Kiwi is set to GET ON THE GAS onboard MC machinery, commencing at the Motocross of Nations (MXoN) in Ernee, France, next week from October 6-8.
Cooper is a proven front-runner with a wealth of international gate-drops under his belt. He successfully clinched the 2023 NZ national MX2 title this season, while also claiming a convincing third overall in the MX1 division while pulling double-duties.
In joining GASGAS, Cooper will make his competitive debut onboard the MC 450F at next weekend’s MXoN as he represents Team New Zealand at the prestigious international event.
From there, the high-profile pairing will extend into the 2024 season, where Cooper will have the opportunity to potentially ride an MC 450F in MX1 and MC 250F in what would be his MX2 title defence.
Cody Cooper: “I’m really excited about this partnership! I rode the bike and Karl has been good with testing and getting me comfortable. For the Motocross of Nations, it just fell into place where he could organise me a bike over there and I thought it would fit better with his package. Even though there wasn’t much time to get used to the GASGAS, just the way the team has let me test and whatnot has made me that much more comfortable on the MC 450F already. I’m looking forward to racing next year in the nationals with the CML GASGAS Racing Team!”
Karl Brabant (CML GASGAS Racing Team Owner): “It’s great to have Cody on the GASGAS brand. He’s a 10-time motocross champion in New Zealand and we will see where it ends up next year in terms of the championship and what he rides – there is the potential for him to again do both the classes, MX2 and MX1. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the brand, in terms of bike set-up, which we can share all around to the younger riders. Plus, he does all of his training schools with the up-and-coming guys, which brings value to everyone at GASGAS.”