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MX Nationals proud to announce Partnership Honda | News

Williams Event Management and the Pirelli MX Nationals are proud to announce the continued support of Honda Motor Australia as an Official Partner of the 2018 series.

The Pirelli MX Nationals have had a long-standing, successful partnership with Honda Motor Australia, and are pleased to see the brand this year step into a role, which will see them as Presenting Round Sponsor for rounds 3 and 4, the first of the series doubleheader rounds set to be held at Wonthaggi on May 19 and 20.

As well as their support for the Pirelli MX Nationals series this year, Honda will also support a large contingent of riders and teams throughout the 2018 Pirelli MX Nationals.

The Honda Factory Teams will consist of the Penrite Honda team, with MX1 #24 Brett Metcalfe, MXD #118 Callum Norton.

The CFR Honda Racing team with MX2 #57 Jackson Richardson, #96 Kyle Webster and #40 Nickolas Luksich

This year Honda is excited to have the backing of the Honda Red Riders, who will be promoting their brand across all three championship classes, these riders will consist of:

MX1 #20 Lachlan Davis, #30 Joel Wightman, #52 James Alan, #83 Joel Green, #264 Izak Maule.
MX2 #35 Ricky Latimer, #602 Lochie Latimer.
MXD #22 Rhys Bud, #44 Jai Constantinou, #175 Caleb Goullet.

MX Nationals series promoter Kevin Williams says it’s great to renew the partnership with Honda MPE in 2018, he strongly believes that the reintegration of the Honda Red Riders is going to promote positive growth for both the series and Honda.

“It is great to see Honda as a presenting partner for the first of the doubleheaders in this year’s series,” shared Williams.

“It is great to see the return of the Honda Red Riders support program this year, I think it’s a great concept and allows riders the opportunity to shine with the support of Honda and truly showcase their skills throughout the series.”

Honda Motor Australia’s Marketing Manager Glyn Griffiths echoed Kevin Williams and believes this is a perfect time to be putting their brand name behind the MX Nationals, sharing that it will have a strong positive impact on both brands. And in light of Williams comments, believes having the Red Riders support program back is a crucial step they needed to take to see the brand continue to grow and keep up with the demands of industry.

“We are excited and proud to yet again be an official partner of the MX Nationals, and we are confident that the partnership will bring positive growth and depth to our brand,” shared Griffiths.

“We are pleased to be the presenting partner of round 3 and 4 in Wonthaggi and are excited to see the Honda brand spread out into the more country and rural areas of Victoria.”

Round 1 Newry VIC Sunday April 15th
Round 2 Appin NSW Sunday April 29th
Round 3 Wonthaggi VIC Saturday May 19th
Round 4 Wonthaggi VIC Sunday May 20th
Round 5 Murray Bridge SA Sunday May 27th
Round 6 Conondale QLD Sunday July 1st
Round 7 Maitland NSW Saturday July 14th
Round 8 Maitland NSW Sunday July 15th
Round 9 Gladstone QLD Sunday August 5th
Round 10 Coolum QLD Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th August