News 29 Jan 2015

McHenry confirms partnerships ahead of 2015 national campaign

Additional support from Peter Stevens Motorcycles – Geelong and Race Center for 2015 season.

Image: Callen Robertson.

Image: Callen Robertson.

Victorian young gun Josh McHenry is pleased to confirm new support from Peter Stevens Motorcycles – Geelong and Race Center ahead of his 2015 racing season that will incorporate the entire Australian Superbike Championship in the 300 Production category, in addition to the Victorian Road Racing Championship and Pirelli Series.

With the partnerships of both Peter Stevens – Geelong and Race Center recently confirmed, Josh is ecstatic at the chance to hit the track at the opening round of the Championship and kick start his season in the best way possible.

“I’m really excited to be a part of the Peter Stevens – Geelong crew, it’s known that they are one of the biggest and most recognised franchises in Australia and to have them come on board as a sponsor is so overwhelming, it’s an incredible feeling.”

“I can’t thank Kosi and the whole team at Peter Stevens – Geelong enough for giving me this opportunity to represent their company and hope to show them everything I am made of and put them on the top step.”

“To be onboard with Race Center aswell is something I am really looking forward to. Darren and the team have so much experience and I think that will be essential in being able to be on top of my game in every aspect of my racing this season,” McHenry said.

Dealer Principal of Peter Stevens Motorcycles – Geelong, Kosi Kalaitzidis is genuinely excited about the opportunity to be working with Josh who rose to the top level in the Ninja FX250 category in 2014, claiming numerous race and round wins in the Australasian series.

Through the partnership with Peter Stevens – Geelong, Josh will also be aligned with the brands of Alpine Stars, Bell Helmets, Dunlop, Repsol and Drift Innovation as part the dealerships large base of products and brands that are sold and distributed.

“We are very excited to be supporting young talent and working with Josh throughout the 2015 season. Racing at the top level can be difficult, so to be able to provide support for Josh to compete around the country is something that Peter Stevens – Geelong are thoroughly looking forward to.

“Everyone is looking forward to watching Josh develop over the year and into the future to be one of Australia’s best young riders,” Kalaitzidis said.

In addition to the support from Peter Stevens – Geelong, Josh will also align himself with Melbourne based Race Center. Director of Race Center Darren Sciberras will work with McHenry predominantly in the areas of bike setup and rider coaching as he embarks on the hunt for national championship glory.

“It’s great to see that Peter Stevens – Geelong have got behind Josh this year,” Sciberras said. “I’m really excited to be able to pass on our knowledge and experience to the next generation of Australian riders and Josh is certainly one that is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with. I’m really looking forward to the season starting.”