Confirmed – Sherco CH Racing Team - Enduro Tyres

Confirmed – Sherco CH Racing Team

Confirmed – Sherco CH Racing Team can confirm that Sherco will enter two official teams into the 2014 Enduro World Championship. The first will be the French manufacturer’s own set-up run from France with riders Jeremy Tarroux and Fabien Planet, the second being what will likely be named the Sherco CH Racing Team, managed by Fabrizio Azzalin and run out of his Varese base in Italy.

Competing for the Sherco CH Racing Team will be Spain’s Lorenzo Santolino, who’ll compete in the Enduro 2 class, and Finland’s Matti Seistola, who for the first time in his professional enduro career race in the Enduro 3 class aboard a 300cc two-stroke. Australia’s Jess Gardiner will also race for the Italian squad in the Women’s class.

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Fabrizio and CH Racing will also become the Sherco enduro bike distributor for Italy, and had this to say about his plans for 2014…

“Firstly, I can confirm that we will be working with Sherco in 2014, which we are very pleased about, and that our team will have three riders in the Enduro World Championship – Lorenzo Santolino, Matti Seistola, and Jess Gardiner. It is the start of what we believe will be a very positive working relationship with Sherco.

“It is very early days but I can see that there is a lot of enthusiasm inside Sherco with a very serious focus on racing and competition, it reminds me of the early days working with Cagiva. We will start with a small team, and go step-by-step. But our plans are to have a bigger, stronger squad for 2015. We will work very closely with Sherco’s own enduro team and riders, learning as we go…”