Roeseler Back To Team Green

Paul Carruthers | March 27, 2006

 The following is from Kawasaki…

Larry Roeseler, legendary off-road motorcycle racer and multi-time SCORE Baja 1000 overall winner is returning to Kawasaki’s Team Green program as its official ambassador to the off-road community.

In his renewed relationship, Roeseler, 48, will be involved with testing of future off-road products, public relations for high-profile off-road events and will serve as a media contact for off-road publications. He will also provide consultation to Kawasaki management regarding off-road event promotions.

“Larry has a tremendous amount of experience in all disciplines necessary to effectively promote and improve Kawasaki’s participation the off-road community,” said Reid Nordin, Kawasaki’s Team Green Manager. “We are pleased to bring Larry back to Kawasaki on behalf of all who support Team Green and everyone involved.”

Roeseler was already a prominent motorcycle racer when he began his relationship with Kawasaki as a Team Green racer in 1987. He is a 10-time SCORE Baja 1000 overall winner, 12-time Baja 500 overall winner and 10-time ISDE gold medalist. Roeseler also has numerous AMA off-road titles including AMA National Hare and Hound and AMA National enduro. Roeseler retired from motorcycle racing in 1994 and continues to race sophisticated off-road cars in the SCORE Baja 1000 and Baja 500 events. Roeseler was recognized for his many motorcycling achievements in 1999 by being inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame

“I can’t wait to get started,” Roeseler said. “I’ve been racing all my life, so it’s an honor for me to be able to work with Kawasaki and Team Green. I am confident that I can continue to expand and improve Team Green’s off-road programs and presence. I hope to make the experience more enjoyable for everyone from competitors and sponsors to the media, event organizers and fans.”

Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.