Alex Martin Joins Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Team

Cycle News Staff | August 29, 2018

Alex Martin, who finished second in the 2018 AMA Pro Motocross Championship in the 250MX class for the TLD/Red Bull/KTM Team, is leaving the orange squad and heading over to yellow and the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team for the next two years.

A-Mart To Suzuki

Alex Martin is heading to Suzuki.
Alex Martin is leaving the TLD/Red Bull/KTM Team and heading over to the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team. Photo: Kit Palmer

The following is a release from the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team:

The Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team is pleased to announce that Alex Martin has signed a two-year contract to race the Suzuki RM-Z250. The multi-race winner and title contender will contest the 250 regional Supercross series and 250 National Championship. Hailing from Millville, Minnesota, Martin has an impressive racing resume. The 28-year-old has earned two National wins, three Supercross podiums, 18 outdoor podiums, and a combined 84 top-ten finishes. Martin has twice finished runner-up in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. “I’m very happy to be joining the team and excited for the next two years,” stated Martin. “The resources that the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team has to offer, along with the facility at JGRMX in North Carolina, will be a huge benefit. Suzuki is coming out with a brand-new RM-Z250 for 2019, and I’m excited to get great results on the bike. I am looking forward to the next few years!” Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing team manager Jeremy Albrecht is eager to work with the veteran. “I’m pumped that a rider of Alex’s caliber will be on the all-new Suzuki RM-Z250. Our goal is to win races, both in Supercross and the Nationals. Alex is extremely disciplined, a proven winner, and has that hunger to succeed. I feel really good about our chances in 2019 and beyond.”

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