KTM SX-E 5 and Husqvarna EE 5 Eligible for 2020 AMA Amateur MX Championship

Press Release | November 25, 2019

Young racers have the option to race an electric-powered minibike at Loretta Lynn’s.

The KTM SX-E 5 was showcased for the first time in North America at Red Bull Straight Rhythm in Pomona, California.

This is a press release from KTM…

Murrieta, CA – MX Sports recently released the 2020 National Classes and Supplemental Rules and KTM North America, Inc. is pleased to announce that the KTM SX-E 5 is eligible for the brand new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class, giving young racers the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest amateur motocross program – the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s – on an electric powered mini bike.

Nathan Ramsey, Orange Brigade Team Manager: “I am very excited to be able to see our SX-E 5 race at Loretta’s in 2020. I believe it is a necessary step for our industry to look into the potential future of our sport. I am very happy to be a part of a company like KTM, who is always striving forward and always Ready to Race. I can’t wait to watch those little riders have an electric battle!”

The KTM SX-E 5 is eligible for the Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class with the adjustable bodywork and suspension set to the lowest position, bringing the seat height below the 25-inch requirement. A lowering kit is also available in KTM’s PowerParts line for smaller racers. A seat height of just 22-inches can be reached with the internal suspension lowering kit installed and the bodywork and external suspension adjustments made.

The KTM SX-E 5 was showcased for the first time in North America at Red Bull Straight Rhythm in Pomona, California.

Restrictions for the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class include: battery energy limited to 1kWh; maximum (adjusted length) wheelbase of 41 inches; maximum wheel size of 12 inches; and maximum seat height of 25 inches.

Husqvarna EE 5 Eligible for 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

The all-new Husqvarna EE 5 electric Minibike is eligible to compete in the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class for the 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship season.

This is a press release from Husqvarna…

The all-new Husqvarna EE 5 electric Minibike is also eligible to compete in the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class for the 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship season.

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc. is proud to announce that its all-new EE 5 electric Minibike is eligible to compete in the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class at the 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s.

Sean Murphy, Husqvarna Race Team Coordinator: “Continuing the brand’s pioneering motocross journey, we couldn’t be happier to have the new EE 5 included in the first-ever electric Minibike class at Loretta Lynn’s. We look forward to seeing youngsters compete on these environmentally-friendly, easily adaptable machines now at the highest level of amateur motocross racing.”

The EE 5 is eligible for the Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class with the adjustable bodywork and suspension set to the lowest position, bringing the seat height below the 25-inch requirement. A lowering kit is also available in Husqvarna’s technical accessories for smaller racers. A seat height of just 22-inches can be reached with the internal suspension lowering kit installed and the bodywork and external suspension adjustments made.

The all-new Husqvarna EE 5 electric Minibike is eligible to compete in the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class for the 2020 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship season.

Restrictions for the new Mini-E (4-6) Jr. class include: battery energy limited to 1kWh; maximum (adjusted length) wheelbase of 41 inches; maximum wheel size of 12 inches; and maximum seat height of 25 inches.

For more information on the KTM SX-E 5, please visit www.ktm.com/us.

For more information on the EE 5, please visit www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com.

For more information on the National Classes and Supplemental Rules for the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s, please visit www.mxsports.com.

 

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