RPM Racing Team Introduces Off-Road Team

Kit Palmer | January 10, 2020

RPM Racing Team introduced its off-road team for 2020. The FMF/RPM/KTM Racing Team Maxxis will be made up for five riders: Dante Oliveira, Mateo Oliveira, Cooper Abbott, Trystan Hart, and Maria Forsberg-Hahn.

FMF/ RPM/ KTM Racing Team Maxxis

Photos Courtesy of RPM Racing /Mary Rinell

This will be Oliveira’s third year with the team and will focus on the WORCS Pro, WORCS/ Sprint Hero, and AMA National Grand Prix Championships.

Dante Oliveira
Dante Oliveira

Mateo Oliveira is Dante’s younger brother who will compete in the WORCS Pro 2 Lites Championship, WORCS Sprint Hero (Open A), and AMA NGPC (Pro 2) Championship.

Mateo Oliveira
Mateo Oliveira

Cooper Abbott, son of multi-time AMA Hare & Hound Champion Destry Abbott, will compete in the AMA EnduroCross and WORCS Sprint Hero (Open A) Championships, as well as select WORCS Pro 2 and AMA Extreme Hard Enduro events.

Cooper Abbott
Cooper Abbott

Trystan Hart will campaign the AMA EnduroCross and AMA Extreme Off-Road East/West Championships.

Trystan Hart
Trystan Hart

Forsberg-Hahn will seek the AMA EnduroCross Women’s Championship, and will also compete in select AMA West Hare Scrambles, NMA, and NORCS events on the west coast.

Maria Forsberg-Hahn
Maria Forsberg-Hahn

“We are looking forward to racing in 2020,” said team owner Mike Hurlbert. “This is a great group of riders that can win multiple races and championships.”

Mike Hurlbert, RPM Team Owner
Mike Hurlbert, RPM Team Owner

“Thank you to all our sponsors, friends, fans, family and supporters, Hurlbert added. “Special thanks to all the hardworking race series promoters, photographers, media, journalists, course workers, and staff that help with Worcs, Sprint Hero, AMA EnduroCross, AMA Extreme Off-Road, AMA GNCC, AMA National Grand Prix Series and ISDE. Special thanks to the NMA and the StumpJumpers who put on the Desert 100 in Odessa, Washington where 2,500 plus riders show up for a good time every April.”

Here are more photos of the team:

FMF/ RPM/ KTM Racing Team Maxxis
FMF/ RPM/ KTM Racing Team Maxxis
Dante Oliveira
Dante Oliveira
Mateo Oliveira
Mateo Oliveira
Mateo Oliveira
Mateo Oliveira
Cooper Abbott
Cooper Abbott
Cooper Abbott
Cooper Abbott
Trystan Hart
Trystan Hart
Trystan Hart
Trystan Hart
Maria Forsberg-Hahn
Maria Forsberg-Hahn
FMF/ RPM/ KTM Racing Team Maxxis

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Kit Palmer | Editor Kit Palmer started his career at Cycle News in 1984 and he’s been testing dirt and streetbikes ever since – plus covering any event that uses some form of a knobby tire. He’s also our resident motorcycle mileage man with a commute of 120 miles a day.

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