Welcome Manluk/Rock River Yamaha/Merge Racing Team

Cycle News Staff | November 16, 2020

A new race team has been formed for the 2021 Supercross and motocross season. The Manluk/Rock River Yamaha/Merge Racing Team announced that it has signed former JGRMX/Suzuki Team rider Alex Martin.

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Alex Martin has found a new home for the 2021 Supercross/motocross season. Martin comes from the JGRMX Suzuki Team, which just shut its doors. 

The team issued a release today, November 16, announcing its formation, though few details were offered.

The release reads: Three powerful companies all pulling together, the team will contest the Monster Energy Supercross and Outdoor MX Nationals in 2021. The team has signed Alex Martin, Alex’s drive and determination is second to none, the group will focus on providing him with everything possible to be successful.

“I’m super excited to be working with my new team; Manluk/Rock River Yamaha/Merge Racing.  I had some of the best years of my career with Yamaha.  I’m looking forward to what the new team can do in 2021.  Three great organizations and I’m grateful that we could organize this new team”

The release describes the Manluk Corporation as “…a global supplier of turnkey manufacturing solutions. Manluk ships product to over 20 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Middle East, and Africa, supporting industries such as on and off-shore drilling, wellhead, downhole tools and mining.”

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