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Arminas Jasikonis Signs With Rockstar Husqvarna to Contest 2019 MXGP Season

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Arminas Jasikonis who will race for the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team throughout the 2019 season.

The 21-year-old racer from Lithuania will partner Pauls Jonass in a highly promising two-rider team that will compete in the MXGP class of the FIM Motocross World Championship.

Entering the MXGP World Championship at the age of 19, the highlight of Arminas Jasikonis‰Ûª career to date was a podium result at the GP of Portugal in 2017, during his first full season of international 450cc competition. Set to enter his third full season of MXGP class racing with the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team, the tall Lithuanian will pilot Husqvarna‰Ûªs FC 450 machine in the 20-round 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship.

At just 21 years of age, both Arminas Jasikonis and his Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team partner Pauls Jonass have bright futures ahead of them. Together they form a highly-promising Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team, which will remain under the guidance of highly-experienced GP racer Antti Pyrh̦nen.

‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm really looking forward to entering the 2019 series with the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna MXGP team." Jasikonis said. "I‰Ûªve been closely following their work and to finally be a member of this great team feels like a dream has come true.

"I admire their professionalism and I am willing to work harder than ever so I can give my best in each and every GP. This will be my third full season in the MXGP category and I am really motivated to make it the best one so far.

"Coming from a shoulder injury, I‰Ûªve worked really hard to be physically stronger and I‰Ûªm now looking forward to start riding my new FC 450 machine. It‰Ûªs a great bike and I believe I am capable of doing great things aboard this machine.‰Û

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