SX Global, the Australian sports and entertainment company spearheading the FIM World Supercross Championship (WSX), has announced one more of its 10 exclusive team licenses for the global WSX Championship.
The team is a well-established American supercross operation, MDK Motorsports.
As has been the case with the six previously announced teams, MDK is highly capable of fielding competitive offerings in the SX1 (450cc) and SX2 (250cc) classes with significant years of operational and competitive experience at the highest levels. Moreover, the team and their management enter the WSX Championship powered by a vision and desire to elevate supercross globally through this dynamic series.
By early July, SX Global will round out the exclusive WSX 10-team field with its final three teams, while rider lineups for each team continue to take shape. Official word from SX Global on its first slate of WSX Championship rounds is also forthcoming.
Mark Kvamme, a successful entrepreneur and venture capitalist is a long-time industry veteran and former Supercross team owner, who is well versed in championship-level racing, both in the driver’s seat and as an owner. He brings a wealth of operational and technical experience across multiple motorsports and business in general. Combined with his knowledge and understanding of Supercross, he is set up to deliver a first-class and highly competitive race operation. Aiding Kvamme in the relaunch of MDK Motorsports’ Supercross program is Jamey Grosser, a former professional supercross racer turned entrepreneur. Grosser also brings a wealth of knowledge in racing, sponsorship, marketing and team management.
“MDK Motorsports adds another proven and respected American team to the WSX Championship, and we’re excited to have a strong foundation of established and recognized American operations,” said Adam Bailey, managing director – Motorsport of SX Global. “As our competitive line-up takes form, teams are working feverishly to lock in and announce riders and I have no doubt that fans are going to be excited by the news to come. There’s a powerful sense of momentum as we finalize details in preparation for our official Championship round announcements.”