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Athena renews collaboration with MXGP and relaunches for the third year in a row the contest "Best Rider of the Year"

22 March 2023

Athena is pleased to announce the renewal of the collaboration with Infront Moto Racing, Monegasque company holder of the exclusive television, marketing and promotional rights of the 2023 FIM Motocross World Championship. This partnership renewal takes place in an important year for Athena as it celebrates its 50th corporate anniversary in 2023.

Partnered with MXGP for many years, displaying the Athena and GET logos alongside the track at MXGP events, Athena will continue to be a Global Supplier as it will be supporting some of the top riders and teams in the paddock along with the already classic ‘Best Rider of the Year Sponsored by Athena’ Instagram’s competition. The contest gives motocross fans the power to award the best rider of each Grand Prix. The athlete who is voted the most throughout the season will ultimately receive the final prize and become the ‘Best Rider of the Year Sponsored by Athena’ at the end of the year!

Last year’s winner was Tim Gajser, champion of the HRC team, who won the crown of best rider not only winning the MXGP title but also the best rider in the eyes of the MXGP Instagram fans!

As usual, some of the best MXGP and MX2 teams and riders will use the GET's Electronic Engine Units (ECUs) and other accessories during the season, including Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s Maxime Renaux as well as F&H Kawasaki Racing Team, JM Honda Racing and Fantic Factory Team Maddii among other.

Athena will also provide GET RPM Dash with Launch Control System to MRT Racing Team BETA with Alessandro Lupino and Ben Watson, as well as Standing Construct Honda MXGP riders Pauls Jonass and Brian Bogers.

Athena is looking forward to continuing this historic and successful partnership with Infront Moto Racing throughout 2023, which marks its 50th anniversary and promises to be an exciting motocross season.