Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee just welcomed Ashton Dickinson to the team for the remainder of the 2021 FIM Motocross World Championship, as well as the remaining ACU British Championship rounds. Official communication from the team is below.
Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee are excited to welcome Ashton Dickinson to the team for the remainder of the FIM Motocross World Championship, as well as the last three races of the ACU British Championship. Dickinson will join Conrad Mewse and Adam Sterry on track at the Grand Prix of Great Britain this weekend.
Dickinson won round three of the MXGB series as a privateer earlier this year and joins Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee with some Grand Prix experience, having contested 15 of the 18 stops last year. A fourteenth in the first moto in Spain last year was a career-best finish.
The Grand Prix of Great Britain is going to be run at Matterley Basin in Winchester in front of 4000 fans this weekend. Adam Sterry sits in nineteenth in the premier-class series standings; Conrad Mewse and Ashton Dickinson are racing internationally for the first time in 2021.
Ashton Dickinson: “I am buzzing to be racing for Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee for the remainder of the season. It is always something you dream of as a kid to be on a proper team, and I am finally living it. I cannot wait to get racing. I want to thank Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee for this amazing opportunity – I am ready to get to work.”
Bryan Connolly (Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee Team Manager): “I am excited to see what Ashton can do with support from the whole team! His potential has been quite clear for a couple of years now, so we will do our best to help turn that into some good results.”
Roger Magee (Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee Team Owner): “Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee are delighted to welcome Ashton into the team for the remainder of the 2021 season, especially as his debut will be this weekend’s home GP. His results so far in 2021 have been very encouraging and the team looks forward to providing all the back-up necessary for him to compete at the highest level.”
Words: Press Release | Lead Image: Ray Archer