Belgian motocross star Belgian motocross star, Steve Ramon, has signed to race Honda`sall new flag-ship CRF450 in 2013 for the Buildbase Honda team.
Over the past weeks, team manager Dave Thorpe has been negotiating with several World class motocross racers including Ramon`s management team and following a conclusive test session in Belgium recently, the Buildbase Honda team are delighted Steve has now signed for 2013.
Having now made good progress in the recovery from his accident at Lommel (Belgium) in August 2011, the two-time World
Champion and Seven-time Belgian National Champ will be looking to add to his long list of achievements in the UK, racing in the Maxxis ACU British Championship and the Red Bull Pro National series with other selected events as and when the2013 race calendar is confirmed.
DAVE THORPE – “I am very pleased to invite Steve into our team. It is great for the team and for Honda UK and will add even more spice to our national series. Honda`s new CRF450 is a fantastic bike which we want at the front of the pack and as one of the top racers in the World, Steve has a presence around the circuit which will draw crowds and show everyone what the bike can do. This is a great scoop and we are all really looking forward to the 2013 season”.
STEVE RAMON – “Over the past few months I have made good progress in my rehabilitation and as I get stronger I realize I really miss racing. Dave Thorpe recently watched me riding and made me an offer the next day. For me it’s very exciting, a new bike manufacturer, new championships and a new challenge! Now I will get back into a full training schedule and start to prepare for next season”.