MDK Motorsports has announced that its final three riders will compete alongside two-time Supercross World Champion Chad Reed in the FIM Supercross World Championship (WSX).
Led by Reed who offers a level of championship leadership and experience that few riders in Supercross history can, MDK Motorsports will field an extremely competitive group of riders each bringing the experience and skills necessary to compete at the championship level. of the world.
Reed will race in the WSX class (450cc) with Josh Grant, a Southern California native with nearly two decades of professional experience. Grant’s resume includes numerous U.S. Supercross and Motocross podium finishes, including multiple wins.
“This is a roster full of veteran experience and incredible skills – guys who have raced at the highest level and know exactly what it takes to win,” the team owner said. . Mark Kvamme. “Chad and Josh have been teammates over the years and there is a valuable level of trust and mutual respect between them, while Justin and Derek will be a great pair to push the pack in SX2. It’s a tight group, and we couldn’t be more excited for the first race in Cardiff next month.
MDK Motorsport’s SX2 (250cc) class includes Cushing, Oklahoma Justin Bogle, a 10-year veteran of motocross and supercross with four career wins in the 450cc and 250cc classes. Bogle’s top-level experience in the sport’s most competitive formats will be a welcome addition to the MDK Motorsports team.
Completing the squad and joining Bogle in the SX2 class is Derek Drake from central California. Making his professional motocross debut in 2019 and his supercross debut in 2020, Drake is a talented and up-and-coming rider looking to break into the world in the WSX series. His talent, drive and dedication will be complemented by the incredible experience and leadership of his three teammates as they take on the world stage in WSX.
In a unique move to supercross teams, MDK motorsports has also retained the backup rider Henry Miller a fellow Minnesota native from Team Manager “The People’s Champ” Jamey Grosser. Miller is one of the best longtime privateers in supercross and motocross and will be available anytime if needed. Henry will also feature MDK logos in all of his races.
All the action begins on October 8 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, where MDK has a talented group of top and up-and-coming riders competing for an FIM-sanctioned World Championship.