AMA SX: Canard Joins Red Bull KTM; Becomes Team’s Third Rider For 2017

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Trey Canard has joined the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team after a decade riding for Honda. (KTM photo)

Trey Canard has joined the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team after a decade riding for Honda. (KTM photo)

MURRIETA, Calif. – Trey Canard has joined the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team for the 2017 riding season.

The Oklahoma native will race a KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition alongside teammates Ryan Dungey and Marvin Musquin in the AMA 450 Supercross Championship and AMA 450 Pro Motocross Championship.

Canard comes to the KTM family with a list of accomplishments under his belt, including a 250SX East Championship and a 250 MX Championship, in addition to race wins and multiple podium finishes in the premier 450SX and MX divisions.

“I’m extremely excited to join the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team,” said Canard. “It’s a fresh start for me and I’m hopeful that I can make the most of this great opportunity. I’m excited to work with all the crew at KTM as they have proven to be a championship-winning team. I’m grateful for this opportunity and I will do my very best to make the most of it.”

“We are excited to add Trey to our rider lineup for the upcoming SX and MX seasons,” said Team Manager Roger De Coster. “Trey is a great guy and I think his dedication to wanting to be the best he can be, coupled with his personality, is a good fit for our team. Trey has always shown a lot of talent and speed in the 450 class. Our goal is to help him fine-tune his skills and give him the additional guidance to win on the KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition.”

CREDIT: Red Bull KTM Motorsports

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