Lynden, WA — FMF/ RPM/ KTM Racing Team Maxxis is proud to announce our KLiM Athlete team riders and sponsors for 2020.
Dante Oliveira: Hollister, CA. KTM 450 XC F. Oliveira will compete as a 3rd year Pro seeking the WORCS Pro and WORCS Sprint Hero series Championships as well as AMA National Grand Prix Championship event wins. Dante had some great successes in 2019. He finished the ISDE in Portugal with a Gold Medal and the number 1 Club rider from the USA. Dante finished 2nd in the 2019 WORCS Championship and 3rd in the Sprint Hero Championship. Dante also won two big rider count events. The Virginia City GP and the Odessa, WA Desert 100. Dante won the WORCS Pro 2 Championship in 2017 and the WORCS Pro 2 Lights Championship in 2016 riding for our team.
Mateo Oliveira: Hollister, CA. KTM 350 SX F. Mateo is the younger brother of Dante Oliveira. Mateo won the 2019 WORCS Pro 2 lights Championship. Mateo will compete for the WORCS Pro 2 Championship, the WORCS Sprint Hero Open A Championship and the AMA NGPC Series Pro 2 Championship.
Cooper Abbott: Peoria, AZ. KTM 350 XC F and 300 XC-W TPI. Cooper will compete for the AMA EnduroCross Championship and the WORCS Sprint Hero Open A Championship as well as select WORCS Pro 2 and AMA Extreme Hard Enduro event wins. Cooper comes from a family of racing heritage and shows all the same winning signs as his father, Destry Abbott and grandfather, Boyd Abbott. Cooper won the 2019 WORCS Pro 2 event in Las Vegas won the WORCS Sprint Hero Open A Championship. A practice crash and broken hand ended the year and ruined our hopes of strong finishes in the EnduroCross series. Coopers hand is healed and he is ready to compete for race wins and Championships in 2020.
Trystan Hart: Invermere, British Columbia, Canada. KTM 350 XC F and 300 XC-W TPI. Hart will be seeking the AMA EnduroCross Championship and AMA Extreme Off Road East/West Series Championship. Trystan finished 3rd in the 2019 EnduroCross Championship. Hart was the only Erzberg Rodeo event finisher from North America. Hart broke his wrist in 2018 but still managed to win the AMA WHS Championship. He finished 2nd in the 2017 EnduroCross series Championship.
Maria Forsberg – Hahn: Lynnwood, WA. KTM 250 XC F. Maria will compete for the AMA EnduroCross Women’s Championship in 2020 as well as select AMA WHS, NMA and NORCS events in the West. Maria took a couple years off from racing to start a family. Her family is complete with 2 awesome young children and a very supportive husband, Ted Hahn. Maria finished 3rd in the 2019 EnduroCross series. Maria has a long list of accomplishments from the past racing including 4 GNCC WXC Championships. 4 WORCS Championships and One EnduroCross Championship. She also has won 3 Xgames Gold Medals, 3 Silver Medals and 2 SDE 6 Days Gold Medals.
Team Owner – Mike Hurlbert: “We are looking forward to racing in 2020. This is a great group of riders that can win multiple races and championships. Thank you to all our sponsors, friends, fans, family and supporters. Special thanks to all the hardworking race series promoters, photographers, media, journalists, course workers and staff that help with WORCS, Sprint Hero, AMA EnduroCross, AMA Extreme Off Road, AMA GNCC, AMA National Grand Prix Series and ISDE . Special thanks to the NMA and the Stump Jumpers who put on the Desert 100 in Odessa Washington where 2,500 plus riders show up for a good time every April ”.
RPM Racing Team is sponsored by KTM, FMF, Maxxis Tires, KLiM Gear, Sidi Boots,
Motorex, Motion Pro, Specbolt, TM DesignWorks, Engine Ice, HBD Moto Grafx, Fastway/Pro Moto Billet, Seat Concepts and Alexander Exhibit.
Associate sponsors: Acerbis, AME Grips, Arc Levers, Bullet Proof Designs, Champion Tool Storage, Costa Rica Unlimited, DA8 Training, DT1 Filters, Danco Performance, Fasst Flexx Bars, FLO, GPR, Hot Cams, Hot Rods, IMS, Mass Brothers, McGraw Powersports, Nitro Mousse, Pivot Works, Rekluse, Shorai Batteries, SKF, SRT, Vertex Pistons, WP Suspension, AEO Suspension.
Our KTM Dealer Support sponsors are:
USA – AEO Powersports KTM and Mt. Baker Moto-Sports KTM.
Canada – A&E Racing KTM, Blackfoot Racing KTM.
PR and Social Media by Push Marketing. www.pushmarketingagency.com
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Formed in 2001, FMF/RPM/KTM Racing Team Maxxis, is a KTM factory supported off-road team, based out of Lynden, WA, with a presence and riders in most major Off-Road Championship events in the USA, Canada and Europe, AMA EnduroCross, WORCS, AMA TKO, AMA National Grand Prix Championship, AMA Extreme Off Road, WORCS Sprint Hero and ISDE Six Days Enduro. RPM team riders have proudly won over 50 Local, Regional, and National Championships in the U.S. Canada, Mexico, Europe as well a Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the ESPN X Games and the ISDE Six Days Enduro.