Honda NILS Racing announce WSX rider line up

Honda NILS Racing has announced its rider lineup for the 2022 FIM World Supercross Championship, with renowned French rider Jordi Tixier and Italian Angelo Pellegrini competing in the WSX (450cc) class, while France’s Thomas Do and Italy’s Lorenzo Camporese will race in the SX2 (250cc) class.

2014 World Motocross Champion, Jordi Tixier is an icon in French motocross circles and will provide the championship pedigree needed for the NILS racing team to compete for a world championship in the WSX class.

Tixier’s teammate aboard a second CRF450R is supercross specialist from Italy Angelo Pellegrini. Beginning his Supercross career in 2012, he is an experienced rider and a European supercross champion, who has competed at the highest level around the world in both the 250 and 450 classes.

Lancelot and the Honda NILS Racing Team will roll out two more European riders to compete in the SX2 class. Thomas Do is a well-known supercross rider competing in the States with several top-10 and top-five performances throughout his career that dates back to 2016.

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Completing the lineup is Italian Lorenzo Camporese. An up-and-coming rider with extensive experience, he has competed in nine AMA supercross main event races and brings youthful exuberance to a team rich with experience that will challenge and compete against the best 250 riders in the world.

Tickets for the season-opening British Grand Prix, which takes place on October 8 at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, can be purchased here.

For more information, updated news, and announcements from the FIM World Supercross Championship, visit wsxchampionship.com.

Words: Press Release