Video: Haarup and Mc Lellan in action on their new 250 Triumph
It’s an exciting time for Triumph and the motocross industry with Mikkel Haarup and Camden McLellan announced as the two inaugural riders for the manufacturer in the FIM MX2 motocross world championship season!
Both riders have strong credentials with Haarup a proven podium level GP rider and McLellan a rider quickly rising through the ranks with some brilliant performances in 2023 at the sharp end of the pack. Both have not reached their peak potential and this team might just take them there!
This is what they had to say…
Mikkel Haarup said: “To get the opportunity to be a part of a factory team like Monster Energy Triumph Racing doesn’t come around very often. I’m extremely proud to be joining Triumph for the 2024 season and it means a great deal to me. We have all the right people in place within this team and the support from everyone involved has been amazing. I am looking forward to showing what this new bike can do during 2024 and I can’t wait to start racing!”
Camden McLellan added: “I’m honoured to be one of two riders to get the opportunity to join this team and become part of its history. It’s been a long wait for everyone to see the bike in action and I really believe that Triumph took every second behind the scenes to build a race winning bike; I really believe that’s what they have delivered, and I can’t wait to get behind the gate on the new machine!
“My first impressions of the bike and team is hard to put into words. I’ve really been blown away by both the performance of the bike and the insane work ethic and intent of the whole crew. We’ve just started testing and already I’m more than comfortable on the bike and it’s only going to get better as we continue to fine tune things. My goal next year is to go out and be a title contender, but I don’t want to get too ahead of myself. I just need to focus on improving and getting fitter, stronger, and faster throughout the winter and by round one next year I can have a more realistic expectation.”
See them in action below: