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HUSQVARNA SIGNS SECOND 250 RIDER FOR 2014 TEAM

Martens and Tonkov. Jacky Martens? 2014 Husqvarna team, officially known as Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing, has signed a three-year contract with Russian rider Aleksandr Tonkov. Tonkov is best known for holding the throttle wide open and crashing into the finish line arch earlier this season in Italy. Tonkov will join Romain Febvre as Husky’s official 250 GP team. Kimi Raikonnen’s Ice 1 Racing will run the 450 team. Jacky Martens said, ??With Aleksandr and Romain Febvre we have two talented ride…

THE OTHER RUSSIAN: ALEK TONKOV WANTS TO FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MOISSEEV, KAVINOV & ARBEKOV

Russian racer Aleksandr Tonkov is emerging as a force to be reckoned with the 250 Grand Prix class. We talk to him to see how he ended up back in the World Championship after his plans to go to America, and what the difference has been this year to become a regular podium contender.   ALEKSANDR, WE ALL EXPECTED TO SEE YOU RACING THE AMERICAN NATIONALS. WHAT HAPPENED WITH THE AMERICAN IDEA AND YOUR PRE-SEASON? ?It’s complicated. Firstly we decided with my sponsor ESTA to go to America for the outdoo…