Get ready for an exhilarating new chapter in the world of supercross racing! The Liqui Moly Beta Factory Team, representing the esteemed Italian motorcycle brand Beta, is gearing up for their thrilling debut in the 2024 AMA Supercross series. This marks a historic moment for Beta, a brand renowned for their prowess in motorcycle trials and off-road racing, as they venture into the high-octane realm of supercross.
Liqui Moly Beta Factory Team Leading two skilled riders, Colt Nichols and Benny Bloss, who will be taking on the 450SX class. Both riders are buzzing with excitement about this new adventure. Nichols, in particular, has expressed his enthusiasm about being part of the team and relishing the change of scenery at the Beta USA headquarters in Paso Robles. He focuses intently on preparing for the first event, A1, and eagerly anticipates demonstrating the team’s capabilities.
The team’s weapon of choice? The brand-new 450 RX, a model specifically designed for 2024. Race bikes equipped with factory suspension, Xtrig ROCS triple clamps, FMF Factory 4.1 RCT exhaust systems, Pirelli tires, Mika Metals handlebars, Seat Concepts seat covers, Works Connection Pro Launch holeshot devices, Acerbis plastic, frame guards, and hand guards, along with HBD MotoGrafx graphics and number plate backgrounds, represent the pinnacle of racing technology.
Bloss, already two months into training on this new bike in Paso Robles, is having a blast and can’t praise the bike’s rideability enough.
The team is led by manager Carlen Gardner, with Taylor Muto and Jason Soracco in charge of maintaining the 450 RX machines for Nichols and Bloss. The team’s roster also includes engine technician Brian White, suspension technician Bryce Riveria, logistics manager Vincent Dawson, and development rider Bryson Gardner.