Fill-In Rider Malcolm Stewart to Race Another Round For Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing
Originally hired to fill-in Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Justin Bogle’s shoes while recuperating from an injury, Malcolm Stewart will continue to race with the JGR team for at least another round despite Bogle’s return. This is great news for Mookie fans out there, and obviously Mookie himself, as he’s made an impressive return to professional racing after being off the bike for eight months. We hope to see Malcolm somehow stick it out for the rest of the series, but that is still to be determined.
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BREA, CA – January 24, 2018 – The Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team is pleased to announce that Malcolm Stewart will be returning for his third consecutive Supercross race on the factory Suzuki RM-Z450 this weekend. Stewart will join Weston Peick and Justin Bogle under the 450 awning at Glendale, Ariz. on Saturday.
The ever-popular Stewart has turned heads as a fill-in rider on the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team, scoring back-to-back 11th place finishes after eight months away from racing. Malcolm’s talent, along with his positive attitude, made for an easy decision to provide support for Stewart this weekend.
“I couldn’t be happier to be with the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team for another weekend! It’s been great working with these guys the past couple weeks,” stated Stewart. “Getting the opportunity to be with them for another race is awesome!”
Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing team manager, Jeremy Albrecht, is excited to work with Stewart again. “It has been great having Malcolm on the team. He gets along well with everyone, and he has a very positive attitude. We’re happy to say that he will be on the track this weekend and racing for the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing Team.” With regard to the team’s future plans of working with Stewart, Albrecht explained, “We are currently exploring to see what our options are for Malcolm to be on the factory Suzuki RM-Z450 for more races.”
The fourth round of the 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series will take place at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on Saturday. The event will be broadcast live on FS1 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Meet the Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing team at RideNow Powersports in Peoria, Ariz. on Friday evening prior to the race.
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