After seven months of negotiations, planning, building, branding and agreements GasGas Factory Spain, with its parent company Torrot with GasGas North American Racing has a new Factory built team with some very familiar faces.
GasGas CEO Ivan Contreras has enlisted the talent of AMA/FIM SAG/AFTRA Pro Motorcycle Stuntman TJ Austin to Coach/Run/Test America's GasGas California International, National, and Regional Race Team for 2016.
The team is made up of a great crew for 2016 of former and new riders for GasGas:
Phil Smage – Gold Medal X Games Champion, AMA EnduroCross/TrialsCross and your favorite former Marvel Universe Tour (Captain America) Stunt rider himself returning to race for GasGas and TJ Austin.
Michael Salsman – 3 Time National 2014 thru 2016 Team King of Moto Champion, AMA #2 National Plate holder and 13 Time AMA National TrialsCross Podium winner.
Megan Griffiths – Replacing former GasGas teammate Lexi Pechout, Megan is not only with GasGas for the women's EnduroCross season but also for Team Canada Women's ISDE in 2016. GasGas will be supplying their newest female enduro sensation a full rider’s package at the ISDE in Spain this year.
Here's to GasGas "Still Riding" in 2016.