Fuji Bikes will be the Exclusive Bike Sponsor for the Leonbro Motorsports Red Bull Global RallyCross Team
Fuji Bikes will be the exclusive bicycle sponsor for Steve Arpin and the Loenbro Motorsports Red Bull Global RallyCross team heading into the final race of the season in Los Angles and continuing into the 2018 season. Arpin will be cross training for races on the Fuji Jari and the Loenbro Motorsports crew will be using Fuji Wendigo fat bikes, Fuji Ambient electric mountain bikes and Fuji E- Traverse bikes for getting around the track and paddock area on race day.
“Steve is a tremendous competitor and we are excited to help him train for a podium spot and series championship in LA,” said Brian Mckinney, Fuji Brand Director.
”Whether it be getting around the paddock, doing laps around the tracks prior to events, or training between races on my new Fuji Jari, I know I’ve got the right bike for the job. We are thrilled to be partnered with such a quality brand, I am already looking forward to logging a lot of miles this off-season!” said Arpin, who acts as both driver and General Manager for Loenbro Motorsports.
Founded in 1899 as Nichibei Fuji, Fuji Bikes has been a worldwide leader in cycling for over a century. Fuji is a longtime sponsor of top cyclists across the globe in all disciplines of cycling.
Steve Arpin hales from Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada and began his racing career driving go-karts. He came through the ranks notching up wins on snowmobiles and dirt track racing and then racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Nascar Camping World Truck Series. Arpin currently pilots the #00 Ford Fiesta for Loenbro Motorsports in the Red Bull Global RallyCross Supercar class.
Red Bull Global Rallycross LA takes place at the Port of Los Angeles This Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14.
Tickets for the event are available at redbullglobalrallycross.com/tickets.
Watch Steve take on the rest of the Supercar field live on Saturday 10/14 at 4:30PM ET/1:30PM PT on the NBC.