Road Racing News

XLMOTO Join Forces With Six Times International Road Race Winner Johnston

XLMOTO the biggest online motorcycle store in Europe, will become involved within the International road racing scene in 2019, following recent confirmation that they will join forces with six times International Road Race winner Lee Johnston.

Competing this year under the newly formed Ashcourt Racing banner, aboard YZF R6 Yamaha, S1000RR BMW machinery, the backing from XLMOTO is the latest enterprising, positive news for the hugely popular Johnston, who’s TT resume at present includes three rostrum finishes.

Photo by Andrew Thompson

Commenting on the new tie up with XLMoto, the former Ulster GP, North West 200 Superstock class victor stated:

“I’m really happy to partner with XLMOTO for the 2019 season and into the future. We have some exciting plans in the pipeline.”

XLMOTO’s Global Marketing Manager, Ashkan Aghili, added:

“We are really excited to be working with Lee, supporting his season this year and wish him every success in the British Championship and the road season.

Not only is he one of the most talented riders on track, he’s a great guy and we are looking forward to working with him.”

Quotes supplied by Anne Powys-Keck, Words by Stevie Rial