Bolt will stick with the team for at least another three years after signing the new contract with Husqvarna, which sees the young British racer continue to compete with the team until at least the end of the 2021 season.
Enjoying a solid season of World Enduro Super Series competition, Bolt currently sits third in the series provisional standings. Kicking off the championship with an impressive victory at Extreme XL Lagares, Bolt is the highest-placed Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team rider at the halfway mark in the inaugural WESS championship.
“I’m really happy to renew my contract with Husqvarna for an additional three years, Bolt commented. I’m in a great place right now and I am confident the team can provide all that’s needed to take my career to the next level. Extending my contract like this gives me the security and stability to continue improving in the future. The atmosphere within the team is one of the best in the paddock, which is a huge part of why I’m so pleased to be continuing with them. I feel fortunate to be part of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna team and I’m super motivated to continue giving my best.”
At just 21 years of age, Bolt is arguably one of the most promising talents in the global outdoor and indoor enduro racing scene. Together with his impressive results in the ongoing WESS series, in 2018 the Brit also secured his debut SuperEnduro victory in Sweden to become the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship runner-up.
Bolt is held in high esteem by the team management of the Rockstar Husqvarna Factory Racing team, with Team Manager Andi Hölzl stating:
“Billy is one of the most talented up and coming riders and we are extremely pleased that we will continue working with him for the next three years. Kicking off the outdoor racing season with victory at the Extreme XL Lagares and winning the Prologue at Romaniacs, he has already demonstrated he’s a top contender at the World Enduro Super Series. His third position in the provisional WESS standings shows what he’s capable of. We’re happy to have him aboard and we look forward to continue supporting his racing goals in the future.”