SOURCE: MOTOCROSS ACTION
Erik Kehoe now and then.
American Honda announced today a number of changes regarding management of the Team Honda HRC and GEICO Honda race squads, which respectively handle the company’s official 450cc and 250cc AMA Supercross/Motocross racing efforts.
Erik Kehoe will return to American Honda as the Team Manager of Team Honda HRC. A former professional racer and Honda satellite-team manager, Kehoe previously managed Honda’s in-house AMA Supercross/Motocross team between 2002 and 2012.
Current Team Honda HRC manager Dan Betley will move to the Factory Connection-run GEICO Honda squad, where he will serve as Team Manager. Betley replaces two-time AMA Motocross National Champion Mike LaRocco, who has spent nearly two decades with the GEICO Honda squad, first as a rider and then as a manager. A former Team Honda mechanic, Betley has considerable technical expertise that will be useful as Factory Connection helps Honda develop the all-new 2018 CRF250R, which shares much of its chassis with the CRF450R. With Honda Racing Corporation becoming more involved with the GEICO 250cc racing effort, Betley’ …
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Article / post by: Daryl Ecklund