Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong Back In Action! FAR Husqvarna racing star Andrew DeLong is back in the saddle after rehabilitating a broken hand.
Fred Andrews Racing's Andrew DeLong was glad to be back racing at the Rattlesnake Enduro, where he finished seventh aboard his TXC310R. Photo: Shan Moore
Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong hanging out with Malcolm Smith at the 2013 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. Malcolm had some helpful words of advice for Andrew as he is preparing to compete in the International Six Days Enduro.
Corona, CA - July 30, 2013 - After sitting on the sidelines for six weeks with a broken hand, Fred Andrews Racing (FAR) Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong is getting back into the swing of things. DeLong returned to racing at the Rattlesnake National Enduro in Cross Fork, Pennsylvania where he carded a seventh-place finish.
"I was really excited to get back to racing today," DeLong said. "It felt good on the bike but I got tired the last two tests. I need to get my hand stronger, but I am happy with my day."
AD has another solid month to train before his next race - the Unadilla GNCC on September 8. But after having missed two rounds of the 2013 series, Andrew is now focusing his efforts on the International Six Day Enduro as a member of the U.S. Junior Trophy Team.
"We were just at the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days in Ohio selling t-shirts to help raise money for my Six Days effort," explained DeLong. "Not only that, I did some interview stuff with a bunch of Husqvarna legends like Malcolm Smith, Dick Burleson and Terry Cunningham. It was really exciting to talk to Malcolm about Six Days; we talked for a while and he gave me a lot of advice. It means a lot to have such great support from someone like him."
You can still support Andrew DeLong and the U.S. Six Days team! Contact Andrew via Facebook for info on ordering a t-shirt for $20, or to make a donation. Show your support for the American Junior Trophy Team!
Husqvarna has continued to expand its professional race team to compete in AMA National Enduro, GNCC, EnduroCross and AMA West Hare Scrambles Series. Husqvarna team riders are competing aboard 2013 Husqvarna CR125, TC250R, TXC250R and TXC310R off-road models. Husqvarna Motorcycles are widely known and respected in the off-road world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships.
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