Carlton Dry Honda Racing today confirmed that MX2 campaigner Josh Cachia will remain with the championship-winning outfit for the 2014 season.
Cachia, who currently sits third in the MX2 class, has finished on the podium at three of the five MX Nationals rounds contested and boasts five, top three race results.
The 21-year old said he was thrilled to have his 2014 deal secured and looks forward to developing the all-new Honda CRF250.
“It is a good feeling knowing I have a team that has my back,” Cachia said. “Both Honda and the team have shown great faith in me, especially as I am carrying an injury.
“I am looking forward to working with Honda and the team in developing the all-new CRF250 but my priorities first and foremost are the 2013 championships.
“This break has been good for me as I had some time off the bike to let my body heal. I have recently started riding the 450 to gain some strength, and will work on my speed on the 250 over the next couple of weeks,” Cachia continued.
Tony Hinton from Honda Motorcycles highlights Josh Cachia’s longstanding association with Honda.
“We are really pleased to see a former Honda Junior rider continuing with us. There’s no doubt Josh is one of the most talented up and coming
riders in the country right now and we look forward to supporting him as he challenges for the championship in both 2013 and 2014.”
The confirmation of Cachia’s re-signing strengthens the Carlton Dry Honda Racing teams 2014 line-up, which includes MX1 pilot Ford Dale.
After undergoing a knee reconstruction Dale is working with the team on a rehabilitation program to ensure he is 100% fit and ready for next years campaign.