Torrance, California — American Honda declared now that Lars Lindstrom has been promoted to the place of Crew Supervisor of the manufacturing facility Crew Honda HRC motocross/supercross exertion. Erik Kehoe, who held the place earlier and introduced his retirement final thirty day interval, will keep on by way of the off-time to help within the changeover.
Although new to the position, Lindstrom has a in depth report with American Honda’s motocross racing job, and a good prolonged involvement with the game. His father is Swedish-born American motocross/off-street pioneer and AMA Motorbike Hall of Famer Gunnar Lindstrom, who actually managed Honda’s motocross-racing program for the 1979 and 1980 seasons. A gifted racer himself, Lars joined Honda as a retailer assistant in 2000 and labored his approach up, serving in nearly every potential, together with mechanic, sections place, motor tech, suspension tech, distinctive tasks and, most not way back, 450 crew major. Greater than the various years, he has labored with a really lengthy checklist of well-known riders, like Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed, Kevin Windham and of coaching course the current lineup: Ken Roczen, Chase Sexton, and Hunter and Jett Lawrence.
“I’m grateful for this opportunity that Group Honda HRC has given me,” Lindstrom reported. “My nearly two a few years with Honda have been great, and I’m thrilled for plenty of extra yrs to look. With my monitor report, I come to really feel I’ve the experience, understanding and get the job executed ethic to be on the helm of the employees. I’m additionally glad to have a customized reference to every solitary Honda workforce supervisor contemplating the truth that my father held the place, which is a big rationalization for my ardour and hyperlink to the employees. It’s great to be outfitted to get suggestions from leaders that I’ve a deep regard for, like Dave Arnold, Cliff White, Wess McCoy, Dan Betley and of sophistication Erik Kehoe – the an individual who has taught me essentially the most. With these fellas in my nook, and with the recommendation of [American Honda Senior Manager of Customer Engagement] Bill Savino and [American Honda Manager of Sports & Experiential] Brandon Wilson, I really feel like I can accomplish one thing. With the momentum that Erik has designed by assembling the unbelievable group that now we have, I really really feel that 2022 can be even significantly better than an by now superb 2021.”
“I’m glad for Lars to get this risk, which is definitely deserved considering the 2 his capability and his intensive romantic relationship with Honda,” further Brandon Wilson. “He has grown so considerably in the midst of his a few years with the workforce, and he has usually been eager to decide on on new challenges. I’m self-confident that our manufacturing unit motocross exertion is in improbable arms, and I’m psyched on the prospect of what Lars will full with one another with our riders and crew.”