Marietta witnessed Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing's sensational signing of Brazilian sensation Enzo Lopes, bolstering their formidable lineup for the 2024 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season. The all-new 2024 YZ250F is set to be his chariot on this thrilling journey.
Enzo Lopes, the Brazilian standout, has officially joined Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing's 250 team for the upcoming 2024 Supercross season.
Lopes’ consistent performances, including his top five finishes, highlight his promise and potential in the sport.
Team and rider share mutual excitement, eyeing championship contention and supreme collaboration.
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing has stirred the motocross circuit with the announcement of the newest member of their 250 team for the 2024 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season – Enzo Lopes. Lopes, hailing from Brazil and already a darling of the motocross community, is set to collaborate with a powerhouse lineup including Nate Thrasher, Haiden Deegan, Jordon Smith, Stilez Robertson, Nick Romano, and Daxton Bennick. Their combined talent will be unleashed aboard the advanced and performance-driven 2024 YZ250F.
Lopes’ journey in professional motocross began with flair at the Pro Motocross Hangtown National back in 2018. His rookie showcase was the commencement of a flourishing career. Over the years, Lopes has stamped his authority on the tracks, regularly finishing among the top five in supercross. The 24-year-old's prowess shone brightly during the last season, where he clinched three fourth-place finishes, resulting in a commendable overall fourth in the 250SX West Championship. Fueled by these achievements and the support of the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team, Lopes is optimistic about his prospects and keenly eyes the championship title for 2024.
Jensen Hendler, the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing 250 Team Manager, expressed his optimism about the new signing, stating, “We’re happy to have Enzo join our program for 2024. He’s continued to make progress, and we feel that he can be a title contender. We’ve just started to get working with him, and we can’t wait to see what he can do.”
Matching this enthusiasm, Lopes voiced his exhilaration and gratitude, “I am super excited to join the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team for 2024. Growing up in Brazil, it has always been my dream to represent a factory team, and to make that a reality with the best makes me eager to work even harder. I’ve been training with Swanie (Gareth Swanepoel) and the team for a couple of days now, and it has been awesome. I know I have what it takes to win, and with the right team and program around me, the sky is the limit. I can’t wait to go racing!”
In sum, the 2024 Supercross season seems poised for thrilling action, with teams and riders gearing up for an unforgettable motocross spectacle. With Lopes’ inclusion in the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team, fans are eagerly anticipating a season of riveting races and fierce competition.