Protecting MotoAmerica's Team Hammer For 2021



RST IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE A NEW MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH TEAM HAMMER.


Bobby Fong, Cameron Petersen, Sean Dylan Kelly, Sam Lochoff, and Wyatt Farris are going into battle wearing RST’s V4.1 airbag suit during the 2021 MotoAmerica season.

“From our very first conversations with Team Hammer, we knew we had found the right partner to launch RST into MotoAmerica,” said RST Head of Brand & Product Stuart Millington. “Team Hammer and RST share many of the same values and we have a shared passion for success. We are super proud to work with such a professional and prestigious team. We are excited to see the V4.1 airbag suit, our flagship product, on the grid for the first time in MotoAmerica, representing RST at the very highest level. We look forward to the beginning of a long and successful partnership together and wish Team Hammer all the very best for the season.”

“Like Team Hammer, RST is a brand that was founded and is run by motorcycle enthusiasts, so it was a great fit for us,” said Team Hammer Vice President Chris Ulrich. “RST is also continually developing its product line, improving fit and safety, which is why we chose them to protect our riders on the racetrack. We look forward to helping RST establish its high-performance credentials and gain market share in the United States.”

About RST
RST is a British motorcycling apparel brand with market-leading presence in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

The brand’s racing pedigree is evident in its status of Official Safety Partner for the Isle of Man TT, along with the numerous race wins and championships its riders have achieved globally. RST riders for the 2021 season include Kenny Foray (FSBK & WEC), Alex Lowes (WSBK), Ian Hutchinson (16 x Isle of Man TT winner), Barry Baltus (Moto 2), Alan Techer (WEC).

The team behind RST, the vast majority of which are passionate motorcyclists, have an obsession with safety and rider protection.

Having been recently acquired by Bihr NV, the largest motorcycle parts, accessories and rider gear distributor in Continental Europe, RST is set for significant global growth thanks to its core principles of quality products alongside unrivalled value.

About Team Hammer
The 2021 season marks Team Hammer's 41st consecutive year of operating as a professional road racing team. Racebikes built and fielded by Team Hammer have won 108 AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National races, have finished on AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National podiums 291 times and have won nine AMA Pro and MotoAmerica National Championships, as well as two FIM South American Championships (in Superbike and Supersport.) The team has also won 137 endurance races overall (including seven 24-hour races) and 13 Overall WERA National Endurance Championships with Suzuki motorcycles, and holds the U.S. record for mileage covered in a 24-hour race. The team also competed in the televised 1990s Formula USA National Championship, famously running "Methanol Monster" GSX-R1100 Superbikes fueled by methanol, and won four F-USA Championships.