During the MXGP of the Netherlands last weekend, Evgeny Bobryshev showed off his all-new 2017 CRF450RW, and this weekend the Russian #777 will line-up behind the gate on the new machine for the first time.
The factory-spec racing machine is based on the all-new Honda CRF450R that was also unveiled in Assen, and has received the works Honda Racing Corporation touch to make it the benchmark in the highest level of competition.
Alongside Bobryshev, Gautier Paulin will also line up on his #21 machine for the penultimate round of the 2016 season.
The MXGP of the Americas will be held for the first time at the famed Charlotte Motor Speedway complex, where The Dirt Track has been specially constructed to take in one of the facility’s grandstands.
Racing is set to be Saturday night-spectacular, with the gate dropping on the first moto at 1815hrs and the second at 2110hrs local time.