Husqvarna have signed Jason Anderson in a two-year deal and Frenchman Christophe Pourcel for 2016 to contest the AMA Supercross and outdoor National championship. It's the first time former world champ Pourcel will have raced 450 Supercross.

"I'm very excited about this opportunity with the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna team," said Anderson, who finished on the podium in the last round of the AMA outdoor series on Saturday and was sixth in the series. "To have my deal go through 2018 makes it easy for me to focus on the goal of delivering results, and nothing else."

Since signing for the team in April 2015 after a season away from racing, Pourcel has challenged the top contenders and has had close battles, even landing on the podium. he finishes the series fifth overall. He said: "I'm really excited to continue with the team and look forward to starting my 450 Supercross career. I am also looking forward to racing the new 2016 Husqvarnas and bringing even more success to the brand and team."

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