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Jan 2, 2013

MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo Switches Helmet Sponsor

MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signs with HJC

For immediate release: HJC, the world's largest helmet manufacturer, announces plans for 2013 rider sponsorship, and at the top of the list is 2012 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo. "We are very proud to sign Jorge Lorenzo for the 2013 season as well as our other top riders," said George Hong, President HJC America.

For 2013, Lorenzo will compete in HJC's new RPHA 10 helmet. Joining him on the MotoGP grid will be Ben Spies, who has helped develop several HJC helmets"”including the HJC RPHA 10"”throughout his longstanding relationship with the company. A new RPHA 10 Lorenzo replica will also be available in spring 2013.

Here in the U.S., motocrosser Kyle Chisholm continues his relationship with HJC, wearing the HJC RPHA X that he helped develop. Freestyle legend Nate Adams will also wear the HJC RPHA X in FX events in 2013.

For more information about HJC's new RPHA line of premium helmets as well as the entire line of HJC helmet products, go to