With Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s Aaron Plessinger returning to full fitness, the team and replacement rider Dean Ferris came to a mutual agreement to part ways for the remainder of this season.
Ferris returned to Australia this week and celebrated his 29th birthday with family and friends. In the coming weeks Ferris has stated that he will bed down his plans for the remainder of season 2019.
The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team will contest the rest of the 2019 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with its original two-man team of Justin Barcia and Plessinger, and thanked Dean for his very respectable results supporting the team while Plessinger was out with injury.
Ferris was currently ranking eighth on the AMA Pro Motocross 450cc Championship ladder with 136-points, ahead of the likes of Blake Baggett, Jason Bogle, Cole Seely and Joey Savatgy.
Monster Energy Yamaha Team Manager
“It was a pleasure to have Dean filling in for the opening rounds of the 2019 Lucas Oil Motocross Championship while Aaron was recovering from injury. Now that Aaron has returned to his #7 YZ450F, the Aussie national champ has decided to return home down under. The Monster Energy Factory Yamaha team appreciated his strong work ethic and commitment while in the states, we wish him all the best in the future.”
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