British rider Max Anstie will not be with his current team Standing Construct KTM for the 2020 FIM Motocross World Championship the team has announced in a statement.
The statement reads:
“Standing Construct KTM wishes to announce formally that they, unfortunately, won’t be able to extend the agreement with Max Anstie and re-sign him for the 2020 season.
“The team is very grateful for the great cooperation they had with Max and want to thank him for his professionalism and nice time together.
“Standing Construct KTM wishes Max all the best for the future and looks forward to the remaining four MXGP rounds and hopefully also the MXoN to repeat the success of Lommel where Max was outstanding.”
Most fans would have expected Max to sign up to another term with the Standing Construct KTM squad for next year. But as one of the hottest riders available to sign a new deal for 2020 it appears the 26-year-old from Winchester has received a more attractive offer… or perhaps finance isn’t there? The language within statement doesn’t make it clear why they weren’t able to re-sign Anstie.