Maria-Action-KTM-Retirement-10-21-13Murrieta, CA – Factory FMF/KTM off-road racer Maria Forsberg announced today that she will retire from racing at the end of the 2013 season.

Forsberg, the most-winningest off-road female racer, has had a remarkable career. Over the past 10 years racing for KTM, she has collected 9 National Championships and 3 X-Games Gold Medals.

Forsberg started her racing career in the WORCS Series where she went on to earn 4 Championships in the Women’s class before moving to the east-coast based GNCC Series. She found equal success at the new series eventually putting together a perfect season to win her third championship in 2012 undefeated in the Women’s class. Last weekend, she wrapped up her fourth consecutive championship in the series one round early. On top of her WORCS and GNCC success, she is also a 2-time ISDE Gold Medalist, 3-time X-Games Women’s EnduroX Gold Medalist and the reigning AMA EnduroCross Women’s class Champion.