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Steward Baylor Jr. and Grant Baylor sign to FactoryONE Sherco for 2020

The Baylor Brothers, Steward and Grant, sign multi-year deal with FactoryONE Sherco Enduro team to race GNCC and NEPG Championships.


FactoryONE Sherco has announced two further big name signings for the 2020 season with Steward Baylor Jr. and Grant Baylor joining the Enduro team. The South Carolina natives penned multi-year agreements to ride the SEF 450 Factory model in both the GNCC and NEPG series starting in January 2020. 

A host of star signings in recent months by the FactoryONE Sherco team is all but complete now with the Baylor brothers following Cody Webb’s big move previously.

“I am excited to get on this new bike and see what we can do with it and put it on the box.” Said Grant Baylor on his switch to Sherco machinery.

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Steward Baylor Jr meanwhile is looking forward to working with the big-thinking FactoryONE race team: “With the new team, I feel like these guys are putting everything in and I am ready to go win some races on these amazing machines.”

The Baylor Brothers have seen success at every level winning national and international championships. 

Check the video of the Baylor brothers on the new bikes:


Steward Baylor role of honour:

  • 2011 GNCC XC2 Champion 
  • 2012 National Enduro Champion 
  • 2014 ISDE Junior World Champion 
  • 2015 OMA Champion 
  • 2016 OMA Champion 
  • 2017 National Enduro Champion 
  • 2017 Full Gas Sprint Enduro Champion 
  • 2018 National Enduro Champion 
  • 2019 National Enduro Champion 
  • 2019 ISDE World Champion
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Grant Baylor role of honour:

  • 2013 GNCC XC2 Champion
  • 2014 GNCC XC2 Champion
  • 2014 ISDE Jr. Champion
  • Six-time ISDE Competitor
  • 2014 Tennessee Knockout Hard Enduro third place
  • 2019 NEPG runner-up
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“I am honestly still in a bit of shock,” said Ron Sallman, FactoryONE team owner. “First Cody Webb, now Steward and Grant Baylor? The brothers provide FactoryONE Sherco with an immediate opportunity to chase championships and be on the box often in two prestigious off-road series’. Stew is fresh off winning the NEPG championship, finishing only a few points ahead of Grant in second place. They both [also] had strong showings at ISDE. I am really looking forward to seeing what they will do in 2020.”

“Stew and Grant provide us with a big one-two punch on the East coast,” adds team manager, Wayne Dickert. “GNCC is arguably the largest off-road series in the world based on the total number of participants and fans. This provides Sherco USA with an amazing opportunity to bring the brand front and centre in front of thousands of loyal fans. I am excited to get the new season kicked off.”

About FactoryONE Sherco:

Team FactoryONE is a multi-time United States AMA championship observed trials team and newly formed enduro team led by some of the top riders in the business. The Trials team is led by 11x AMA Champion Pat Smage on the men’s side; and 6x AMA Champion Louise Forsley on the Women’s side. The trials team consists of 10 riders. 

The Enduro team is led By Cody Webb on the hard enduro side and Steward and Grant Baylor on the GNCC side. The team features nine total riders competing in disciplines like Hard Enduro, EnduroCross, GNCC and NEPG.

Photo Credit: Darrin Chapman 
Video Credit: Rob Mitchell Films
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Jon Pearson
Enduro21 Editor and Bike Tester