Yamaha’s 2018 YZF450 gets electric start!

Yamaha has unveiled its new factory race bike which is based on the new 2018 production YZF450 that features a brand new frame, swingarm, bodywork and an electric start. The machine, to be raced in the All-Japan championship by Yu Hirata, has some factory or aftermarket parts already fitted but

Bradshaw’s two-stroke bid on 2002 CR250

Former MX2 title contender Nev Bradshaw, who retired from pro racing in 2016, has been spotted tearing up the track on a 2002 CR250 as he prepares for the opening round of the ACU British Two-stroke Championship at Canada Heights on April 30. “I’m going to do the full ACU series

Argentina GP was what the elite deserved

If you’re not a fan of modern MXGPs then it’s easy to jump on the bandwagon and be very negative about the early-season fly-away GPs. Especially after the recent Indonesian debacle where the weather came close to ruining it, especially as there were some questionable decisions made about track preparation

Searle set to sit out Lyng

British champ Tommy Searle looks very unlikely to return to action for the second round of the Maxxis British championship at Lyng on April 9, he has exclusively revealed to MotoHead.  He is still recovering from knee surgery after he pickled up an injury in pre-season testing in California in

Maggiora saved but Ottobiano hosts Italy MXGP

The famous Maggiora track in Northern Italy looks like it will be saved following a major partnership deal with the Ottobiano track. Maggiora, which held the Motocross of Nations last year and was set to host the Italian GP on June 25 this year, was facing potential closure after threats

Graulus on the pace in France as Lenoir wins 

The 24MX Tour - French Elite Motocross championship kicked off this weeked at St-Jean d’Angély. Belgium’s Damon Graulus managed to capture 5th overall in spite of terrible starts. Victory went to Steven Lenoir ahead of Honda riders Xavier Boog and Valentin Teillet. The narrow, hard-pack hillside track 140 km north of Bordeaux

Herlings: Why I’m struggling on a 450

Triple world MX2 champion Jeffrey Herlings came into the MXGP season carrying a nasty hand injury but now says it’s not a huge issue – yet is still not showing the form many expected him to have. Sunday’s Argentina GP saw him have his best result so far with ninth

Gajser double takes him to the top

World champ Tim Gajser won both the MXGP races at the Argentinian GP to take the lead in the championship in what the HRC Honda man said was “A perfect weekend!” After winning Saturday’s qualifying race, Gajser was in similar dominant form today. He quickly moved to the front in both

Jonass dominates in Argentina

Pauls Jonass took a stunning MX2 double win on the glorious Argentina GP, stealing past his KTM team-mate Jorge Prado in the first few laps of both motos to take a pair of wins. He also took a double win in the opening GP of the season in Qatar, but

Haaker hangs on to world SuperEnduro crown

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Colton Haaker has successfully defended his FIM SuperEnduro World Championship title, winning the 2017 series with a third-place overall result at the fourth and final event held in Albi, France. Entering the championship decider with an 11-point advantage over his closest challenger Alfredo Gomez, Haaker did