KTM reveals factory GP set-up

Nine-times world champion Tony Cairoli, double MX2 world champion Jorge Prado and rookie Mattia Guadagnini showed off their new-look KTM 450 SX-F and KTM 250 SX-F as they prepare for the GP opener at Oss in Holland on May 23. Usually the team shows its race-ready bikes but KTM says officially

Apico backing for MX Nationals

Apico Factory Racing will be one of the main sponsors for the Michelin MX Nationals for 2021. After attending all rounds of the MX Nationals in 2020 with Apico Husqvarna, both of the Apico Directors were impressed with the level of investment and protection the team behind the MX Nationals

KTM joins Honda, Yamaha and Piaggio in electric project

KTM will work with Honda, Yamaha and Piaggio to set up a Swappable Batteries Consortium for Motorcycles and Light Electric Vehicles. At the moment it is only for mopeds, small motorcycles and other city transport solutions. But it's the first major move towards standardised batteries that could be used in

Bike issue costs Prado Riola honours

Jorge Prado looked set to dominate the opening Italian International at Riola Sardo in Sardina until his bike failed while he was in the lead with a handful of laps to go. The Spaniard won the MX1 opener and was leading the combined MX1 and MX2 superfinal until the mechanical

Renaux injured after setting Riola pole

Frenchman Maxime Renaux set pole position in the MX2 then crashed during time practice of the season opening International in Riola Sardo this morning and dislocated his shoulder. The factory Yamaha rider said: "I immediately set the fastest time and went for another fast lap. But I made a small

How to watch the Italian International series

The International season starts this weekend with the traditional Riola Sardo opener for the three-round Italian championship. Due to covid there are no spectators but you can watch it live for £4.99 by clicking HERE. Lots of the GP elite are entered, such as the some of the

Beta reveals factory MXGP 450

The factory Beta team has unveiled its 450 MXGP bikes that will make their debut in the opening Italian championship round at Riola Sardo in Sardinia on Sunday. The team of Jeremy Van Horebeek and Jimmy Clochet are the Italian factory's first ever MXGP squad. Like KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas,

Factory MXGP Husqvarnas break cover

The new 2021-spec factory MXGP Husqvarnas have broken cover and despite the new-look graphics and colours, look to be very little changed from the 2020 machines. It's expected that the bikes from KTM, Husqvarna and GasGas are prototypes for the 2022 production machines which are due for a revamp. But these

Cianciarulo confirms supercross injury

Kawasaki's Adam Cianciaruo has confirmed he broke his collarbone in his over-the-bars spill in the weekend's Orlando Supercross. He's currently eighth in the serieswith a single podium finish in Houston. "A lot of time and effort goes into each season and it’s extremely frustrating to have a set back like

Lockdown changes force Masters reshuffle

Following on from the latest Government announcement, the 2021 Bridgestone British Masters series will be going ahead but with a revised calendar. Round 1 at Culham MX Park on the 20th & 21st March is now cancelled and will not be organised for a later date as the calendar is