Everts in coma with Malaria

Ten-times world champion Stefan Everts is in an induced coma in a Belgian hospital fighting off Malaria, local press reports have revealed. The 46-year-old was admitted to hospital near his home in Leuven during the week, where he is currently in intensive care.  Around a month ago he took part in a

MXGP opener set for Argentina in South America

Youthstream is excited to announce that the first round of the 2019 MXGP and MX2 FIM Motocross World Championship season will take place at the amazing Patagonia-Argentina circuit of Neuquen. The first round will take place as previously announced on Sunday the 10th of March with bikes racing for the

Husky MXGP team swops Pirelli for Dunlop

The factory Rockstar Energy Husqvarna MXGP team of Pauls Jonass and Arminas Jasikonis have ditched Pirelli tyres and inked a deal with Dunlop through to the end of the 2021 season. This new technical partnership with Dunlop Tyres ensures that the team will enjoy the benefits of the latest factory Dunlop

Yamaha’s Euro youth talent contest opens

Registrations are now Open for the 2019 YZ125, YZ85 and YZ65 bLU cRU FIM Europe Cup.  Since 2015, the YZ125 bLU cRU FIM Europe Cup has been the best opportunity for young MX riders to find their feet in the world of professional racing. Yamaha Motor Europe are widening the field

Brylyakov joins Strijbos at JWR Yamaha

Former Dixon Kawasaki rider Vsevolod Brylyakov has joined Kevin Strijbos at the JWR Yamaha Racing a team next year, as the Russian makes the step up to the MXGP class on a  Yamaha  YZ450F. Strijbos was announced at the team's first rider yesterday. Injuries have stopped Brylyakov fulfilling his potential in

Tony Cairoli rates Jorge Prado highly

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Nine-time world motocross champion Tony Cairoli couldn't ask for a better training partner in young protege Jorge Prado. In this short video, Tony explains he wants to pass on his knowledge to the younger riders, which in turn is great for future rising stars at KTM. You can't really ask for a

Ex-racer Malin marries ex-racer Scott!

Former world championship racer Paul Malin has married his girlfriend, former women's world championship racer Nikki Scott, in a traditional ceremony in the UK. Ex-British champion and Motocross des Nations winner Malin, who is now a TV commentator and works for GP organisers Youthstream, has been dating Kiwi Nikki for around

GP lifeline for veteran Strijbos

Just when it looked like the days of a full-time MXGP ride for Kevin Strijbos were coming to an end, the 33-year-old has clinched a deal to race a Yamaha 450 for the JWR Yamaha team. The squad is from Sweden but based in Belgium, backed by 24MX and run

Vialle replaces Jonass at factory KTM MX2 GP team

Talented 18 year old Tom Vialle will join Jorge Prado on the factory KTM 250 SX-F after catching the eye with a moto victory, five top-three race finishes and three podiums in the 2018 EMX250 European Championship. Vialle, son of former Grand Prix rider Frederic, was competing in EMX250 from the confines

Simpson debuts RFX KTM

Former British champion Shaun Simpson finally got to spin some laps on his new bike for 2019 - the RFX KTM. Swopping from his Wilvo Yamaha to the Austrian brand for the first time, he tested the WP Cone Valve forks and Trax rear shock at Preston Docks in Lancashire.