Frossard coaches Yamaha YZ125 hopefuls

Former GP winner Steven Frossard coached the Yamaha YZ125 Cup hopefuls in the bLU cRU Masterclass that took place on October 26th, 27th & 28th in Latina, Italy. For the first time ever, Yamaha Racing put together an exclusive event where some of the sharpest young YZ125 riders were able to train and learn

KTM opens German R&D centre

KTM has opened a new R&D Centre in Rosenheim, Germany. The new site benefits from its close proximity to a local higher education institution and the resulting pool of experts. This was important criteria when selecting the location of the site, which will concentrate on electronics development in the motorcycle

Watson sells Race Spec

  After 27 years of building Race Spec and working in the industry, David and Joanne Watson have sold the Race Spec brand to new owner, Daniel Bull, of M-cal performance technology. Former British champ Dave Watson, along with his wife Joanne, started Race Spec back in 1991 primarily as a suspension tuning company.

Herlings frustration at lack of form

Reigning MX2 World Champion Jeffrey Herlings is still searching for an improved blend of fitness and confidence after starting the season with a broken hand. The Dutch star survived the bumpy terrain to place 12th overall with a 14-9 as the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship hit Leon in Mexico. Herlings

Vertex rules Argentine MXGP!

The MXGP podium in the recent Argentinian GP was dominated by riders using Vertex pistons. HRC Honda, Monster Energy Yamaha Factory and Kawasaki KRT factory teams all use Vertex. In the first race, the top five riders were all using Vertex pistons. Then the overall podium of Honda's Tim Gajser, from

Deadlines looms for YZ125 Cup

If you've ever dreamed of being an Official Yamaha rider, you currently ride a YZ125 and you are born between 2001 and 2005 then there are three more days for you to enter the EMX125 Championship for your chance at a dream come true! Registrations so far have been a

DEP backs Teillet’s new team

British exhaust manufacturer DEP Pipes and the all new French Honda team - 3AS Racing - have teamed up with big plans for the future. The guys at 3AS Racing have put together a seriously strong outfit with Valentin Teillet (26) and Kevin Ballanger (25) as team riders, both of whom

Huge sales increase for Husqvarna

Husqvarna has had huge growth again in the past year, fuelled by its range of all-new 2016 models. The factory has made an official statement that says: Enjoying highly encouraging results during the business year 2016, Husqvarna Motorcycles have come close to doubling both their production and turnover in the last