Watson talks of Sardinia disappointment

Ben Watson and his Kawasaki Racing Team MXGP had a frustrating weekend in the eighth round of the FIM World MXGP Motocross Championship at Riola Sardo on Sardinia. The Englishman never found his regular rhythm in the heat of the rough sand track in the dunes overlooking the Mediterranean. Fourteenth choice

Kimi Raikkonen’s Kawasaki MXGP bike swap

Kimi Raikkonen's Ice One crew has been busy since the Finn quit the Formula One world championship. They are now the official factory Kawasaki MXGP team, with riders Ben Watson and world No.2 Romain Febvre who is still injured. We catch up with team boss Antti Pyronhen and Briton Ben

Brave Ben explains British GP trauma

After a nervous Qualifying on Saturday Kawasaki Racing Team MXGP’s Ben Watson already showed he had controlled his temperament during morning Warm-Up as he posted ninth-fastest time but a heavy crash on the final lap of the session left him shaken for the remainder of the day. The Englishman found

Superfinal second for Watson as Renaux rules

Ben Watson and Kawasaki Racing Team MXGP continued their build-up to the up-coming FIM World MXGP Motocross Championship as an impressive runner-up at the Lacapelle Marival Masters in central France. But nobody could match world MX2 champ Maxime Renaux in his race debut on the Yamaha 450 as he won

Solid Kawasaki debut for Watson

The KRT team had travelled to the Mediterranean island to continue their early-season preparation and took the opportunity to offer Englishman Ben Watson his first taste of race action on the KX450-SR. A solid start in the Super Final saw him holding down sixth place on the opening lap and,

Kimi Raikkonen talks of his Kawasaki team!

The Kawasaki Racing Team will again enter the FIM Motocross World Championship with a strong line-up in the premier MXGP class; the 2022 series starts on February 19-20 at Matterley Basin (UK). 2021 was an epic end-of-season as three riders battled all the way down to the final moto for the

Watson joins Febvre in factory Kawasaki MXGP team

Ben Watson will be the new team-mate of Romain Febvre next season, joining the Frenchman in the Kawasaki Racing Team assault on the FIM MXGP Motocross World Championship. Considered one of the most-promising British youngsters of recent years, Ben Watson had a solid MXGP rookie season this summer, gaining in experience

Ben Watson talks of French GP nightmare

A thrilling MXGP of France, round 12 of 19, in Lacapelle-Marival saw Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s Jeremy Seewer make an exciting return to form. The Swiss rider finished third in race one and sixth in race two to tie on 35-points for third overall. He was classified fourth with

Watson on his MXGP class Nations win

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s Ben Watson celebrated his first-ever premier class win at the Monster Energy Motocross of Nations, going 2-3 in the MXGP class, aiding Team Great Britain to a fourth consecutive bronze medal. Meanwhile, Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s Glenn Coldenhoff finished fourth in the individual result,

Watson talks of his best MXGP result

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s Jeremy Seewer made a spirited return to the top-five at the MXGP of Sardegna in Riola-Sardo as Ben Watson yielded sixth. Meanwhile, Glenn Coldenhoff made the most of an ‘off’ day to end the 10th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship inside the top-10,