Watson on his Italy GP swansong victory

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Ben Watson closed the book on an inspiring MX2 career with a thrilling race win and Grand Prix victory. The Brit was joined on the podium by SM Action M.C. Migliori Yamaha Supported Team’s Maxime Renaux who celebrated his ‘third in the world’ ranking from

Watson vs Watson in MXGP 2021

Brothers Nathan and Ben Watson will square up in the MXGP world championship next year. Younger brother Ben will be on a factory 450 Yamaha, as revealed recently. And today, Nathan's SR France Honda team revealed he will race MXGPs in 2021, despite initially being signed up to contest the French

Ben Watson signs factory Yamaha MXGP deal

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Ben Watson will take an exciting step up the Yamaha Racing pyramid and will join the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP team for the 2021 MXGP season. The 23-year-old from Nottinghamshire, England joined Yamaha and the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team in

First-time GP winner Watson: “I’m so emotional”

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Ben Watson celebrated his very first Grand Prix win at the 15th round of the MX2 World Championship in Lommel, Belgium, as the drama continued for teammate Jago Geerts who ended up ninth in the overall classification after falling from the front of the field

Watson and Gajser top Lommel finale

The MXGP of Lommel has concluded the Belgian triple-header here in Lommel, which saw Team HRC’s Tim Gajser and Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing MX2 Ben Watson take to the top of the box as the pair finished the week in the sand, on a high note. A new track layout was introduced for this weekend’s races which

Watch Watson’s winning ride!

Check out the highlights from Lommel as Ben Watson takes his first ever overall GP win! Listen to what Ben says after taking the first British MX2 win since Max Anstie in Switzerland in 2016. https://youtu.be/pI7ZtT1msxc

Watson out of Hawkstone

Factory Yamaha rider Ben Watson has announced he's not riding this weekend's Hawkstone Park International. "I am sorry to say this but I will not be racing this weekend's Hawkstone International. I will see you all at Matterley Basin”, he said on social media. He has not given any reason for his

Watson in five-man factory Yamaha squad

Following the announcement of Yamaha Motor Europe's reformed Racing Strategy that will see the Monster Energy Wilvo Yamaha MXGP and Monster Energy Kemea Yamaha MX2 take on Factory status in 2020, it is with great pleasure that Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. can confirm that next seasons rider rostrum will consist

Anstie and Watson star in Lommel GP

Max Anstie took his first ever MXGP race win in the sand of Lommel, catching and passing Tim Gajser twice after the British KTM man fell while leading. But Anstie was lucky to start the race after a huge start crash in moto one. And in MX2, Ben Watson snatched a