Watson fourth in Italy MX2 qualifier

After setting second-quickest time in practice, Briton Ben Watson took his Kemea Yamaha to a strong fourth in the hot Italian MX2 GP qualifying heat at Ottobiano. He had a strong start and stayed close to the leading group as Thomas Covington took the holeshot and led right to the end. Jorge

Watson Brit GP fourth despite bad starts

The dreams of a podium finish at his hime GP for Ben Watson were dashed after two poor starts, but he still managed to stage amazing rides to take fourth overall. Watson was dead last off the start line in the opening race, and came from right at the back to

Injured Simpson out of Latvia GP

Following his spectacular crash during the Qualifying Race at the Russian Grand Prix, Shaun Simpson has been diagnosed with three fractured ribs and a chipped Ilium and will miss the weekend's MXGP at Latvia. The gritty Scot is in pain and is experiencing a lot of muscle cramping. He aims

Watson takes first GP podium

The 2018 MXGP Season’s 6th round is complete from the Russian circuit of Orlyonok. The MXGP of Russia hosted the best riders of the FIM Motocross World Championship with great success for the second year in a row. Different conditions, improved weather, and a Monday-Tuesday schedule led to amazing racing and Briton Ben Watson took

Will Simpson shine in Portugese mud?

The weather forecast for the MXGP of Portugal is looking less than desirable with the already saturated circuit expected to receive even more rain over the next few days. Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP's Shaun Simpson is a name that is synonymous with wet and wild mud races having claimed Yamaha's

Watson and Mewse star in Trentino qualifier

Ben Watson and Conrad Mewse took fabtastic fourth and fifth place fifnishes in the MX2 qualfying race for the Trentino GP, with fellow Briton Adam Sterry a fine seventh. The race was won by Jorge Prado from Thomas Kjer Olsen and  Thomas Covington. World champ Pauls Jonass, who has won

Watson and Simpson eye Dutch podium

Fast Britons Ben Watson and Shaun Simpson are aiming to take to the podium as the world championship hits Holland this weekend. Watson may have missed out on the podium at the opening Argentina MX2 GP but is keen to go one better as the series reaches the sand of

Watson misses GP podium by one point!

Briton Ben Watson missed out on the podium at the opening MX2 GP of the year by just a single point despite taking two fourth place finishes in his best ever GP ride. Making his debut on the Kemea Yamaha, Watson ran with the front runners in the opening moto