Watson to race 2019 Yamaha YZF250

Fresh from the unveiling of the 2019 YZ250F back in July, Yamaha Motor Europe and Kemea Yamaha Official MX2 are pleased to announce that Ben Watson will make his debut on the cutting-edge machine at the MXGP of Switzerland in Frauenfeld-Gachnang on the weekend of August 19th while Jago Geerts

Herlings doubles again in Asia

The MXGP of Asia in Semarang, Indonesia is complete and one to remember! The weekend was full of action all leading up to today’s racing where Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings and Jorge Prado took their respective overalls while gaining ground in the championship standings. From the first race of MX2 to the final race of MXGP the racing was incredible

Watson third in Asian MX2 qualifying

MXGP’s first race day at the MXGP of Asia in Semarang is complete. The massive hand crafted track hosted the biggest names in the FIM Motocross World Championship today but Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings and Pauls Jonass took the MXGP and MX2 qualifying wins respectively. The friendly MXGP of Asia host city of Semarang welcomed the riders and

Can Herlings win again in Asia?

The FIM Motocross World Championship has entered its second week in Indonesia and the racing now takes to Semarang in Central Java for the 2018 MXGP of Asia. Nearly a thousand kilometers to the South of last weekend’s racing, in Pangkal Pinang, the circuit is completely new and made specifically for the event. The new

Best ever second for Watson

Ben Watson took his best ever GP moto finish with second place in the second moto in the Indonesian GP. The Brit was one fo the fastest men all weekend but his first moto saw him crash twice. He came back from last to sixth place, which meant he missed

So close for Watson in MX2 qualifying race

The 2018 MXGP of Indonesia is off to a roaring start with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings and Jorge Prado leading the way. The impressive return from injury of Herlings made it clear he is back and ready to fight for the win tomorrow. Good weather and afternoon sunshine dried the track into technical but

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