Ben Watson ups his training before Turkish MXGP

After a four-week break in the MXGP calendar, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP and MX2 teams are excited for the FIM Motocross World Championship to resume this weekend as the series heads to Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, for the first time since 2019. The season will restart with an action-packed double-header

Watson talks of 5th overall at Dutch GP

The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP team had to endure the highs and the lows of Grand Prix racing today at the fourth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Oss, The Netherlands, with the highlight of the weekend being Ben Watson’s first top-five finish in the premier class

Win Ben Watson’s GP-winning lid!

Ben Watson’s GP winning 2020 TLD helmet is up for grabs in a raffle to raise cash for the Road2Recovery charity. All the money raised goes to the Charity which will be there if a rider has a life-changing motocross accident in the UK. This raffle ends at the end of

Watson: I rode on safety mode

British factory Yamaha rider took a disappointing 23rd overall in is MXGP debut in Russia, and admitted he never felt comfortable all day on the track that caused so many nasty crashes. He said: “I’ve been struggling all day. Qualifying never is my strongest point, but especially on a track like

Watson & Co prepare for the MXGPs

he Road to 2021 with Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing is here! Watch to find out how Glenn Coldenhoff is finding his move to the factory Yamaha team, while Ben Watson prepares for his MXGP debut and Jeremy Seewer set his sights on the title in 202

Ben Watson to race Lyng Revo round

Britain's sole factory MXGP rider Ben Watson is to bring his YZ450FM to the Revo British championship for a wildcard ride at the next round at Lyng on May 23. "Time to take this beast racing. I’ll be back in the British championship at Lyng! Hope to see some of you

Factory Yamaha team shows its colours

Back with an extraordinary line-up in 2021, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP & MX2 teams are looking fast and motivated as they set their sights on the first FIM Motocross World Championship gate-drop of the new season. Boasting some incredible stats and a wealth of experience, the Monster Energy Yamaha

Watson talks of 450 switch

Ben Watson talks about his move to the MXGP class as a factory rider for Yamaha. "I'm not the guy who says I'm going to be top 8 first race. I want to enter the season as an open book and get as much experience as I can," he says.

Watson third in debut MX1 race

Briton Ben Watson fought through to spectacular third place in his very first 450 race in the Italian International at Alghero. He overtook former world champ Romain Febvre and Ivo Monticelli to take third behind winner Glenn Coldenhoff and Husky's Thomas Kjer Olsen. In the MX2 race, Nicholas Lapucci dominated on

Watson makes Yamaha 450 debut tomorrow

MXGP rookie, Ben Watson, will make his YZ450FM debut this weekend where he will join Coldenhoff on the gate at round two of the Internazionali D’Italia in Alghero, Sardinia.  Ben Watson on the 450 Due to the delayed start to the FIM Motocross World Championship, which is currently scheduled to start in Oss, The