Watson joined by Paturel in Honda MXGP team

Benoit Paturel will join Nathan Watson in the Honda France SR Motoblouz team next season in the MXGP World Championship. A few weeks after introducing his line up for the Beach Races will be Nathan Watson, Lars Van Berkel and Richard Fura, with Matheo Miot as support rider), team boss Josse

Paturel joins Lupino in Kawasaki MXGP squad

Gebben Van Venrooy Kawasaki enters the FIM Motocross World Championship MXGP in 2019 with increased input from Kawasaki Europe and an exciting twin-spearhead of Alessandro Lupino and Benoit Paturel. Lupino, a twenty-seven year old from Viterbo in the rolling countryside north of Rome, joined the Dutch team last winter and this summer he has enjoyed his most successful season since

Paturel gets KTM MXGP ride

Former factory Yamaha MX2 ace Benoit Paturel has secured a full-time MXGP ride for 2018 with the Marchetti KTM team. Paturel initially signed for BOS KTM alongside Jordi Tixier, but split with the team within a few weeks. It was believed he didn't get on with the handling of the KTM.

Paturel’s privateer Honda revealed

Former Yamaha factory rider Benoit Paturel has revealed the Honda he'll be racing this year, although not full-time in MXGPs. The Frenchman was supposed to join Jordi Tixier at the new BOS Suspension MXGP team until a last-minute split just a few weeks before the season started. Paturel has picked up

Supercross testing takes it toll on KXF250 men

Two of Kawasaki's top 250 riders have been injured while testing for Supercross. Frenchman Benoit Paturel, who was due to ride the Paris Supercross for the BUD team, fell while testing in France. His injuries are not thought to be serious but he'll be out of the weekend's Paris Supercross. Across the

Paturel ruins Seewer’s Swiss party

Frenchman Benoit Paturel took his first ever MX2 overall win, ruining the dreams of home hero Jeremy Seewer who was urged on all the way by the vast crowd at Fraufeld in Switzerland. The opener saw Seewer waste little time in getting to the front, urged on all the way by

What happened in Mexico GP qualifying

The Qualifying Races of the MXGP of Leon-Mexico graced the Mexican soil yesterday. At the end of the qualifying races Team HRC’s Tim Gajser and Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Covington found the required speed to take the pole position for Sunday. Team HRC’s Tim Gajser made his way past the KTM of Glenn Coldenhoff before

Barcia and Paturel out of SMX Cup

Yamaha’s American star Justin Barcia is out of the weekend’s SMX Riders' Cup “due to a conflict with team contracts” and MX2 GP-star and 2016 MXoN champion, Benoit Paturel, is also off the team. Yamaha say he is forced to stay at home for “logistical reasons.” Yamaha has drafted in 19-year-old