Former world champ Jordi Tixier will ride for the VHR KTM team in MXGPs next year, and will start his international season for the squad when he lines up as part of Team France in the Motocross of Nations in the USA next month.
Tixier, names as a replacement for injured
Former world champ Jordi Tixier will ride as a replacement for injured Romain Febvre in the French MX of Nations team, despite him splitting with his BOS squad and not having a ride!
Many thought Marvin Musquin would be a natural replacement, but it's alleged he booked a holiday after being
Arnaud Tonus will miss the start of the 2018 World Championship next weekend due to a shoulder injury. The Swiss ace dislocated his left shoulder in a crash during the Timed Practice session at the Masters of Motocross International, which took place in LaCapelle-Marival, France on the weekend of February 18.
Russian Evgeny Bobryshev is back in MXGPs for 2018, riding Suzukis for the new BOS team. But the former HRC Honda man he'll still race for Neil Prince's team in the British championship.
Bobryshev, who is currently racing in the UK Arenacross series on the RFX Suzuki, last month went to
Former world champ Jordi Tixier is to be part of a brand new KTM team in the MXGP world championship next year, run by the French BOS suspension company. The official team name or sponsors haven't yet been announced. Tixier was part of the Monster Energy 45o Kawasaki team this
Clement Desalle will stay on the factory Kawasaki team for two more years in MXGP, but it looks likely Jordi Tixier will be without a ride with them for 2018.
Belgian Desalle said: "Happy to announce that I will continue for two more years with the Monster Energy Kawsaki team."
Former world MX2 champ Jordi Tixier says he hit a concrete wall after crashing in Sunday's Portuguese GP. The factory Kawasaki MXGP rider suffered compression injuries to both leg and back and will undergo scans before a final diagnosis can be made but he will certainly be out of action
Former world champ Jordi Tixier is having surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his leg after an Argentina GP crash, and on doctor’s advice will be out of action for a few weeks. He'll miss the weekend's Mexican GP.
Tixier said: “You can’t imagine how disappointing it is to be
Former world champ Jordi Tixier is the latest addition to the start list for the all-new Redsand International race on January 15.
Factory Kawasaki MXGP star Tixier joins riders including Brits Max Anstie, Conrad Mewse, Jake Nicholls and Ben Watson alongside GP and EMX regulars like Gautier Paulin, Max Nagl, Jeremy Seewer,