Barr goes to Honda

New dad Martin Barr on the new Honda Ulsterman Martin Barr has made a swap to a 450 Honda and will ride for the MSR team that last year ran Dylan Walsh in the MX Nationals. The second rider on the team will be amateur Jak Henderson, on the CRF250R. Barr, who

Shipton is sole rider in Crescent Yamaha team

There's no place for last year's MX2 rider Martin Barr as Cresent Yamaha has announced it will just have Jake Shipton in the British championships in 2020. The statement says: Crescent Yamaha is pleased to formally announce its British MX programme for 2020.Following a successful 2019 season, which saw MX1

Shipton heads official Yamaha UK assault

Shipton took a fine second place at the Blaxhall Maxxis Jake Shipton will spearhead Yamaha's official MX1 effort in the British championships next year, riding for the Crescent Yamaha team. He was teamed up with Martin Barr in the MX2 class in 2019, but the team has yet to announce any

Surgery for Martin Barr

Crescent Yamaha's Martin Barr crashed on the first lap of Sunday's MX Nationals at Cusses Gorse and broke his collarbone in 2 places. Yet he still rode with the break in the Bridgestone Masters on Sunday to ensure he clinched the title. Martin is to have surgery this week, but hopes

Yamaha duo Master Culham

Crescent Yamaha team-mates Jake Shipton and Martin Barr won both pro classes at last weekend’s re-scheduled round one of this year Bridgestone British Masters at Culham in Oxfordshire. Shipton, with a second and a first place won the pro MX1s while Barr did the same in the pro MX2s. Jake Millward

Martin Barr takes the win at MX Nationals

New signing Martin Barr got Crescent Yamaha’s 2019 MX Nationals campaign off to a great start with overall victory in the Pro MX2 class at the opening round of the series at Sherwood on Sunday.In appalling conditions as torrential rain swept the Nottinghamshire circuit, the Irishman put his all new

Crescent Yamaha’s Barr targets Arenacross

New Crescent Yamaha signing, Northern Ireland’s Martin Barr is the latest high-profile Pro motocross racer to sign up for the 2019 Arenacross Tour. A few weeks ago, the 31-year-old from Ballyclare was without a ride for next year and his motocross racing career looked a little bleak but, ever one to

Barr joins Shipton at Crescent Yamaha

Martin Barr has signed to race a 250 Yamaha for the Crescent team in 2019, alongside Jake Shipton who stays with the squad on a 450. Barr was dropped by Revo Husky at the end of this year. The new age limit rule means he can't ride in the EMX250 class

Pocock on securing second in EMX250 series

REVO Husqvarna UK’s 2018 EMX250 championship campaign came to an end at the MXGP of The Netherlands at the world famous Assen facility at the weekend. With the title out of reach, the primary objective was for Mel Pocock to make sure of second position in the championship which he did

Pocock wins scorching Belgian EMX250 round

Revo Husqvarna's Mel Pocock took the overall win in the EMX250 races at Lommel to move within two points of championship leader Mathys Boisrame. And Pocock's team-mate MArtin Barr was sixth overall as he holds a strong third in the series. EMX250’s Saturday race was the final event of the day on