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

Whatley takes a break from racing

Rob Hooper's Yamaha team has made the move to stand down their MX1 racer Kristian Whatley from racing action in the short term, in a bid to rejuvenate the rider's ailing fortunes. Whatley, who entered the 2018 season off the back of a serious injury which he suffered at the beginning

Herlings barges Cairoli to win British MXGP

World championship leader Jeffrey Herlings took an incredible double win over his team-mate Tony Cairoli in the British GP at Matterley Basin. But it was only after the Dutchman barged the Italian which left the nine-times world champ on the floor. Cairoli, who had led the moto all the way

Grand deal on a new YZ250F

Want a brand new 2018 Yamaha YZ250F to replace your old bike but couldn't quite stretch to it? Well, think again as Yamaha is offering a cool grand off its 2018 YZ250F when you trade in any bike against one at a participating Yamaha dealer. It's a limited-time offer, and the

Injuries, team swaps and more…

With the season in full swing, here are some updates about who is injured and who is switching around teams to fill in: Romain Febvre is unlikely to start in Sunday's German GP after he injured tendons after a crash with Arminas Jasikonis at the Latvian GP on Sunday. "Nothing

Plessinger celebrates his first US title

After a hard fought season in the 250 Supercross West Coast Regional Championship, STAR Racing Yamaha’s Aaron Plessinger was crowned champion at the final race of the season inside Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, then proposed to his girlfriend on the podium. She said yes! Plessinger had an incredible season,

Knee surgery for Brylyakov

Kemea Yamaha's Vsevolod Brylyakov withdrew from the final race at his home Grand Prix, the MXGP of Russia on Tuesday May 1st, after catching his left leg on a rut and twisting his knee. The incident has subsequently resulted in a broken Talus and a torn ACL ligament that will

McCanney splashes to Spanish enduro double

Putting in a dominant performance under changing conditions in Spain, Outsiders Yamaha Official Enduro Team rider Jamie McCanney wrapped up round two of the 2018 FIM Enduro World Championship with two Enduro 1 class victories. Collecting 40 valuable points in Santiago de Compostela, the WR250F powered rider has further extended his lead in the

Meet the latest U.S. import!

Considering America is a hotbed of motocross, it is surprising that not many Americans make the journey over to Europe to test their skills against the best in the world. It has been more than two-decades since an American won a FIM Motocross World Title - the last was Bobby

Whatley targets Huck Cup

Rob Hooper Racing Yamaha UK Motocross team are gearing up for a double helping of racing this coming Easter Weekend. The first stop will be Marshfield on Good Friday and the Mike Brown Memorial Meeting which incorporates the Huck Cup and will see the team’s MX1 riders, Ryan Houghton and