Yamaha’s Euro youth talent contest opens

Registrations are now Open for the 2019 YZ125, YZ85 and YZ65 bLU cRU FIM Europe Cup.  Since 2015, the YZ125 bLU cRU FIM Europe Cup has been the best opportunity for young MX riders to find their feet in the world of professional racing. Yamaha Motor Europe are widening the field

Brylyakov joins Strijbos at JWR Yamaha

Former Dixon Kawasaki rider Vsevolod Brylyakov has joined Kevin Strijbos at the JWR Yamaha Racing a team next year, as the Russian makes the step up to the MXGP class on a  Yamaha  YZ450F. Strijbos was announced at the team's first rider yesterday. Injuries have stopped Brylyakov fulfilling his potential in

Houghton stays at new-look Hooper Yamaha

The Rob Hooper Racing Yamaha team has re-signed MX1 racer Ryan Houghton for 2019, and are currently looking for a second rider to replace Kristian Whatley who is to race two-strokes. Houghton’s inclusion in the team this year turned into a massive success story, with the rider having his best ever

Kellett signs for Yamaha beach race team

Todd Kellett has signed to contest beach races for the French Dragon Tek Yamaha team after testing the bike in Dunkirk. Kellett, who recently won the Weston-Super-Mare beach for the third time and was fifth in the Red Bull Knockout and won the Skegness beach race in the same weekend, came

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

Now Spinks goes to Yamaha

Just one day after Martin Barr revealed he'd be Yamaha-mounted for the British MX2 championship next year for the Crescent team, Josh Spinks has revealed he'll also be on the blue bikes as his M Smith KTM have decided to switch to Yamaha, backed by Leicestershire dealers Redline. He'll race a

Seewer strong second in Sugo

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP's debutant Jeremy Seewer got the next chapter in his MXGP career off to a positive start in Sugo, Japan, with a silver medal performance at the final round of the 2018 All Japan Motocross Championship. Mixed weather conditions hampered Saturday's schedule with heavy rainfall in the

Seewer’s factory Yamaha debut in Sugo

Jeremy Seewer has been drafted into the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team for 2019 and is set to make his debut as a 'Factory' rider this weekend at the final round of the All Japan Motocross Championship taking at Sportsland Sugo in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on October 28th. Having finished

Monster Energy renews with Yamaha and MXGP

Drinks giant Monster Energy has renewed and expanded its commitment to the factory Yamaha GP teams and the MXGP world championship in two new deals. Monster will increase their commitment to all Factory and Official Yamaha Racing MXGP, MX2, EMX250 and EMX125 teams through to 2021. Having already collaborated with the Monster

Yamaha reveals 2019 WR450F enduro racer

The all-new WR450F celebrates 20 years of Yamaha 4-stroke enduro production with a complete redesign that delivers stronger power with increased agility, as well as greater versatility and lighter handling. At the same time as being lighter, slimmer and faster, the all-new 2019 model maintains the characteristics that have made