This is the factory 450 that Ben Watson will make his MXGP debut on, alongside team-mates Jeremy Seewer and Glenn Coldenhoff. Outwardly it looks virtually identical to the 2020 models, apart from an obvious swap from SBS to Braking brake products. Yamaha says its YZ450FM has secret internals with extra
Back in 1987, Yamaha wanted to test a two-wheel drive motocross bike and this very special YZ490 was born. Using all mechanical components specially made in England, the bike was tried and tested, then eventually went into a private collection. We got our hands on this unique 34-year-old air-cooled YZ
Fantic Motor and Yamaha Motor Europe have sealed a deal to reinforce their partnership, now that Fantic has bought out engine firm Motori Minarelli. Minarelli makes engines for several Yamaha-branded bikes and the motors for the Fantic motocross and enduro models which are based on Yamaha YZ designs. The operation strengthens
Yamaha Motor Europe and the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 Team are pleased to confirm a three-rider line-up for the 2021 EMX250 Championship. The team have retained 15-year-old Dutch talent Dave Kooiker and are thrilled to welcome two new riders, reigning EMX125 Champion Andrea Bonacorsi and EMX250 podium finisher Jeremy
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Infront Moto Racing and Yamaha Motor Europe have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 YZ bLU cRU FIM Europe SuperFinale, which was scheduled to take place during the MXGP of Lommel, in Belgium on October 24th. With safety in mind, a range of scenarios were discussed and reviewed internally. Still, it is
Yamaha has announced that final product manufacturing will resume at the Motori Minarelli engine factory in Calderara di Reno, Italy and the MBK Industrie assembly plant in Saint Quentin , France on Monday 4th May. These plants make bikes for lots of smaller-capacity and off-road bikes, such as some Fantics.