Watson to race 2019 Yamaha YZF250

Fresh from the unveiling of the 2019 YZ250F back in July, Yamaha Motor Europe and Kemea Yamaha Official MX2 are pleased to announce that Ben Watson will make his debut on the cutting-edge machine at the MXGP of Switzerland in Frauenfeld-Gachnang on the weekend of August 19th while Jago Geerts

Seewer replaces van Horebeek at factory Yamaha

Jeremy Seewer has been drafted into to the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team where he will campaign a YZ450FM alongside the former MXGP World Champion Romain Febvre inside the 2019 FIM MXGP World Championship, replacing Jeremy Van Horebeek who is still without a ride. Former two-time MX2 vice World Champion

How to test ride a 2019 Yamaha

The Yamaha MX Pro Tour is your chance to try out the all-new 2019 Yamaha YZ250F, the most sophisticated model in its class, featuring a newly designed high-performance electric start engine, an agile new chassis and wireless connectivity and trackside tunability with its Yamaha Power Tuner smartphone app. On top

Injured Shipton takes time out from racing

RFX Crescent Yamaha’s MX1 rider, Jake Shipton, has made the difficult decision to withdraw from racing in a bid to get back to full fitness. Jake fractured his back in several places at Blaxhall in March, unfortunately after all the hard work that’s gone into his return to riding with

Anstie and Van Horebeek seek new MXGP rides

Two of the top MXGP riders are without rides for 2019 as both have revealed they are to split with their current teams. For Anstie, who dominated the Motocross of Nations last year, it's been a tough season as he's had to battle through injuries but he has had podium

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