Yamaha’s new historic club targets pre-1998 YZs

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce the formation of the Yamaha Racing Heritage Club. This club was officially launched at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy in November 2021. Designed to protect and share Yamaha's racing history with younger generations, the Yamaha Racing Heritage Club (YRHC) brings together a select group

MX and road race mix in Yamaha Masterclass

The entry list for the 2021 bLU cRU Masterclass, which will take place just outside of Barcelona, has been confirmed, with 21 road racing youngsters and 13 motocross riders hoping to showcase their talents at the Circuito d’Alcarrás (Road Racing) and Circuito MX El Terrè Almenar (Motocross) on 3-5 November. For

Latest MX tech for 2022 Yamaha enduro bikes

The Yamaha WR250F and WR450F enduro bikes feature some of the smartest technologies in the off-road world, including the unique reverse cylinder head motor design and the groundbreaking Power Tuner smartphone app that provides quick and easy track tuning. The forward-facing intake and rear exhaust provide an inverted layout that not

Test the 2022 Yamaha YZ and YZF range

Yamaha Motor UK is offering the chance to try their 2022 motocross range as the MX Pro Tour returns to Great Britain next month. The two-day event will take place at Apex Motocross track in Worcester over 29-30th October 2021, offering prospective customers the opportunity to test the all-new 2022 models

The Hoff gives a young rider a YZ125

Factory Yamaha MXGP rider went on a training day with some talented young racers in his native Holland... and one lucky rider got a brand new YZ125! Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGs3Sr6ANak&t=89s

All-new YZ125 heads 2022 Yamaha range

Yamaha has revealed an all-new YZ125, along with major upgrades for YZ250 and YZ85 two-strokes. https://youtu.be/XUsWJx3Vygg Featuring an all-new higher performance 125cc 2-stroke engine as well as sharper, more compact bodywork, improved ergonomics, higher performance brakes and refined KYB suspension, the YZ125 is the ultimate choice for tomorrow’s professional rider. For 2022

Yamaha unveils factory YZF racers

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

Yamaha YZ490 2-wheel drive tested

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 and Yamaha strengthen Euro ties

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