Britons James Dunn and Ryan Houghton will race GPs next year for the I-Fly JK Yamaha team. Their team-mates will be Swede Ken Bengtsson in EMX250 and Australian Maddy Brown in the WMX series plus young Italian Manuel Iacopi in the European Championship EMX300 class. Dunn will race the MX2 world championship and Houghton the MXGP class.
The team will stay with Yamaha for 2017 and have been promised more support by Yamaha Europe, and have already started their testing schedule in Italy. Their season starts at the end of January in the Italian championship before the Qatar and Indonesia GPs.
The squad also hits the UK Arenacross series with Aussie Jay Wilson, American Collin Jurin and young Frenchman Yannis Irsuti.