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Mewse and Gilbert join Thorpe’s Honda squad

The championship-winning Crendon Fastrack Honda team have a fresh, younger MX1 squad for 2023 after signing up Conrad Mewse and Josh Gilbert to race the new-look 50th Anniversary Honda CRF450R in the British championship and MX Nationals. Gilbert, Mewse and the rest of the team Triple British MX2 champion Mewse will join

Dave Thorpe releases biography

• 3-time FIM 500cc Motocross World Champion Dave Thorpe, releases biography of his racing career• The book explores his career – both on and off the dirt track and what made him the champion he is• Will appear in person at VMXDN Foxhills Event on 27th/28th August 2022 where copies

Hitachi backs Thorpe’s Honda squad

The British championship-winning Honda motocross team has signed up Hitachi Construction Machinery UK Ltd as a new partner for the 2022 season. The Crendon Fastrack Honda squad, backed by Hitachi Construction Machinery UK, retains British champion Tommy Searle and Jake Nicholls in the MX1 class, and Jay Hague in the

Nicholls pulls out of Culham due to injury

Jake Nicholls is OUT of the weekend's opening Revo British championship round following doctor's orders during a last-minute medical check. He hurt his shoulder and hand, with muscle and nerve damage, in a crash six weeks ago but started riding again a week ago in a bid to be fit

Ride Fatcats with Buildbase Honda on October 1!

You can spend a day riding on the Fatcats track alongside British champ Tommy Searle, and his Buildbase Honda team-mates of Jake Nicholls and Steven Clarke, under the watchful eye of triple world champ Dave Thorpe on October 1. With advice and coaching from the team, it'll be a

In conversation with Dave Thorpe

After winning three world 500 crowns then a world vet title, Dave Thorpe uses his dirt bike credentials to manage the UK Buildbase Honda team of Tommy Searle, Jake Nicholls and Steven Clarke. MotoHead's own Dave Willet catches up with Thorpey during the team's test schedule in Spain to quiz

Gilbert replaces Natzke at Buildbase Honda

Kiwi Josiah Natzke is to be replaced by Josh Gilbert in Dave Thorpe's Buildbase Honda team. Natzke had a huge crash at the Spanish round of the EMX250 series and has yet to fully bounce back from that incident. It's believed the 19-year-old will take a break from UK racing. It

British teams target Hawkstone

The Buildbase Honda team of Jake Nicholls and Josiah Natzke, plus the Crescent Yamaha team headed by Jake Shipton have all signed up to race the Hawkstone International on February 11 next year. For MX1 rider Nicholls and MX2 star Kiwi, it will be their first races on Dave Thorpe's team

Nicholls and Natzke go to Buildbase Honda

Jake Nicholl has swapped teams and rides with British champ Graeme Irwin. Irwin has gone from Buildbase Honda to Roger Magee's KTM team to contest GPs. And Nicholls has gone the other way, leaving the KTM GP ride for an all-British campaign on Dave Thorpe's Buildbase Hondas. Nicholls has not yet