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Everts and Roelants fury as Honda Park closes

Former racers Stefan Everts and Joel Roelants are among some of the famous Belgians who have expressed anger at the closure of the Honda Park track at Olmen. It means the country now has just two full-time motocross circuits. "RIP Olmen. Yet another stab in the heart for our sport in

Stefan Everts talks Yamaha

Only the top motocross riders will make it to world championship level, and just a small number of them will win a Grand Prix. An elite few have been crowned champion, but only one has managed three GP victories on a single day. And it comes as no surprise that

Stefan Everts & Joel Robert illness updates

There has been great Christmas Day news coming out of Belgium as the country's two most decorated motocross stars have issued updates on their illnesses and both look positive. Joel Robert, the six-time world 250 champion, has revealed he has now left hospital after an operation to amputate part of his

Everts off the critical list

Stefan Everts is no longer on the critical list after being struck down by Malaria recently. He is no longer in an induced coma but still remains very poorly at the University Hospital in Leuven. Only family members are permitted to see him and they are asking for privacy at this

Everts in coma with Malaria

Ten-times world champion Stefan Everts is in an induced coma in a Belgian hospital fighting off Malaria, local press reports have revealed. The 46-year-old was admitted to hospital near his home in Leuven during the week, where he is currently in intensive care.  Around a month ago he took part in a

Thousands pay tribute to Geboers

Around 2000 mourners, including former world champions Stefan Every, Harry Everts and Joel Smets, waited patiently in line to say a final farewell to five-times world champ Eric Geboers at the Lommel GP track in Belgium yesterday. Local news media and TV channels were on hand to record the event as

Liam Everts – chip off the old block

When your dad is the only ten-time world motocross champion and your grandad is a four-time champ, it's almost set in stone that you're going to be a successful racer. Liam Everts, son of Stefan and grandson of Harry, is on the way to stardom. He spent many years in

Suzuki confirms axing all factory teams

Suzuki has finally officially confirmed it is to pull its factory teams out of the world championship MXGP and MX2 classes and the All-Japan series. And as it will also no longer have an official factory team in the USA, replaced by the private JGR effort, it means there will

Suzuki axes factory MXGP team

Suzuki will pull the plug on its official MXGP team as well as its MX2 team for 2018. Although there has not been an official announcement yet, several sources have revealed that Suzuki GP team boss told his employees of the news on Thursday.   The Belgian-based Suzuki team, run by Sylvain