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Yamaha pioneers ‘green’ aluminium for MX

Yamaha has reached an agreement with an aluminium ingot supplier for the procurement of green aluminium, and began using it as a raw material for parts in Yamaha motorcycles in February 2023. This is the first time for green aluminium to be used in Japanese motorcycles and Yamaha Motor plans

Yamaha reveals EMX rider line-ups

Yamaha has confirmed the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 team will field a strong three-rider line-up in 2023, while the MJC Yamaha Official EMX125 team will field an all-new and potent two-rider line-up for its 2023 EMX125 Championship campaign. Yamaha and Hutten Metaal have retained EMX250 title challenger Andrea Bonacorsi

Yamaha confirms its 2023 MXGP line up

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Jeremy Seewer, Maxime Renaux and Glenn Coldenhoff will remain with the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP team in 2023, racing the premier class of the FIM Motocross World Championship, with all three riders targeting the MXGP crown aboard the Factory YZ450FM. Filling three

Yamaha reveals three-rider MX2 GP team

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to confirm a three-rider line-up for the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team in 2023. Yamaha and the team have retained title challengers Jago Geerts and Thibault Benistant for another season and are poised to welcome the recently crowned EMX250 Champion Rick Elzinga into the

Yamaha unveils new off-road base

The Yamaha Off-Road experience (YORE), owned and managed by the multiple World and British enduro championship winning Jones family has expanded and upgraded its facilities, hailing it one of the most premium off-road experience centres in Europe. Geraint Jones and Tarran Mackenzie cut the ribbon Opening the Centre was current British Superbike

Yamaha unveils new electric trials bike

Yamaha has developed the TY-E 2.0 electric trials bike, which approaches achieving carbon neutrality from the perspective of motorcycling fun. The Company plans to enter the bike in select rounds of the 2022 FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) Trial World Championship. In 2021, the Company reviewed the Yamaha Motor Group Environmental

Bonacorsi’s Yamaha GP call-up at Matterley

Andrea Bonacorsi will replace the injured Thibault Benistant under the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 awning at this weekends' MX2 Grand Prix of Great Britain. The event marks the start of the 2022 FIM Motocross World Championship, which will take place at the spectacular Matterley Basin circuit in Winchester, England,

Yamaha GP teams ready for action

When the gate drops, the talking stops and with the opening round of the FIM Motocross World Championship fast approaching, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP and MX2 teams are revved up and ready to get the new season underway. Back with a familiar yet strong line-up in 2022, both

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