Interview: Kevin Strijbos on his new Factory KRT role, Watson and Febvre
It’s all change for Kevin Strijbos this year. The Belgian has been riding at the highest level in the Grand Prix paddock for twenty-one years but after deciding to hang up the boots at the […]
Interview: Antti Pyrhönen on the KRT switch, working with Watson and Räikkönen’s involvement
Coming into the 2022 season, it’s all change for Antti Pyrhönen and the IceOne racing team as after running the Factory Husqvarna effort in MXGP for a number of years they’ve now switched to run […]
Ben Watson discusses Kawasaki switch and working with Strijbos
Ben Watson’s transfer from factory Yamaha to Kawasaki teams for 2022 is one of the few high-profile rider switches for the new season. The 24-year-old MX2 Grand Prix winner is still relatively fresh to the […]
Watson and Pyrhonen on KRT debut in Sardinia
Ben Watson started his Kawasaki Racing Team MXGP career with a solid fourth place in the opening race of the European motocross season at the tortuous Alghero facility in Sardinia The KRT team had travelled […]
Talking point: Ben Watson and his Factory Kawasaki MXGP deal
Back in October we reported the following on Ben Watson’s future, “the Brit has been linked to Factory Kawasaki with IceOne expected to go green but it remains to been seen if that will materialize”. We […]
Confirmed: Ben Watson secures Factory Kawasaki MXGP ride
Kawasaki confirms that Ben Watson will be the new teammate of Romain Febvre next season, joining the Frenchman in the Kawasaki Racing Team assault on the FIM MXGP Motocross World Championship. Considered one of the […]
Viewpoint: Factory Yamaha’s tough choices for 2022
The news that MX2 World Champion Maxime Renaux will pivot from two successful seasons in the 250 class and jump into the three-man Monster Energy factory team at the age of 21 is unsurprising to […]
Ben Watson assesses the start of his MXGP career
Ben Watson posted his second consecutive top ten finish in his maiden MXGP season with 9th place overall in Maggiora for the Grand Prix of Italy. The Monster Energy Yamaha man has registered 20th, 9th […]
Coldenhoff, Watson and Seewer on Maggiora
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s Glenn Coldenhoff raced his YZ450FM to the second step of the podium in contrasting conditions at the third round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Maggiora, Italy. The talented […]
Video: Seewer, Coldenhoff and Watson – race action from Ernee
Some great footage from the Factory Yamaha MXGP team as they contested the opening round of the French Elite series which took place at Ernee – a technical hard pack circuit. Pic: Kevin Frelaud/DailyMotocross.fr
Ben Watson on his MXGP rookie season and coping with delayed start to the season
It’s an exciting time for Ben Watson as he’s gearing up for his rookie MXGP rookie season and he’ll make his MXGP debut next weekend at Russia. The young Brit has bags of talent and […]
Ben Watson confirms he will race British Championship at Lyng
The MX1 British Championship is pretty stacked this year and it’s going to be an even more impressive line up at round two of the series at Lyng. Young Brit, Ben Watson who’s preparing for […]
Video: Glenn Coldenhoff and Ben Watson – hard pack!
See Glenn Coldenhoff and Ben Watson of the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing team training for the upcoming MXGP championship at Lelystad!
Video: Ben Watson – making the move to MXGP!
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP’s young rookie Ben Watson will make the step up to the premier class, MXGP, in 2021. The 23-year-old from Nottingham talks openly about his first impressions of the YZ450FM and […]
GoPro: Ben Watson on the 450cc
Ben Watson is currently in France as he prepares for his rookie year in the MXGP World Championship. Go on-board with the young Brit to see how he’s looking on the Factory Yamaha 450cc. View […]
Ben Watson: Making the move to MXGP
“I promise there is nothing in life that would have given me the same level of emotion and general high than what I have experienced during my best days racing.” Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 […]
Video: MXGP – Italian Job ft Vialle, Gajser, Watson, Desalle and more
The guys at Pinned Media captured some brilliant footage at the Arco di Trento track which hosted the final three MXGP World Championship rounds of the season.
Ben Watson discusses first 450cc tests!
Winner of the last MX2 Grand Prix of 2020, Monster Energy Yamaha’s Ben Watson, has clocked his first laps on factory YZ450FM equipment and already has a feel for the motorcycle that he’ll steer in […]
Video: Ben Watson’s last ever MX2 GP moto – battles Geerts!
A fantastic battle between two team mates! Ben Watson and Jago Geerts went at it in what was the Brits last MX2 moto before he moves up to MXGP.
Video: Watson & Sandner – collision
The opening laps are always frantic in the World Championship! Ben Watson and Michael Sandner collided at Arco di Trento in Italy which resulted in both riders going down. View this post on Instagram 😨Watch […]
Video: Vialle and Watson battle for the win at Lommel
See a brilliant battle for a moto win between Tom Vialle and Ben Watson at a tough Lommel. It was Ben Watson who ended up winning the race in fantastic fashion!
Ben Watson secures Factory Yamaha MXGP ride in 2021!
Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Ben Watson will take an exciting step up the Yamaha Racing pyramid and will join the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP team for the 2021 MXGP season. […]
GoPro: Lars van Berkel – chases Watson!
Some brilliant footage of Lars Van Berkel on his SR Honda chasing MX2 World Championship star Ben Watson at a rough Berghem.
Geerts and Watson on Arnhem International
The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team lined up for the international race in Arnhem today. Jago Geerts was the best in the Dutch sand, with a double moto victory. Ben Watson finished fifth (9+2). […]