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2009 Yamaha Masterclass is a Success!

2009 Yamaha Masterclass is a Success!

2 hi-def photos  1 comments 10 June 2009, 01:57
Yamaha is pleased to announce that its inaugural Yamaha Masterclass event at the Mallory Park MX GP circuit in Leicestershire on 2nd June was a resounding success.
Philippaerts Savours First 2009 MX1-GP Victory

Philippaerts Savours First 2009 MX1-GP Victory

5 hi-def photos  01 June 2009, 02:12
Yamaha Monster Energy MX Team's David Philippaerts claimed his first win of the season and his third on the YZ450FM at a sun-kissed and busy Mallory Park circuit for the British Grand Prix and the seventh round of fifteen in the MX1-GP World Championship. 35,000 spectators witnessed the reigning champion score results of 1-2 in the motos to scale the top step of the podium, giving Yamaha their fifth victory of 2009.
Yamaha MX1 and MX2 news roundup - Istanbul, Turkey

Yamaha MX1 and MX2 news roundup - Istanbul, Turkey

6 hi-def photos  15 April 2009, 00:59
With Utag Yamaha.com's Zach Osborne clinching a maiden victory in the MX2-GP class and MX1-GP World Champion David Philippaerts also climbing the rostrum, the Grand Prix of Turkey and the third round of the 2009 FIM MX1-GP World Championship was a memorable day for Yamaha and YZ technology.
De Dycker Takes MX1 Championship Lead - Musquin Grasps Maiden GP Success

De Dycker Takes MX1 Championship Lead - Musquin Grasps Maiden GP Success

1 hi-def photos  06 April 2009, 02:57
A great Motocross show went on today with four exciting moto’s in between the MX1 and MX2 classes which were won respectively by Josh Coppins and Marvin Musquin.
Philippaerts and Coppins Speak...

Philippaerts and Coppins Speak...

3 hi-def photos  21 March 2009, 22:13
2009 will see the same formidable duo of David Philippaerts (25 years old from Italy) and Josh Coppins (32 years old from New Zealand) represent the Yamaha Monster Energy Motocross Team for the second year in a row.
Successful Dirt Bike Show 2008

Successful Dirt Bike Show 2008

18 November 2008, 22:04
The 2008 Annual Dirt Bike Show has been deemed a huge success by the manufacturers, retailers and the paying public. In the middle of the credit crunch it was unknown how this year's show would fair up and despite the economic crisis the Dirt Bike Show pulled in around 18,000 people over the four day period.
The 2008 MX1-GP title: A Perspective...

The 2008 MX1-GP title: A Perspective...

8 hi-def photos  19 September 2008, 21:50
After a lengthy and exciting 2008 FIM MX-1 World Championship the Yamaha Monster Motocross Team were able to celebrate their fourth title in five years thanks to David Philippaerts’ results with the YZ450FM. For Philippaerts an eventful and thrilling first season (only his second in MX1-GP) was drawn to an emotional finish at Faenza.
Philippaerts Wins 2008 MX1-GP World Championship!

Philippaerts Wins 2008 MX1-GP World Championship!

8 hi-def photos  15 September 2008, 00:50
The Yamaha Monster Motocross Team celebrated a fantastic end to a wonderful season of racing as David Philippaerts became world champion and went home permanently with the red plate as MX1-GP series leader after the fifteenth and final round at the Faenza circuit in Italy. The 24 year old fronted the FIM world championship for 13 of the 15 events and was crowned 'number one' with the YZ450FM for the first time in his career in front of 30,000 wiling spectators.
Fantastic Philippaerts Keeps Series Lead With One Round Left

Fantastic Philippaerts Keeps Series Lead With One Round Left

09 September 2008, 19:26
Yamaha Monster Motocross Team's David Philippaerts produced another stellar performance in a strong 2008 FIM MX1-GP season to-date to secure 4th position in the sand of Lierop for the Grand Prix of Benelux and extend his lead in the series from 5 to 14 points with just one round remaining. Team-mate Josh Coppins was extremely close to winning the second moto and ended up with 5th place.
Fantastic Philippaerts Takes Win Number Two of 2008

Fantastic Philippaerts Takes Win Number Two of 2008

12 August 2008, 11:48
Only three rounds remain in the 2008 MX1-GP World Championship after a brilliant meeting for the Yamaha Monster Motocross Team at the Loket circuit for the Grand Prix of Czech Republic represented the twelfth meeting of fifteen on the series schedule. David Philippaerts obtained his second victory of the season and his third moto success to regain control of the standings and snare the red plate once again for the front of his works YZ450FM. Team-mate Josh Coppins was struck by a freak moment of misfortune that contributed to his result of 9th position overall.
Coppins 7th Through Tough Belgian Sand

Coppins 7th Through Tough Belgian Sand

6 hi-def photos  07 August 2008, 17:40
The Yamaha Monster Motocross Team endured one of their hardest and most dramatic days of the 2008 FIM MX1-GP world championship as Josh Coppins finished 7th and David Philippaerts 10th through the notoriously heavy and difficult sand of the Lommel circuit for the Grand Prix of Belgium and the eleventh round of fifteen in the current campaign. Arguably one of the toughest tests for man and machine on the GP calendar, the rough and absorbing sand in central Belgium was suitably demanding, and the racing conditions were not helped by occasional light showers. 27,000 spectators saw two action-packed MX1 motos in which constant position changes took place thanks to varying race speed across the bumps and crashes and mistakes due to fatigue and miscalculation.
Coppins-Yamaha Collaboration Enters Third Term

Coppins-Yamaha Collaboration Enters Third Term

20 July 2008, 21:57
Former double world championship runner-up Josh Coppins will enter a third year with Yamaha and the Yamaha Monster Motocross Team after putting pen to paper to extend his current deal this week.
Coppins win sees Yamaha 1-2 in MX1-GP Series

Coppins win sees Yamaha 1-2 in MX1-GP Series

8 hi-def photos  03 July 2008, 13:28
Yamaha Monster Motocross Team's Josh Coppins emphatically aced his first victory of the 2008 MX1-GP World Championship with a double moto sweep at a sun-drenched and packed Talkessel circuit in Teutschenthal for the Grand Prix of Germany. The eighth round of fifteen in the series saw the Kiwi take his first spoils since Bulgaria 2007 and his first double since Mantova 14 months ago; rising to second position in the standings as a consequence. David Philippaerts was fourth and keeps the championship lead, meaning both YZ450FM riders are now 'one and two' and Yamaha head the manufacturer's table by 19 points. The old Talkessel layout provided its usual mix of elevation changes and cambered turns. The majority of the soil of the fast course had been ripped and prepared and grew rougher in places but the grey hard-pack dirt remained slippery and stony in others. 34,000 spectators enjoyed some excellent weather.
Philippaerts Third After Impressive Italian GP Charge

Philippaerts Third After Impressive Italian GP Charge

9 hi-def photos  20 May 2008, 16:12
Yamaha Monster Motocross Team's David Philippaerts was not able to win his home Grand Prix at a wet Mantova circuit but certainly captured the admiration and attention of the 29,000 spectators with a captivating flight from last position to fifth spot in the first moto. The performance on his YZ450FM was backed-up by a strong second place in the following race to allow the series leader to tread the third step of the podium and increase his advantage in the standings even further. Josh Coppins was content with sixth position overall.
Philippaerts Takes First Win with Yamaha

Philippaerts Takes First Win with Yamaha

6 hi-def photos  13 May 2008, 10:50
In changeable weather conditions and across a tricky Sevlievo circuit, Yamaha Monster Motocross Team's David Philippaerts scored his first success on the YZ450FM with first and second positions in the two motos at the Grand Prix of Bulgaria. After four rounds of fifteen in the 2008 FIM MX1-GP World Championship the Italian has extended his lead in the series to 17 points and also placed Yamaha first in the manufacturer's standings. Josh Coppins was sixth overall and currently lies third.
Philippaerts Takes First Yamaha Win to Build on Championship Lead

Philippaerts Takes First Yamaha Win to Build on Championship Lead

5 hi-def photos  12 May 2008, 21:34
A fantastic Grand Prix of Bulgaria took place today under mixed weather conditions, with sun and rain showers falling throughout the whole day, making the track more slippery for the second heats. The event was attended by 27000 spectators enjoying the show on this incredible venue, which won the best organizer awards in 2006 and 2007. MX1 Championship leader David Philippaerts kept the red plate by winning this fourth Grand Prix of the season while Tommy Searle won the MX2 overall with team mate Tyla Rattray getting the red plate back. The two mounted on an all KTM podium which was completed by Shaun Simpson.
Prumm Injures Knee Before First WMX-GP

Prumm Injures Knee Before First WMX-GP

09 May 2008, 17:48
The fourth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship will take place at one of the best circuits on the calendar this weekend as the visit to Sevlievo not only kicks the series back into life after a two week break but also initiates the first meeting of five in the first ever Women’s World Championship. Van Beers Yamaha’s Katherine Prumm, a double Women’s World Cup winner, is struggling for full fitness after rupturing her right ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) while practicing this week.
Philippaerts New Series Leader After Double Podium

Philippaerts New Series Leader After Double Podium

8 hi-def photos  29 April 2008, 00:19
A sun-blessed and roasting Grand Prix of Portugal at the stunning Agueda circuit was the perfect remedy for the FIM Motocross World Championship after the sea of rain and mud that washed out the Spanish visit last weekend. The splendid stage for round three of fifteen, south of the city of Porto, witnessed the Yamaha Monster Motocross Team score a double podium result with David Philippaerts finishing second and Josh Coppins third on the works YZ450FMs. Philippaerts won a moto and was second in the other race, while Coppins seized his first silverware of the season after a thrilling move past champion Steve Ramon for third spot on the final corner of the last lap. On the podium Philippaerts picked up the red-plate to signify his new status as MX1-GP championship leader for the first time. He is also the first Italian to sit at the top of the points table since the inception of the MX1-GP class in 2004.
Pourcel & Cairoli Win Portuguese Thriller at Agueda

Pourcel & Cairoli Win Portuguese Thriller at Agueda

6 hi-def photos  28 April 2008, 21:41
The Portuguese Grand Prix got underway today in front of 18000 fans who saw two Italians David Philippaerts (MX1) and Antonio Cairoli (MX2) clinch the World Championship lead at the end of an eventful weekend. The MX1 Grand Prix was won by Sebastien Pourcel, to close a perfect weekend as he clocked also the pole yesterday. Philippaerts was second overall while countryman Cairoli won the MX2 Grand Prix from KTM fellow riders Tyla Rattray and Tommy Searle.
Coppins In Fitness Race For First Grand Prix

Coppins In Fitness Race For First Grand Prix

25 March 2008, 20:14
Yamaha Monster Motocross Team’s Joshua Coppins is facing a rush to be fully fit for the opening round of the 2008 FIM MX1-GP World Championship in two weeks after an incident while training Saturday morning (22nd March) caused the New Zealander to break two toes on his right foot and undergo immediate surgery.
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