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HM Plant Sponsor British MX Grand Prix

HM Plant Sponsor British MX Grand Prix

14 May 2009, 10:44
RHL Activities is pleased to announce that, following on from its involvement with the Weston Beach Race, HM Plant will continue its support of off-road events with the Motocross Grand Prix of Great Britain at Mallory Park on the 30th and 31st May.
MX GP Of Catalunya To Complete A Two Race Thriller This Weekend

MX GP Of Catalunya To Complete A Two Race Thriller This Weekend

14 May 2009, 10:26
More than one year after an incredibly wet Grand Prix, Bellpuig will host the sixth round of a thrilling FIM Motocross World Championship with Cairoli and Paulin on top of the MX1 and MX2 points standings.
KTMs Shaun Simpson Third In Qualifying Plus MX1 Update

KTM's Shaun Simpson Third In Qualifying Plus MX1 Update

4 hi-def photos  12 April 2009, 14:35
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team's Shaun Simpson shrugged off the problems of a shoulder injury to finish third in the MX2 qualifying for the inaugural Grand Prix of Turkey and set himself up for a positive race on the new circuit on Sunday.
Spectacular World Motocross Championship Heads To Turkey For The First Time In History

Spectacular World Motocross Championship Heads To Turkey For The First Time In History

09 April 2009, 09:47
Istanbul is to welcome the first ever appearance of the World Motocross Championship in Turkey this weekend on the Hezarfen race track.
Stefan Everts Beats Sébastien Loeb in the Red Bull Motorclash on the Wall of Geraardsbergen

Stefan Everts Beats Sébastien Loeb in the Red Bull Motorclash on the Wall of Geraardsbergen

4 hi-def photos  03 April 2009, 10:08
The challenge of this duel of the titans was simple: who would climb the Geraardsbergen Wall in the shortest time, a Citroën C4 WRC car or a Red Bull KTM 450 cc?
Motocross World Championship Starts New 125cc 2-Stroke European Championship

Motocross World Championship Starts New 125cc 2-Stroke European Championship

1 hi-def photos  29 March 2009, 11:32
During the conference it was also announced that a new European series dedicated to 2 stroke 125cc bikes will be organized together with the World MX1 and MX2 Championships in a total of six/seven events starting in 2010.
New MXGP 150cc 4 stroke European Series To Start In 2010

New MXGP 150cc 4 stroke European Series To Start In 2010

29 March 2009, 11:25
The Youthstream policy for the development of Motocross, which considers the young riders as the base of the sport, will expand through a new European series dedicated to 150cc 4 stroke machines and starting off in 2010.
Honda Looks Ahead To 2009, The Company’s 50th Year In MX Racing

Honda Looks Ahead To 2009, The Company’s 50th Year In MX Racing

1 hi-def photos  29 March 2009, 11:23
FAENZA (ITALY), 28 March 2009 – Just at the end of the first day of the 2009 World Motocross Championship Honda presented its plans and teams for the forthcoming season. The Japanese manufacturer’s lineup is made of the Martin Honda Team (Kevin Strijbos and Marc de Reuver) and CAS (Cedric Melotte and Billy Mackenzie).
Steve Ramon 4th In First MX1 Qualifying Race

Steve Ramon 4th In First MX1 Qualifying Race

4 hi-def photos  29 March 2009, 11:08
Under grey skies at the Monte Coralli circuit in Faenza, Italy, the first laps of the 2009 FIM MX1 World Championship took place and Teka Suzuki WMX1's Steve Ramon was the best-placed qualifier with his fuel-injected RM-Z450, finishing fourth in the first ever MX1 Heat Race.
Miss Motocross Joins World Motocross Championship

Miss Motocross Joins World Motocross Championship

1 hi-def photos  28 March 2009, 21:15
In occasion of the opening GP of the 2009 season Youthstream, the promoter of the World Motocross Championship, unveils Miss Motocross, the new beautiful character joining the series’ collective.
KTM Introduces Factory Team at Faenza

KTM Introduces Factory Team at Faenza

10 hi-def photos  28 March 2009, 21:07
At the start of the World Motocross Championship in Faenza KTM introduced its factory team Red Bull KTM Factory Racing, including Max Nagl (MX1), Shaun Simpson (MX2) and Rui Goncalves (MX2), and other factory MX1 rider Jonathan Barragan (Team Silver Action).
MX-GP 2009 World Championship: The Wait Is Over

MX-GP 2009 World Championship: The Wait Is Over

6 hi-def photos  27 March 2009, 16:40
This weekend the FIM Motocross World Championship ignites into life with the first round of fifteen in the 2009 series set to take place at the tight Faenza circuit, near Bologna, in Italy. The Italian Grand Prix will be the opening meeting in a contest that will end with the first trip to Brazil this century in mid-September. At the heart of contention for the premier MX1-GP title and the MX2-GP crown is a fortified Yamaha effort with the strong basis of the YZ450F and YZ250F machinery again looking to vie for victory and podium success at the highest level.
Kawasaki Announce Official MXGP Line-Up for 2009

Kawasaki Announce Official MXGP Line-Up for 2009

8 hi-def photos  20 October 2008, 21:35
With the new season rapidly approaching Kawasaki firmly finalise their plans for world championship success in 2009. After enjoying a very successful end to the 2008 racing year – with Kawasaki riders dominating the Motocross of Nations at Donington Park – Kawasaki are now making plans and looking forward to what promises to be an even more lucrative season results-wise in 2009.
KRT on Top in Belgium

KRT on Top in Belgium

8 hi-def photos  23 September 2008, 00:27
Tanel Leok scored a sensational win in the final round of the Belgian National Championship while Manuel Priem secured second in the final series standings. Kawasaki Racing Team’s Tanel Leok rode superbly to put in 5-1-1 results in the final round of the United Telecom Trophy to ensure he took the overall win on the day in front of 7,000 excited race fans. Powering his factory KX450F-SR around the technical Pierreux circuit Tanel beat off a strong international field of GP runners including Ken De Dycker, Steve Ramon, Josh Coppins, Max Nagl, Tyla Rattray and of course his KRT teammate Manuel Priem.
Championships Get closer After Leoks and Rattrays Wins in Fairlyhouse

Championships Get closer After Leok's and Rattray's Win's in Fairlyhouse

02 September 2008, 12:54
Fairyhouse Racecourse hosted a crowded Grand Prix of the Republic of Ireland today in front of 16,000 spectators who enjoyed the sunny weather. Tanel Leok won his first ever MX1 GP from Ken de Dycker and Steve Ramon, who is still second in the Championship with a five point gap from leader David Philippaerts. In the MX2 class Tyla Rattray won from Tommy Searle and Steven Frossard as first heat winner Zach Osborne broke the bike in the final heat.
French MX2 Championship Title for Frossard

French MX2 Championship Title for Frossard

21 August 2008, 17:09
Team CLS Kawasaki won French MX2 championship when Steven Frossard won the last round in Lacapelle Marival. Involved in the MX1 class, Gregory Aranda ended the series on the podium in third position. Coming to Lacapelle Marival with a strong lead after his successive wins in Villars sous Ecot and Gaillac Toulza, Steven arrived in Lacapelle with some pressure. Second of his qualifying group he was careful at the start of the opening race, coming fourth. He passed Boissière, his last rival for the title and came second behind Tarroux, and then took the lead of the race. He was leading pretty easily when he crashed in the eighth circulation, losing the lead and coming back in action second, his classification in this race.
Searle Wins but Rattray Still Holds Red Plate

Searle Wins but Rattray Still Holds Red Plate

12 August 2008, 11:59
Tommy Searle got the edge on Red Bull KTM teammate Tyla Rattray in race two on the twisty Loket track on Sunday to come away with the overall Czech Republic GP victory. Searle has now inched closer to championship leader Tyla as the fight between the teammates for the MX2 title goes right down to the wire. With Anthony Boissiere of the KTM-supported team HDI of France in third place on the podium, it was an excellent result for the Austrian manufacturer.
Hard Races for Teka Suzuki at Loket

Hard Races for Teka Suzuki at Loket

12 August 2008, 11:50
It was a tough day at the races for Teka Suzuki WMX1's Steve Ramon and Ken de Dycker who battled hard to place fifth and sixth overall at the Grand Prix of Czech Republic - the 12th round of the 15-round MX1 Motocross World Championship - in front of over 28,000 race fans. The fast and hardpack nature of the Loket circuit always makes overtaking difficult and both Ramon and De Dycker made things extra hard on themselves by not getting the best of starts in either motos.
Searle & Rattray in Form for MX2 GP of South Africa

Searle & Rattray in Form for MX2 GP of South Africa

18 hi-def photos  22 July 2008, 15:28
Red Bull KTM duo Tommy Searle and Tyla Rattray took the first two places in Qualifying Race One in Nelspruit on Saturday ahead of the MX2 GP of South Africa. The team's third KTM factory rider Rui Goncalves was fifth in the second race won by arch rival Antonio Cairoli. Riders battled in extremely hot conditions on the track in the north east of South Africa where Rattray on Sunday will go into his home GP with the red number plate as championship leader. The fight for the title in MX2 has developed into a war of attrition between Searle, Rattray and Cairoli and one that the two KTM riders intend to win.
Laier wins again in Womens MX2

Laier wins again in Women's MX2

4 hi-def photos  03 July 2008, 12:40
KTM-supported rider Steffi Laier was a real crowd pleaser in her home race in Teutschenthal, Germany, rocketing to a 3-1 result in the two races of Round Four of the women's MX2 World Championship. The first race was closely fought with just two second between first and third place, but she was outstanding in race two, finishing 18 seconds ahead of second placed Maria Franke, also of Germany.
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