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Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0200

Fontanesi firmly in championship hunt after French revival
Kiara Fontanesi put her bid for a record fourth straight FIM Women's World Championship back on course with victory over principal rival Livia Lancelot at her home Grand Prix in eastern France last weekend. The Italian was beaten by the former number one and series leader by the slenderest of margins in the first moto on Saturday  - less than two tenths of a second - as the fourth round of six in the 2015 campaign played out on the hilly hard-pack of Villars sous Ecot.
Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200

Renaux shining strong on Kemea YZ125
Fifteen year old sensation Maxime Renaux emerged from the British Grand Prix last weekend with his first EMX125 European Championship victory and has established his name as one of the top runners in the highly-competitive series as well as a rider that simply has to be watched.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200

Fifth victory of 2015 gives Webb AMA 250SX Supercross title
A milestone was reached for eighteen year old Cooper Webb and also for Yamaha with their latest generation YZ250F as the seventh round of the 2015 AMA 250SX West Coast Supercross series at the NRG Stadium in Houston was claimed by the Yamalube Star Racing rider. His fifth victory of the year also delivered Yamaha?s first 250SX championship success since 2008 and closed the intense competition around the stadiums and arenas of the United States with one fixture remaining on the current schedule. Webb made a decent start in front of more than 48,000 spectators in Texas and circulated in the top four during the formative stages of what would be a decisive Main Event and the first time that the West Coast field had seen action since the beginning of February (AMA Supercross had been working through the East Coast championship).
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200

Sensational Victories for the YZF-R1 at MotoAmerica Series Debut
The YZF-R1 dazzled during the opening round of the MotoAmerica Series, which saw Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha team?s Josh Hayes and Cameron Beaubier tied for the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship lead after a thrilling double one-two at Circuit of The Americas (COTA).
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100

Martin grabs first win of 2015
American 250MX Pro National Motocross Champion Jeremy Martin rode superbly on his Yamalube Star Racing YZ250F to take a first victory of the 2015 250SX East Coast Supercross series in the Georgia Dome, Atlanta on Saturday. In what was the 29th 250SX Main Event in Atlanta and the second round of nine in the East Coast campaign Martin followed up his fourth position in Dallas last week with a calm and decisive appearance in front of more than 50,000 spectators.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100

Four 250SX wins for unstoppable Webb
San Diego was the latest city to fall to the charge of Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha?s Cooper Webb for AMA 250SX West Coast Supercross championship glory. The YZ250F racer celebrated his fourth victory from six rounds in the series so far by defeating Shane McElrath at the Petco Park Stadium and in front of more than 42,000 spectators.
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100

Webb keeping hot on AMA250SX West Coast title trail
Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha?s Cooper Webb further strengthened his grip on the 2015 AMA 250SX West Coast Championship last weekend by taking his third win from five rounds so far this season. The eighteen year old made a decent start at the Angel Stadium, Anaheim (east of Los Angeles) and passed Jessy Nelson at mid-race distance to earn his accolade on the YZ250F and continue his sterling run of form only three weeks after posting his first career victory in Phoenix for the second round of nine in the series.