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Christian Craig Wins Personal First and Yamaha’s 5th Consecutive Title on YZ250F
May 10, 2022—On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Round 10 of the 250SX West Supercross Championship (East West Showdown) was held alongside Round 17 of the AMA 450SX Supercross Championship in Salt Lake City. There, the Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing 250 Team's Christian Craig rode his YZ250F to an 8th place finish, which was enough to win the 2022 250SX West title. The feat brought Yamaha its fifth cons
Tomac Clinches 450 Supercross Championship in Denver
May 10, 2022—At Round 16 of the AMA Supercross Championship held in Denver on Saturday, April 30, 2022, Eli Tomac, riding for the Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing 450 Team on a YZ450F, took a 5th place finish, clinching the 2022 AMA Supercross title. It was his second time to lift the crown, following a previous win in 2022.
This is Yamaha’s first title in the 450 class in 13 years, since Jame
Yamaha VR46 Master Camp Team Commence Moto2 World Championship Debut
February 18, 2022 – Today, the Yamaha VR46 Master Camp Team showed its official 2022 colours for their Moto2 debut as they enter the level of world championship Grand Prix racing. With Keminth Kubo and Manuel Gonzalez making up the young and determined rider line-up, the team is excited to commence their apprenticeship.
To give a taster of the upcoming Moto2 season, General Manager of Yamaha’s
Introducing Yamaha’s Factory and Supported Teams and Riders for 2022
February 8, 2022—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. engages in racing efforts around the world in road racing, motocross, trials and more, including the MotoGP World Championship, World Superbike Championship and the All Japan Road Race, Motocross and Trials championships. These efforts have three main goals: enhancing the value of the Yamaha brand, developing advanced technologies for our production machines
WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team Reveals 2022 Livery and Programs
February 4, 2022 – WithU Yamaha RNF New look and line-up for WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team presented during a special event in Verona, Italy.
There could not have been a more iconic and original stage than the Philharmonic Theater in Verona, where WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team unveiled the new livery of the Yamaha YZR-M1 for the 2022 MotoGP World Championship, but also the one dedicated to MotoE.
Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Ready for 2022 Title Quest
February 4, 2022 – Today, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team held their Online Team Presentation to officially open their 2022 campaign. Spearheaded by two young and competitive riders, Fabio Quartararo and Franco Morbidelli, the team is eager for the 2022 MotoGP World Championship kick-off in Qatar in March.
To set the tone for the upcoming MotoGP season, newly-appointed General Manager Mot
Razgatlıoğlu Crowned 2021 WorldSBK Champion in Indonesia!
November 22, 2021 –Toprak Razgatlıoğlu was crowned the 2021 FIM Superbike World Champion at a dramatic Indonesian finale, with Yamaha and Pata Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK winning the Manufactures’ and Teams’ titles.
Heading into the day with a 30-point advantage in the championship, Razgatlıoğlu sealed the title in this morning’s first race at the Mandalika International Street Circuit, finishin
Yamaha VR46 Master Camp Team to Make Moto2 World Championship Debut in 2022
November 19, 2021 –Following the great success of the biannual Yamaha VR46 Master Camp training programme in Tavullia and VR46 Master Camp Team’s five years of FIM CEV experience, the Yamaha VR46 Master Camp project will be taken to a new level in 2022 as part of a collaboration between Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Thai Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., and VR46. Next year the Yamaha VR
Maxime Renaux Crowned MX2 World Champion after Stunning Grand Prix of Garda Victory
November 2, 2021 –Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Maxime Renaux has been crowned 2021 MX2 World Champion at the 16th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Pietramurata, Italy, after celebrating a phenomenal Grand Prix win with a thrilling race victory – his eighth of the season.
An incredible 12 podiums from 16 rounds, eight race wins, five Grand Prix wins and 20 top-three finish
Fabio Quartararo’s Road to MotoGP Success
October 25, 2021 –From tipped ’title threat‘ when he debuted in the Moto3 class in 2015, to 2021 MotoGP World Champion in his first year with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team: Fabio Quartararo is a remarkable talent with an inspiring success story.
In his very first year with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team, Fabio Quartararo showed incredible speed, maturity, and heroic perseverance
Fabio Quartararo Crowned MotoGP World Champion in Misano
IWATA, October 25, 2021 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Yamaha Motor Racing Srl, and the entire Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP staff warmly congratulate Fabio Quartararo on securing his first MotoGP World Championship Title at today‘s Gran Premio del Made in Italy e dell'Emilia-Romagna.
Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo put in a superb performance today at the Gran Premio del Made in
New for 2022: WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team is born
October 25, 2021 –RNF Racing presents WithU as title partner and Yamaha backing for the MotoGP satellite team with riders Andrea Dovizioso and Darryn Binder.
RNF Racing is pleased to confirm that for the 2022 season it will be joined by title partner WithU, and with Yamaha support, will be present in the MotoGP World Championship premier class as WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team.
WithU was one o
Yamaha Motor Company and RNF MotoGP Team Sign an Agreement for 2022
October 22, 2021 –Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and RNF Racing Ltd. signed a one-year deal as part of a three-year programme. Yamaha will supply YZR-M1 bikes to the newly branded RNF MotoGP Team in 2022, with options to extend the partnership for 2023 and 2024.
Sepang Racing Team is rebranded RNF MotoGP Team, with former CEO of Sepang International Circuit and Team Principal Razlan Razali remaining at
Darryn Binder Joins RNF MotoGP Team Rider Line-Up for 2022
October 22, 2021 –Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is delighted to announce that Moto3 talent Darryn Binder will be joining Andrea Dovizioso in the rebranded RNF MotoGP Team. The South African will race for Yamaha’s satellite team in 2022 with an option to stay on for the 2023 MotoGP season.
Following two years of riding in the Red Bull Rookies Cup, the South African started his full-time Moto3 class car
Kohta Nozane to Continue in WorldSBK in 2022
October 11, 2021 – Kohta Nozane, who is currently contesting the 2021 season of the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) will remain in the series for 2022 as well.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has supported Nozane throughout his racing career, from his time riding for Yamaha’s youth development team and factory team in the All Japan Road Race Championship to his rookie season in WorldSBK this
Australian Motocross Star Jay Wilson to Compete in Round 7 of the All Japan Motocross Championship
October 6, 2021 – Yamaha Motor Australia rider and six-time New Zealand and Australian Motocross and Supercross Champion Jay Wilson will race a #106-plated YZ250F on the Yamalube Yamaha Racing Australia team in the IA2 class at Round 7 of the All Japan Motocross Championship, the 59th MFJGP, at Sportsland SUGO in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan on October 23–24, 2021.
In previous years, Yamaha Motor C
Tomac Joins the Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing Team
October 4, 2021—Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing is pleased to announce the addition of Eli Tomac to the team for the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season. The multi-time champion completes a powerhouse line-up, joining the newly crowned 2021 Pro Motocross Champion Dylan Ferrandis. After campaigning for a Supercross title in the 250 class, Christian Craig will joi
Franco Morbidelli Joins Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP Team for 2021-2023
September 16, 2021—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. are delighted to announce that Franco Morbidelli has signed with the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP Team for the remaining races in 2021 and for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. The Italian will make his long-awaited return after injury this weekend, debuting with the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team at the Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. He
Andrea Dovizioso Signs with Yamaha Motor Company for 2021-2022
September 16, 2021—Following Franco Morbidelli’s transfer to Yamaha’s factory team, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the signing of MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso. He will be joining Yamaha’s satellite team rider line-up for the remainder of 2021 and the entire 2022 MotoGP season.
The vastly experienced Italian is a three-time MotoGP Vice Champion and has many premier-class and lower
Dylan Ferrandis Wins His First 450MX Title and Yamaha’s First Since 2007
September 6, 2021 – On September 4, 2021, Dylan Ferrandis of the Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing 450 Team finished 2nd overall to win his first championship in the premier 450MX class on his YZ450F at the Fox Raceway II National, the 11th round of the AMA Motocross Championship. This marks Yamaha’s first title in in the class in 14 years, since Grant Langston won in 2007.
In 2020, Ferrandis w