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WBR Yamaha to compete MX1 & MX2 in 2023

The WBR Yamaha Group will contest each the MX1 and MX2 courses on the Australian ProMX Championship in 2023. Ryder Kingsford will return to the workforce for 2023 within the MX2 class whereas Bailey Malkiewicz will transfer over from the Serco Yamaha workforce to WBR and take the controls of the YZ450F within the MX1 class.

Ryder Kingsford – WBR Yamaha

“I believe I made good progress throughout 2022, its simply disappointing that I couldn’t maintain the momentum going for the complete 12 months. However I now know the work it takes to get in the direction of the entrance of the MX2 subject and I’ve already been working arduous on my health as my knee recovers. I’ve additionally been cleared to get again on the bike and regardless of being a little bit rusty, issues really feel good. The WBR Yamaha Group have been nice to cope with they usually have stepped up their assist of me in 2023. They do an superior job and the environment within the truck is nice, so I’m wanting ahead to a different season with them.”

Ryder Kingsford – Picture by RBMotoLens
Bailey Malkiewicz – WBR Yamaha

“Its nice to be again with the WBR Yamaha Group and within the MX1 class. I’ve been capable of obtain one of the best outcomes of my profession racing with the WBR Yamaha guys and we have now an incredible working relationship. The transfer to the 450 class can be thrilling. I spent a while on a 450 at the beginning of 2021 earlier than I headed again to Europe and liked driving the extra highly effective bike. Yamaha additionally has a brand new bike and every little thing I see and browse says that the bike is superior, so I’m excited to get on it myself and take some laps.”

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Gibbs, Crawford, Minear lead prolonged KTM Racing Group for 2023

An expanded KTM Racing Group will function each in depth race-winning expertise and incoming younger expertise, with the three-rider line-up to incorporate Kirk Gibbs in MX1, Nathan Crawford and Kayden Minear in MX2 within the Australian ProMX Championship.

Kirk Gibbs – KTM Racing Group

“It’s superior to return with KTM for an additional 12 months. We now have plenty of historical past collectively and it’s nice that we are able to proceed that into the long run. Truthfully, this workforce seems like I’m dwelling and it couldn’t be a extra good match for me! I’m wanting ahead to a different nice 12 months with the KTM Racing Group and with the ability to construct on every little thing that we’ve learnt in 2022, placing in a robust pre-season and shifting up a couple of spots within the 2023 championship standings.”

Kirk Gibbs – KTM Racing Group
Nathan Crawford – KTM Racing Group

“I’m tremendous, super-stoked to be again with the workforce and signing a multi-year contract speaks volumes of how a lot I wish to be there and the way a lot religion KTM places in me as a racer. I’ve acquired such a superb relationship with everybody concerned and I couldn’t ask for a greater place to be. So far as my expectations go, we solely have one aim and that’s to win. We wish to be constant, be up there each weekend with none accidents and have enjoyable – if we are able to tick all these containers, we should always have the ability to obtain our objectives. I wish to give attention to the duty at hand and that’s having a profitable 2023 season.”

Nathan Crawford – KTM Racing Group
Kayden Minear – KTM Racing Group

“I’m actually excited to be with the KTM Racing Group for 2023. I’ve been with KTM since I raced 50s and, for my part, they’re one of the best bike in each facet of motocross. MX2 goes to be an incredible step up for me, as I all the time wish to enhance and progress my racing. I’m actually wanting ahead to the problem and can put in as a lot coaching as I can in the course of the pre-season, so I’m 100% prepared for Wonthaggi.”

Kayden Minear – KTM Racing Group

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Duffy & Ferguson signal with GASGAS Racing Group

GASGAS Racing Group has signed the youthful mixture of Regan Duffy for MX1 and Noah Ferguson for MX2, within the 2023 Australian ProMX Championship, making for a placing new workforce roster within the new 12 months.

Regan Duffy – GASGAS Racing Group

“I’m actually joyful to be stepping onto the GASGAS model, to be again racing and to have this chance to showcase what I’m nonetheless capable of do on the bike! Bodily I’m again to full-strength driving, so I really feel like by the point Wonthaggi rolls round, I’ll be in a greater spot than what I’ve been beforehand, each with my health and preparation. I’m excited to get this season underway as a result of, whereas it’s a brand new workforce, there are plenty of acquainted faces round, so I’m actually comfy right here already. I believe lots of people could have nerves on the start-line of spherical one, however for me, it’s going to really feel like a large weight off my shoulders and I can’t wait to get there!”

Regan Duffy – GASGAS Racing Group
Noah Ferguson – GASGAS Racing Group

“I’m over the moon to have secured a experience with the GASGAS Racing Group for a full season and I’m feeling actually good about 2023. This 12 months I achieved a podium end result with the workforce and we loved supercross collectively, so we all know what to anticipate and what we’re getting down to obtain. Having that have with the workforce within the 2022 season and being conversant in the GASGAS MC 250F ought to set us up effectively for subsequent 12 months! All of us wish to be on the field and to combat for wins, so I’m wanting ahead to an incredible 12 months forward with the workforce.”

Noah Ferguson – GASGAS Racing Group

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GYTR Yamaha Junior Racing Group’s 2023 intentions revealed

The GYTR Yamaha Junior Racing Group has undergone a revamp for the 2023 season, instead of the state-by-state groups, YJR will now develop into a unified workforce that seeks out high quality riders and households in motocross and off-road racing.

Kayd Kingsford
Kayd Kingsford

Nonetheless the most important junior improvement program within the nation with 11 riders racing beneath the GYTR YJR banner, it’ll now cowl MX3, Junior MX and Junior Off-Highway and guarantee there’s a pathway ahead for aspiring riders of the long run with Yamaha.

The MX3 division could have Seth Burchell and Kobe Drew competing on the ProMX rounds on board the YZ250F.

Within the junior divisions, YJR will likely be represented by Blake Bohannon, Heath Davy, Deegan Fort, Jobe Dunne, Kayd Kingsford, Koby Hantis and Jake Cannon. The later three are throughout 14 years of age and likewise capable of contest MX3 class on the ProMX in addition to junior occasions.

Branching into off street for the primary time, YJR could have Harley Hutton from QLD and Marcus Nowland from NSW representing the workforce.

2023 Yamaha Junior Racing Group
  • Seth Burchell: MX3 – YZ250F
  • Kobe Drew: MX3 – YZ250F
  • Jake Cannon: 15 years – YZ125 and YZ250F
  • Kayd Kingsford: 15 years- YZ125 and YZ250F
  • Koby Hantis: 15 years – YZ125 and YZ250F
  • Jobe Dunne : 12-14 years – YZ85 and YZ125
  • Heath Davy: 12-14 years – YZ85- YZ125
  • Deegan Fort: 12 years – YZ85cc
  • Blake Bohannon- 10-12 years – YZ65 and YZ85
  • Marcus Nowland – J2 – YZ85
  • Harley Hutton – J2 – YZ85
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Bacon & Inexperienced to guide Yamaha AORC efforts in 2023

The ShopYamaha Off Highway workforce will once more contest the AORC, Hattah and different chosen occasions with Kyron Bacon and Josh Inexperienced on the controls.

JGR Yamaha returns with the identical workforce of Jess Gardiner, Jeremy Carpentier and Dannielle MacDonald whereas new for 2023 would be the introduction of the bLU cRU assist workforce of Cooper Sheidow, Wil Dennett and Jett Yarnold and for the primary time, Yamaha Junior Racing could have a presence in off street with Harley Hutton and Marcus Nowland.

Kyron Bacon

“2022 was a breakout 12 months for me and I’m aiming for extra of the identical in 2023. Myself, the ShopYamaha workforce in addition to Yamaha Australia have an incredible relationship and I didn’t even take a look at doing anything aside from staying with all of the those who have contributed to my success over the previous 12 months. Being primarily based in Tassie could make it arduous for a workforce however AJ and Brandon be sure we have now every little thing we should be able to race and the workforce works effectively on race days. It seems to be like one other large 12 months of racing and I’m fairly eager to get began. I’ll proceed to do a couple of occasions in Tassie, in addition to the AORC rounds and I wouldn’t thoughts swinging on a 450 at Hattah if the workforce lets me. I had a superb break after the final spherical of AORC, acquired an opportunity to take a look at the MotoGP and I’m again into coaching now and may’t await the primary spherical of the 12 months and get again to racing once more.”

Kyron Bacon
Josh Inexperienced

“I stored telling AJ, while you discover a sooner man, I’ll cease,” however he hasn’t been capable of finding one but,” Inexperienced laughs. “Whereas I’m into my thirties, I nonetheless love a lot about what we do. I really like driving, I really like coaching and being outdoor and I nonetheless benefit from the problem of racing guys like Kyron. I do know I don’t have plenty of racing left at this degree, however whereas I nonetheless really feel motivated and I nonetheless take pleasure in it, I’m racing and it’s going to be with Yamaha and AJ.”

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Kolby Carlile returns to AFT with G&G Racing in 2023

Kolby Carlile and G&G Racing have teamed up for the 2023 season within the Progressive American Flat Monitor Mission SuperTwins class. After 4 profitable years with the Yamaha MT-07 within the Mission Manufacturing Twins class, together with two championship-winning seasons, G&G Racing returns to the premier class for 2023, with Carlile.

Kolby Carlile’s Yamaha MT-07 primarily based G&G Racing machine

The transfer will see G&G Racing proceed their partnership with Yamaha Racing for 2023 making this their eighth season collectively.

Kolby Carlile – G&G Racing

“I’m so exhilarated to workforce up with G&G racing going into my tenth season as an expert racer. I’ve spent plenty of time battling with these bikes since 2019, so I do know what they’re able to. We had been capable of do a take a look at in California, and I favored the bikes in addition to working with LJ and John (Gronek). I’ve huge expertise with the Yamaha MT-07, and that’s going to translate into this 12 months. The fellows at G&G are very relaxed and provides me a enjoyable, no-pressure environment which is able to permit me to excel at my job. My profession hasn’t been the simplest the previous few years injury-wise, however I’m placing all my consideration into caring for my physique and doing all I can to be one of the best racer I could be this 12 months. I can’t wait to get issues moving into March.”

Cole Zabala indicators with BigR Racing for AFT Singles

BigR Racing has signed Cole Zabala to contend for the Components Limitless AFT Singles offered by KICKER championship in the course of the 2023 Progressive American Flat Monitor season aboard a Honda CRF450R.

Zabala returns to Components Limitless AFT Singles competitors following a extremely profitable Mission Manufacturing Twins offered by Vance & Hines marketing campaign in 2022. The Illinois native completed fifth within the class’s championship standings, boasting a pair of podium finishes amongst his seven top-five finishes.

Cole Zabala

“I couldn’t be extra excited to affix Ron and his workforce for the 2023 season again within the Components Limitless AFT Singles Class,” stated Zabala. “Since shifting to Mission Manufacturing Twins, I all the time felt that I had unfinished enterprise in AFT Singles to handle. On this workforce, there’s a lot chemistry as a result of each one in all our sponsors has identified each other for years. It feels nice to be part of it. I do know we have now the profitable mixture to get the job completed. I’ve all the time stored a watch on Cole and his expertise,” stated Belt. “After we had been capable of carry Cole in for 2 races final 12 months the workforce knew the mission. Mission completed… It’s time to go racing!”

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2023 FIM Motocross World Championship groups revealed

Infront Moto Racing has revealed the provisional Formally Permitted Groups listing for the 2023 FIM Motocross World Championship. The provisional listing provides a rundown of each workforce which might be formally engaged within the 2023 racing season, together with the riders who will characterize them.

To date, it options 24 groups that may compete within the upcoming MXGP and MX2 Championships.

2023 FIM Motocross World Championship MXGP groups

2023 FIM Motocross World Championship MXGP teams2023 FIM Motocross World Championship MX2 groups

2023 FIM Motocross World Championship MX2 teams

2023 FIM Sidecar Motocross World Championship Provisional Calendar

Date Venue Nation
26 March Talavera de la Reina Spain
02 April Alqueidao Portugal
07 Might Kramolin Czech Republic
14 Might Heerde The Netherlands
28 Might Brou France
11 June Lange Motokeskus Estonia
18 June Gdansk tbc Poland
25 June Lommel Belgium
16 July Strassbessenbach tbc Germany
22 July* Crimson Brae Northern Eire
30 July Cusses Gorse Nice Britain
20 August Kaplice Czech Republic
17 September Rudersberg Germany
01 October Castelnau de Levis  France


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