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Mel Pocock re-enters the Steve Dixon-led division of Monster Energy Yamaha for MX2-GP World Championship racing as European Champion on the YZ250F as well as being Great Britain’s number two in the MX2 class.

The twenty year old from England’s south coast was thrown into the deep end as a teenager during the 2009 to help the British team with an injury problem. It was a tough but important Grand Prix baptism for Pocock who showed signs of progress and continued to learn throughout 2010. Taking a break from the international scene to focus on the competitive British stage in 2011, Mel was able to build his confidence and dedicate himself wholly to the high physical demands of the sport.

A new training regime and re-acquaintance with Dixon and Yamaha for 2012 immediately began to pay dividends with a winning start in the national series. Pocock swiftly found himself a Grand Prix runner on the YZ250F as an emergency replacement but the measure of his development was clear with strong top ten results from the opening round and four other promising appearances. It was in the European spotlight that Pocock had his sights firmly set for the season and his results were nothing short of superb with six victories in seven rounds for Yamaha’s first EMX2 title in the Grand Prix feeder class since 2009. ‘119’ earned his factory ride for 2013 with aplomb, and his easy-going and cheerful manner means he will be a lively Yamaha representative this coming campaign.


Date of Birth 19/07/1992 
Place of Birth Eastbourne 
Nationality English 
Residence Derby/Eastbourne 
Height 182 cm 
Weight 74 kg 
Marital Status Single 
Hobbies Off-roading, 4x4, mountain biking 

2013: Monster Energy Yamaha, MX2 World Championship
2012: 23rd MX2-GP World Championship (five appearances), UEM EMX2 European Champion
2010: 21st MX2-GP World Championship
2009: 35th MX2-GP World Championship (first season)
 Results this season:
 Round Round Name Points Standing Total
1.Qatar101810
1.Qatar101810
2.Si Racha131523
3.Beto Carrero141537
4.Arco di Trento91446
5.Sevlievo01646
6.Valkenswaard01746
7.Talavera Spain91855
8.Matterley Basin71862
9.Ernée151677
10.Maggiora71684
11.Teutschenthal1815102
12.Uddevalla515107
13.Hyvinkää916116
14.Loket1416130

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Quick View Standings Results
1 Herlings 594
2 Tixier 492
3 Febvre 453
4 Ferrandis 425
5 Gajser 420
6 Tonus 389
7 Guillod 354
8 Tonkov 335
9 Butron 321
10 Seewer 282
12 Petrov 217
13 Anstie 214
15 Charlier 172
22 Styke 80
Race 2 Loket 27/07/14
1 Charlier 34.06.65
2 Ferrandis 0.07.59
3 Guillod 0.11.54
4 Tixier 0.12.19
5 Butron 0.13.54
6 Febvre 0.22.49
7 Tonkov 0.23.52
8 Anstie 0.25.21
9 Gajser 0.27.16
10 Lieber 0.30.74


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