AMA MX 250
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing Captures First Double Podium of the Outdoor Season
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing 250 Riders Collect Top-10 Finishes at Budds Creek
21 August 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Justin Cooper led the way for the team, claiming fifth overall (9-4) at Lucas Oil Pro Motocross’ annual stop at the Budds Creek Motocross Park in Southern Maryland. Teammate Nate Thrasher finished just behind Cooper in sixth overall (7-6), while newcomer Guillem Farres put in a hard-fought effort in his first trip to Mechanicsville to collect ninth overall with a 6-13 moto score.
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing Brings New Talent for U.S. Debut
18 August 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing is pleased to announce that Guillem Farres will join the 250 team at Round 10 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Budds Creek MX Park on Saturday, August 20. One of the sport’s rising talents overseas, the team is happy to give the Spaniard the opportunity to make his debut in the U.S. Unfortunately, Nick Romano was injured while preparing for the upcoming round and will not line up this weekend.
Cooper Claims Another Moto Victory on His Way to Second at Unadilla
14 August 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Justin Cooper put together another strong performance to earn the runner-up spot at his home state track of Unadilla as the 2022 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross 250MX Championship hit its final stretch. Nearly mimicking his Washougal performance, the New Yorker earned the second moto win after a top-five finish in the first moto, taking another second overall finish. Cooper’s teammates would run in the top 10, with Nick Romano returning to the series with a career-best moto finish of fourth to end the day seventh overall (4-9), while Nate Thrasher collected ninth overall (10-7).
Cooper Scores First Moto Victory of 2022 at Washougal
24 July 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Justin Cooper returned to the top, scoring his first moto victory of the 2022 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season in the second moto at the Washougal MX Park. The New Yorker’s dominant victory and fourth-place result in the first moto resulted in a second overall finish and has him sitting comfortably in fourth in the 250MX points standings. His teammate Nate Thrasher overcame challenges to salvage a ninth-place result (13-7) in Washougal, Washington.
Cooper Finishes Fourth Overall at Spring Creek
17 July 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Justin Cooper fought back from adversity to end the day fourth overall with a 6-3 moto score at Round 7 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in Millville, Minnesota. It was a tough Spring Creek National for his teammates Nate Thrasher and Nick Romano, who came together in the second moto and ended the day 12th and 25th, respectively.
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing Injury Update
13 July 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Levi Kitchen broke his wrist today in a crash at the team’s training facility in Cairo, Georgia. He will undergo surgery tomorrow to try and return for the final four rounds of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The team hopes to have their full line-up of riders at the Unadilla National, Round 8 of the 12-round championship, on Saturday, August 13, in New Berlin, New York.