Renaux Races to Second Overall & Retains MX2 Championship Lead as Benistant Celebrates First-Ever MX2 Podium Finish
Jago Geerts Opens Up About Number Change & What He Learned Last Season
04 February 2021
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2's Jago Geerts has been recognized for the past three-years by his professional number 193, but in 2021, the 20-year-old MX2 title contender will ditch his professional number in favour of a new number, 93.
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Unveils New Look Ahead of 2021 MX2 Campaign
02 February 2021
Fielding an exciting three-rider line-up in 2021, the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team is on the hunt for FIM Motocross World Championship glory, as it aims to secure the MX2 Championship gold plate while defending Yamaha’s title as the MX2 Manufacturer of the Year.
Yamaha Wins 2020 MX2 Manufacturers Title
25 November 2020
Yamaha Motor Europe celebrated the success of its 2020 racing strategy as the MX2 Manufacturer of the year thanks to the excellence of the YZ250F and the skill and determination of riders Jago Geerts, Ben Watson and Maxime Renaux, all three of whom visited the top step of the podium over the course of the season.
Watson Ends MX2 Career with Thrilling Grand Prix Win as Renaux Celebrates MX2 Championship Bronze Medal
08 November 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Ben Watson closed the book on an inspiring MX2 career with a thrilling race win and Grand Prix victory. The Brit was joined on the podium by SM Action M.C. Migliori Yamaha Supported Team’s Maxime Renaux who celebrated his ‘third in the world’ ranking from the third step of the podium. Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Jago Geerts was already guaranteed the MX2 Championship silver medal going into the 18th and final round of the MX2 World Championship in Pietramurata, Italy today. After finishing fourth in the opening race, the 20-year-old Belgian could not complete the final race of the 2020 season after sustaining a shoulder injury while challenging for the lead in Race 2. Thanks to the efforts of Geerts, Watson and Renaux throughout the 2020 MX2 season, Yamaha took home the Manufacturer’s title for the first time since 2007.
Geerts & Watson Make History at Penultimate Round in Pietramurata
04 November 2020
The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team achieved its ultimate goal at the Grand Prix of Pietramurata with Jago Geerts and Ben Watson celebrating the 17th and penultimate round of the FIM MX2 World Championship from the top two steps of the podium. As a result, Geerts has secured the silver medal in the 2020 FIM MX2 World Championship. SM Action M.C. Migliori Yamaha’s Maxime Renaux was classified fourth overall, while Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant rounded out the top-five.
Geerts Returns to the Top of the Box in Trentino
01 November 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Jago Geerts returned to his winning ways at the 16th round of the MX2 World Championship in Pietramurata, Italy finishing 3-1 for his fifth overall victory of the season. SM Action M.C. Migliori’s Maxime Renaux and Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant put in fantastic rides to finish fifth and sixth, respectively.