Yamaha Secures Third Consecutive MX2 Manufacturer’s World Title as Geerts Finishes Season as MX2 Runner Up
Geerts Strengthens Grip on MX2 Championship Lead with Vital Grand Prix Win in Sweden
07 August 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Jago Geerts held off his main title rival to claim a crucial Grand Prix win at the 15th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Uddevalla, Sweden. As a result, he maintains a 23-point lead in the championship.
Geerts Strengthens Grip on MX2 World Championship Lead with Scintillating Home Grand Prix Win
24 July 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2's Jago Geerts celebrated a scintillating win at his home Grand Prix, round 14 of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Lommel, Belgium, to extend his championship lead out to 23-points. The Belgian star's triumph marks a memorable moment for the Hans Corvers led Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team as it celebrates its 25th year with Yamaha. Thibault Benistant has moved into the top-five in the championship after salvaging sixth at the Grand Prix of Flanders.
Geerts & Benistant Celebrate Phenomenal 1-2 in Czech Republic
17 July 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Jago Geerts reclaimed the MX2 Championship Lead at the 13th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Loket, Czech Republic. After finishing third in Race 1, the 22-year-old Belgian bounced back with a thrilling win in Race 2 to secure his fourth Grand Prix win of the season. The ‘93’ was joined on the podium by his budding teammate Thibault Benistant who finished second overall after a sensational race win and a hard-fought fourth place. As a result, Yamaha has reclaimed the lead in the Manufacturer's Championship.
Benistant Secures Third Consecutive Podium in Samota-Sumbawa
25 June 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Thibault Benistant secured his third consecutive podium finish at the 12th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship in Samota-Sumbawa, Indonesia. The 19-year-old Frenchman paired a fourth-place finish in race one with a third in race two for third overall and tied on points with teammate Jago Geerts who went 2-5 for fourth overall.
Benistant Celebrates Maiden Grand Prix Win as Geerts Reclaims Championship Lead with Second
12 June 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Thibault Benistant was exceptional at the MXGP of Germany, round 11 of the FIM Motocross World Championship. The 19-year-old Frenchman celebrated his first-ever Grand Prix win after following a third-place finish in race one up with a dominant start-to-finish victory in race two. The ‘198’ was joined on the podium by his teammate Jago Geerts, who reclaimed the MX2 championship lead with two consistent second-place finishes for second overall. As a result, Yamaha has regained the lead in manufacturers' standings.
Geerts & Benistant End Enthralling French Grand Prix on Podium
05 June 2022
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s duo of Jago Geerts and Thibault Benistant ended a thrilling Monster Energy MXGP of France, round 10 of the FIM Motocross World Championship, on the second and third steps of the podium.