Jago Geerts Opens Up About Number Change & What He Learned Last Season
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.
Watson Celebrates Maiden Grand Prix Win in Lommel
25 October 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Ben Watson celebrated his very first Grand Prix win at the 15th round of the MX2 World Championship in Lommel, Belgium, as drama continued for teammate Jago Geerts who ended up ninth in the overall classification after falling from the front of the field in both races.
Watson & Geerts Toast Second & Third at Grand Prix of Limburg
21 October 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Ben Watson toasted a career-best result after two scintillating performances at the 14th round of the FIM MX2 World Championship in Lommel, Belgium. The ‘919’ went 2-3 for second overall while teammate Jago Geerts went 1-7 to secure the final place on the podium after a spectacular crash in Race 2.
Yamaha Motor Europe Drafts Thibault Benistant into Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team
21 October 2020
Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that Thibault Benistant will join the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team for the 2021 season. The recently crowned EMX250 Champion will race a YZ250FM in the FIM MX2 World Championship alongside Jago Geerts and Maxime Renaux.
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Celebrates Historic Double Podium
18 October 2020
The 13th round of the FIM MX2 World Championship in Lommel, Belgium, was one for the history books with the Hans Corvers led Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team toasting an unforgettable first-ever double podium. Ben Watson started the day with an emphatic race win – the first of his career, which he backed up with an inspiring ride back from a hard-hitting crash to finish fifth in Race 2 for third overall. Teammate, Jago Geerts made amends to his mistake-filled first race with a hard-fought race win in the final outing to mount the second step of the podium. The Belgian was fourth in Race 1.
Geerts Celebrates Spanish Grand Prix from Second Step of the Podium
11 October 2020
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2’s Jago Geerts celebrated the 12th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship at the brand-new Xanadu-Arroyomolinos venue in Madrid, Spain, from the second step of the podium. Teammate Ben Watson finished seventh overall after another serving of tough luck in the opening race.