What is the YZ125 Cup?

The short answer; it’s the opportunity of a lifetime.

Yamaha is consciously helping young talent make their way in the racing world and with their youth talent development program called ‘bLUcRU’.


For the second year, the YZ125 Cup is bLUcRU’s European effort to support talented youth and the winner will be given a contract for Yamaha’s 2018 Official EMX125 Team. So, if you’re looking to further your MX career, you have come to the right place! Don't miss this opportunity, register HERE right now.

The YZ125 bLU cRU Cup is a pan-European championship that will be held in 20 countries and forms an easy entrance into the MX racing world for teenagers born between 2001 and 2005, that are spending the 2017 season racing in one of the selected FIM approved national championships with a Yamaha YZ125.

The best scoring riders in each national championship that signed up for the European YZ125 Cup will be allowed participate in a Superfinale at the Monster Energy Motocross of Nations, Matterley Basin, UK on October 1st 2017, where the best YZ125 bLU cRU riders will compete for victory in front of a huge crowd of motocross fans.

In total there will be forty-four YZ125 bLU cRU Cup candidates competing for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The total amount of 44 riders will be completed following criteria per area:

A. Spain/ Italy/ France/ UK/ Germany - 20 riders
B. Netherlands/ Portugal/ Sweden/ Norway/ Denmark/ Finland/ Belgium - 15 riders
C. Austria/ Switzerland/ Greece/ Bulgaria/ Israel/ Poland/ Turkey/ Ukraine/ Latvia - 9 riders

After registration will be completed the specific riders allocation per country will be defined according to the numbers of registration with the target to offer similar possibility to challenge the Superfinale inside each Group.

For the national championships that won’t be closed before September 10th 2017, the right to attend the Superfinale will be based on the national championship’s provisional championship standings up to that date.

The three top riders of the Superfinale, joined by two wildcards, will win a multiple day Masterclass with a bLU cRU ambassador.

After the Masterclass Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. racing committee will decide which of these riders will become an official Yamaha rider for the EMX125 2018 season.

Don’t waste another minute and click HERE to find out how to register!