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FIM X-TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The FIM have announced the final X-Trial World Championship 2015 Calendars and a list of the fixed riders. HAWKSTONE INTERNATIONAL MOTOCROSS 2015 HIMX are delighted to announce that they have signed 2014 MX2 World Champion Jordi Tixier to compete at the Hawkstone International on the 8th February. After announcing last week they had sorted British Championship Shaun Simpson and Matiss Karro, they are really pleased to have gained the services of a World Champion. 2015 AMSOIL GNCC SERIES SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED Racer Productions have announced the 2015 schedule for the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship. The 13-round GNCC series takes place in nine different states through the eastern half of the U.S., making stops at many of the series' traditional favourites, while adding an all-new venue and making a return to another. TICKLE JOINS ROCZEN AT RCH RACING SUZUKI RCH Factory Racing has re-signed Broc Tickle to ride the Suzuki RM-Z450 alongside 2014 AMA Motocross Champion Ken Roczen for the 2015 FIM/ AMA Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships. JOSH GOTTS RIDES TM AGAIN IN 2015 Cornish hot-shot, Josh Gotts, will remain with the TM Racing marque in 2015. After an incredible 2014 season piloting the amazing TM 144EN machine, where Josh took it to the much bigger capacity 250cc 2-strokes and 350/450cc 4-strokes machines in the British Enduro Championship and British Sprint with great results, and not forgetting the South West Championship where he took the title once again. YAMAHA FACTORY RACING END 2014 WORK AND TESTING PROGRAMME A long year of preparation, racing and 2015 testing was recently completed by Yamaha Factory Racing as the Michele Rinaldi-run operation started to wind down towards the Christmas break and with one eye on a busy January schedule on the island of Sardinia. Italian Championships, Belgian series race wins, outstanding MXGP podium streaks and a stellar victory at the Grand Prix of Czech Republic as well as a runner-up position for Jeremy Van Horebeek in his first term on the YZ450FM were the standout moments of ’14… but it did not take long for the Italian crew to switch thoughts to the eighteen round GP schedule next year once the Motocross of Nations wrapped. KTM SIGNS JOSIAH NATZKE TO KTM FACTORY JUNIORS KTM Racing has announced the signing of promising young New Zealand racer Josiah Natzke for a five-year period. He will race for the KTM Factory Juniors from 2015 and will initially contest the European Championship EMX125. BRAD ANDERSON RETURNS TO YAMAHA It’s been no secret for a couple of months now that Brad Anderson will be racing for the MBO Sport ASA Scaffolding Yamaha team for next year, but the other week at the teams HQ in south London, Brad, team principal Roy Emberson, team manager Jon Giffard and Yamaha’s marketing manager Karl Radley met to formalise the agreement and to discuss the teams aspirations for the coming racing year. BETA USA SIGNS TY CULLINS Beta USA is ecstatic over the signing of Ty Cullins to their 2015 Offroad program. At 15-years-old, Cullins already has years of experience in Trials under his belt which translates perfectly into EnduroCross. YAMAHA RETURNS TO ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Team Yamaha Miglio and Yamaha Motor Europe are ready to return to the FIM Enduro World Championship. Entering two fully supported WR250F’s into the 2015 series, Yamaha will officially be represented by riders Cristobal Guerrero (Spain) and Gianluca Martini (Italy). DOUGIE LAMPKIN TALKS TUNDRA TRIAL Tundra Trial, which launched earlier today, is the latest and biggest filming project to date for twelve times FIM Trial World Champion Dougie Lampkin. Dougie teamed up with Red Bull Media House and film director Stu Thomson who has been responsible for Danny MacAskill's best viewed projects, to bring to life one of his previously unfulfilled challenges in one of the most hostile environments known to man. STEVE HOLCOMBE SIGNS BETA It has been announced that Steve Holcombe has signed to ride Beta for 2015. Steve will ride a fully factory prepared RR 250cc 2T “Racing”. Steve will compete in the British Enduro Championship, selected UK events and selected world junior events. WOR EVENTS WULFSPORT WINTER HARE SCRAMBLE SERIES Proper enduro conditions is the only way to describe the last round of the Wulfsport Winter Hare Scrambles organised by WOR Events. A seven mile track in Llandrillo Forest lay in wait for the quad and solo riders as they took on some very cold, wet and typically winter conditions although the sunshine was out a fair bit too. ROOF OF AFRICA EXTREME ENDURO KTM rider Wade Young of South Africa continued his determination to shake up the existing order of established Extreme Enduro riders when he won his second Roof of Africa title. NORTH ARMAGH CLUB MEMBER WINS PRESTIGIOUS BERTIE MANN AWARD FOR 2014 North Armagh Motorcycle and Car Club Off Road Section Dean Colhoun from Saintfield has won the 2014 Bertie Mann Award for outstanding performance by an Under-21 year old motorcyclist. KTM LAUNCHES 2015 SUPERCROSS TEAMS                                                                                                                          KTM Motorsports was excited to officially kick off the Supercross season at the team launch held in Murrieta, California (USA) recently with the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team, alongside satellite teams BTO Sports and Troy Lee Designs, who unveiled the 2015 Factory Edition SX machines that have been specifically produced for the Supercross championship. JEFFREY HERLINGS INJURY UPDATE                                                                                                                                       KTM Racing has announced that Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings is currently undergoing follow-up treatment on the leg fracture he sustained during the second half of the 2014 MX2 World Championship. Following his accident, surgeons stabilised Jeffrey’s broken femur with metal plates and screws and his treatment involves the removal of these metal elements. FIM SUPERENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP If ever there was proof that SuperEnduro delivers some of the most exciting off-road motorcycle racing there is, the first round of the 2015 Maxxis FIM SuperEnduro series was it. With home favourite Taddy BLAZUSIAK riding at his absolute best, accidents and incidents aplenty filled each of the three Prestige class finals. RED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM READY FOR 36TH DAKAR RALLY                                                                                         The Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Racing Team is making its final preparations for the 2015 Dakar Rally and can reveal this year’s team livery for multi-time Dakar winner and this year’s Cross Country Rallies World champion Marc Coma, 2014 Dakar runner-up Jordi Viladoms, along with Ruben Faria and Sam Sunderland. HUSQVARNA YOUTH TEAM SET TO XBLADEZ IN 2015                                                                                                              The Husqvarna TC85 is fast becoming the bike of choice in the youth motocross scene and today’s news of a new team is more good news for the rejuvenated brand and the sport. Well known ex-Pro rider, industry bike tester and well known British motocross personality Dave Willet will spearhead a new youth motocross team in 2015 to be known as Xbladez Husqvarna. 2015 BEL-RAY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM                                                                                                              Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced the 2015 Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing enduro team line-up. Following on from a very successful 2014 season the team will be lead by Enduro 2 World Champion Pela Renet, who will be joined by Mathias Bellino, Jamie McCanney and new addition Daniel McCanney – the 2014 Enduro Junior World Champion. Continuing to represent Husqvarna in extreme enduro events will be both Graham Jarvis and Alfredo Gomez. 2015 ACU EDMONDSON RACING BRITISH ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP The 2015 ACU National Enduro Fixtures have been released. The 2015 ACU Edmondson Racing British Enduro Championship dates will be as follows: 4/5 April - Lossiemouth 2/3 May - Helmsley 1/2 August - Knighton 15/16 August - Hafren 19/20 September - Natterjack 15 November - Muntjac STEVE DIXON RACING JOINS FORCES WITH KAWASAKI In a move that is sure to spark the interest of all motocross fans, Steve Dixon has decided to move to Kawasaki machinery in 2015 running under the Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki banner. VERTIGO SIGNS DABILL FOR 2015 / 2016 Vertigo Motors have announced the signing of James Dabill to ride their newly-launched Combat Trial model with immediate effect from 1st December, 2014 for a two-year period. MWTRA WINTER XC FOREST CHALLENGE Results of the second round of the Mid Wales Trail Riders Association’s Winter XC Challenge Championship at Colstey Wood, near Bishops Castle are HERE! HUSQVARNA SKS RACING NL TEAM TO CONTINUE IN 2015 After a progressive first season, where the team riders found their rhythm, especially in the second part of the season, the Husqvarna SKS Racing NL Team will be continued for the 2015 season. SHERCO TVS RALLY FACTORY TEAM AT THE 2015 DAKAR                                                                                                       Sherco will participate in its seventh Dakar with the official name of the team being Sherco Tvs Rally Factory. Sherco and TVS Racing will collaborate as racing partners for this year on the Dakar Racing Program (January 3rd through to the 17th). Sherco will be present with its racing affiliates Mac Racing, Michelin, Selle Dalla Valle, Moto Master, Exact and F2r as well as its official racing associate TVS Racing. RHAYADER MOTOR CLUB PRESENTATION NIGHT Rhayader Motor Club are holding their annual presentation night on January 31 when special guest Jamie Lewis will be on hand to present the awards. MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015 Following a lot of behind the scenes work, ACU Events have finalised all eight rounds for the 2015 series, including naming the final venue and all of the classes which will feature in each event. With Teams slowly announcing their 2015 line-ups' the 2015 series is set to be one of the best ever with so many top-line GP riders likely to be on the start line when the series commences at Hilton Park on March 15th. WILDWOOD ROCK EXTREME ENDURO International hard enduro expert, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Graham Jarvis picked up his third victory at the recent Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro north of Melbourne Australia. The British rider, who won the inaugural event in 2010 and then backed that up with victory in last year's extreme, won this year's edition from fellow Briton Ben Hemingway and Australian Daniel ‘Chucky’ Sanders. FIM GALA CEREMONY Freshly appointed as the World Capital of Motorcycling 2015, the Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera hosted an evening to be remembered as more than five hundred distinguished guests enjoyed the fifth edition of the FIM Gala Ceremony. Over thirty 2014 FIM World Champions were joined by legends of the various disciplines, an array of key motorcycle industry stakeholders plus numerous media representatives to celebrate the achievements of many two-wheel heroes and the work done by others involved in the sport. RONDE DES SABLES MOTOCROSS Just two weeks after getting back aboard his Rockstar Energy Suzuki RM-Z450, Clement Desalle showed incredible form to win Sunday’s gruelling Ronde des Sables race in France. NOVEMBERKÅSAN 2014 Regarded as the toughest and most difficult race on the Swedish off road calendar, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Joakim Ljunggren produced a master class in enduro riding to comfortably secure victory in this year’s Novemberkåsan race at Vimmerby. AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak took the win at the final round of the AMA EnduroCross Series in front of a packed arena to end the season just the way he intended but it wasn’t enough to prevent Cody Webb from taking his Beta to the 2014 title VITO IPPOLITO WINS A THIRD TERM AS FIM PRESIDENT Earlier today at the FIM General Assembly held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, sixty-two-year-old Venezuelan- born Vito Ippolito was re-elected for a third four-year term of office as FIM President. KAWASAKI EXPANDS TO FOUR YOUTH TEAM GREEN RIDERS FOR 2015 Proving the structural value of the famous Team Green concept, Kawasaki is expanding its UK youth squad in the coming season. Having confirmed that the big wheel partnership of Jed Etchells and recent Monster Cup competitor Dylan Woodcock will stay in place, attentions have been turned to the remaining youth categories. LPE KAWASAKI UNVEILS 2015 INDOOR AND OUTDOOR LINE-UP In a major coup for the Maxxis British Championship - and for LPE team, team owner, Steve James - one of Europe's premier motocross riders, Tanel Leok, has been signed with the Lincolnshire-based team for the 2015 season. SHERCO AND EMMA BRISTOW CONTINUE FOR FURTHER THREE YEARS                                                                                   Two-times Women’s World Trial Champion (Sherco 300 ST) and in Super Enduro (Sherco 250 4T), Emma Bristow has renewed her contract with Sherco for a further three years. HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES BRAND VIDEO Husqvarna Motorcycles proudly introduces the company’s image video, the very essence of the legendary brand. First founded in 1903, the company has constantly evolved by respecting its rich 111-year heritage, and is today recognised as a premium manufacture of quality motorcycles. Follow the brand’s journey from its earliest street races and the incredible motocross success with legends like Torsten Hallman to the vibrant modern era. Get an unique insight into today’s Husqvarna Motorcycles and how bikes are now designed and made. BEURSFOON AND KTM JOIN FORCES IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT After years of involvement in the motocross World - and Dutch championships, the Beursfoon Rockstar Motocross Team has joined forces with KTM and will launch a youth development project. The objective is to manage and develop youth talents in a professional manner to bring them to the top level of European - and world championship competition. DAKAR 2015 DETAILS UNVEILED Team HRC was in attendance today (November 19) in Paris, for the official presentation of the forthcoming 2015 edition of the Rally Dakar due to head out from Buenos Aires on January 4. The world's toughest race looks set to be even more demanding than usual for both bikes and riders. 2015 HONDA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TRAINING CAMP CONFIRMED The date for the opening event in the 2015 Honda 150 European Championship has been confirmed – the pre-season Training Camp will be held on 14-15 March in Albaida, Spain. MRS ARE APPOINTED AS A PUTOLINE OIL WHOLESALER PUTOLINE APPOINTED AS THE RECOMMENDED OIL FOR SHERCO UK Malcolm Rathmell Sport (MRS) has chosen Putoline as their UK lubricant partner for all Sherco trials and enduro machines. Putoline will be supporting the MRS Sherco riders in the UK and MRS has also been appointed as an official Putoline off road wholesaler. SHERCO / MRS TEAM UP WITH MPS RACING The UK Sherco Importers, Malcolm Rathmell Sport, are delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership with the well-established Enduro team, MPS Racing for the 2015 season. Mick Seward, an extremely well known and respected team owner, has been running the Husqvarna team for nine years and what he does not know about Enduro probably would not be worth knowing! 2015 BRITISH QUAD CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR RELEASED The 2015 ACU British Quad Championship will start on three former Grand Prix tracks - Hawkstone Park, Desertmartin and Foxhill. The six round series, which runs from February to October, will then visit Stratford, Dean Moor before it's now traditional climax at Canada Heights. WOR EVENTS WULFSPORT WINTER HARE SCRAMBLE SERIES The second round of the Wulfsport Winter Hare Scrambles, organised by WOR Events, catering for Quads and Solos ran last Sunday in one of the Club’s brilliant Enduro forests near Bala, North Wales A seven mile lap of superb tracks and trails that stayed fun right throughout the weekend was on offer for the riders and even with a week of dreary weather beforehand, the track held together and if anything got better as the races went on. AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES Cody Webb (Beta) takes victory in the penultimate round of the AMA EnduroCross Series in Idaho. MUNTJAC BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP ENDURO 2014 Danny McCanney wins the Muntjac Enduro in Norfolk ahead of Steve Holcombe and Daryl Bolter. Provisional results are HERE! HAWKSTONE INTERNATIONAL MOTOCROSS 2015 We are now in a position to release the date of February 8th for the Hawkstone International 2015, the event which is again the week before the first GP in Qatar and usually attracts a host of top GP riders as they prepare for the new season. Due to several clashes on the original date of 22nd February 2015, HIMX have been forced to change their date of their event. The 22nd clashed with Mantova and La Capelle, plus several teams and riders would already be travelling to the opening GP in Qatar. HIMX have taken the decision to move their date to the 8th February in the hope to attract some more top names to the famous Hawkstone Park circuit. They will be working hard to ensure the track in is prime condition to stage another fantastic International race. Gary Ford - Event Secretary: "We have had to make this decision and we hope making it early will not disturb people's plans too much. The 22nd just proved to have too many clashes with events and we want to try not to clash with events, this is always going to be impossible but we hope once again we can put on a great show for the crowd." A slight change for the timetable will see the opening round of the British Quad Championship act as the Support races. Gary Ford added, “I am really excited to have the quads back in February at Hawkstone, it’s some time since they were there and to have the best quad riders in the UK supporting our MX1 and MX2 International classes will hopefully be a real attraction for the spectators.” PARIS-LILLE SUPERCROSS American Eli Tomac will probably remember forever his first visit in North of France, as he won everything at the Paris Lille Supercross to become the first ‘King of Paris Lille’. The Americans dominated the event as Justin Barcia and Malcolm Stewart finished second and third, to also claim the team’s win. MIQUEL GELABERT JOINS THE OFFICIAL SHERCO TRIAL TEAM With the intention of broadening and strengthening its trial team for the 2015 season, Sherco has added the 16- year-old Spanish rider Miquel Gelabert to its racing structure. STEVEN CLARKE SIGNS FOR NEW TEAM APICO HUSQVARNA Reigning European 250 motocross champion (EMX250) Steven Clarke will ride Husqvarna  machinery in 2015 for a new motocross team in the paddock, Apico Husqvarna. The team will compete in the 2015 ArenaCross series, British Maxxis Championship, selected rounds of the Pirelli British Masters and defend their EMX250 title competing across Europe once again. The team will benefit from support from Apico, Putoline, Husqvarna UK and also Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH who were keen to recognise and support the success Steven had in 2014 by winning the EMX 250 title. ELLIOTT BANKS BROWNE TO SPEARHEAD GEARTECH SUZUKI TEAM Geartec Suzuki has confirmed the signing of Elliott Banks Browne to its 2015 line-up, announcing the double MX2 champion’s assault on the MX1 title next year alongside Ray Rowson on all-new RM-Z450s. Signing with Rob Hooper’s Suzuki team to contest the three major championships in 2015 – Arenacross, Maxxis British and MX Nationals, Banks-Browne returns to Suzuki machinery for the first time since 2008. HEADS & ALL THREADS SUZUKI SIGN GARY GIBSON FOR 2015 Heads & All Threads Suzuki is pleased to announce its final signing for the 2015 season, with Ulsterman Gary Gibson riding the RM-Z250 alongside Harri Kullas in the Maxxis British Motocross Championship. The 26-year-old rider from Ballygowan in the south-east of Northern Ireland has multiple Irish and one Ulster Motocross Championship title to his name and has also represented Ireland at the Motocross of Nations in 2013. He is very familiar with Suzuki machinery, having raced the larger capacity RM-Z450 for the last three seasons. By basing himself near the team's workshop and by switching to the lighter machine, Gibson intends to be a force to be reckoned with in his second full year on the British mainland. INTERNATIONAL SIX DAYS ENDURO France are the worthy and clear winners of the World Trophy at this year’s FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in San Juan, Argentina. Making no mistakes on day six, France secured their third consecutive victory in the ISDE. Recording their first win in the ISDE since the late Kurt Caselli led them to victory in 2006, the United States claimed an emotional victory in the FIM Junior World Trophy class. Ending their week of dominance in style, the Australian trio of Jessica Gardiner – Sherco, Tayla Jones – KTM and Jemma Wilson – Yamaha easily won the final day of racing to successfully defend their FIM Women’s World Trophy title. TEAM HRC'S 2015 MXGP RIDERS MAKE FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE AT EICMA Team HRC’s line-up for the 2015 MXGP Motocross World Championship was officially presented for the first time today as part of Honda’s motorsport announcement at the EICMA international motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy. Evgeny Bobryshev and Gautier Paulin were welcomed onto the Honda stage alongside fellow HRC factory riders from MotoGP, Dakar and Trials. Now in his sixth season on the Honda CRF, Bobryshev is joined for the 2015 season by Honda returnee Paulin. The Frenchman competed in red in the early stages of his career in Europe and his move back to the Honda CRF is one of the sport’s highest- profile and eagerly anticipated switches for next year. Honda and HRC also welcome back a second Frenchman to the team ahead of next season: long-time Honda rider and multiple World and US Champion Jean-Michel Bayle, who assumes the newly created position of Sporting Manager at Team HRC. VERTIGO UNVEILS THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRIAL BIKE Today at the famous EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy - Vertigo Motors unveiled their all-new Trial model to the World's media and key industry stakeholders. This marked a proud moment for the new Spanish manufacturer, with their new creation receiving immediate praise and appreciation from the assembled audience. CF RACING SUCKER PUNCH EXTREME ENDURO The bar was undoubtedly raised in Extreme Enduro in the UK last Sunday as the WOR Events team produced a whopper of an event with the second running of the Sucker Punch Extreme Enduro. The event was tweaked and much-improved from the first edition back in February 2014, as the brain-work and evil plotting of the event creator Steve Ireland put the hardy competitors through their paces and tested their mettle right from the off, through qualifying and most certainly in the main event. WILVO FORKRENT KTM ANNOUNCES STEVEN FROSSARD FOR 2015 As Wilvo Forkrent KTM continues its progression within the MXGP paddock, the World Championship team is delighted to announce the signing of French MX of Nations winning team member, Steven Frossard for 2015. After finishing fifth in the 2014 World Championship, Frossard rounded off his season in style with two great rides at the MXoN to help his French team take the title. Now #183 will launch his assault on the MXGP Championship on orange machinery after agreeing terms with the British outfit. POTENT LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY REVO KTM UK IN 2015 The leading British team in the FIM Motocross World Championship and also on the domestic UK off-road motorcycle racing scene, Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM UK, are pleased to announce a stellar roster of athletes for their international and national campaigns in 2015. CERI HARE AND HOUNDS - MWTRA FOREST CHALLENGE Revised results from the Ceri Forest Challenge Hare and Hounds organised by Mid Wales Trail Riders Association are HERE! BUILDBASE HONDA CONFIRM 2015 RIDERS Ready for the 2015 season Buildbase Honda is pleased to officially confirm their two-rider line-up that will focus their attentions on the British MX1 domestic scene. HUSQVARNA 2015 MXGP LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced their official line up of riders for the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship. For the coming season, Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing will again represent the brand in the MXGP category with Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing contesting the MX2 class. In a revised line up of riders for 2015, Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing is happy to welcome Germany’s Max Nagl as an exciting new addition to the team that will also retain the services of Australian Todd Waters. GOTLAND GRAND NATIONAL Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Enduro 2 World Champion Pela Renet has claimed a fourth consecutive win at the Gotland Grand National – one of Sweden longest running and biggest events. GETZENRODEO Graham Jarvis has claimed a commanding victory at the 2014 edition of the GetzenRodeo in Germany. The event, which this year was also the final round of the Extreme Enduro European Cup, attracted an international line-up of extreme enduro racers who battled it out in front of many thousands of spectators. KNIGHTON TROPHY TRIAL Results of the Central Wales Auto Club’s ‘Knighton Trophy Trial’ are HERE! Photos are HERE! GRAND NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY Factory FMF/KTM's Kailub Russell secured his 22nd career victory on Sunday at the Ironman GNCC finale, marking a total of nine wins this season alone. Since Russell clinched the National Championship two rounds early, the two-time champion set his sights on landing a KTM 150XC two-stroke in the centre of the podium at the final two rounds, a feat that most thought could not be done, especially after coming up a little short at the previous round. However, this time Russell put forth a convincing performance from start to finish, where he led four of the six laps en route to capturing the 2014 AMSOIL Ironman GNCC Overall. In the quad category it has been approximately two decades since the XC1 Pro ATV Championship has been decided at the final round of the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series, and perhaps even longer since its top contenders came into a finale with a tie in points. But Saturday's AMSOIL Ironman GNCC was a winner-take-all affair in both the XC1 and XC2 Pro Am classes as four elite riders looked to secure two major championships at the 20th running of the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Indiana. HARRI KULLAS SIGNS TO HEADS & ALL THREADS SUZUKI FOR 2015 Heads & All Threads Suzuki announce the signing of FIM Motocross World Championship racer Harri Kullas, with the talented 22-year-old racing the RM-Z250 in the Arenacross and Maxxis British Motocross MX2 championships in 2015. JORGE ZARAGOZA JOINS HONDA GARIBOLDI FOR 2015 A new face will be joining Tim Gajser at the Honda Gariboldi Racing Team for 2015 – 18-year-old Jorge Zaragoza. The Spanish teenager has competed in the European 250 championship for the past two years and will be making the step up to MX2 in 2015. WILVO NESTAAN HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING SIGNS DEAN FERRIS FOR THE MXGP CLASS Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing has signed Dean Ferris for the World MXGP Series in 2015. This year Ferris showed everybody that he is capable of finishing on the podium and under the wings of former World Champion 500cc, Jacky Martens, he will ride the complete World MXGP Championship next year. AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES Factory FMF/KTM rider Taylor Robert took his first-ever AMA EnduroCross Series main event win at the XFINITY Arena, the sixth round of the series in Everett, Washington. WESTON BEACH RACE Shaun Simpson wins the Weston Beach Race. David Williams and Simon Brown head the sidecars home. MONSTER ENERGY CUP Davi Millsaps wins the 2014 Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas. Eli Tomac finishes second with Trey Canard third. WILKIE AND KOUWENBERG GET FIRST TEST WITH THE JTECH HONDA The JTech Honda Racing team ran their first official test with new EMX250 riders Albie Wilkie and Nick Kouwenberg earlier this week at the Mantova track in Italy. The Honda CRF250R was a new experience for them but both took to it well and grew ever more comfortable on the bike. PHOENIX TOOLS IFLY HUSQVARNA INVEST IN YOUNG TALENT The Phoenix Tools IFLY Husqvarna Team is excited to announce their presence in UK Youth Motocross next year with Jamie Carpenter and Charlie Putnam representing the team. DYLAN FERRANDIS CONFIRMED WITH KAWASAKI Dylan Ferrandis, a member of the French team which won the Motocross of Nations, has signed a long-term agreement with Kawasaki to continue in 2016 the MX2 World Championship before moving to the USA. ROMAIN FEBVRE JOINS YAMAHA FACTORY RACING FOR 2015 In the wake of an excellent 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship for Yamaha Factory Racing and Jeremy Van Horebeek with the works YZ450FM, Yamaha is pleased to announce that MX2 star Romain Febvre has signed to form a two rider spearhead in Michele Rinaldi’s squad for the premier MXGP class in 2015. JENS GETTEMAN JOINS JTECH HONDA FOR 2015 MXGP SEASON Honda rider Jens Getteman will stay in red next year as he joins the JTech Honda squad to contest the MX2 category of the MXGP World Championship aboard the CRF250R. WOR EVENTS MICHELIN XCE SERIES Midwest Husqvarna rider, Lee Sealey put on a superb display of 125cc riding at the last round of the WOR Events Michelin XCE series at a very muddy but beautifully sunny Maeshafn in North Wales. EXTREME XL LAGARES HARD ENDURO Husqvarna’s Alfredo Gomez and Graham Jarvis, together with Husqvarna Spain supported rider Mario Roman, have filled the podium at the 2014 edition of Extreme XL Lagares. Leading the way, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Alfredo Gomez captured his debut Hard Enduro win and brought to an end what’s been a difficult year due to illness and injury. MOTOCROSS OF EUROPEAN NATIONS FOR SIDECARS AND QUADS This year’s Motocross of European Nation for Sidecars and Quads was held at Markelo in the Netherlands. The European Champions in the Quads were NETHERLANDS TEAM A while in second place were FRANCE followed by GREAT BRITAIN. The Champions in the Sidecars were BELGIUM. In second place were NETHERLANDS A and in the third place were NETHERLANDS B. CROMWELL TRUCKS BRITISH QUAD CHAMPIONSHIP Veteran Paul Winrow is the British Quad champion for a record breaking 14th time after returning to the series this year following a two year ‘semi-retirement’. Forty-year-old Winrow, who first won the title in 1992 as a teenager, clinched the series in a last round showdown at Canada Heights on Sunday here he tied up the title in the second of the three 25 minute heats – which was just as well as he crashed twice in the final outing! RED BULL CITY TRIAL Thousands of fans packed Manchester's longest and most famous shopping street - Deansgate - to witness reigning FIM Trial World Champion Toni Bou - Repsol Honda absolutely dominate the third edition of the Red Bull City Trial. Débutante Bou was undefeated over the four rounds throughout the day to run out an easy winner as he showed his skill and speed across the uniquely designed and built linear dual lane course. SIMON REES MEMORIAL HARE AND HOUNDS Results of the Simon Rees Memorial Hare and Hounds are HERE!    Photos are HERE!     Race report HERE! STRONG RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2015 The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing will go into the 2015 World Championship racing season with another strong lineup and with the intention of once again challenging for both the MXGP and MX2 world titles. The factory team that has dominated the competition in recent years will field eight-times World Champion Tony Cairoli of Italy, Ken de Dycker of Belgium and Britain’s Tommy Searle in MXGP. Cairoli, one of the most successful riders in FIM World Championship competition will continue his bid for another title. Team-mate de Dycker will return to the competition after a 2014 plagued with injuries but Ken will be ready to race for the 2015 season. Newcomer to the MXGP lineup but no stranger to the KTM factory team is Tommy Searle of the UK. Searle finished second in MX2 in 2008 riding a KTM. OAKLEAF KAWASAKI WITHDRAWS FROM BRITISH MOTOCROSS FOR 2015 It is with regret that Oakleaf announces its complete withdrawal from British motocross in 2015. Although negotiations for riders for next year have been very positive, the lack of guaranteed support for the next season to be able to complete signings within the requested deadlines has left the team no choice but to completely re-evaluate its goals and its future.
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