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Thibault Benistant wins international race in Sommieres

Thibault Benistant of the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team has won the international race in Sommieres, France. Benistant crossed the finish line in second place in the first moto and managed to win the second moto after a strong race. The Frenchman also put in a strong performance in [...]

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Defending Champions Yamaha Motor Europe Aims to Unleash Full Potential in 2024 MXGP Season

The Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 team will feature a familiar line-up of Yamaha stars Thibault Benistant, Rick Elzinga, and Andrea Bonacorsi in 2024. Benistant, with three MX2 Grand Prix victories and twelve podium finishes to his credit, has been labelled a clear title contender. Now entering his fourth season [...]

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Karlis Alberts Reisulis takes podium position in the EMX250 round in Great Britain

Karlis Alberts Reisulis of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing took his first podium of his career in the EMX250 class at the last EMX250 race of the season in the British Matterley Basin. Reisulis rode two strong motos and finished with a 3-4 in the motos in third place in the [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi Clinches EMX250 Championship in Turkey

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi has secured the 2023 EMX250 Championship title with a stunning victory at the ninth and penultimate round of the European Championship in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. Bonacorsi’s outstanding EMX250 title campaign is highlighted by a 100% podium record, which includes four overall victories and six [...]

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Bonacorsi Maintains 100% Podium Streak & Extends EMX250 Championship Lead with Sensational Victory in Arnhem

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi showcased his dominance in the EMX250 Championship as he charged further ahead in the Championship Standings with a sensational round win at the eighth round of the series in Arnhem, The Netherlands. The relatively new Arnhem circuit presented a tough challenge for the [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi second in EMX250 in Sweden

Andrea Bonacorsi thrilled thousands of Swedish fans with his exceptional performance at the seventh round of the series in Uddevalla. The strong Italian charged forward from fifth in Race One and eventually snatched second position with an impressive pass on Quentin Prugnieres on the final lap. At the same time, [...]

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Strong performances from Bonacorsi and Van Erp in Grand Prix of Lommel

Andrea Bonacorsi and Ivano van Erp of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing both have done a great job at the Grand Prix MX2 in Lommel. Bonacorsi managed to score a sixth position and in his debut race in MX2, Van Erp finished a moto in ninth position. Bonacorsi was showing his [...]

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Bonacorsi Boosts EMX250 Title Bid with Sixth Straight Podium Finish in Germany

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi delivered a powerful performance at the sixth round of the EMX250 Championship in Teutschenthal, Germany, bolstering his 2023 EMX250 title pursuit with a sixth consecutive podium finish. The talented Italian secured second overall with a 2-3 result, extending his lead in the series [...]

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Van Erp Celebrates Maiden EMX250 Round Victory as Bonacorsi Keeps Podium Streak Alive in Latvia

The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 Team celebrated its most successful event of the season with a near podium sweep at the fifth round of the EMX250 Championship in Kegums, Latvia. The round was won by Ivano Van Erp who powered his GYTR kitted YZ250F to a solid 1-2 finish [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing strong at the Dutch Masters of Motocross finals at Oldebroek

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has finished the Dutch Masters of Motocross competition in a strong way at Oldebroek. Ivano van Erp finished on the podium with a third position and Andrea Bonacorsi finished in third position in the final championship standings. The track in Oldebroek was well prepared and van [...]

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Bonacorsi Continues Podium Streak & Extends EMX250 Championship Lead in Spain

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi continued his fine form at the MXGP of Spain, claiming an emphatic race win and a sixth-place finish to celebrate the fourth round of the EMX250 Championship from the second step of the podium. As a result, the Italian has extended his lead [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi extends EMX250 Championship lead with a win in Portugal

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi has extended his European Championship lead with a remarkable round victory at the third round of the EMX250 Championship in Agueda, Portugal. Bonacorsi continued his impressive 2023 EMX250 title charge with a series of spectacular passes as he charged from fifth to win [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi scores a top three position in the Dutch Masters of Motocross in Markelo

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has scored a top three moto finish in the second round of the Dutch Masters of Motocross in Markelo. Bonacorsi finished third in the first moto and came home in seventh place in the second moto. Besides Bonacorsi, Ivano van Erp and Karlis [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi extends EMX250 Championship lead

The majestic Dolomite Mountains served as a stunning setting for the second round of the EMX250 Championship, which took place alongside the MXGP of Trentino in Pietramurata, Italy. Andrea Bonacorsi extended his EMX250 Championship lead with a 1-2 finish to celebrate his home Grand Prix on the second step of [...]

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Dream Start to EMX250 Title Campaign for Andrea Bonacorsi & the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 Team

The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 team enjoyed a dream start to the 2023 EMX250 season at the opening round of the Championship in Riola-Sardo, Sardinia. Andrea Bonacorsi went unbeaten in both races to begin his 2023 EMX250 title charge with maximum points. He was almost joined on the podium [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha riders inside of the top five at Harfsen

Hutten Metaal Yamaha has made a positive start at the opening round of the Dutch Masters of Motocross in Harfsen. Andrea Bonacorsi and Karlis Alberts Reisulis were finishing in fourth and fifth position and after a difficult first moto, Ivano van Erp came back strong in the second moto to [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing and Andrea Bonacorsi take a podium position in Lierop

Andrea Bonacorsi and Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing took a podium position at the Dutch MX Season Opener at Lierop. Bonacorsi finished second in both motos, which gave him second position overall as well. Ivano van Erp did a great job as well by finishing in sixth position in both motos. [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing gains race rhythm in the Italian Championship in Arco di Trento

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has gained race rhythm at the second round of the Italian Championship Series in Arco di Trento. A strong field of riders lined up for this second race of the season. Karlis Alberts Reisulis and Ivano van Erp were qualifying themselves in the first group in [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing is looking for a Race/Practise Mechanic

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing is looking for a Race/Practise Mechanic “With technical knowledge and experience in the MX world” Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing Team is the official Yamaha EMX250 motocross team. We participate with 3 riders in the EMX250 competition. The team is based in the Netherlands/Beerzerveld (OV), here we [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing announces line up for 2023

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to confirm the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 team will field a strong three-rider line-up in 2023. Yamaha and Hutten Metaal have retained EMX250 title challenger Andrea Bonacorsi for a third season and are poised to welcome Ivano van Erp and Karlis Reisulis as they [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi close to the top ten in Grand Prix MX2 in Turkey

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing came close to a top ten moto finish at the final round of the Grand Prix MX2 in Afyonkarahisar in Turkey. Bonacorsi was riding a strong first moto and finished the race in eleventh position. In the second moto he ended up in [...]

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Rick Elzinga Crowned EMX250 Champion in France

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Rick Elzinga locked up the 2022 EMX250 Championship title in the penultimate race of the season at the 10th and final round of the series in Saint Jean d’Angely, France. An incredible six podiums, four overall victories and five race wins are some highlights of [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi finishes on the podium in the EMX250 round in Finland

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has finished on the podium in the penultimate round of the EMX250 Championship in Hyvinkaa, Finland. Bonacorsi had to fight his way back from the back of the field in the first moto but still managed to finish in a strong sixth position. [...]

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Rick Elzinga increases his championship lead in Sweden

Rick Elzinga of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has increased his championship lead to 44 points in the EMX250 race in Sweden. Despite the fact that he had to be satisfied with a ninth and a fourth position in the motos he still took 14 points over his closest rival in [...]

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Elzinga and Bonacorsi second and third in EMX250 Lommel

Rick Elzinga and Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing were having a strong seventh round of the EMX250 Championship at Lommel last weekend. Elzinga finished second overall and Bonacorsi ended up in third position. The weekend started really positive on Saturday. In the first group of qualifying it were [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing and Rick Elzinga clinch Dutch Masters of Motocross 250 title

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing and Rick Elzinga have clinched the Dutch Masters of Motocross 250 title at Rhenen. Elzinga didn’t took any major risk and scored enough points with an 11-4 moto score to clinch the title. The track in Rhenen is one of the nicest tracks in the Netherlands. [...]

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Elzinga Extends EMX250 Championship Lead

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Rick Elzinga continued his winning ways at the MXGP of Germany, round six of the EMX250 Championship in Teutschenthal. The Flying Dutchman secured his fourth overall victory with an impressive 2-1 scorecard. He was joined on the box by teammate Andrea Bonacorsi who took his [...]

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Rick Elzinga regains the championship lead in the EMX250 class

Rick Elzinga of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has regained the championship lead in the EMX250 class. In Ernee, France he managed to take the overall win with a 2-3 in the motos. Besides Elzinga it was Andrea Bonacorsi who took a top five position and Dave Kooiker managed to score [...]

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A positive MX2 outing for Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing in Spain

Andrea Bonacorsi and Rick Elzinga of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing were participating in round nine of the world championship MX2 in Arroyomolinos in Spain. Rick Elzinga was ill in the week prior to the race and also during the weekend he felt far from ideal. Despite this he posted some [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing successful in EMX250 Sardinia

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished with their three riders inside of the top four at the fourth round of the EMX250 Championship in Riola Sardo, Sardinia. Andrea Bonacorsi took the overall win in front of Rick Elzinga and Dave Kooiker ended up in fourth position. The weekend started strongly at [...]

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Mixed fortunes for Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing at the EMX250 round in Maggiora

The third round of the EMX250 Championship was held in Maggiora in Italy. The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing team had mixed fortunes. Andrea Bonacorsi came close to a podium position and ended up in fourth place overall. Dave Kooiker managed to score points in both races and took nine points. [...]

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Successful Dutch Masters of Motocross in Harfsen for Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing

The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing team has had a successful day at the third round of the Dutch Masters of Motocross Series at Harfsen. Rick Elzinga managed to win both motos and took the overall win while Andrea Bonacorsi ended up third overall. After a crash at the start of [...]

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Four moto wins for Dave Kooiker in the Dutch Open Championship

Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has won four motos at the last two rounds of the Dutch Open Championship in Gemert and Marum. Kooiker participated in both races to keep his race rhythm on point. In Gemert he posted the second fastest time in time practice and started [...]

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Rick Elzinga scores another seventh position in the world championship MX2

Rick Elzinga of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has scored another seventh position in the world championship MX2. Elzinga participated in round 6 of the world championship in Kegums, Latvia and finished seventh and eighteenth position in the motos. Andrea Bonacorsi scored points as well with a seventeenth position in the [...]

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Rick Elzinga nieuwe leider in de Dutch Masters of Motocross 250

Rick Elzinga van Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing is de nieuwe leider in de tussenstand van de Dutch Masters of Motocross 250. Elzinga wist vandaag op het circuit van Oldebroek beide manches te winnen en pakte hiermee zijn allereerste Dutch Masters zege in de 250 klasse. Naast Elzinga mocht ook Andrea [...]

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Impressive MX2 debut for Rick Elzinga in Italy

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Rick Elzinga made an impressive MX2 debut this weekend, finishing seventh and 11th in the races for seventh overall. Andrea Bonacorsi scored three points in his first ever MX2 Grand Prix. The track of Arco di Trento was ridden in the opposite way this year. [...]

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A double heat win for Rick Elzinga in EMX250 Portugal

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Rick Elzinga continued his winning ways at the second round of the EMX250 Championship in Agueda, Portugal. The Dutch star was inch-perfect all weekend, racing his GYTR kitted YZ250F to a second consecutive round win, but this time with a double-moto victory – the first [...]

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Rick Elzinga Second At Dutch Masters of Motocross In Arnhem

Rick Elzinga of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing opened his Dutch Masters of Motocross championship campaign in style during the first round of the series at Arnhem. Elzinga finished second in both heats, yielding him second overall. Dave Kooiker battled in the first heat after a crash and did not score, [...]

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Rick Elzinga wins EMX250 round in Mantova

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Rick Elzinga got his 2022 EMX250 title campaign off to a perfect start. The 20-year-old Dutchman celebrated his third-ever race win and mounted the top step of the podium at the opening round of the EMX250 Championship in Mantova, Italy, to take the first red [...]

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Podium Finishes For Elzinga And Bonacorsi In Catalan Championship Race

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing took part in a Catalan championship race at Almenar on Sunday, and with it, kicked off their season on a good note. The team riders were in action in the open class and did well for themselves. Rick Elzinga won the MX2 class with 4-1 finishes. [...]

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Yamaha Confirms 2022 EMX125 & EMX250 Line Up

Yamaha Motor Europe is delighted to announce that EMX250 bronze medalist Rick Elzinga will join fellow EMX250 title challengers Andrea Bonacorsi and Dave Kooiker at the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 team for the 2022 EMX250 European Championship campaign. Meanwhile, the MJC Yamaha Official EMX125 team has retained its current [...]

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Bonacorsi and Sydow Top Ten At EMX250 in Mantova

Andrea Bonacorsi and Jeremy Sydow of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished seventh and eighth respectively during the final race of the EMX250 European championships at Mantova. Dave Kooiker had problems in the first race, and scored two points in the second. Bonacorsi struggled initially in the first race, and had [...]

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Another Heat Win For Bonacorsi At EMX250 Of Garda, Sydow Scores Season Best Result

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing scored another heat victory during the eighth round of the EMX250 European Championship series at Arco di Trento in Italy. Bonacorsi fended off heavy pressure, but kept a cool head and rode to victory. A crash-filled second race kept Bonacorsi down to tenth [...]

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Heat Win For Andrea Bonacorsi During EMX250 Round In Italy

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing booked a race win during Tuesday’s round of the EMX250 European Championship series at Arco Di Trento in Italy. Bonacorsi recovered from an early setback to finish tenth in the first heat, and in the second heat he booked a flag-to-flag win. This [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi Second At French EMX250 Round

After his podium finish at the EMX250 round in Germany, Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha racing continued along his successful ways at Lacapelle Marival in France. Bonacorsi finished second and third in the heats respectively, which yielded him second overall for the event. Bonacorsi quickly found his footing on [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi takes podium finish at the EMX250 round in Germany

The rough and extremely rutty, hillside Talkessel circuit was also the setting for the fifth round of the EMX250 Championship, where Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s rookie on the rise, Andrea Bonacorsi, collected his first piece of podium silverware since stepping up to the EMX250 class. He finished third overall, [...]

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Andrea Bonacorsi In Strong Form During Open Dutch Championship At Reusel

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing made a strong impression during the Open Dutch Championship 250 event at Reusel. He came from fifth position to cross the line first in the opening race, only to be penalized for a noise infraction, and in the second race, a mechanical problem [...]

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Strong Showing For Andrea Bonacorsi During ADAC Youngster Cup 250 In Reutlingen

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing had a strong showing during the final round of the ADAC Youngster Cup 250 in Reutlingen. Bonacorsi won the first heat, and crossed the line in second position in the second race. Unfortunately a small mechanical problem in the third moto forced him [...]

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Bonacorsi Wins Open Dutch Championship 250 in Eersel, Kooiker Fourth

Hutten Metaal Yamaha racing had a successful day during the Open Dutch 250 Championship event in Eersel. Andrea Bonacorsi took victory, cementing his championship lead. Dave Kooiker had a strong showing with a fourth place finish. The sandy track of Eersel was well prepared, and the heat baked the track [...]

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Dave Kooiker Sixth At EMX250 Round In Latvia

Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished in a strong sixth place during the fourth round of the EMX250 championships held at Kegums in Latvia. Kooiker rode two consistent races, finishing seventh and tenth respectively. Bailey Malkiewicz opened his scoring account by finishing 13th in the second heat. Andrea [...]

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Another Top 10 Finish For Dave Kooiker During EMX250 At Lommel 

Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing again scored a top ten finish during the third round of the EMX250 European Championships at Lommel. After his strong outing at Oss in the Netherlands, Kooiker did well in the deep sand of Lommel, despite a difficult first race where he finished [...]

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Bonacorsi Moves Up to Third in EMX250 Championship as Kooiker Breaks Top-10 

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi has moved up to third in the EMX250 Championship following an outstanding ride to fourth in both races for fourth overall at the second round of the series in Oss, The Netherlands. Dutch teammate Dave Kooiker also impressed on home soil, posting two [...]

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Bonacorsi makes solid debut at Matterley Basin

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Andrea Bonacorsi made an impressive EMX250 debut finishing seventh overall at the opening round of the 2021 European Championship, which took place at the immaculate Matterley Basin circuit in Winchester, England today – 26th June.  The 18-year-old Italian sensation started the day strong with the [...]

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Bonacorsi And Kooiker First And Second At ONK250 Season Opener In Arnhem

Andrea Bonacorsi and Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished first and second respectively during the Open Dutch Championship 250 season opener at Arnhem. Jeremy Sydow had a troubled outing, with crashes in both races. Sydow and Bonacorsi both featured well during qualifying, with Sydow claiming the pole ahead [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing Continues Development During British MX2 Championship Event

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing continued its development for the upcoming MX2 European championship series during the third round of the British MX2 championships at Canada Heights. The team used the opportunity for some final tests, and the riders slotting into their grooves nicely. The track at Canada Heights was perfectly [...]

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Podium Finish For Andrea Bonacorsi At Blargies International 

Andrea Bonacorsi of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished on the podium during an international event at Blargies in France. Bonacorsi finished fourth and third in the races respectively, and this was good enough for third overall. Dave Kooiker was also solid with sixth and seventh in the races respectively. The [...]

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More International Experience For Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing At Crisolles

The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing team continued its preparation for the upcoming EMX250 championship with an outing to Crisolles in France. The track hosted an international event with a strong field of GP-level competitors.  The track is hardpack, with technical jumps and a high average speed. Andrea Bonacorsi and Dave [...]

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Bonacorsi and Kooiker Score Swedish Championship Top Tens in Uddevalla

Andrea Bonacorsi and Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing finished in the top ten during the fourth round of the Swedish motocross championships at Uddevalla. Bonacorsi secured seventh place and Kooiker tenth. The riders made their intent known during qualifying already. Both teammates were third fastest in their respective [...]

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Ups And Downs For Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing In Uddevalla

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing reported for duty for they first race in a long time at the third round of the Swedish Championship in Uddevalla. After a long and intensive training period, the team was ready to gain some race rhythm with the EMX250 championship series fast approaching. The riders [...]

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Podium Finish For Andrea Bonacorsi At Italian Championship Round in Alghero

Podium Finish For Andrea Bonacorsi At Italian Championship Round in Alghero Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing rode its first race of the season on Sunday at the Italian Championship at Alghero. This after a few weeks’ worth of intense preparation. Andrea Bonacorsi proved that he was already well acclimatized with the [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing and Jumbo Supermarkets Continue Their Partnership 

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing and Jumbo Supermarkets have singed a two year extension to their motocross racing partnership. The philosophy of the team principals is to guide talented young riders to eventual world championship participation. This philosophy was perfectly executed during the 2020 season with the EMX250 European Championship title [...]

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Yamaha Motor Europe Confirm Exciting EMX250 Line-Up For 2021

Yamaha Motor Europe Confirm Exciting EMX250 Line-Up For 2021 Yamaha Motor Europe and the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 Team are pleased to confirm a three-rider line-up for the 2021 EMX250 Championship. The team have retained 15-year-old Dutch talent Dave Kooiker and are thrilled to welcome two new riders, reigning [...]

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Top Three MX2 Finish For Thibault Benistant at MX2 GP of Arco DI Trento 

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing had a top three heat finish during the penultimate MX2 GP at Arco di Trento in Italy.  Two crashes put paid to a potential good result in the first heat, with the French rider finishing seventh. In the second heat he set matters [...]

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Breathtaking Second Place For Thibault Benistant In MX2 GP Of Arco Di Trento

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing delivered an impressive performance during the sixteenth round of the MX2 motocross world championship series at Arco di Trento in Italy. Benistant finished second in the final heat in only his second GP, and showed his potential at the very top level of [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing is looking for a Competition / Training Mechanic

This vacancy has been filled!     Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing is looking for a Competition / Training Mechanic “With demonstrated technical knowledge and experience in the MX world” Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing Team is the official Yamaha EMX250 motocross team for which 3 riders currently compete internationally. The team [...]

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Thibault Benistant Crowned EMX250 Champion in Belgium 

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant locked up the 2020 EMX250 Championship title following a dramatic showdown at the 10th and final round of the championship in Lommel, Belgium.  Guarding a lead of 24-points going into the EMX250 round of Limburg, Benistant only had to beat his closest rival, [...]

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Thibault Benistant Makes Huge Strides Towards European Championship Title With Double Victory At Lommel

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing has made a giant stride towards claiming the EMX250 motocross European championship title at the sandy track of Lommel in Belgium.  Benistant won both heats, and have increased his championship lead to 24 points. Gianluca Facchetti had a trouble-filled day, and failed to [...]

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Benistant Sustains EMX250 Championship Lead with a Podium Finish in Spain 

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant made a welcomed return to the podium at the eighth round of the EMX250 Championship in Madrid, Spain. The ‘198’ posted a pair of thirds for second overall and has maintained an 18-point lead in the championship. Teammate, Gianluca Facchetti finished fourth in [...]

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Benistant stays in the lead in the EMX250 Championship

Equipped with a GYTR kitted YZ250F, Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant has maintained the EMX250 Championship lead after three challenging rounds in Mantova, Italy. The 18-year-old finished fourth overall at the seventh round of the EMX250 Championship today and has retained a 28-point lead in the overall standings. [...]

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Benistant Retains EMX250 Red Plate

SM Action M.C. Migliori’s Hakon Fredrikson kept his cool during two thrilling EMX250 races to celebrate the sixth round of the EMX250 Championship in Mantova, Italy, from second step of the podium for the second consecutive time. Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250’s Thibault Benistant tied for third overall and has [...]

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Thibault Benistand Clinches Fourth EMX 250 Victory For The Season At Mantova

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing clinched his fourth EMX250 victory for the season at Mantova in Italy.  After riding to a consistent fifth in race one, he won the second race. Teammate Gianluca Fachetti was also strong on the day, and missed the overall podium with a single [...]

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Thibault Benistant Maintains Race Rhythm With Strong Outing At Oss

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing maintained his race rhythm during the Open Dutch Championship event at Oss.  Benistant rode two strong races, and can go into the next GP at Mantova with confidence.  Oss is one of the most beloved tracks on the Dutch circuit with some elevation [...]

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Broken Hand for Dave Kooiker

Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing sustained a fracture to his hand at Faenza in Italy.  Kooiker crashed on Saturday during the second round of the European championships, and sustained an injury to his hand. Since the next round of the series was scheduled for Tuesday at the same [...]

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Good Speed From Dave Kooiker During EMX125 In Italy 

Dave Kooiker of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing had some good speed on display during the first of three EMX125 motocross rounds at Faenza in Italy. Alas, crashes on both heats kept him from scoring on the hardpack track.  Dave tried his best during qualifying, and went away with the 27th [...]

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Three In A Row For Thibault Benistant

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing claimed his third victory in succession in the EMX250 class. Benistant  secured top honours today at Kegums in Latvia with 1-3 moto finishes and increased his championship lead.  Gianluca Facchetti had a troubled outing, with a technical problem and a crash keeping him [...]

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Double Victory For Thibault Benistant At EMX250 Event in Latvia 

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing was in dominant form at the third round of the EMX250 European championship series at Kegums in Latvia.  He won both races, and extended his championship lead. Teammate Gianluca Facchetti had to retire whilst lying fifth in the first race, and finished 12th [...]

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Thibault Benistant Claims EMX250 Victory At Kegums And Is New Series Leader

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing claimed victory at the second round of the EMX 250 motocross European Championships in Latvia. Benistant dominated the first heat and finished second in the final race after a titanic battle.  He clinched the overall victory for the day and is now the [...]

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Thibault Benistant Shows Good Potential At Dutch International In Arnhem

Thibault Benistant of the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing team gave good account of his potential at the international racing event in Arnhem. The results of all his sand training became evident with a strong third place finish in the second heat. In the first race, an early crash forced him [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing Kick Off EMX250 Campaign With Fourth For Thibault Benistant

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing scored a fourth place finish at the opening round of the EMX250 motocross European championships at Valkenswaard in The Netherlands. Benistant crashed twice in the first heat, but still managed to work his way forward to 11th, and in the second race, he set matters straight [...]

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Hutten Metaal Yamaha Welcomes 14-year-old Talent Dave Kooiker

Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that the Hutten Metaal Yamaha Official EMX250 Team has finalised their 2020 rider line up with the addition of Dave Kooiker, a 14-year-old Dutch prodigy who will start the season contesting the EMX125 series but with the goal of stepping up to EMX250 [...]

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Good Speed From Thibault Benistant At Lacapelle Marival International Event

Thibault Benistant of Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing had some good speed on display during  the international motocross event at Lacapelle Marival in France. Some Less than optimal starts and a setback in the first race held him back to ninth and sixth in the races respectively. The event, traditionally a [...]

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First Podium Finish Of 2020 With Gianluca Facchetti For Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing

Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing scored its first podium finish of the season at the second round of the Italian motocross championships at Ottobiano. In this way the team kicked off its season in a positive manner. The Ottobiano track has a sandy underground and challenging ruts soon formed. Gianluca Facchetti [...]

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Going for it in the gym

The Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing team is working hard to be ready for the new season. Thibault Benistant, Gianluca Facchetti and Raivo Dankers are all podium contenders and working good together as a team. Below you can watch a movie of their gym training.    

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