Yamaha YZ125 logoDo you think you have what it takes to become the new Romain Febvre? Here is your chance to prove it! Yamaha is supporting young motocross talent by offering the opportunity of a lifetime with the new YZ125 Cup. Initiated by Yamaha and run in Europe on a national level, the winner will be awarded with a contract for Yamaha’s 2017 Official EMX125 Team and Yamaha UK is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with the Thor British Youth Nationalschampionship, making it the only championship which is eligible to score points towards the YZ125 cup.

The best scoring riders from each of the 13 national championship who signed up for the European YZ125 Cup, will be allowed to participate in a Superfinale at the Veltins Arena, Germany on October 8th 2016, where the best YZ125 riders will compete for the victory in front of a crowd of 50,000 motocross fans.

In total there will be forty-two YZ125 Cup candidates competing for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from across Europe. In the UK, the three (3) best Yamaha YZ125 riders from the British Youth Nationals Yamaha 125cc Championship, which kicks off on the weekend of April 2/3 2016, will be given the opportunity to progress to the YZ125 championship Superfinale alongside those from the other countries.

The six top riders of the Superfinale, joined by two wildcards, will win a multiple day Master Class with MXGP rider and 2008 MX1 World Champion David Philippaerts.

During the Master Class the mentors will decide which of these riders will become an official Yamaha rider for the EMX125 2017 season and gets to follow in the footsteps of 2015 125cc Junior World Champion, Maxime Renaux.

Signing up for the YZ125 Cup, couldn’t be easier:

  • You need to have been born between 2000 and 2004
  • You need to be registered to compete in the Thor British Youth Nationals Yamaha 125cc championship
  • You need to be riding a Yamaha YZ125

If you meet the above criteria, all you need to do to make the next step in your MX-career, is sign up for the European YZ125 Cup by sending a completed registration form to yz125cup@yamaha-motor.nl. Registrations is open until January 31st 2016. To download the registration form, visit www.yamaha-racing.com/yz125-cup/register.

To register for the Thor British Youth Nationals Yamaha 125cc Championship, visit HERE

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