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October 30, 2017

Dowson signs up for Rob Hooper Racing!

Hot on the heels of announcing their 450 squad of Kristian Whatley and Ryan Houghton, the Rob Hooper Racing Yamaha Motocross team can now reveal their 250 rider for the 2018 season with 20 year old Robbie Dowson stepping into the breach.

Dowson comes with a good pedigree having come 2nd in the Maxxis MXY2 Category, and 3rd in the British Youth Nationals in 2015, before stepping up into the Pro ranks last year where he pulled off some notable results including 12th overall in the Maxxis MX2 class at Canada Height’s, and a podium finish at Whitby in the Pirelli Masters.

“I am working super hard on my fitness” said Dowson “and will be training with Fit4racing so I can [...]

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October 20, 2017


This weekend saw the 35th running of the HydroGarden Weston Beach Race where over 250 quads and sidecars took to the sands to tackle one of the toughest races in Britain. One of those teams was number 216, the Dirthub featured riders of Joe Williams and Matt Burroughs aboard their DND Racing, 24/7 Drilling Yamaha YFZ 450r.


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We caught up with Matt before the race and he explained “Its our first ever Weston so we’ve been trying to prepare ourselves and the bike as best we can. We have been to watch a few times before and it’s always been a great weekend so we thought we’d give it a go as a team this year. We’re just [...]

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October 16, 2017

Whatley & Houghton join Rob Hooper Racing Yamaha for 2018

It is with great pleasure the Rob Hooper Racing Yamaha Motocross Racing team announce the signings of Kristian Whatley and Ryan Houghton for the 2018 season.

Image courtesy of the Red Bull Pro Nationals

Rob Hooper Racing, an official Yamaha UK Motocross team will be competing in the Maxxis British Motocross Championships, the Michelin MX Nationals, the Bridgestone Masters as well as other selected National events around the country.

Whatley’s inclusion comes as no surprise to many, with the rumour mill doing overtime in recent months, but as with everything many facets need to fall into place before it can be officially released. As you can imagine, Team owner [...]

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September 11, 2017

Feature Crew Update. Tom Cossar. Master’s Miss out

We caught up with our Feature 1000cc Sidecar Grasstrack Racer Tom Cossar….

“Its been a another great season so far.  Since the first few meetings lots has changed from passengers to engines to jobs while trying to maintain a fast and competitive pace which is easier said then done. Since my last update my passenger Ryan had to stand back from racing as he is trying to save for a house, however Wayne Rickards was quick enough to say yes to stand in for a meeting and soon became my permanent passenger. I’ve raced briefly with Wayne before so we already knew we would be a reasonable force but I think we’ve made some massive strides together so far [...]

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