The new look RHR Yamaha Motocross team made their first foray into competitive action at the Hawkstone
International on Sunday with a World Class line up to test their metal against.
Feature image courtesy of Ray Archer
The team were dealt an early blow on Friday with Kristian Whatley having to withdraw from the event after injuring his knee in a training accident during the week.
That left Ryan Houghton as the team’s sole MX1 representative and he didn’t disappoint turning in a duo of 11th place finishes giving him 10th overall.
Rob Hooper – Team Owner “We are very pleased [...]
For 2018 we are introducing some more feature racers with International Quad Racer Harry Walker being one of them…
Here’s his profile:
Name: Harry Walker
Occupation: Aviation Detailer
What type of Offroad do you race? Quadcross and sand and endurance
Your machine? Factory Yamaha YZF450r
What’s your biggest racing achievement to date? Winning a British Championship race at 18 yrs old
What are your future goals? To win the European Championship
Where are you racing this season? British /European / Pont De Vaux /and other selected one off events
Who is your biggest racing idol? My [...]
With the UK set to be hit with an arctic blast this week it’s just as well at the riders from the Rob Hooper Racing team have been training and plying their trade in sunnier climes during the winter months.
Preceding this weekend’s season opening Hawkstone International the racer’s from the Official Yamaha Motocross team have all been enjoying warmer weather to ensure they get the track and bike time they need for their stacked 2018 season.
Team boss Rob Hooper commented “Training in Britain during the winter months is frustrating at the best of times, and with these last few months being so wet it has been important for our rider’s to venture abroad”.
Just a day [...]
Many would believe the winter months for a Pro Motocross Team Owner are where you put your feet up, don your
slippers, smoke a pipe by the fire and reminisce about the days gone by, revel in the massive high’s and shed the disappointment of any low’s… but our Feature Team owner Rob Hooper of the Official UK Yamaha Motocross Team Rob Hooper Racing says we couldn’t be any further from the truth.
“In Motocross there is no off season. As soon as the racing ends another season begins. First up [...]