And right here is the official information of Cooper Webb returning to the Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing crew that we now have been anticipating since he and the Red Bull KTM team parted ways in early July. Webb will debut on his #2 2023 Yamaha YZ450F at tomorrow’s first ever SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX) race in North Carolina, his house state. Webb will race alongside Eli Tomac and Justin Cooper in 2024 because the crew will discipline a three-rider 450cc crew.
The next press launch is from Yamaha:
MARIETTA, Ga. – Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing is worked up to announce a multi-year cope with Cooper Webb to race the premier class of the Monster Vitality AMA Supercross, Professional Motocross, and SuperMotocross World Championship. The muli-time champ joins Eli Tomac and Justin Cooper for a potent three-pronged effort subsequent yr aboard the YZ450F. This weekend, Webb will kick off his reunion with the crew in entrance of the house crowd on the inaugural SMX World Championship Playoff 1 on the zMax Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Harmony, North Carolina.
Webb made his professional debut with the Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing crew in 2013. Collectively, they notched a powerful tally of wins within the 250 class and earned back-to-back Monster Vitality AMA Supercross 250SX West Championships in 2015 and 2016, in addition to the 2016 Professional Motocross 250MX title. Webb went on to be a title contender within the 450 class with a pair of Monster Vitality AMA Supercross 450SX titles (2019, 2021) and has 21 victories within the class up to now. The North Carolina rider is worked up to return with the crew the place he began and to make his debut aboard the all-new YZ450F this weekend as the game begins a brand new period with the SMX World Championship Finals.
“We’re excited to announce Cooper Webb’s return to the Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing crew. We’re additionally actually excited for the upcoming 2024 season with a powerful three-rider lineup to proceed to pave the best way for achievement within the premier class. Cooper is a confirmed title contender and is hungrier than ever. Collectively, we loved a variety of success within the 250 class and are wanting ahead to having him again and seeing what we will do with the all-new YZ450F.”
“Reuniting with Cooper Webb alerts not only a homecoming but additionally a vivid horizon for the crew. We’re all fairly excited to get going and to see the legacy he’ll construct on this new chapter along with his house crew.”
“I’m tremendous excited to be racing for the Monster Vitality Yamaha Star Racing crew once more. It appears like a household reunion. It’s all of the those who I began my profession with, and I can’t wait to go racing with them once more.
“Racing in Charlotte for me is a dream come true. It’s my house race. The final time we raced there, I had most likely my greatest race ever. I’m actually wanting ahead to getting again to the gate with this crew and this bike and beginning off my new chapter properly.”