The news has broken (Kind of) that Calvin Vlaanderen will be the 3rd and final Factory Yamaha MXGP rider in 2024. In a recent announcement for the restructure of the Yamaha MXGP outfit – the team confirmed that the MXGP winner would be the latest addition to the squad.
‘Both the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP and MX2 teams will field three riders. Leading Yamaha’s premier class efforts will be long-time Yamaha rider Maxime Renaux. Renaux will be joined on the gate by Jago Geerts, who steps up from MX2 to write the next chapter in his career, and Calvin Vlaanderen, the best performing satellite rider in MXGP who has earned a well-deserved opportunity to race with factory support.’