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Yamaha and Jeremy Seewer to Part Ways After 2023 MXGP Season

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Photo of Jeremy Seewer At the 2023 MXGP of Sumbawa
Throughout his tenure with Yamaha, Seewer achieved an impressive track record, including 64 top-three race finishes, 28 podium appearances, 11 race victories, and seven Grand Prix triumphs.

Yamaha Motor Europe has officially confirmed the upcoming departure of Jeremy Seewer from the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team, marking the end of a successful six-year partnership.

Both parties are parting on amicable terms, with Seewer preparing to embark on a new challenge in 2024.

Seewer, a Swiss motocross sensation, initially made a name for himself during an impressive MX2 career, securing two FIM MX2 World Championship silver medals. In 2018, he joined Yamaha to begin his journey in the premier MXGP class, and over the years, the rider bearing the number ’91’ consistently displayed his exceptional talent and unwavering dedication in his quest for an MXGP world title.

Throughout his tenure with Yamaha, Seewer achieved an impressive track record, including 64 top-three race finishes, 28 podium appearances, 11 race victories, and seven Grand Prix triumphs. His remarkable performances in the 2019, 2020, and 2022 seasons led to consecutive runner-up finishes in the MXGP World Championship, highlighting his extraordinary skill and unwavering consistency.

Photo of motocross rider Jeremy Seewer at the 2023 MXGP of Netherlands
Seewer’s remarkable performances in the 2019, 2020, and 2022 seasons led to consecutive runner-up finishes in the MXGP World Championship.

As the final two rounds of the 2023 MXGP season draw near, both Yamaha and Seewer are resolute in their commitment to concluding their prosperous six-year partnership on a high note. They are determined to compete for race wins, secure podium finishes, and ultimately add another championship medal to their impressive achievements.

Yamaha Motor Europe expressed its heartfelt gratitude to Jeremy Seewer for his immense contributions to the Yamaha family throughout the past six years. The company wished him the very best in all his future endeavours.

Alexandre Kowalski: Off-Road Racing Manager, Yamaha Motor Europe said, “As we reach the end of our journey with Jeremy, we would like to thank him for the immeasurable value he has brought to the Yamaha racing family over the last six years. Counting among his notable achievements on the YZ450FM, a haul of 28 podium finishes, 11 race wins, and seven Grand Prix victories, Jeremy’s record establishes a lofty benchmark many top motocross riders aspire to attain. While we are sorry to see Jeremy go, we wholeheartedly respect his decision to pursue new challenges and we wish Jeremy the very best for the future.”

Photo of motocross rider Jeremy Seewer at the 2023 MXGP of Netherlands
As the final two rounds of the 2023 MXGP season draw near, both Yamaha and Seewer are resolute in their commitment to concluding their prosperous six-year partnership on a high note.

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