Following his departure from Red Bull KTM at the start of the 2023 AMA Pro Motocross season, many took the move as a step toward retirement, while others began to suspect a possible return to Star Racing Yamaha based on rumors. What no one expected was to see him in action so soon, as Webb will begin this new stage of his career this Saturday at the first round of the SuperMotocross series in Charlotte.
With Webb now back on Star Racing and Eli Tomac and Justin Cooper already re-signed, that means Dylan Ferrandis has other plans in mind for the next season that are not confirmed yet.
Cooper Webb returns with the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team and kicks off the reunion this weekend at the inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship Finals
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing is excited to announce a multi-year deal with Cooper Webb to race the premier class of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Pro Motocross, and SuperMotocross World Championship. The multi-time champ joins Eli Tomac and Justin Cooper for a potent three-pronged effort next year aboard the YZ450F. This weekend, Webb will kick off his reunion with the team in front of the home crowd at the inaugural SMX World Championship Playoff 1 at the zMax Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
Cooper Webb: “I’m super excited to be racing for the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing team again. It feels like a family reunion. It’s all the people that I started my career with, and I can’t wait to go racing with them again. Racing in Charlotte for me is a dream come true. It’s my home race. The last time we raced there, I had probably my best race ever. I’m really looking forward to getting back to the gate with this team and this bike and starting off my new chapter well.”
With Webb now back on Star Racing and Eli Tomac and Justin Cooper already re-signed that means Dylan Ferrandis has other plans in mind for the next season that are not confirmed yet.