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Liam Everts returns with privateer effort in 2021

Past season began with a big up and ended on an downer. Starting did it with an incredible win at the EMX125 Grand Prix of Matterley Bassin at the end of February. Just a few days later a virus called SARS-CoV-2 aka COVID-19 would derail the world. Sending everything including our sport into a break. When it all stabilized, we resumed racing with races in Czech, Netherlands, Latvia and Italy. There at the Italian track of Faenza, Liam’ season ended prematurely due to an broken arm. Luckily that chapter is now behind us. The arm is almost as new and withstood all training very well. Also the rides on the mountain bike as well as some laps on the KTM...

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Kegums 3.0 brings Liam' another top 10 result!

Past Saturday all EMX250 riders tried to qualify themselves, a third time in less then ten days, for a grand prix hosted at Kegums in Latvia. Liam wasn’t too happy with the result at ‘Kegums 1.0’ but a few days later he redeemed himself with an nice result at Kegums 2.0.  That last result left us hopeful for Kegums 3.0. But once again timed qualification didn’t went smoothly. Overwhelmed with tension Liam was unable to find the right flow. With a twenty-fourth time, the Sidi-boots rider performed far under his true abilities and pace. Then again, the youngster already showed that a bad gate pick doesn’t necessary keeps him from scoring nice results and big points. On the other hand a...

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Liams Latvian tales

It is 2020 and everything is possible! Yes also three Grand Prix’ races in just one week and all at one venue. To catch up on some of the lost racing while we were in a global lock down, some venues are hosting three full blown grand prix ‘weekends’. One of those lucky venues is Kegums in Latvia. After months of no Grand Prix racing, the EMX250 riders restarted their championship in Latvia. With also Liam Everts on the starting gate. The young Belgian did great in his debut, months ago at Valkenswaard. After a lot of training on his KTM 250SX-F Liam felt ready for the retake of the championship. But the time-practice didn’t delivered an great lap time. This resulting...

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