Makar Yurchenko #76 | About
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MY76 Story


I got an ATV as a birthday present from my elder brother Pavel, who already was a twice champion of the Russian Road Racing Cup on scooters, and was one of the best ATV-riders in North- West region of Russia.



My first start in the ATV-competitions, and in the same year I became the best in North-West Region of Russia among ATV-riders aged below 15.



I moved to motocross and won the St.Petersburg and North-West region Motocross Championships in 65cc class (KTM).



I moved to the next class and took 2nd places in the both St. Petersburg and North-West region Motocross Championships in 85cc class (Suzuki). At the same time I began to participate in local free-style motocross events, and was spotted by famous Red Bull pro-rider Alex Kolesnikov, after which has been trained at the Kolesnikov FMX Training Camp in Kolomna (Russia).



First tests in Estonia and Latvia, and first starts for me at national level. I completed my first races in the MFR Russian Motocross Championship 85cc class at 15-17 places, but at the end of the season was at 7-8 places. At the end of the year, I participated in one of the stages of the MFR Russian Supercross Championship 85cc class, where sensationally took 2nd place.



I took 2nd overall place in the MFR Russian Motocross Championship 85cc class. I participated in the qualifying part of the UEM MX85 European Championship 2012 North-East area, even skipping two races of six; I was able get into TOP10 and was selected for the finals in United Kingdom. At the same time I entered into the application of Motorcycle Federation of Russia for participation in the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship. I also decided to try myself in motorcycle road racing and applied to the Reb Bull Rookies Cup. But as I had only one month of experience behind the wheel of the roar racing bike, I did not have the opportunity to pass through selection from the first attempt.



After returning from Spain, and having considered all the options, I had put a goal to reach the level of MotoGP. I took part in Copa de España Velocidad (Pre-Moto3), where in the first year I became one of the leaders of racing team Twelve Motorsport by Xavi Fores. Also I took part in many competitions in Russia (Scooters, Road Racing, Motocross), totally in 16 races I scored 11 victories and 4 podiums. Now I own the absolute lap record on the tracks «Leader» for scooters (Moscow), «Kolpino» for scooters (Leningrad area), Autodrom St. Petersburg for STK600 bikes (Leningrad area).



I was assigned for Red Bull Rookies Cup and CEV and entered the sportsmen support program of the National Motorsport Federation of Kazakhstan. I performed under flag of this country in 2014. I participated in the final round of Russian Supermoto Championship where I took the 1st place. After this I went to Supermoto of Nations.



I competed in Red Bull Rookies Cup 2015, and in RSBK (Russian Superbike). In 2015 became a Russian Supermoto Champion and Russian Minimotard Champion.



I competed in championship Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, and in FIM Junior Moto3 World Championship, team of Alex Rins.



I compete in FIM Junior Moto3 World Championship, Reale Avintia Academy team. Also with wild-card in World Championship Moto3 (MotoGP). In Russia I will compete in 2 stages of Russian Superbike International Championship, as an invited pilot for SPB Racing Team (Saint-Petersburg).





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