Bengtsson and Kouwenberg sign deals with JWR Yamaha in Sweden
He finished fifth in the Dutch Masters of Motocross and scored world championship points in all the rounds where he participated in. His highlight in the world championship was an eleventh position in the second moto of the Dutch Grand Prix in Assen.
In 2018 Bengtsson will ride the Swedish MX1 championship and will do five or six Grand Prix races.
Nick Kouwenberg was riding for the JWR Yamaha this year and finished second in the Swedish MX2 championship. In 2018 he will give it a try to win the title and he will also do several EMX250 rounds for the team.