Bobbitt Finishes 2nd at Opening National Enduro

Bobbitt Finishes 2nd at Opening National Enduro

Bobbitt

Bobbitt

Wedgefield, SC – FMF KTM Factory Team rider Russell Bobbitt narrowly missed out on the win at the opening round of the AMA National Enduro Series, finishing 2nd by a margin of 19 seconds. His teammate, Charlie Mullins, finished 8th in his first National Enduro back in just shy of two years while Kacy Martinez took a 2nd place result in the Women’s class.

It was Mullins who claimed the win in the opening test of the Sumter Enduro. Despite breaking his foot two weeks ago, Mullins seemed to have a flawless ride in the first test. Bobbitt also put in a good time finishing 3rd. Bobbitt would continue to tick off consistent times finishing 3rd in 4 of the 6 special tests to place him in 2nd overall at the end of the event.

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Dungey Earns 2nd at Phoenix Supercross

Dungey Earns 2nd at Phoenix Supercross

Dungey

Dungey

Glendale, AZ – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey earned 2nd overall at the fifth round of the AMA 450 Supercross Championship Series held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in front of a packed house. His teammate, Marvin Musquin, earned a top ten result with a 9th place finish.

Dungey and Musquin were both placed in the second 450 Supercross heat of the evening. Dungey got out to an early lead and rode a flawless race. He led all six laps to easily claim the heat race win while Musquin put together a solid effort to finish in 2nd place to qualify into the main event.

When the gate dropped for the main, both Red Bull KTM riders stumbled off the line and came around the first corner around 15th and 16th position...

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The Kurt Caselli Foundation Announces Online Application for Memorial Scholarship

The Kurt Caselli Foundation Announces Online Application for Memorial Scholarship
The Kurt Caselli Memorial Scholarship Awards $2,500 Toward Higher Education

CaselliFoundation

CaselliFoundation

MURRIETA, Calif. – The Kurt Caselli Foundation (KCF) is pleased to announce an all-new online application process for The Kurt Caselli Memorial Scholarship through the www.kurtcaselli.com website.

The Kurt Caselli Memorial Scholarship was created to award gifts of $2,500 to two former racers who are currently enrolled in institutions of higher learning. The KCF is looking for applicants who embody perseverance, integrity, generosity, commitment, humility and professionalism – all the same character traits that Kurt Caselli exemplified on and off the motorcycle.

The deadline for fall semester applications is May 1, 20...

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Webb and Robert Top Podium at King of the Motos

Webb and Robert Top Podium at King of the Motos

KingMoto

KingMoto

Johnson Valley, CA – FMF KTM Factory riders Cody Webb and Taylor Robert topped the podium at the fifth running of the King of the Motos event. This marked Webb’s third career victory at the challenging off-road race.

Both riders participated in the morning race in which the finishing order determined the starting position for the main event. Both riders used that as a warm-up for the afternoon race and for practice on navigating with the GPS systems needed for the 3-hour main event.

When the flag waived to start the main event, both Webb and Robert got a great jump off the line and came out leading the way at the top of the starting hill...

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Ducati North America Breaks Sales Record

DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Breaks Previous sales record with 12,132 MOTORCYLES SOLD IN 2015

Multistrada

Multistrada

•North American Market (United States, Canada and Mexico) sales exceed all records with 12,132 motorcycles sold in 2015, up +14.1%
•Tremendous growth in Mexico with more than 1,000 units sold, up +85%
•Increasing momentum for 2016 sales Ducati expands into new segments with XDiavel cruiser and Multistada Enduro dual-sport model.

Cupertino, Calif. (February 1, 2016) – In 2015, Ducati North America increased unit sales by +14.1%, based on 12,132 total motorcycles sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This is the sixth year the company has shown impressive overall sales growth in its largest worldwide sales region.

All three countries reached historical sales levels, with the Unit...

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Marches to 1-2 on First Day of Malaysian Testing

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Marches to 1-2 on First Day of Malaysian Testing

Rossi

Rossi

Movistar Yamaha teammates Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi made their intentions clear whilst testing their YZR-M1s today at the Sepang International Circuit during the first Official MotoGP Test of the year, taking first and second place respectively.

Sepang MotoGP Test
Sepang, Malaysia – 1st February 2016

1st
JORGE LORENZO
2:00.684 / 37 LAPS

2nd
VALENTINO ROSSI
2:01.717 / 55 LAPS

18:00 LOCAL TIME GMT+8 AIR 33°C / TRACK 49°C SUNNY / HUMIDITY 60%

Sepang (Malaysia), 1st February 2016

After a two-month wait, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team assembled in Malaysia to kick off the new season with the first Official MotoGP Test of 2016.

Wasting no time, riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi immediately picked up w...

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Dungey Claims Third Straight Win at Oakland Supercross

Dungey Claims Third Straight Win at Oakland Supercross
Musquin Earns First Career Podium

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DungeyMusquin

Oakland, CA – Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ryan Dungey took another commanding win to claim his third straight victory in a row at the fourth round of the AMA 450 Supercross Championship held at the O.co Coliseum while his teammate, Marvin Musquin, finished 3rd to claim his first podium finish of the year.

This race was moved to a delayed rain schedule due to inclement weather leading up to the race which meant removing one of the practice sessions. In the two sessions that took place, Dungey was able to put together some solid laps and turned the fastest time from the qualifying sessions.

Dungey and Musquin were placed in the second heat race...

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Announces Sponsorship with Pont Grup

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Announces Three-Year Official Regional Sponsorship with Pont Grup

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LinJarvis

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP and Pont Grup join forces as leaders in the field of motorcycles and safety with a three-year regional partnership.

Sepang (Malaysia), 31st January 2016

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP is proud to announce it has signed a three-year contract with Pont Grup, welcoming the insurance company as an Official Regional Sponsor of the team from 2016 to 2019.

Pont Grup was the first insurance broker that specialised in the insurance of motorcycles. For more than 25 years their focus on improving policies and services have played a major role in the revitalisation of the insurance sector...

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Jorge Lorenzo Revs Hearts in Manila

Jorge Lorenzo Revs Hearts in Manila

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JorgeLorenzo

Manila (Philippines), 30th January 2016

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Jorge Lorenzo was warmly greeted yesterday by thousands of fans as he stepped into the Philippines for the first time ever. Though it was a country he had never been to before, he felt perfectly at home and completed a nice but full day of promotion activities.

The Majorcan rider, who was welcomed upon arriving in Manila by a large group of Filipinos dealers, received all the warmth the Philippine people have to offer and was privileged to meet the president of Yamaha Motor Philippines, Mr. Toru Osugi.

The next day, the five-time World Champion traveled to the Carmona racetrack, about 40 kilometers from the Philippine capital...

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David McGrath Named Chief Competition Officer at AMA Pro Racing

David McGrath named Chief Competition Officer in key organizational update at AMA Pro Racing

DavidMcGrath

DavidMcGrath

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – AMA Pro Racing announced today a number of key staff additions to the company in advance of the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track season. The hires fill vital roles in the competition and communications departments.

David McGrath joins the company’s executive leadership team as Chief Competition Officer with a wealth of experience gained in the motorsports and motorcycle industries. As a former racer, factory crew chief and developmental lead for multiple OEMs, McGrath has built strong and lasting relationships within the motorcycle racing community over the last three decades...

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