Yamaha Continues Green Initiatives in Mugello

Yamaha Continues Green Initiatives in Mugello

Yamaha Motor Racing aims to keep the hills at Mugello beautifully shiny and sustainable at the Italian Grand Prix with the continuation of the “KISS Mugello” (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable) project.

After receiving the 2014 FIM Environment Award at the FIM Gala Ceremony last year, Yamaha Motor Racing resumes its position as environmental role model in the MotoGP paddock. Together with FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) and L‘Autodromo del Mugello, Yamaha Motor Racing and its concrete five partners RCM, Toyota Material Handling, PSP Global Service, Dyson and eFM encourage the public to get involved in their environmentally and socially sustainable initiatives to keep the hills of Mugello beautiful for many years to come.

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Russell and Martinez Win Mountaineer Run GNCC

Russell and Martinez Win Mountaineer Run GNCC

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XC1Podium

Masontown, WV – FMF KTM Factory teammates Kailub Russell and Kacy Martinez both took a win in their respective classes at the seventh round of the GNCC Series dubbed the Mountaineer Run.

Martinez got a top five start in the WXC class and quickly moved into the lead. She was holding a good pace out front when she made a mistake in one of the rock sections and lost the lead. She recovered in 4th place approximately a minute and a half down.

In the remaining laps she was able to catch the lead riders and go on to pull a gap on the field. She crossed the finish line to take the win by approximately one minute over the next closest competitor clinching her sixth win of the season.

Her teammate, Russell, pulled a massive holeshot at the s...

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Bryan Smith Caps Springfield Mile with Thrilling Victory

Bryan Smith caps action-packed Springfield Mile with thrilling victory

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BryanSmith

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 24, 2015) – Bryan Smith surprised very few people on Sunday at the Illinois State Fairgrounds when he swiped the Springfield Mile checkered flag in the Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines main event.

Piloting his powerful No. 42 Crosley Radio Kawasaki, Smith was tested by Jared Mees on the race’s final lap when the defending Grand National Champion went low in turn four and took the lead from Smith for a brief moment. However, he reclaimed the top spot on the front stretch after putting his Kawasaki in perfect position to outrun Mees’ No. 1 Rogers Racing Harley-Davidson to the finish line.

“This win feels great,” said Smith...

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KTM Podium Sweep at Glen Helen Motocross National

KTM Podium Sweep at Glen Helen Motocross National
Musquin, Hill and Nelson Top the Podium

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KTMPodium

San Bernardino, CA – Red Bull KTM Factory riders Marvin Musquin and Justin Hill as well as Lucas Oil/Red Bull/Troy Lee Designs/KTM rider Jessy Nelson topped the podium to make it a KTM sweep at the second round of the 250 Pro Motocross Championship Series held at Glen Helen Raceway.

Both Red Bull KTM teammates earned top practice times to earn a great gate pick heading into the first moto. The gate pick choices worked in each riders favor as they both earned a top ten start after the gate drop. Musquin was sitting in 2nd place at the end of the first lap behind Nelson while Hill was in 5th...

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Yamaha Announces Rider Line-up for Suzuka

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Announces Yamaha Factory Racing Team Rider Line-up at the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

Round 2 of the 2015 FIM Endurance World Championship
The 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race

Yamaha Racing

Yamaha Racing

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that the YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM will be competing in the 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Road Race, which is to be held at Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture from July 23 to 26, 2015. This will be the first time since 2002 that Yamaha has fielded a factory team for this prestiguous race.

The team‘s rider line-up will consist of reigning JSB1000 class champion of the All Japan Road Race Championship Katsuyuki Nakasuga and MotoGP riders Pol Espargarò and Bradley Smith...

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HD Streaming of AMA Flat Track Springfield Mile

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SpringfieldMile

HD Streaming of AMA Flat Track Springfield Mile

Round 3 of the 2015 AMA Pro Flat Track season at the legendary Springfield Mile on Sunday, May 24, promises to be one of the most exciting and memorable events in recent memory. Fans can tune-in and catch every second of FansChoice.tv coverage from the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. by heading over to http://www.fanschoice.tv/watch-live/ama/flat-track.

The eyes of the world will be on Springfield as Australian road racing legend Troy Bayliss will make his much-anticipated AMA Pro Flat Track debut aboard the No. 21I Ducati Scrambler-inspired 1100cc machine against defending Grand National Champion Jared Mees on the No. 1 Harley-Davidson, No. 42 Bryan Smith, No. 2 Kenny Coolbeth Jr., No...

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Yoshimura Suzuki “Behind The Scenes Race Report” Video at VIR

Yoshimura Suzuki “Behind The Scenes Race Report” Video at VIR

CHINO, CA (MAY 21, 2015) – Check out the behind the scenes action of Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Roger Hayden, Jake Lewis and their team at the third round of the 2015 MotoAmerica Superbike series at Virginia International Raceway in Alton, VA.

Team Yoshimura Suzuki is grateful for the support of their sponsors: Yoshimura R&D, Suzuki Motor of America, Motorex, Parts Unlimited, Dunlop, Shorai, Sunstar, K&N Performance Filters, NGK Spark Plugs, RK Racing Chain, Genmark Automation, Pilot, Chicken Hawk Racing and Zeta.

About Yoshimura R&D of America: Yoshimura is “The Leader in Performance” and has been for more than 55 years...

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AMA Pro Flat Track Riders Gearing up for Springfield Mile

AMA Pro Flat Track riders gearing up for highly anticipated Springfield Mile

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SpringfieldMile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2015) – Thanks to increased factory support, special superstar competitors and new motorcycles destined to contend with Harley-Davidson and Kawasaki for podium appearances, the upcoming Springfield Mile is perhaps one of AMA Pro Flat Track’s most highly anticipated events in recent memory.

Roughly a month ago, news broke that Australian road racing legend and three-time World Superbike champion, Troy Bayliss, would compete in the premier Harley-Davdison GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines division at five AMA Pro Flat Track events during the 2015 season...

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Roger Hayden Scores a Pair of Superbike Podiums at VIR

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RogerHayden

Roger Hayden Scores a Pair of Superbike Podiums at VIR
Hayden Jumps from 7th to 4th in MotoAmerica Superbike Standings aboard his Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000

ALTON, VA (May 17, 2015) – Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s Roger Hayden worked hard to claw his way back into the championship picture this weekend in the MotoAmerica Superbike doubleheader in front of a big crowd at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). Hayden scored a strong pair of podium finishes. Meanwhile Superbike rookie Jake Lewis had a learning weekend at VIR scoring fifth in Race 1 before rebounding to improve to fourth in the second leg.

Under hot and humid conditions in Southern Virginia, Hayden raced his Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 to a pair of podium finishes, including runner-up in Race 2, to jump all th...

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Kailub Russell Earns First Career National Enduro Win

Kailub Russell Earns First Career National Enduro Win

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Russell

Park Hills, MO – FMF KTM Factory rider Kailub Russell took his first career Kenda AMA National Enduro win at the fifth round of the season after winning four of six special tests.

The current championship point’s leader started the race off just as he had the previous rounds with a first test win. “I always ride good at the beginning of the race,” stated Russell. “The difference is today I was able to ride good through the end and earn my first win.”

Russell won four special tests on his way to his first victory. Despite the slick conditions from some rain in the early morning, Russell was able to navigate the course cleanly aboard his new Factory Edition motorcycle to put together an impressive ride...

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