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

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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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Charlie Mullins Sustains Foot Injury in Practice

Charlie Mullins Sustains Foot Injury in Practice, Expected to Race Opening Round of AMA National Enduro Series

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CharlieMullins

MURRIETA, Calif. – FMF KTM Factory Team rider Charlie Mullins sustained a minor foot injury last week while practicing for the 2016 race season.

The 2010 National Enduro Champion and 2011 GNCC Champion is in the process of rehabilitating his foot in order to line up for the opening round of the AMA National Enduro Series on February 7.

FMF KTM Factory Team Manager, Antti Kallonen, stated, “It’s a bummer for Charlie to experience this injury just before the start of the 2016 season but we are confident that he is prepared and will do what he needs to do in order to be ready to race at round one.”

Next Event: February 7, 2016 – Wedgefield, South Carolina

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KTM Announces 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

KTM Announces 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally
Deadwood, SD

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KTM

Murrieta, CA – Make plans to join KTM staff and enthusiasts for the 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally in scenic Deadwood, SD on August 19-21, 2016.

The KTM Adventure Rider Rally provides riders of all skill levels an opportunity to ride with and learn from adventurers from all over the world. The KTM Adventure Rider Rally is designed for KTM 640, 690, 950, 990, 1190 and 1290 Adventure and Enduro owners but is open to all brands of street-legal motorcycles.

The KTM Adventure Rider Rally is entering its thirteenth year as the only national festival for KTM owners and enthusiasts. This year’s rally offers unbelievable adventure riding opportunities.
Participants will learn from KTM experts as they cover a technical o...

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Valentino Rossi Greets Indonesian Fans

Valentino Rossi Greets Indonesian Fans at Yamaha Indonesia’s Dealer Meeting

ValentinoRossi

ValentinoRossi

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team’s Valentino Rossi received a warm welcome in Indonesia as he attended the ‘Owner Dealer Business Meeting‘ where he gave interviews, shot TV commercials, and attended the release of brand-new Yamaha models.

Today Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi was honoured for his major achievements as the face of Grand Prix racing during his appearance as a special guest of Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturer (YIMM) at the annual ‘Owner Dealer Business Meeting‘ (ODBM) held at The Mulia Resort in Bali.

The ODBM is a major event, organised by YIMM, which is attended by dealer owners, Yamaha Motor Co,. Ltd. and YIMM‘s management, as well as 500 guests.

This year the event wa...

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