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Hey, R1-forum.com! As we speak, The Yamaha Champions Riding School is running its final sold out school at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and loading up the bikes for the rest of the year at Miller Motorsports Park.
Check out this awesome video recap of the season at Laguna.
Three-Time AMA SuperBike Champion Josh Hayes And MotoGP Sensation Cal Crutchlow To Sign Autographs At International Motorcycle Show In Long Beach
Cypress, CA November 30, 2012 – Two of Yamaha’s best motorcycle road racers and fan favorites will be on-hand next weekend at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach California, which will take place at the Long Beach Convention Center not far from Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA’s headquarters.
Three-time and defending AMA Pro Road Racing SuperBike Champion and Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha rider Josh Hayes, along with former Yamaha World Supersport Champion and Monster Tech 3 Yamaha MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow, will both be signing autographs and greeting fans at the Yamaha display. In addition to the two riders, Yamaha is also bringing in one of Josh’s #1 Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha YZF-R1 SuperBikes for up-close looks and photo opportunities.
Say "Y.E.S.!" To The Latest Video From The Yamaha Extended Service/Graves/Yamaha Team
Cypress, CA September 15, 2012 - After a six-month absence from GEICO Motorcycle AMA Road Racing competition, 17-year-old Garrett Gerloff was back in action this past weekend during the American Red Cross Devil's Showdown at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Garrett came back with a vengeance--or at least with as much vengeance as one of the nicest riders in the paddock can muster--and he piloted his #96 Yamaha YZF-R6 to second-place and fifth-place finishes in the AMA Pro Motorcycle-SuperStore.com SuperSport class.
For an inside look at Garrett's return, along with other highlights of the Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha Team at New Jersey, take a look at this video:
Jersey? Sure! Josh Hayes Ties Record For Consecutive Poles In AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike
Millville, NJ September 8, 2012 - After setting provisional pole in yesterday's first qualifying session, two-time defending SuperBike Champion and Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha rider Josh Hayes kept his #1 crossplane-crankshaft YZF-R1 at the top of the lap charts and earned his 11th consecutive pole position, which ties him for the AMA Pro Road Racing record in the SuperBike class.
The series has been to nine venues so far this season, including this weekend's round at the 14-turn, 2.2-mile New Jersey Motorsports Park road course, and Josh has won the pole at every round this year. His record of 11 poles in a row extends back to the final two rounds last season
"I was kind of surprised to see the laptimes as fast as yesterday because of the rain last night, and there were a few damp patches on the track," Josh commented. "I've had... [Read More]
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