With the 2013 GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing season set to commence this week at the legendary Daytona International Speedway, there is one pressing question in the premier AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike class: Can anyone stop reigning champ Josh Hayes? That question is unlikely to be fully answered at the season opener, but [...]
On Jan. 24, 1937, the first running of the Daytona 200 took place on the hard sand of Daytona Beach, Fla. Since that race, won by AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Ed Kretz of Monterey Park, Calif., the annual event has grown into a motorcycling mecca, packed full of racing and recreational riding events. This [...]
Chaparral Motorsports Earns Yamaha’s Highest Customer Service Recognition Award – Pro Yamaha Chaparral Motorsports was recognized by Yamaha with it’s highest customer service recognition award, the prestigious Pro Yamaha designation. Only Yamaha dealers meeting the highest standards for customer service and training receive the Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealer designation. Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealers deliver [...]
Bruce Willis donated five motorcycles from his private collection in order to raise money for charity, and the second of these bikes is now on the auction block. Willis, who was born on a U.S. military base in Germany, donated his bikes in order to support the armed forces. The 1988 Yamaha TW200 Trailway is currently [...]
The upcoming MotoGP season is right around the corner, and with it will come some major changes to the motorsports series. Bridgestone, the official tire supplier for MotoGP, has been working on the development of a new rubber compound as well as sport bike tires designed for slick conditions, and both are currently being tested [...]
Yamaha really nailed the side-by-side ATV with the Rhino, and after adding a fuel-injected, 686cc engine back in 2007, the ride has remained relatively unaltered.
Yamaha has a number of bikes for young riders, and some are designed for beginners while others, like the TT-R100E, are aimed at the older crowd.
As the New Year begins, so does Yamaha’s first racing challenge of 2013. Having spent 21 days at sea crossing the Atlantic and passing through the Panama Canal, the Yamaha Netherlands Verhoeven Team’s Yamaha YZ450F four-stroke based machine and support equipment for Dutch rider Frans Verhoeven has arrived in South America and is undergoing technical [...]
Motorsports racers may be in the middle of their mandatory winter break, but the teams themselves have not let up on their preparations for the upcoming season.