Yamaha has been rumored to be working on a 250cc sportbike for quite some time now. In fact, the other three members of the Japanese Big Four have launched new models in the small-displacement segment in recent years, but none of these new generation small-displacement bikes bear Yamaha‘s crossed tuning fork logo. That may change […]
Yamaha Has A Full Slate Of Activities For This Weekend’s Yamaha SoCal Nationals + Video
For the Yamaha SoCal Nationals at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, the first round of the GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented By Yamaha, the tuning-forks brand has lots of fun activities lined up for fans to participate in tomorrow and Sunday at the Southern California racetrack.
Q&A Session With Yamaha Riders And Crew Chiefs On Saturday
On Saturday, April 26 from 1:30 to 2:15 PM PST in the Media/Rider Center located in the infield paddock at Auto Club Speedway, Yamaha’s “Fast Four,” Josh Hayes, Cameron Beaubier, Garrett Gerloff, and JD Beach, will participate in a Q&A Session that fans and track day participants can attend absolutely free of charge.
Yamaha’s Pro Superbike duo and pair of Pro Sportbike riders will have already completed their morning practice sessions on the 21-turn, 2.36-mile road course at Auto Club Speedway, so the Fast Four will be ready to share insights about their fast lines around the racetrack and answer any other questions you might have.
Also on hand to answer questions at the Q&A Session will be Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha Superbike Crew Chief Jim Roach and Yamaha Extended Service/Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha Sportbike Crew Chief Oliver Hutchinson, so don’t miss this fun and informative event.
Two Yamaha Autograph Sessions On Sunday
Twice on Sunday, April 27–from 10:30 to 11:00 AM PST at the teams’ garages in the infield paddock and from 12:15 to 12:45 PM PST at the Yamaha Product Display Area–Josh, Cameron, Garrett, and JD will be on hand to sign posters and autograph other memorabilia. The Monster Energy and Yamaha Extended Service umbrella girls will also be in attendance, so be sure to have your camera ready to snap some photos with the riders and the umbrella girls.
Yamaha To Honor Military Personnel In Attendance On Sunday
American service men and women who attend the Yamaha SoCal Nationals at Auto Club Speedway are invited to visit Yamaha’s team hospitality area on Sunday, April 27.
Special Giveaways And Other Surprises On Both SaturdayAnd Sunday
Brush up on your Yamaha road racing facts and trivia because Yamaha will be giving away all kinds of merchandise throughout the race weekend. You never know who might ask you a question that could result in some sweet Yamaha swag for you to take home.