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2016 MotoAmerica Championship Schedule

Press Release: MotoAmerica has announced its provisional 2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship schedule with seven of the nine anticipated events secured. The series will open again at the immaculate Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, where MotoAmerica will race in conjunction with the second round of the MotoGP World Championship – the Red […]

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Yamaha Scores “Grand Slam” In MotoAmerica’s Debut Season

Grand Slams are relatively rare in baseball and are unprecedented in AMA roadracing. This year, in MotoAmerica’s Inaugural Season, Yamaha has done just that by standing on the top of the box in all four of MotoAmerica’s professional road racing classes: Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, and Superstock 600. “Never before has a single motorcycle manufacturer won every Championship in all of the AMA/FIM-sanctioned […]

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2016 BMW C650GT and C650 Sport Scooters Announced

BMW announced several updates to its C-series maxi-scooters including a revised powertrain, new suspension settings and a complete makeover for the Sport model including a name change from C600 to C650. It always seemed odd to name one model the C650GT and the other the C600 Sport when both use the same 647cc parallel-Twin engine; […]

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Burgett, Hannah and Glover Re-create Iconic Yamaha YZ Ad

Yamaha brought legends Rick “The Lumberjack” Burgett, Bob “Hurricane” Hannah and the “Golden Boy”, Broc Glover back together to re-create one of the most iconic motocross ads ever produced. Yamaha Motor USA Turns 60! The original ad, created in 1979, featuring Yamaha’s became one of the most popular ads of its era, with Burgett, Hannah […]

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Yamaha Returns to WSBK with the YZF-R1

Yamaha announced its return to the World Superbike Championship, vying for the 2016 season with Sylvain Guintoli and Alex Lowes on the YZF-R1. “Having re-written the Supersport rule book and changed the game with the new YZF-R1, directly developed from Yamaha MotoGP technology, it was clear we would need to return to the World Superbike […]

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