Yamaha Announces Supersport Team And YZF-R3 Support Program For MotoAmerica Championship

Yamaha has introduced plans for its Supersport group and its help program for the 2018 MotoAmerica racing season. JD Seashore, the 2015 Supersport champ, will proceed aboard the Monster Power/Yamaha Prolonged Service (Y.E.S.)/Graves/Yamaha Supersport staff, whereas his 2017 teammate, Garrett Gerloff, has moved as much as Yamaha’s Superbike squad. A alternative Supersport rider hasn’t been introduced. Multi-time Superbike champ Josh Hayes has moved to a brand new position as a Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing Model Ambassador and bLU cRU Rider Coach.

Yamaha and Graves Motorsport are introducing a brand new Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program for riders competing in MotoAmerica’s new 2018 Junior Cup Championship. Two ranges of race-prepped R3 bikes are on supply, which embrace Graves Motorsports elements and ongoing technical help from Graves and YMUS. Josh Hayes will function a mentor for Graves/Yamaha R3 Help Program riders competing within the 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup.

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Yamaha And Graves Motorsports Announce Supersport Group And YZF-R3 Help Program For 2018 MotoAmerica Street Racing Championship

Cypress, CA – December 6, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Company, U.S.A. (YMUS), and Graves Motorsports are proud to announce that 2015 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion JD Seashore will proceed as a Monster Power/Yamaha Prolonged Service (Y.E.S.)/Graves/Yamaha Supersport staff rider competing within the 2018 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship. As well as, Yamaha and Graves are introducing a model-new Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program for riders who want to compete aboard specifically ready Yamaha R3 bikes in MotoAmerica’s new 2018 Junior Cup Championship.

Monster Power/Yamaha Prolonged Service/Graves/Yamaha

Anxious to place the #1 plate again on his Yamaha YZF-R6 Supersport machine is returning staff rider JD Seashore, who completed an in depth second to his former teammate Garrett Gerloff within the 2017 MotoAmerica Supersport Championship.

“It was an ideal feeling to place ink to paper and join my fifth season with the Monster Power/Y.E.S./Graves/Yamaha staff. Annually, it’s like a dream come true for me to have the ability to proceed with this nice household as their rider on the superior R6. For me, racing within the MotoAmerica Supersport Championship once more, I feel, can be greatest for my persevering with improvement as a rider. We made a number of errors final yr, so, for 2018, I’m extraordinarily decided to repair these, have an ideal season, and win again the #1 plate on my R6. I really feel like I’ve acquired some unfinished enterprise on this class. I need to get that taken care of first, after which set my sights on the subsequent objective in my racing profession.”

Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program For 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup

Graves Motorsports, who’s starting its third decade as a companion with Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing, is providing, in cooperation with YMUS, two ranges of race-prepped R3 bikes, each of which embrace Graves Motorsports elements and ongoing technical help from Graves and YMUS, for competing within the 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship.

As well as, Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing Model Ambassador and bLU cRU Rider Coach Josh Hayes will function a mentor for Graves/Yamaha R3 Help Program riders competing within the 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup.

Commenting on this system, Chuck Graves, president of Graves Motorsports stated, “What a good way to start our twenty first yr of working with Yamaha Manufacturing unit Racing! With this Graves/Yamaha R3 Help Program, we’re serving to to develop the grass roots of motorbike street racing right here within the U.S., and in addition within the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Street Racing Championship. Ever since Yamaha launched the R3 a few years in the past, we’ve been regularly creating increasingly more race-prepared elements for the bike. It’s a superb motorbike on which riders can develop their driving and racing expertise, and we’re actually wanting ahead to the inaugural season of the MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship. Yamaha followers and Yamaha racers’ households now have one other Championship by which they will cheer on Yamaha bLU cRU riders.”

For extra particulars concerning the Graves/Yamaha R3 Help Program, name Graves Motorsports at 800-867-6480, extension 800, or ship an e mail to gross sales@gravesport.com

For extra Yamaha racing information, outcomes, pictures, and movies, go to http://www.YamahaMotorsports.com/Racing

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