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Cody Miller

KENNESAW, GA – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its factory-supported and bLU cRU ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) racers are already topping podiums in multiple series across the nation, leading their Yamaha YXZ1000R pure sport SxS and YFZ450R sport ATV vehicles to wins at the outset of the 2017 racing season.

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KENNESAW, GA
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces both its new and returning factory-supported Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racers for the 2017 season, including defending champions racing the YXZ1000R pure sport SxS and class-leading YFZ450R sport ATV.

Yamaha-OHV-Logo-11-10-11KENNESAW, GA – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative awarded more than $350,000 in funds and equipment to 26 grant recipients in 2016. The final grants for 2016 comprised more than $73,000 awarded to four recipients, including support for both National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) and the Progressive Agricultural Foundation’s Safety Day program.

“For a decade, Yamaha has been supporting National Hunting and Fishing Day’s message of responsible outdoor recreation and open access, and with an Access Initiative grant to the Progressive Agricultural Foundation, we extend that message to families and youth in the farming and ranching communities across the country,” said Steve Nessl, Yamaha’s ATV and SxS group marketing manager. “With the challenges facing access to our nation’s land, the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative remains a steadfast resource supporting those working to responsibly, safely and sustainably protect and expand the opportunities for enjoying the outdoors.”

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Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is growing its YXZ1000R pure-sport Side-by-Side (SxS) line with a new 2017 Special Edition (SE) Sport Shift (SS) YXZ1000R. Yamaha’s U.S. factory is delivering the unit to dealers later this month.

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KENNESAW, Ga.
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, launches a new ATV / SxS bLU cRU Racing Support Program committing a potential total payout of $100,000 in race win bonuses for ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) racers competing in select classes and series aboard Yamaha’s 2016 or newer YXZ1000R and YFZ450R models.

Coming up short
If you ask anyone who’s ever hit an FMX ramp they will tell you there’s a steep learning curve (pun intended). We’ve seen Derek Guetter build quite a name for himself as one of the leading ATV freestyle motocross riders in the world, but even Derek has his bad days.

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KENNESAW, Ga. – January 7, 2017
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is launching an all-new YXZ Supercross Sweepstakes to kick off the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season. Contestants can enter from now through April 2 at www.YXZsweeps.com to win a 2017 YXZ1000R SS (Sport Shift) Side-by-Side (SxS), a VIP trip to the 2017 Supercross finals in Las Vegas, a meet and greet with both Chad Reed and Miss Supercross, and more.

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Earlier this month, Yamaha inducted nine of its ATV, side-by-side, dirt bike and road racing titleholders to its Wall of Champions. The ceremony for the event was held at its office in Cypress, California, with 11 championships acknowledged during the event.

UTV Snow cross
TORC Off-road racer CJ Greaves isn’t one to let a little snow dampen his spirits.  Here he’s out doing some UTV Snow Cross in his Yamaha YXZ1000R. Check out the action below:


Graves Motorsports, the Performance Exhaust brand behind Yamaha Motor USA’s multiple National Championship winning Superbike and Supersport roadrace titles, is excited to introduce their new Full Titanium Racing Exhaust System for Yamaha’s  2016-2017 Pure Sport YXZ1000R three-cylinder Side-by-Side. Employing the same design technology  used on the Factory Yamaha MotoAmerica Superbikes, Graves developed this system and race tune for the Greaves Motorsports Yamaha YXZ1000 Pro-Stock car driven by CJ Greaves to win the Torc Series Championship Final race!