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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:

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MESA, AZ:
Cora Jokinen at Torq-Masters Industries is a business owner, racer and welder. Together with the Ladies Offroad Network, we want to support female welders around the country. Cora’s relationship with Miller Electric Welders has allowed her the opportunity to put a Women’s Miller Digital Elite Helmet (Retail $317), Women’s Welding Large Jacket, and 3 pairs of Miller Welding Gloves up for grabs.

Trophy Truck Motocross
For the most part, Trophy Trucks are synonymous with high speeds and deep whoops.  You usually don’t picture them on tight, technical motocross-style tracks. However, the minds behind the Dirt Tour and 212 Land put on one heck of an event where they blended Trophy Trucks and a motocross track. By the looks of things, the truck drivers were right at home.

VP-Fuels-Logo-8-17-12SAN ANTONIO, TX (November 30, 2016) – Customers of VP Racing Fuels will enjoy a whole new user experience when they visit its newly redesigned website, according to Chris Wall, Chief Marketing Officer for VP Racing Fuels.  “Between our 70+ blends of race fuel and the new product lines we’ve launched in the last several years, customers sometimes had difficulty finding the product information they were looking for,” Wall said.  “Our new platform is clearly segmented between product lines and applications so it will be easy for customers to zero in on the most appropriate VP product to meet their needs, whether it’s race fuel for their dirt bike, a small engine fuel for their chain saw or a fuel system cleaner for their street car.“

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San Diego, CA
– The UTV World Championship announced today that Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort & Casino has signed on as Official Host Hotel for the third annual Polaris RZR UTV World Championship taking place in Laughlin, Nevada April 13th – 15th, 2017. Racers, teams, fans and sponsors can book their rooms now using the discount code “UTVWC,” by calling (800) 227-3849.

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To celebrates its history and the new branding image that melds both its music business and its engine and performance side, Yamaha held a press conference last week to kickoff its huge display at the LA Auto Show. We were given a preview of its new advertising campaign (“One Yamaha”) and given a closer look at the many aspects of the company (did you know they build golf carts?).

Too Close
One of the great things about SEMA is that it gives automotive enthusiasts an opportunity to get close to all the action. In the case of the people in this video… REAL close! The action involving Trophy Truck demos at the show were to highlight short-course off-road racing and demos for the SCORE Baja 1000 festivities at the show leading up to qualifying for this year’s race (see results here). Props to Patrick Clark for cutting it close but still keeping his Trophy Truck / Pro 2 race truck under control.

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KENNESAW, Ga.
– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA supported racers dominated the leading national and regional Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV racing series in 2016 aboard the YXZ1000R pure sport SxS and class-leading YFZ450R sport ATV. The exciting season was recently capped with Yamaha-supported factory racers Dustin Nelson and Corry Weller claiming the top two spots in the Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Racing Series (LORORS) of Arizona and the recent Lucas Oil Racing Shootout.

SST Save
There’s no shortage of short-course off-road action at the Stadium Super Trucks events. But every once in a while someone pushes the envelope a little too far and puts on a serious show. That was the case in the below video clip, and it’s one of the best short-course off-road saves we’ve ever seen. Check it out.