Chad Reed
Since dissolving TwoTwo Motorsports and joining forces with the bLU cRU, Chad Reed hasn’t exactly been a top contender.  As one of the oldest riders in the field, we have to believe retirement is at least on the horizon.  After seeing this video surface of the former champ spinning laps at a Lucas Oil Regional event in a YXZ1000R, we’re wondering if this might be a preview of coming attractions.  What do you think?

PrintKENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces its Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative endowed more than $100,000 in funds and equipment to eight grant recipients in the first quarter of 2017. This quarter is further highlighted by Yamaha’s continued support of the National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation, and Yamaha’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) grant program.

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– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, again provided a new Side-by-Side (SxS), the Viking VI Special Edition (SE), to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSW) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego, California. Assembled in the USA at Yamaha’s Newnan, Georgia factory, the Viking VI SE raised $17,000 towards the organization’s mission of supporting SEAL members’ families. This marks Yamaha’s fourth-consecutive year of aiding NSW, totaling nearly $90,000 in funding for the much-deserved recipients.

Yamaha-Logo-10-27-11KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is The Off-Road Championship (TORC) series’ Checkered Flag sponsor for all UTV classes for the 2017 season. Along with the Checkered Flag sponsorship, Yamaha Viking Side-by-Sides (SxS) will serve as track maintenance and support vehicles while the pure sport YXZ1000R SxS will be the official pace car for all Pro UTV classes.

The TORC series kicks off its first two rounds this weekend May 13 and 14 in Chicago, marking the second year the TORC series is featuring SxS racing. Yamaha Factory-Supported racer Corry Weller secured last year’s championship in the inaugural Pro Stock UTV series piloting her Dragonfire Racing Yamaha YXZ1000R. Weller was the only racer in the series to podium in all races she competed in, as well as the first-ever woman to win a TORC series championship in any class.

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– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, factory-supported and bLU cRU racers dominated the first two rounds of the Lucas Oil Off-Road National Racing Series’ inaugural UTV Production class recently at the Duel of the Desert at Chandler, Arizona’s, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park piloting Yamaha’s YXZ1000R pure-sport Side-by-Side (SxS).

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– Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the winner of the 2017 YXZ Supercross Sweepstakes for the 2017 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season.

Yamaha-OHV-Logo-11-10-11CYPRESS, Calif. – April 4, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees returned to the San Bernardino National Forest this past weekend to volunteer their time in support of projects aiding the fire-damaged OHV trails within the Trestles / Baldy Mesa OHV staging area. Working with members of the Southern California Mountains Foundation (SCMF) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the effort continued a nearly ten-year tradition of Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative volunteer projects in one of the nation’s most frequently visited forests.

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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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– 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.”