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YAMAHA ANNOUNCES 2015 OFF-ROAD GROUPS

Cypress, CA– The Yamaha bLU cRU off-road racing groups are now set for 2015, and also the staffs and also motorcyclists prepare themselves and also their 2015 Yamaha YZ450F and also brand new Yamaha YZ250FX bikes, along with their Yamaha YFZ450R ATVs for an amazing season of two- and four-wheel auto racing competitors. The announcement was made by Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Supervisor for Yamaha Electric Motor Firm, U.S.A.

N-Fab AmPro Yamaha bLU cRU

Ready to start its eighteenth period with Yamaha is the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha bLU cRU group, which is led by seven-time AMA Pro Enduro Champ, thirteen-time ISDE Gold Medalist, as well as AMA Hall of Famer Randy Hawkins. The team will contend in the AMSOIL GNCC series, Kenda AMA National Enduro Champion series, and also pick GEICO Bike EnduroCross occasions. Bikers consist of returning staff member Jordan Ashburn from Cookville, Tennessee. Jordan, that recently took a trip to Japan to race the all-new YZ250FX, winning the last round of the Japan National Cross Nation series, ended up a career-best third total in the 2014 GNCC collection. He will certainly complete in 2015 aboard a Yamaha YZ450F in GNCC and also local occasions.

New to the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha bLU cRU team for 2015 is Australian rider, Daniel Milner. A former member of the Yamaha of Australia-supported CDR Yamaha team, Daniel is a multi-time Australian Off-Road Champion and an Australian 4-Day Enduro champion. He’ll be racing a YZ450F in both GNCC and also AMA National Enduro competition. Additionally new to the team is Grant Baylor from Belton, South Carolina. Give, who is a two-time GNCC XC2 Champ and belonged to the Championship-winning 2014 U.S.A ISDE Junior Team, will certainly race a YZ450F in both GNCC and also AMA National Enduro.

Rounding out the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha bLU cRU team’s off-road bike initiatives will be 2014 WXC runner-up Becca Sheets as well as multi-time WMX Champion Jessica Patterson, that will both race the all-new Yamaha YZ250FX in GNCC competition.

In off-road ATV Competing, 2014 was the 2nd year in the sport for the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha team, and they were consistently in opinion to win both the XC1 and also XC2 Champions throughout the auto racing season, with team riders Pedestrian Fowler (XC1) from Rogers, Ohio, as well as Cole Richardson (XC2) from New Castle, Pennsylvania, tied for very first in their corresponding courses going into 2014’s last round in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

In XC2, Cole provided N-Fab AmPro Yamaha its first GNCC ATV Championship, while Pedestrian completed second in the XC1 Champion by a mere fraction of a second. It was one of the closest surfaces in GNCC background, and the collection’ largest-ever crowd of enthusiastic followers reached witness the exhilaration. Together, Pedestrian and also Cole ended up the 2014 period with an impressive fourteen consolidated race wins in the XC1 as well as XC2 classes.

The excitement is readied to proceed for the N-Fab AmPro Yamaha group and also its followers because both Walker as well as Cole are going back to race in XC1 and also XC2, specifically, and they’ll be aboard the now-assembled-in-the-U.S.A. Yamaha YFZ450Rs for Randy Hawkins’ team in 2015. Raines Riding University/Atlas Yamaha/Blu Cru/offroad cycling. com.

Established by Six-Time AMA National Hare Scrambles Champ Jason Raines and also off-road enthusiast Dwayne Leonard of Atlas Yamaha, the Raines Riding University/Atlas Yamaha/Blu Cru/offroad cycling. com group will focus exclusively on GNCC’s XC2 class, where the team’s set of riders will certainly contend aboard the all-new 2015 YZ250FX. Those motorcyclists include Ricky Russell of Duvall, Washington, who returns for his second period with the team. Ricky completed third in the 2014 GNCC XC2 Championship in spite of missing the final three races of the period because of an unfavorable wrist injury. Signing up with Ricky for 2015 is new colleague Austin Lee of Bedford, Indiana, that is moving up to the GNCC XC2 class after finishing a strong 2nd place in the 2014 GNCC 250A Champion.