Yamaha’s bLU cRU, or somewhat, motorcycling’s future crop of rising stars, have simply accomplished the Graves/Yamaha R3 orientation camp in preparation for the 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup race collection championship. Our very personal John Burns was there too testing all the kids blazing across the racetrack. Test his protection out right here —> Graves Yamaha Junior Cup R3: It’s All for the Youngsters
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Cypress, CA – February 14, 2018 – Part 1 of the 2018 Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program was accomplished final week with a Two-Day Orientation Camp held at Buttonwillow Raceway Park in Buttonwillow, CA. A complete of 9 Yamaha bLU cRU street racers participated within the Camp, which was hosted by Graves Motorsports and Graves Racing Providers proprietor and president Chuck Graves. The Camp launched every of the riders and their dad and mom/groups to their brand-new Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 racebikes, included an introduction to the 2018 MotoAmerica Junior Cup Championship’s guidelines and rules, and culminated within the riders getting useful seat time aboard their R3 machines whereas lapping Buttonwillow’s street course.
Yamaha bLU cRU riders who participated within the Orientation Camp included Chase Lyons (#13), Jackson Blackmon (#18), Hunter Dunham (#20), Joseph Blasius (#24), Toby Khamsouk (#27), Gage Rees (#46), Cory Ventura (#64), Dylan Deutschlander (#75), and Tyler Wissel (#200).
Readily available from Yamaha Motor Company, U.S.A. (YMUS), have been Keith McCarty, YMUS Motorsports Racing Division Supervisor; Tom Halverson, YMUS bLU cRU Street Racing Supervisor; Marcus DeMichele, YMUS Avenue Bike Media Relations Supervisor; and four-time AMA Superbike Champion Josh Hayes, Yamaha Manufacturing facility Racing Ambassador and bLU cRU Rider Coach. Josh took the riders on a fact-filled monitor stroll the place he offered quite a few useful racing insights and suggestions not solely about lapping at Buttonwillow but additionally about bike street racing, as an entire.
“It was a extremely good two-day session,” Chuck stated in regards to the Orientation Camp. “We’ve acquired an awesome group of younger riders who’re very enthusiastic and desirous to study bike street racing. They acquired to spend time on their brand-new Graves/Yamaha R3, together with time within the seat doing laps. The riders, their dad and mom and groups, and all of us are actually wanting ahead to the upcoming MotoAmerica Junior Cup season. That is precisely what we have to assist develop and domesticate the following technology of motorbike street racing champions, each right here within the U.S. and in addition on the world stage.”
Keith added, “The Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program is an ideal software of the Yamaha bLU cRU philosophy. And, this two-day orientation camp was the launching level for our newest group of bLU cRU riders. We’re excited to look at these riders develop and develop this yr and into the longer term as potential Yamaha Champions.”
For extra particulars in regards to the Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program, name Graves Motorsports at 800-867-6480, extension 800, ship an e-mail to gross [email protected], or go to www.gravesport.com Full Graves/Yamaha R3 construct lists and extra data can be found at www.gravesracingservices.com
Graves Motorsports has produced particular person movies that profile every of Yamaha bLU cRU riders who’re collaborating within the Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Help Program. They’re posted on the next social media channels:
– Fb: www.fb.com/GravesMotorsports
– Instagram: @gravesport
– Twitter: @gravesport
– YouTube: www.youtube.com/person/GravesMotorsports
For extra Yamaha racing information, outcomes, photographs, and movies, go to http://www.YamahaMotorsports.com/Racing
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