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Steve Plater Wins Junior TT for AIM Yamaha

June 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on Steve Plater Wins Junior TT for AIM Yamaha · Yamaha

Steve Plater rode a scintillating race on Monday to take his maiden victory in the Relentless Supersport Junior TT run over four laps of the 37.73-mile Isle of Man mountain course. But Ian Hutchinson suffered more bad luck as he retired at Sulby Bridge with a blown engine on lap two.

Plater opened his account with a strong 10th place in Saturday’s Dainese...

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Motorcycling: Toseland makes a splash in Italian rain

May 31st, 2008 · Comments Off on Motorcycling: Toseland makes a splash in Italian rain · Moto GP / SBK, Yamaha

Story by Gary James in Mugello, Saturday, 31 May 2008

James Toseland, buffeted by a 12th-place finish and a crash in his last two races, yesterday bounced back strongly to finish fifth fastest on a streaming-wet track in practice for the Italian MotoGP round here, even though his fastest time in the first session was only good enough for 13th position overall.

The British rider completed less than a dozen laps in the morning's one-hour session on drying roads, but ...

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Yamaha YZF-R125 world’s first test

February 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Yamaha YZF-R125 world’s first test · Yamaha

MCN has just completed the first road test of Yamaha's new learner sportsbike, the YZF-R125. Built to steal the massive sales figures of the Honda CBR125R, the R125 is an all-new liquid-cooled four-valve four-stroke motorcycle designed for European riders and...

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2008 Yamaha World Superbike Intro

February 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on 2008 Yamaha World Superbike Intro · Moto GP / SBK, Yamaha

The Yamaha Motor Italia World Superbike Team is already in a high state of readiness after participating in two successful winter tests in Qatar and Australia to meet the challenge of the forthcoming World Superbike Championship season.

Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser (both representing the Yamaha Motor Italia World Superbike Team) will continue their...

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California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine

January 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on California Slaps Yamaha With $2 Million Air Pollution Fine · Yamaha

SACRAMENTO, California , January 25, 2008 (ENS) - Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and South Seas Cycle Exchange of Honolulu will pay $2 million to the state of California to settle a 2005 lawsuit over the importation of motorcycles that failed to meet California emissions standards.

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Olie Linsdell Signs for Team Black Horse Yamaha

January 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Olie Linsdell Signs for Team Black Horse Yamaha · Yamaha

... ace Olie Linsdell will ride for the Yamaha UK official road-race Team in 2008. Team Black Horse Yamaha is managed by Isle of Man TT ace Ian Lougher, in partnership with Black Horse motorcycle finance and Yamaha UK. Olie will be riding in the at the ...

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Lougher team to ride Yamaha bikes

January 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Lougher team to ride Yamaha bikes · Yamaha

Ian Lougher won the Southern 100 event in July Ian Lougher and Team Black Horse will campaign Yamaha machinery at this year's North West 200, Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix road races.

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Yamaha unveils 2008 YZR-M1

January 19th, 2008 · Comments Off on Yamaha unveils 2008 YZR-M1 · Yamaha

Yamaha officially unveiled its 2008 YZR-M1 MotoGP machine at title sponsor Fiat's home town of Turin, in Italy, on Friday.

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Jones confident ahead of street race (NZCity)

December 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Jones confident ahead of street race (NZCity) · Yamaha

26 December 2007 Australian superbike rider Gareth Jones has arrived in New Zealand and is confident he will do well in the Wanganui street race. The Boxing Day race on the famed Cemetery Circuit will be the 20 year-old's first taste of street racing.

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Local racers take on extreme sport

December 26th, 2007 · Comments Off on Local racers take on extreme sport · Yamaha

On race day, the boys of motocross line up, from left, Schoneman, Brady Fago, Kilburz, Trey Fago, Nicholas and Andrew Saiz and Hallan. LEXINGTON - Whips and whoop-de-doos filled the conversation of seven local boys.

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