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Yamaha introduces new R3, WR250F and more at AIMExpo

Targeting a hole in its sport/supersport lineup, Yamaha yesterday introduced the brand new R3 at the AIMExpo in Orlando.

Noting internal stats that revealed a shift away from its large and middleweight supersport machines and a growing niche in the small displacement category, Yamaha unveiled the R3, expected in Canadian markets by spring 2015.

Friday, 17 October 2014 09:27 Published in Industry News


Nick King Crowned Canadian Yamaha Tech GP Champion

June 27, 2014- (Toronto) - After months of gruelling tests and interviews, Yamaha's top nine technicians from across Canada arrived at Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd. headquarters in Toronto for the 2014 Technician Grand Prix.

Friday, 27 June 2014 16:33 Published in News


Six-seat Viking VI, updated YZ models highlight Yamaha's spring launch

(June 5, 2014) Yamaha Motor Canada is proud to announce the expansion of their side by side line with the addition of the all-new Viking VI. The Viking VI comes in 3 different specification packages to help CONQUER OUTDOORS; the base model, the electric power steering equipped version and the matte silver Viking VI EPS SE, which includes some stylish and practical accessories.

Thursday, 05 June 2014 15:46 Published in Industry News


Breaking news: Yamaha introduces all-new FZ-07

Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to introduce the newest member of the FZ family for 2015, the Yamaha FZ-07!

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:58 Published in News


Friday Daytona race recap - Hayes wins SuperBike!

Three-time champ Josh Hayes reminded the world that he's still the man to beat in AMA Pro SuperBike -- and he won't be beaten easily -- with a stunning victory in Friday afternoon's season opener at Daytona International Speedway.

The Monster Energy Graves Yamaha legend came into the weekend anxious to make up for last year's disappointment, both at Daytona and in his subsequent title defeat. However motivated, he looked very much under threat of having his thunder stolen once again.

Sunday, 16 March 2014 23:09 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Rossi Tops Sepang Test Times

Sepang International (Malaysia)- Yamaha Factory Racing's Valentino Rossi has completed the second official test of the 2014 MotoGP season as the fastest rider. Rossi wrapped up the three days of riding at the Sepang International circuit in Malaysia with a fastest time of 1'59.999, one of only two riders to drop under the two minute mark after an impressive fastest lap today.

Friday, 28 February 2014 10:44 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Crutchlow signs with Ducati

Ducati has reached an agreement with Cal Crutchlow that will have the Briton campaigning the 2014 and 2015 MotoGP race seasons with the Ducati Team. Crutchlow will race alongside Andrea Dovizioso. The British rider and the Italian, who were team-mates in 2012, will work on developing the Desmosedici and growing Ducati’s MotoGP project.

Friday, 02 August 2013 09:15 Published in Industry News


Lorenzo Three-peats at Mugello

Jorge Lorenzo has won the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM for the third successive year, leading home MotoGP™ championship leader Dani Pedrosa and Britain’s Cal Crutchlow. There were crashes for both local hero Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez, ending the Spanish rookie’s run of consecutive podium finishes.

Monday, 03 June 2013 11:03 Published in Reports, Results & Points


Yamaha Canada Unveils 2014 Bolt

Yamaha Motor Canada is proud to introduce the 2014 Yamaha Bolt. Powered by the fuel-injected, 4-valve, V-Star 950 engine, the Bolt showcases an all-new “less is more” design.

Monday, 11 March 2013 09:10 Published in Industry News


Lorenzo, Rossi and Yamaha Happy with First Test

The long winter wait was finally over this morning as the 2013 MotoGP field took to the track in Sepang for the first official test of 2013. Reunited Yamaha Factory Racing teammates Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were quick to blow off any cobwebs from the winter rest. Rossi was initially the fastest rider during the majority of the morning session, clearly taking little time to re-bond with the YZR-M1 that has brought him so much previous success.

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 14:51 Published in Reports, Results & Points


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