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News News 10 April 2017

A New Season Brings a New Issue of Insider Racing Digital

A new season offers new opportunity, new condition, new goals and new motivation to succeed. It also brings a new issue of Insider Racing Digital which features an exclusive look at the team and bike line-ups, both on-road and off, for 2017.  

Whether on tarmac or dirt, Yamaha is ready to make a splash in 2017. This issue of Insider Racing Digital takes a trip down memory lane with a written reflection on Valentino Rossi's first ever win on Yamaha and features an exclusive interview with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's newest recruit Maverick Vinãles.

Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP have joined the Yamaha's factory outfit Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing in the world's most prestigious motocross series, MXGP. Only two rounds in, the all new team has already had a grand prix win with Shaun Simpson's emphatic performance at the MXGP of Indonesia. This issue takes a closer look at the team and their transition to MXGP after making the jump from the traditional feeder class MX2. 

Yamaha is on a mission to develop the next generation of talent across the board. Insider Racing Digital spoke to the winner of the inaugural YZ125 Cup, Tim Edberg, who at 15-years-old had his dream come true when he was awarded a place on the MJC Yamaha Official EMX125 team to compete in the 2017 European Championship's EMX125 series. Due to the success of the bLU cRU challenge in motocross, Yamaha have now introduced this new initiative to road-racing with the R3 bLU cRU Cup which Yamaha Motor Europe's bLU cRU Racing Manager Alberto Barozzi further explains.

This issue also has a feature on Yamaha's four-time FIM WMX World Champion Kiara Fontanesi and goes inside the opening round of the FIM WMX World Championship where Yamaha stars Nancy van de Ven and Courtney Duncan took a win a piece. It also reflects the 2017 Dakar Rally.

Read all this and more in the latest edition of Insider Racing Digital.

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