News 29 Jul 2009

Oz MX: Yamaha MX stars to visit dealerships on Sunshine Coast


Yamaha’s all-conquering factory motocross teams will meet with fans and sign autographs at motorcycle dealerships on the Sunshine Coast this Friday in the leadup to the final round of the MX Nationals at Coolum.

CDR Rockstar Yamaha’s Jay Marmont and Cheyne Boyd, Serco Yamaha’s Kirk Gibbs, Mitch Hoad and Matt Ryan and the GYTR Yamaha Development Team’s Luke Styke, Ross Beaton and Harley Quinlan will visit the following dealers:

Northcoast Motorsport, 21 Caloundra Road, Caloundra
3pm-4pm, Friday July 31
Contact: (07) 5443 7800

Griffin Motorcycles, 133 Maroochydore Road, Kunda Park
4.30pm-5.30pm, Friday July 31
Contact: (07) 5445 3822

The one-hour sessions will give fans a chance to chat with riders as they prepare for Sunday’s event, the thrilling climax to a season of motocross dominated by Yamaha’s YZ450F and YZ250F machines.

In addition, Northcoast Motorsport and Griffin Motorcycles have joined forces to offer fans attending Sunday’s final round the chance to take home a new Yamaha TTR110E, with entry forms available on the day.

The Pro Open class looks set to be a battle between teammates Marmont and Boyd, with CDR Rockstar Yamaha set to claim its second successive title.

Serco Yamaha frontrunners Gibbs, Hoad and Ryan will make for a formidable front line in the hunt for a Pro Lite round win to wrap up the season.

Another class title is on the cards for the GYTR Yamaha Development Team. Styke currently enjoys a solid lead over Quinlan, with Beaton eager to chase down a top 3 finish for the season.