Yamaha Racing will have a huge presence at the 2017 Motul MX Nationals featuring a massive rider line up spread across a wide variety of teams and divisions in their pursuit of championship glory.
After winning nearly all before them at the MX Nationals in 2016, including the MX1, MX2, MXD and MXR championships, Yamaha are out to replicate that success in 2017 and have put in place quality race teams and personnel to support the riders this season. Armed with the YZ450F, YZ250F and the YZ125, the ‰Û÷bLU cRU‰Ûª will be on the march come round one.
CDR Yamaha will again lead the charge in the premier MX1 division, this being their 25th year of operation. In that time, they have racked up a room full of championship trophies and are looking to add to that collection in 2017. Reigning MX1 champion, Dean Ferris will be the man to beat and heads into the championship prepared and ready to go.
He will be joined by Victorian, Dylan Long, who finished fifth in last years‰Ûª series but with the support of the CDR Yamaha team is out to improve in 2017. Long has had some time off the bike due to a wrist injury but is now back in full training and working hard.
‰ÛÏDean has had a pretty good off season and apart from the final round in New Zealand, his preparations have been spot on,‰Û