Updated 5:15pm Pacific Time: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is pleased to announce the expansion of our relationship with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) through a new contract that will see the highly successful team race YZ450Fs for at least the next three seasons. And in addition, the Joe Gibbs Racing team has signed multi-time AMA Supercross and Motocross Champion James Stewart. Just added below - audio of the phone conference call, as James talks about teaming up with Joe Gibbs Racing Team.
"Yamaha's relationship with JGR has been a very positive one and we were very happy when they chose the YZ450F as their bike when they started the team in 2008", said Yamaha Motor Co. Racing Division Manager, Keith McCarty, "and now with a long term contract the YZ450F and Yamaha will play an even bigger part in the team?s future?.