MONTEREY, Calif. – Yamaha’s longstanding history with motorcycle road racing at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca continues with a sponsorship that offers fans exclusive ticket packages to the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round with MotoAmerica on July 12-14.
The Yamaha Special includes a three-day admission and paddock ticket, open grandstand seats, preferred motorcycle parking, and swag bag. Fans can get the three-day special offer by following this link and using Promo Code YAMAHA1.
The presence of the blue iconic brand at the event extends toincludes the Yamaha display area in the Hagerty Marketplace. Yamaha street motorcycle demo rides will be conducted throughout the weekend on select models,. and Tthe Yamaha display will showcase current and new models. Race fans will also have an opportunity to meet Yamaha bLU cRU riders will be scheduled forduring autograph sessions scheduled to take place throughout the weekend.
Yamaha has more total professional wins at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca than any other motorcycle manufacturer (31) since the first AMA race held at the Monterey circuit took place in 1972. The list of winners includes legendary riders such as Eddie Lawson, Kenny Roberts, Wayne Rainey, Valentino Rossi, Jorge Lorenzo and Mike Baldwin. Most recently, Yamaha factory rider Cameron Beaubier doubled up in MotoAmerica’s EBC Brakes Superbike category with two wins at last year’s event.
“Yamaha’s long-standing relationship with WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca has been a point of pride for our company, and we are very pleased to continue our sponsor partnership,” said Steve Nessl, Motorsports Marketing Manager for Yamaha. “We look forward to connecting with race fans and our customers during the World Superbike and MotoAmerica weekend in July through a number of activities we’ll be conducting, which will surely be complemented by exciting racing action on the legendary Laguna Seca course.”
The Yamaha factory squad will give fans top riders to cheer in the international and domestic Superbike series. Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark – both winners in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in 2018 – will each be riding a Yamaha YZF- R1 for the Pata Yamaha Official WSBK Team. In MotoAmerica, three-time Superbike champion Cameron Beaubier and two-time MotoAmerica Supersport champion Garrett Gerloff will be riding similar Yamaha YZF -R1 machines for Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing. Customer Yamaha bLU cRU supported teams will be racing in each series as well.