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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:45:49 +0200

Coppola Blasts to Breathtaking Win at the Lausitzring
The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge, a program developed to support the best young racing talent, reached new heights on Sunday at the Lausitzring during round six of the 2017 Supersport 300 World Championship. Alfonso Coppola (SK Racing) stood on the top step of the podium for the second time this season after timing his move to perfection on the last lap and winning the sprint to the line by just 0.018s. Robert Schotman (GRT Yamaha WorldSSP300 Team) continued his excellent form to record his best finish of the season in fourth, while Mykyta Kalinin (Team Motoxracing) crossed the line in a battling seventh. Renzo Ferreira (Kallio Racing) charged from 33rd on the grid to finish in 21st, while bad luck struck Enzo De La Vega (Yamaha WorldSSP300 Team) and Kimi Patova (Kallio Racing), with the former forced to retire due to a technical issue after the first lap and the latter taken out by another rider through no fault of his own.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:35:35 +0200

Strong Weekend for Pata Yamaha sees Tamburini on the Podium in STK1000 at the Lausitzring
The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team had a great weekend at the Lausitzring for round six of the 2017 FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship. Both riders battled it out at the sharp end in every session and a dramatic finale to Sunday's race saw Roberto Tamburini charge through the field after a tricky start to secure his third podium of the season following a last-lap overtake on his teammate Florian Marino, who crossed the line in fourth.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:18:09 +0200

Mahias Retains Championship Lead with Podium at the Lausitzring
GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team's Lucas Mahias survived a scare to secure his sixth podium of the season to lead the championship by one point after a red flag ended the race prematurely at the Lausitzring for round eight of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship. His teammate Federico Caricasulo was incredibly unlucky as he crashed out of the race while battling for the lead in the incident that led to the red flag.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:30:55 +0200

Demanding Day in Sweden for Kemea Yamaha Official MX2
It was a long and demanding day in the saddle for all three Kemea Yamaha Official MX riders Benoit Paturel, Brent Van doninck and Alvin Ístlund who battled heavy rain and an extremely rough and technical circuit to wind up seventh, fourteenth and seventeenth, respectively, at the sixteenth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship, in Uddevalla, Sweden.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:13:04 +0200

Febvre Celebrates First Race Win of 2017 on The Podium
Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing's Romain Febvre was a beam of light out on a track that is shadowed by a stunning rocky mountain - Uddevalla - as he celebrated his first race win of the season with a bottle of champagne on the second step of the podium. Jeremy Van Horebeek bounced back from an unlucky start to the weekend to finish sixth overall.
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:06:09 +0200

Lowes Powers to Fifth in Race 2 at the Lausitzring
Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team's Alex Lowes produced another blistering display to charge through the field and secure a fifth-place finish in Race 2 at the Lausitzring for round nine of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship. His teammate Michael van der Mark struggled early on during the race with the feeling on his R1 but recovered well to cross the line in 11th.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 21:23:50 +0200

Coppola Secures Pole as bLU cRU Riders Put in Strong Saturday Showing at the Lausitzring
Yamaha bLU cRU R3 Challenge rider Alfonso Coppola charged his way to his second pole position of the 2017 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship in qualifying at the Lausitzring on Saturday. Robert Schotman will start Sunday's race from the middle of the third row in eight, with Mykyta Kalinin qualifying in 13th. Enzo De La Vega heads up row seven in 19th, with Kimi Patova 32nd on the grid and Renzo Ferreira 33rd.