Yamaha set to race EnduroGP 2017

Watch the preview video of the Yamaha EnduroGP team as they prepare for battle for the 2017 EnduroGP.

 

Yamaha EnduroGP team. Image credit: Yamaha racing

With the rapid changes happening in the international racing competitions, Yamaha Motors have introduced their new EnduroGP Racing team. As they prepare for the long-awaited FIM enduro World Championship in Gerno di Lesmo, Italy. The official lineup for the Yamaha Enduro team is composed of the following icons: Loic Larrieu and Jamie McCanney. Together with 41 Yamaha Enduro riders is the Junior Enduro team rider Mikael Persson were presented to the media as part of the Yamaha enduro racing team for FIM Enduro World Championship.

Remembering last year, as they have restored the Yamaha racing’s status as one of the key manufacture players on 2016 FIM Enduro World Championship, they would put up entries in both the Enduro 2 and Enduro GP classes of the 2017 World series.

Image credit: Yamaha Racing

Wrapping up 2016 with two class victories and an impressive total of nine podium results, the team has formed a solid rider line-up for 2017 with France’s Loic Larrieu and Manxman Jamie McCanney set to battle for top honours in their respective EnduroGP and Enduro 2 classes.

The official representative of the Yamaha racing for the Enduro Junior category will be the Johansson Yamaha Junior Enduro Team. As they are constantly telling that they are focused on developing younger riders for the 2017 FIM Enduro World Championship.

Image credit: Yamaha Racing

Below are the schedules set for the series:

Calendar – 2017 FIM Enduro World Championship
Round 1 – 25/26 March: GP of Finland (Helsinki – Paijanne)
Round 2 – 22/23 April: GP of Spain (Puerto Lumbreras)
Round 3 – 27/28 May: GP of Italy (Spoleto)
Round 4 – 24/25 June: GP of Hungary (Paradfurdo)
Round 5 – 1/2 July: GP of Slovakia (Puchov)
Round 6 – 21/23 July: GP of Portugal (Castelo Branco)
Round 7 – 23/24 September: GP of United-Kingdom (Hawkstone Park)
Round 8 – 7/8 October: GP of Argentina (Tucuman)
Round 9 – 21/22 October: GP of Germany (Zschoppau)

in action. Image credit: Yamaha Racing
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