(Press Release) Cypress, CA - March 15, 2018 – The Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing team heads into Round 11 of the 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship with significant momentum after Cooper Webb’s successful podium finish last weekend in Daytona. The team conducted testing for some set-up options this week with Cooper on the YZ450F, and have set their sights on the podium this Saturday, March 17, at The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
Cooper Webb, #2 - Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing Team Rider
“Coming off my first overall podium of the season, I couldn’t be more excited for St. Louis! The dirt at this upcoming round is the best of the series and the fans are awesome as well. I’ve gained a lot of confidence recently and getting my YZ450 on the podium was a big step in the right direction, I look forward to keeping it rolling this weekend!”
MEET COOPER WEBB DURING SATURDAY’S PIT PARTY
Stop by the Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing team transporter on Saturday afternoon from 2:20-3:30 p.m. (subject to change due to scheduling). Cooper will be there to meet fans and sign autographs, along with the Monster Energy Girls.
SEE THE ALL-NEW 2018 YZ65
The just-introduced 2018 YZ65 will be on display at Big St. Charles Yamaha on Friday night, as well as at the Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing team transporter on Saturday. With its all-new engine, chassis, suspension, bodywork and more, the YZ65 is designed to provide young riders with topnotch performance and reliability while racing toward the victorYZone. Come and check it out!
ENTER TO WIN A COOPER WEBB FACTORY TEAM REPLICA 2018 YAMAHA YZ450F
While visiting Big St. Charles Yamaha on Friday night or the Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing Team transporter on Saturday, be sure to enter the “2018 Team Replica Yamaha YZ450F Sweepstakes.”
Look for the Yamaha Financial Services Brand Ambassadors and ask them to enter your name in the “2018 Team Replica Yamaha YZ450F Sweepstakes.” No purchase is necessary to enter or win. All names collected will be automatically entered in a random drawing. A First Prize Winner, Second Prize Winner and Third Prize Winner will be selected from a pool of all eligible and qualified entries on June 1, 2018. Sweepstakes ends on May 11, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
No purchase is necessary to win. For Official Sweepstakes Rules and more information, please visit: https://www.YZsweeps.com
IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE DOME AT AMERICA’S CENTER, TUNE INTO FOX SPORTS 1
This week’s coverage of Monster Energy Supercross from St. Louis will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8 p.m. EST. So, if you can’t be at The Dome at America’s Center on Saturday night, be sure to watch Cooper and the other Yamaha bLU cRU riders on FS1.
For more Yamaha racing news, results, photos, and videos, visit http://www.YamahaMotorsports.com/Racing