Message from Tsunji Togami, President & CEO, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
"It gives me the greatest pleasure to announce that, for the second consecutive year, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has achieved its ultimate goal in MotoGP competition by winning the Triple Crown of rider, team and manufacturer championship titles.
"We owe this great achievement today to the spirited support of the many Yamaha fans and our sponsors, and I would like to take this opportunity to extend to all of you my heartfelt appreciation.
After a pair of dominating performances this past weekend, Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki’s Chad Reed and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Christophe Pourcel lead the charge into this Saturday’s Monster Energy Motocross National, round 10 of the 12-race Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship at legendary Budds Creek MX Park in Mechanicsville, Md.
The third and final round of the Monster Energy Triple Crown of Motocross will take place this weekend, providing an opportunity for Reed and Pourcel to take home $3,000 apiece.