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Yamaha Champions School… Road Trip

Traveling Schedule

The Yamaha Champions Riding School, based at Miller Motorsports Park, is offering a series of unique training sessions at selected off-site racing venues during April and May.

Having just wrapped up its winter program at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Yamaha Champions Riding School will visit California’s Willow Springs Raceway April 21-22, followed by a visit to Carolina Motorsports Park May 7-8.

The YCRS "road trip" will wrap up at New Jersey Motorsports Park May 18-19 before heading back to Miller Motorsports Park for the first school of the season May 24-25 leading up to the HANNspree Superbike World Championship Utah USA Round scheduled for May 29-31.

These off-site schools represent a significant cost savings for students since they will be able to ride their own motorcycle, avoid expensive travel costs and minimize lodging expenses while still getting all of the benefits the Yamaha Champions Riding School can bring to their riding.

"This is a great opportunity for riders to get the rare chance to train with the Yamaha Champions Riding School and get the great instruction they provide at a track they ride on regularly as opposed to traveling to Miller Motorsports Park or Las Vegas Motor Speedway," said Dan McKeever, director of the Miller Performance Schools. "And if that weren’t enough, these off-site schools will allow riders to bring their own motorcycles and ride them in the school as long as they are inspected and approved by YCRS staff."

The Yamaha Champions Riding School will bring along a few select Yamaha R6 motorcycles for students who are not able to ride their own machine or would prefer one of the school bikes. These few models will also be available to try out at the school throughout the course.

"We are really excited to get out to some of these tracks and bring the Yamaha Champions Riding School closer to some of those who want to attend and ride their own bikes," said lead instructor Nick Ienatsch. "We are planning to visit a few select tracks each year. This year we start with three great tracks and the schools are filling fast! New Jersey is already full, and the others are not far behind."

"For years I have wished I could attend this school at one of the local tracks I ride regularly," said Yamaha Champions Riding School student Eddie Soto. "Now, that is exactly what we will get to do. Believe me, I am going to make sure I don’t miss this chance!"

Each experience is limited to only 20 riders per venue. For more information about the Yamaha Champions Riding School or to register for classes, visit www.YamahaChampionsRidingSchool.com.


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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