News Yamaha's Bill Dixon: 3-Time XDL Champion

Yamaha’s Bill Dixon: 3-Time XDL Champion

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2011 XDL Motorcycle Stunts

Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., has congratulated Bill Dixon on his winning performance at the XDL Championship Series finale in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Trailing his closest competitor by 1 point entering the final round of the series, Dixon and his Yamaha YZF-R6 turned in solid performances all weekend to claim his third XDL Street Freestyle Championship.

By winning his third title, Bill makes history by becoming the first athlete to three-peat in the XDL Series.

Bill Dixon (Yamaha YZF-R6) says: “I have to thank Yamaha and Graves Motorsports for their support in allowing me to make history and earn this title, as this was the goal when we began the season In Daytona earlier this year. I would like to thank Chuck Graves personally for his extra assistance with my R6 this season and for assisting with parts for my Championship-winning weekend”

Kevin Foley (Yamaha Media Relations Manager) says: “The XDL is a unique series, and we are happy to support Bill as he continues to show the versatility of the Yamaha R6.”

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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