Yamaha Motor Corp., USA has launched a new ATV / SxS bLU cRU Racing Support Program committing a potential total payout of $100,000 in race win bonuses for ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) racers competing in select classes and series aboard Yamaha’s 2016 or newer YXZ1000R and YFZ450R models.
Racers can register online at www.YamahabLUcRU.com to sign up and apply for bLU cRU benefits. Once approved, racers will receive a reloadable Yamaha bLU cRU debit card and $45 credit on their www.bLUcRUswag.com account for bLU cRU apparel. These racers will also be eligible for championship bonuses paid directly to their bLU cRU debit card.
Championship bonuses for 2017 include:
SxS Racing Series / YXZ1000R
The Off-Road Championship (TORC), Pro Stock UTV class: $15,000
Grand National Cross Country (GNCC), XC1 Pro UTV class: $12,500
Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing, Pro Production 1000 class: $15,000
Lucas Oil Regional Off-Road Racing (LORORS) – SoCal, Production 1000 UTV class: $7,500
LORORS – Arizona, Production 1000 UTV class: $7,500
World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS), SxS Pro Stock class: $7,500
Best in the Desert (BITD), Production 1000 class: $7,500
King of the Hammers (KOH), UTV class: $5,000
ATV Racing Series / YFZ450R
GNCC, XC1 Pro ATV class: $12,500
American Motorcycle Association (AMA) ATV MX, Pro class: $10,000
At this year’s King of the Hammers race on February 8, Yamaha will pay out $5,000 to the top-finishing YXZ1000R in the UTV class. The ULTRA4 Racing Series’ KOH is renowned for its ruthless desert course through some of the roughest and most challenging rock and bouldering sections of any timed event.
In addition to the championship bonuses, Yamaha bLU cRU dealers will offer trackside support for select series, which includes emergency parts support with discounted pricing and free technical assistance. Pro Motorsports of West Burlington, Iowa, will be present at ATV MX races, and Powersports 1 of Appleton, Wisconsin, will attend the TORC races.
For more information: www.YamahabLUcRU.com.