Cypress, CA (October 24, 2003) — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA is proud to announce the five racers that will represent the Yamaha of Troy team. Winning four championships in the last five years, Yamaha of Troy is set to continue its winning heritage in 2004 with Mike Brown, Danny Smith, Kelly Smith, Josh Hansen and Brock Sellards.
Whetting its 2004 125 Supercross and National Championship hopes with its recent 1-2 finishes at the U.S. Open, Yamaha of Troy served notice that a strong team effort, exceptional riders, and a stable of Yamaha YZs will enable YOT racers to make headlines in ’04.
Danny Smith, Kelly Smith, Josh Hansen, and Brock Sellards will race the 125 Supercross and Nationals on the Yamaha YZ250F four-stroke. Veteran racer and 2001 125 National Champion Mike Brown will race the 250cc Supercross series on a YZ250 two-stroke and, when the series moves outdoors, will join his teammates on the YZ250F.
Yamaha, the leader in the off-road competition market, supports Supercross, Nationals, Freestyle Motocross, GNCC, Hare & Hound, and amateur racing throughout the country providing assistance for YZ and WR racers.