Yamaha Sponsors Raines Riding University and YZ/WR Demo Program

Cypress, California, April 27, 2011 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to announce Yamaha as the official Motorcycle and Generator of Raines Racing and Riding University. Jason Raines, a 6 time AMA National Champion will be traveling around the country teaching his reputable Raines Riding University Classes as well as hosting a Yamaha YZ/WR Demo Program.

Raines Riding University is a 1-3 day class that focuses on several different aspects of off-road racing; primarily fitness, technique, and raw speed. Raines will be traveling to 21 states and hosting 38 different events throughout the 2011 calendar year.

In addition to the class, the Raines University will have a specially prepared fleet of Yamaha off-road models outfitted with GYTR products and Yamalube oils available to demo. Besides being a part of the Raines University, these units will be at select GNCC and AMA National Enduro events for people to demo as well.

"I'm very excited to have Yamaha on board as the official bike of Raines Racing and Riding University. I've won all of my titles on a Yamaha and believe in the brand 100%. Having a fleet of demo bikes available at select events is a huge positive to my entire program and its students!", said Jason Raines.

"We couldn't be more excited about working with Raines Racing and Riding University", said Tim Olson, Yamaha Off-road Media Relations Manager. "Their program is top notch and offers everyone the ability to learn from one of the best and experience our line-up of YZs and WRs".

To see more information on the class or the demo program please visit www.RainesRacing.com