KMC Wheels Becomes Official Wheel Sponsor of Factory Yamaha Team

KMC Wheels will remain the sponsor for team through 2018

KMC Wheels has announced that it will be the official wheel sponsor for Factory Yamaha and will support its team of racers in the American Motorcycle Association’s (AMA) Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship seasons through 2018.

KMC Wheels become wheel sponsor for Team Yamaha
Chad Reed puts the KMC Wheels to good use.Photo Courtesy of KMC Wheels

“KMC Wheels is very excited about being the official wheel of Team Yamaha, as they represent the experience and passion to win races and championships,” said Mike Bell, KMC Sports Marketing Manager.

Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., said, “Yamaha is proud to announce our partnership with KMC Wheels. We share the same passion and innovation for racing that drives all of us."

The partnership will not only support the team and its race initiatives, but extend into the business to business realm of powersports divisions for both Yamaha and KMC Wheels. The KMC logo will be placed on team haulers, on the rear fender of race bikes and will include prime jersey placement for the team as they compete in upcoming seasons. Due to its superior performance and excellence in design, KMC Wheels have become one of the most popular selections for professional athletes, drivers and more importantly, the motocross scene.

The second most attended motorsport in the U.S., the 2017 AMA Supercross season kicked off in Anaheim, CA, on January 7. The complete 17-round 2017 series schedule is available on the AMA's official series website, www.amasupercross.com.

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