Friday, February 3, 2017

Reed And Webb Ready For Oakland SX

Courtesy of Yamaha

Cypress, CA – February 2, 2017 – The Monster Energy Supercross series heads back to California this weekend and travels north to the Bay Area for Round Five of the 2017 Championship, which takes place at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum this Saturday.

The Oakland Supercross is the first of three events on the 2017 Monster Energy Supercross schedule that will take place during the afternoon and early evening, with opening ceremonies beginning at 3:30 PM. Also, the event will be broadcast live on FS2, which is a departure from the series’ usual FS1 broadcast home.

Chad Reed (#22) and Cooper Webb (#2)–Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/ Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s dynamic duo–will be in action as Chad looks to build on the momentum and podium result he enjoyed in Phoenix and Cooper hopes to continue improving his finishing position in this, his rookie season aboard the Yamaha YZ450F.

“Coming off a solid weekend like I had at Phoenix always makes the next week a little better and increases the excitement,” Chad said. “I’m looking forward to Oakland. It’s always been a challenging track and race weekend, and for that, I’m excited. We’ve made great progress so far this season, and I’m confident that we’re heading in the right direction.”

Cooper commented, “I’ve never done a daytime Supercross race before, so racing at Oakland in the afternoon instead of at night will be a new thing for me, and I’m looking forward to it. I’m feeling great, and I heard there is some rain coming to the Oakland area, so the dirt should be really good to race on.”

Meet The Yamaha bLU cRU Supercross Riders Friday Night
Tomorrow night, from 6 to 7 PM, be sure to stop by East Bay Motorsports at 27156 Foothill Boulevard in Hayward. Chad Reed and Cooper Webb will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs, and give away posters.

Other Yamaha bLU cRU riders who will be at East Bay Motorsports include:
• Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha’s Aaron Plessinger andDan Reardon
• CycleTrader/Rock River/Yamaha’s Tommy Hahn
• Barn Pros Racing/Yamaha’s Scott Champion, Chris Alldredge, and Jon Ames
• 51FIFTY Energy Drink/Yamaha’s Tyler Bowers and Hayden Mellross

Meet Chad Reed And Cooper Webb Again On Saturday
Stop by the Monster Energy/Yamalube/Chaparral/ Yamaha Financial Services/Yamaha Factory Racing Team transporter on Saturday from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM. Chad and Cooper will be there to meet you and sign autographs, and the Monster Energy Girls will be there, as well.
Plus, check out the 2017 YXZ1000R Pure Sport Side-by-Side on display and tricked out with all sorts of cool Genuine Yamaha Parts and Accessories.

For more Yamaha racing news, results, photos, and videos, 
Also, check out “YamahaMotorUSA” on your favorite social media site.


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