News 21 Jan 2014

2014 Yamaha Junior Racing teams announced

Nationwide program continues to develop Yamaha talent.

Source: Yamaha Motor Australia.

Source: Yamaha Motor Australia.

Yamaha continues to develop a selection of Australia’s leading young talent through its Yamaha Junior Racing program, today confirming its 2014 roster of rising stars.

The nationwide program features teams in each state, complete with specific team managers, with 11 riders aboard a variety of equipment from the YZ85 to the YZ250F.

“Yamaha Junior Racing has been a huge success for Yamaha in Australia,” commented Yamaha motorsport manager Ray Howard. “The teams and riders do a tremendous job of representing the brand and their team sponsors and are vital to the development of up and coming racers in Australia.

“The teams have provided Yamaha with a constant line up of racing talent that can progress through our race team ranks. I look forward to another exciting season with YJR and watching these riders develop under our umbrella.”

2014 Yamaha Junior Racing teams:
South Australia
Manager – Shane Metcalfe
Nick Day, 15 years, YZ125/YZ250F (pictured)
Thomas Larwood, 12, YZ85LW
Alex Larwood, 10, YZ85SW

Manager – Cameron Taylor
Angus Gelly, 15 years, YZ125/YZ250F
Cody Dyce, 13, YZ85LW/YZ125

New South Wales
Manager – Shane Booth
Jordan Hill, 15 years, YZ125/YZ250F
Brendan Walther, 14, YZ125/ YZ250F

Western Australia
Manager – Peter Strickland
Liam Whisler, 15 years, YZ250F
Jared Connor, 15, YZ125

Manager – Scott Bishop
Wilson Todd, 15 years, YZ125/YZ250F
Levi Rogers, 10, YZ85SW