2016 Yamaha Wall
of Champions Videos
Walker Fowler, Chad Wienen,
Corry Weller, Dustin Nelson
Cypress, CA (12/27/2016)
- On Thursday December 15th, Yamaha inducted
nine of its ATV, Side-by-Side, Supercross /
Motocross and Road Racing titleholders to its
Wall of Champions in a ceremony held at the
Cypress, CA office. On top of the eleven championships
acknowledged, the event-filled day included
the presentation of a check to Feed the Children,
a fond farewell to retiring Yamaha Vice President
of Motorcycle Operations, Dennis McNeal, and
recognition of Yamaha Racing Team Manager Tom
Halverson’s 30 years of service.
Those who competed on four wheels that were
honored included 2016 AMA Pro ATV Motocross
champion Chad Wienen and 2016 GNCC XC1 ATV champion
Walker Fowler. For the first time ever, two
professional off-road Side-by-Side racers were
inducted for championships they each won in
the YXZ1000R’s debut racing year. Corry Weller
received a Wall of Champions plaque for her
TORC Series Pro Stock UTV championship, and
adding to his list of Yamaha championships,
Dustin Nelson was inducted for his two Lucas
Oil Regional Off-Road Series championships in
both the Southern California and Arizona regions.
Motorcycle racers included 2016 MotoAmerica
Superbike champion Cameron Beaubier, 2016 MotoAmerica
Supersport champion Garrett Gerloff, 2016 MotoAmerica
Superstock 1000 champion Josh Herrin, MotoAmerica
Superstock 600 champion Bryce Prince, and Cooper
Webb for winning both the 2016 AMA 250cc Supercross
West championship and the AMA 250cc Motocross
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., (YMUS), a leader in the motorsports market, makes the toughest, most capable and versatile ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings also include motorcycles, outboard motors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, accessories, apparel and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of dealers in the United States.
Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1976, Yamaha also has facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit www.yamaha-motor.com.
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