YAMAHA MOTORSPORTS MEDIA CONFERENCE 2017 was held
YAMAHA MOTORSPORTS MEDIA CONFERENCE 2017 was held in Tokyo on March 3 to announce the company's racing activities in Japan and other countries as well as the structure of the teams participating in All Japan Championships.
Firstly at the presentation conference, Takaaki Kimura, Executive Vice President, announced the medium- and long-term global racing strategy and Makoto Shimamoto, Chief General Manager of Technology Center, explained vehicle development and the role of Japan, followed by presentation of specific marketing and human resource development activities by Toshiya Kawano, General Manager of Motor Sports Strategy Division, and introduction of details on machine development for MotoGP, which opened on March 26, and All Japan Championships by Koichi Tsuji, General Manager of Motor Sports Development Division.
At the end of the conference, the riders and managers of YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM and YAMALUBE RACING TEAM, which participate in the All Japan Road Race Championship, Motocross and Trial, as well as YAMAHA RACING TEAM, which participates in the Asia Road Racing Championship, came to the stage. All of them expressed their determination to do their best to win and be a champion.
For details of the presentation conference, see the digest movie on the official channel of Yamaha Motor.
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Akimoto, Motor Sports Strategy Division, Technology Center