This & That: 2018 Kawasaki (Digital camo edition)

If You Ride This: 2018 Kawasaki (Digital camo edition) After missing from its lineup for several years Kawasaki has re-released the KLX 250 into the wild of the dual sport world—this time sporting modern technology in the form of Kawi’s Digital Fuel Injection (DFI). Gone is the Keihin CVK34 carb and in its place is […]

Dunlop Hits 30 at Daytona


(Press Release) Buffalo, NY: The 77th running of the fabled Daytona 200 produced a familiar face atop the final podium: Danny Eslick dominated the race on his TOBC Racing Yamaha R6 to take his fourth Daytona 200 victory. Eslick, averaged 95.834 mph, and credited his crew with their preparation of a spare engine forced into […]

Yamaha bLU cRU Riders Claim Podium Finishes at Opening Round of the 2018 American Flat Track Series


(Press Release) Daytona, Fla. – March 16, 2018 – Daytona’s “Bike Week” festivities continued with Thursday’s DAYTONA TT, the opening round of the 2018 American Flat Track (AFT) Series at Daytona International Speedway. Yamaha bLU cRU riders JD Beach and Jesse Janisch battled hard to claim second-place finishes in the Twins and Singles classes respectively. […]

Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing Ready for Victory with Cooper Webb in St. Louis


(Press Release) Cypress, CA – March 15, 2018 – The Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing team heads into Round 11 of the 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship with significant momentum after Cooper Webb’s successful podium finish last weekend in Daytona. The team conducted testing for some set-up options this week with Cooper on the YZ450F, […]

Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross Dominated by Dunlop Riders


(Press Release) Buffalo, NY: The Ninth Annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross race hosted one of the biggest two-day amateur events in the U.S., right in the heart of the fabled Daytona International Speedway. Amateur racing kicked off on Sunday following Saturday’s pro racing, and continued through Monday. Over two days of racing on the […]

2018 Chaparral Motorsports 25” ATV Tire Shootout Part 2: Top 8 Best Overall Performing Tires


Welcome to part two of our three part series featuring our 2018 25” ATV Tire Shootout. In a nutshell, we took 21 of our best selling or most popular tires, mounted them to aluminum wheels, took them out in into the field and put them through five different tests on a 2017 Yamaha Kodiak 700. […]

ChapMoto 2018 Supercross Race Recap Week 10


Last year we started a new series called the ChapMoto Supercross Race Recap, where several Chaparral Motorsports employees gave their thoughts on the past weekend’s Supercross event. That series was so fun and popular that we decided to keep it going. It’s a pretty simple concept; we pose about 8-10 questions to the group regarding […]

2018 6 Hours of Glen Helen Report

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(Race Report: By Robby Bell) When the rains came on Saturday afternoon, most feared a muddy 2018 6 Hours of Glen Helen. Fortunately, clear skies on Sunday allowed for nearly perfect conditions. Chaparral Motorsports, Precision Concepts, Kawasaki riders Blayne Thompson and Justin Seeds paired up to enter the event. Each rider would take about an […]

2018 Vital MX Dream Bike Contest


For many people owning their dream dirt bike is just that, a dream. From the cost of the initial bike purchase to throwing all the best parts and accessories on it, things add up pretty quickly and the amount of money it would cost to own and build your dream bike often exceeds your budget. […]

Cooper Webb Takes Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing to Podium at Daytona Supercross


(Press Release) Daytona, FL – March 11, 2018 – Monster Energy/Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s Cooper Webb continues to make strides in the 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship, as he claimed a season-best 3rd place finish on Saturday for Round 10 at the world-renowned Daytona International Speedway. Saturday also marked Webb’s first pro race at […]