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PUBLISHED: 12:15 18 August 2009 | UPDATED: 14:01 10 October 2012

Yamaha to support the World Aerobatic Champs


become the Official Bike Partner to the World Aerobatic Championships.

Yamaha will provide bikes to the organisers for movement and access

around Silverstone during the event from 20 to 29 August.The announcement represents a new, progressive sports partnership strategy for a brand not normally associated with aviation. As part of the deal Yamaha have supplied nimble and stylish Neo’s 50cc scooters for use by organisers and press.Simon Belton of Yamaha Motor (UK) Ltd commented, “Yamaha is extremely pleased to be an official partner of the World Aerobatic Championships at Silverstone. Motorcycles are an efficient, cost effective and fun way of getting around and the Neo’s depicts the brand’s style and performance, even with its 50cc, four-stroke engine. Yamaha not only has the most comprehensive model range in the motorcycle and scooter market but the brand has become the true choice of champions displaying an unrivalled position in motorcycle racing with Valentino Rossi (MotoGP), Ben Spies (World Superbikes) and Leon Camier (British Superbikes) all leading their respective championships.” Jeff Zaltman, Managing Director of Flying Aces Limited, said having Yamaha on board for the World Aerobatic Championships is fantastic for everyone involved in the competition. "The brand is synonymous with producing premium, industry leading products that give riders and racing fans thrilling experiences and so it is fitting that Yamaha is now involved with the exciting schedule of high performance motorsport we have lined up for the thousands of spectators expected at WAC. ”

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