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Thomas Brown Wins 2008 Pro-Am Championship on YFZ450
Yamaha Factory Racer Wins Big at Final Round of ATVA/AMA National MX Series

Thomas Brown
Thomas Brown
CYPRESS, Calif. – August 15, 2008 – Thomas Brown, Yamaha’s exciting young factory racer, won his first Pro-Am Motocross racing championship this past weekend at the final round of the ATVA/AMA National MX Championship series.  Brown finished in first place in both motos aboard his YFZ450 securing his championship for the 2008 series.

“Yamaha congratulates Thomas on his national pro-am motocross championship,” said Steve Nessl, marketing manager for Yamaha’s ATV/SxS group.  “Thomas is no longer an up-and-comer – he’s a true champion at the top of his game, and we’re proud to have him riding with Yamaha.”

Brown has been racing since 2004 when he won a national 90cc class mod title, and he joined the Yamaha Factory Racing team this year.  Brown’s sponsors include Yamaha Motor Corporation, GYTR, Yamalube, Golden West Cycles, JB Racing, Fly Racing, ITP, DWT, REM, Precision, Tag and Quad Tech.

About 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, race kart engines, accessories, apparel and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of more than 4,000 dealers in the United States.

Headquartered in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1977, YMUS also has facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit

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