Yamaha Adds More Supercross Teams For 2013

Cycle News Staff | December 4, 2012

Yamaha has announced it will field additional teams in the 2013 Supercross season with the addition of Velocity3 Racing and N-Fab Ti Lube Yamaha to the Joe Gibbs Racing Motocross, Star Racing and Rock River Powersports teams in the 450cc class.

Velocity3 Racing will field Kyle Chisholm and Bobby Kiniry on 450s. N-Fab Ti Lube will run Phil Nicoletti, also on a 450, in both Supercross and National Motocross.

In the 250cc class, Yamaha has announced it will field Eleven Ten Mods with Alex Martin set to ride in the East Coast Supercross class and the 250cc National Motocross Championship.

And Valli Motorsports returns with its own race effort in 2013. The team will be spearheaded by Travis Baker, who will race a YZ250F in the 250 Supercross class on the West Coast.

In addition, Jessica Patterson will be returning to Yamaha and the YZ250F that she earned her 2010 WMX crown on. Patterson will compete in the WMX series along with select high profile women’s races throughout the 2013 race season.