Yamaha Signs Davi Millsaps To MX/SX Team

Cycle News Staff | October 3, 2017

Yamaha Signs Davi Millsaps To MX/SX Team – Yamaha announced today that returning rider Cooper Webb and newcomer Davi Millsaps will make up its 2018 Factory Supercross/Motocross Team. Millsaps is expected to make his debut on the factory Yamaha YZ450F at the Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas, October 14.

Yamaha Signs Davi Millsaps To MX/SX Team

Yamaha Signs Davi Millsaps To MX/SX Team
Davi Millsaps has found a new home at Yamaha.

“First of all, I’m super-excited to be racing for the Yamaha Factory team,” Millsaps said. “And, to be making my Yamaha debut aboard the 2018 YZ450F is going to be awesome. I’ve been doing a lot of testing on the new bike, and it’s coming along great. I couldn’t be happier. I’m training hard for the Monster Energy Cup, and I’ll definitely be ready on October 14th. And, how cool is it that I’ll be running my signature #18 on the ’18 Yamaha in 2018? Can’t wait!”

Keith McCarty, Motorsports Racing Division Manager for Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., said, “We’re excited to welcome Davi to our Yamaha Factory Team. He’s had a great career so far, and he’s been a terrific ambassador for our sport. Davi has been testing his 2018 YZ450F, and he is looking forward to competing aboard the brand-new bike at the upcoming Monster Energy Cup.”

Cooper Webb will be in attendance at the Monster Energy Cup but is still recovering from thumb surgery and won’t be suiting up.

Yamaha Signs Davi Millsaps To MX/SX Team

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