For the first time in several years, Yamaha supported riders will be competing in snocross…sort of. As part of its testing ahead of the USXC cross country racing season, Yamaha racers will appear at select early ISOC snocross races this season.
“We have been working on our new SR Viper RTX race sleds all summer and fall,” says Yamaha Snowmobile Racing’s Eric Josephsen. “Our team has developed a great setup on the new sled with an eye on our primary goal, which is to win the USXC Pro title this season and be a consistent podium finisher in RMSHA. With this new sled, we want to test it in competition before the season gets under way, like a preseason football game. That will let us work out any hiccups before we get to the Pine Lake race.”