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Graves Yamaha’s Bill Dixon makes History as first-ever 3 -Time Champion in XDL Championship Series Finale

Monday, August 29th, 2011
Graves Motorsports Bill Dixon XDL Stunt Riding Champion

Graves Motorsports Bill Dixon XDL Stunt Riding Champion

Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2011- Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A and Graves Motorsports., is pleased to congratulate Bill Dixon on his winning performance at the XDL Championship Series finale in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Trailing his closest competitor by 1 point entering the final round of the series, Bill and his Yamaha YZF-R6 turned in solid performances all weekend to claim his third XDL Street Freestyle Championship. By winning his third title, Bill makes history by becoming the first athlete to three-peat in the XDL Series.

“I have to thank Yamaha and Graves Motorsports for their support in allowing me to make history and earn this title” said Bill, “as this was the goal when we began the season In Daytona earlier this year. I would like to thank Chuck Graves personally for his extra assistance with my R6 this season and for assisting with parts for my Championship-winning weekend!”

“The XDL is a unique series, and we are happy to support Bill as he continues to show the versatility of the Yamaha R6.” added Media Relations Manager Kevin Foley.

Graves Motorsports Signs Extreme Free Style Motorcycle Rider Bill Dixon

Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Graves Motorsports Bill Dixon Yamaha

Graves Motorsports Bill Dixon Yamaha

Kennesaw, Georgia – May 12, 2011 – Graves Motorsports welcomes current XDL Champion Bill Dixon to the Graves Motorsports family of extraordinary machines and athletes.  Graves Motorsports’ heritage lies in the development of elite motorcycle aftermarket parts and accessories and in the running of championship winning race teams; so this unique partnership is an exciting new step into extreme motorcycle riding disciplines for Graves.  Expect this new development to bring innovative and fresh content on a regular basis that will be channeled through Graves Motorsports’ expanding media networks.
Chuck Graves couldn’t be happier about his newest recruit, “Graves Motorsports has always had a strong focus on racing.” said Graves “Signing Bill with us brings a new energy for unique motorcycle riding styles and I’m really happy with the excitement it brings. We’ve done some incredible videos to study Bill’s riding characteristics and I have to say he’s a really gifted rider. I’d like to welcome Bill onboard and look forward to our future together.”
“The dynamics behind this contract signing are extremely personal to me. Bill has been a close friend of mine for a long time.  To bring the level of technical support and resources to Bill’s riding that we can at Graves Motorsports is going to be a special thing.  Bill’s riding and personality will be an asset to our company and I can’t wait to share what we have in store for everyone!” says Shane McCoy, Media and Technologies Director at Graves.
“Signing a contract with Graves Motorsports has been a long term goal for my program,” said Dixon, the newest Graves rider. “I know with support from Graves all my motorcycles will be lighter, faster and out handle all the competition. Watch out for my Graves Yamaha R6 at the next XDL event.”
You can follow the developments resulting from this new partnership on Graves Motorsports website networks. These include Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Graves Motorsports Tech Forum and Youtube – all are accessible from www.Gravesport.com

Kennesaw, Georgia – May 12, 2011 – Graves Motorsports welcomes current XDL Champion Bill Dixon to the Graves Motorsports family of extraordinary machines and athletes.  Graves Motorsports’ heritage lies in the development of elite motorcycle aftermarket parts and accessories and in the running of championship winning race teams; so this unique partnership is an exciting new step into extreme motorcycle riding disciplines for Graves.  Expect this new development to bring innovative and fresh content on a regular basis that will be channeled through Graves Motorsports’ expanding media networks.
Chuck Graves couldn’t be happier about his newest recruit, “Graves Motorsports has always had a strong focus on racing.” said Graves “Signing Bill with us brings a new energy for unique motorcycle riding styles and I’m really happy with the excitement it brings. We’ve done some incredible videos to study Bill’s riding characteristics and I have to say he’s a really gifted rider. I’d like to welcome Bill onboard and look forward to our future together.”
“The dynamics behind this contract signing are extremely personal to me. Bill has been a close friend of mine for a long time.  To bring the level of technical support and resources to Bill’s riding that we can at Graves Motorsports is going to be a special thing.  Bill’s riding and personality will be an asset to our company and I can’t wait to share what we have in store for everyone!” says Shane McCoy, Media and Technologies Director at Graves.
“Signing a contract with Graves Motorsports has been a long term goal for my program,” said Dixon, the newest Graves rider. “I know with support from Graves all my motorcycles will be lighter, faster and out handle all the competition. Watch out for my Graves Yamaha R6 at the next XDL event.”
You can follow the developments resulting from this new partnership on Graves Motorsports website networks. These include Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Graves Motorsports Tech Forum and Youtube – all are accessible from www.Gravesport.com