Cypress California, March 15, 2008 –Yamaha Motor Corporation is proud to announce that Factory Rider Josh Hill is planning to wear a GoPro Motorsports HERO Camera at the Minneapolis Supercross this weekend.
“With the help of everyone behind the scenes at Live Nation we’ll be able to share exciting video from inside the race”, said Racing Division Manager Keith McCarty.
“Utilizing GoPro’s Motorsports HERO Camera, everyone will now be able to feel the experience of what it’s like to tackle a Supercross track on a YZ450F. This is truly a unique opportunity and it wouldn’t be possible without this amazing GoPro Motorsports HERO Camera”, said Yamaha’s Team Manager Jim Perry.
Footage from the Supercross will be on www.yamaha-motor.com/racevideos early next week.
If you’re not satisfied watching video from someone else wearing a GoPro’s Motorsports HERO camera you’ll soon be able to get your very own at your local Yamaha Dealership.
GoPro’s ingenious Motorsports HERO camera is a miniature digital video camera that quick-release mounts to helmets, motorcycles and other vehicles for easy on-board motorsports video and photo capture. Perfect as an on-board camera for Yamaha, the Motorsports HERO mounts easily to vehicles regardless of whether you’re on a YZ, an R1, a Raptor ATV, a Rhino Side x Side, an FX Nytro Snowmobile or Waverunner personal watercraft. GoPro’s Motorsports HERO camera’s versatility and durability make it the perfect accessory for Yamaha’s entire line of products.