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YOSHIMURA SUZUKI RACING’S JAMES STEWART OUT FOR MILLVILLE

July 12, 2012

CHINO, CA (July 12, 2012) – Team Yoshimura Suzuki Racing’s James Stewart will unfortunately miss this weekend’s seventh round of the 2012 AMA Pro Motocross Championship at the Spring Creek National in Millville, MN. The multi-championship winning rider has not seen enough progress in the rehab from his recent injury to make sense to compete at this time.

“At this point in time it doesn’t make sense to push it,” said Team Yoshimura Suzuki Manager, Mike Webb. “From a safety standpoint, for both James and the other riders, we just don’t want to take the chance. The injury is a little more than we thought and will simply require a bit more rehab. The plan is to stay off the bike for a couple weeks and then ride and test and come back strong for Southwick.”

Stewart was injured during the beginning of the first moto at the Lakewood, CO round back in the beginning of June. The Yoshimura Suzuki rider has collected two overall victories with four moto wins and a third place overall thus far this season.

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About American Suzuki: Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) founded the Motorcycle and ATV Division of American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC), Brea, CA, in 1963. ASMC markets motorcycles and ATVs via an extensive dealer network throughout 49 states. ASMC's parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation, based in Hamamatsu, Japan, is a diversified worldwide manufacturer of motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, automobiles and marine engines. Founded in 1909 and incorporated in 1920, it has 147 distributors in 201 countries/regions.  For more information, visit www.suzukicycles.com. Follow Suzuki on facebook for exclusive team content http://www.facebook.com/SuzukiCycles.

Team Yoshimura Suzuki is grateful for the support of their sponsors: Yoshimura R&D, Dunlop, Motorex, Vortex, ONE Industries, Showa, Renegade Fuels, Pro Taper, Hinson Clutch Components, D.I.D, Twin Air, Works Connection, Thor, Excel, Mechanix Wear, CP Pistons, Matrix and NGK.

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