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Kyle Busch called for drastic changes to his No. 51 Billy Ballew Motorsports truck on Friday after making a quick run in afternoon practice.

Busch’s car topped the speed charts, running four-tenths quicker than second-fast Ron Hornaday. But that wasn’t good enough for the 23-year-old NASCAR sensation.

Adjustments included the basics, like tire pressure, and the heavy-hitting changes such as camber and toe. Insight for how to turn a good car in a great one was fueled solely from Busch—not the crew chief on the No. 51, but the driver….  Details

… Brammo Motorsports getting $10 million in venture capital funding, part of which came from Best Buy Capital. The obvious speculation was that Best Buy would carry the Brammo Enertia when it went on sale. Well, sure enough, that’s what is about to happen when the Enertia will go on sale in May at 5 west coast Best Buy stores with plans to eventually sell them through Best Buy locations all over the U.S. and possibly even in Europe and China….  Details


According to Kyodo News International:

A Tohoku University, Japan, study group and motorcycle maker Yamaha Motor Co. said Wednesday they have found riding motorcycles useful for brain training.

The group, led by Ryuta Kawashima, a professor who is known for brain research, looked into brain functions as measured by devices put on the heads of 21 males riding motorcycles and found their brains’ prefrontal areas activated. The area covers memory, information processing and concentration functions.

In another test, 22 males who had motorcycle licenses, but did not ride motorcycles often, were divided into two teams — one for … Details

Riding in the unseeded group, AMPM Boost Mobile Yamaha’s Jason Lawrence turned in a surprising performance during practice today, topping both San Manuel Yamaha’s James Stewart and Red Bull Honda’s Davi Millsaps for the fastest time during qualifying for tonight’s round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida….  Details


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