SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – January 16, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – G&G Racing/Yamaha Racing announced today that Kolby Carlile will return to the team for the 2024 Progressive American Flat Track season to again compete in the Mission SuperTwins class.
Now entering its ninth year in partnership with Yamaha Racing, G&G Racing has enjoyed a run of success that has seen the team garner 19 victories, 40 podiums, 51 top fives, and 79 top tens across classes throughout that collaboration. With Carlile at the controls of the team’s Yamaha MT-07 racebikes, the squad enters the ‘24 campaign from a position of strength.
The 2017 Parts Unlimited AFT Singles presented by KICKER champion and a multi-time Mission Production Twins race winner, Carlile registered an impressive maiden season with G&G Racing/Yamaha Racing a year ago. He notched up eight top tens – including seven in a row – enroute to a tenth-place championship standing. In the midst of that run of top tens, Carlisle scored a career-best premier-class finish of fourth at the Sacramento Mile, where he also earned a front-row starting position and qualified for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge.
Kolby Carlile – G&G Racing/Yamaha Racing
“I’m ecstatic to have the opportunity to ride for G&G Racing one more year at the highest level. LJ and John have provided me with great Yamahas every time we went to the track, and having a full year under my belt has allowed us to build a notebook of setups for me. Getting to know those guys all last year has grown a great friendship and trust in one another. Going into 2024, I feel as confident as ever and have made some adjustments off track to help my performance on track. I’ll look to build upon what we were able to accomplish last year. I really want to get that top-three finish we were so close to last season, and I feel I am more prepared for that coming into 2024.”
Jim Roach – Yamaha Racing Department Manager
“Yamaha Racing is looking forward to the return of G&G Racing to the Mission SuperTwins class for their ninth year. After taking a year to get acclimated with Kolby, 2024 is looking good!”
L.J. Gronek – Team Owner
“We are excited for Kolby to return for 2024. Kolby showed speed and demonstrated the ability to be up front. With a year on the bikes, notes, and the hard work he has put in the off season, we believe he can continue to push to show that he can be a contender. Also, we are thrilled to continue our partnership with Yamaha Racing. We could not have accomplished all we have without their help. The Yamaha MT-07 is a very capable platform with great power and delivery.”
G&G Racing would like to thank its sponsors who help make this happen: Yamaha Racing, Yamaha Motor Corporation, Yamalube, JMR, Twisted Development, Graves Sports, AIM, Fontana Radiators, Metalartopia, Motion Pro, and Rosa Plates.
About G&G Racing
G&G Racing is a two-time Mission Production Twins Championship team. A father and son who have built their own Yamaha MT-07s for the AFT SuperTwins and sponsor riders, amateur to pro, in flat track. All work is done in house from their garage.
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Source: Progressive American Flat Track