The team is Yamaha Australia’s factory supported MX1 program and have proved to be a great partner of Yamaha and the impressive YZ450F. Under the management of former, four-time Mr. Motocross champion, Craig Dack, CDR Yamaha has become the longest running and most successful team in Australian Motocross and Supercross amassing over 40 national championships and played a huge part in some of the most decorated names in the sport.
Chad Reed, Darryl King, Jay Marmont, Josh Coppins and more recently Dean Ferris are just a handful of riders who have passed through the CDR Yamaha team and had significant success.
2017 was be the 25th year of CDR Yamaha and they showed no signs of slowing down. For 2018. CDR Yamaha and Monster Energy have joined forces under the racing banner of the CDR Yamaha Monster Energy Team and will be out to secure more racing success as Dean Ferris aims for three in a row in the MX Nationals while Dylan Long is looking to break through and cash in on his obvious talent. The years of experience in the team is matched by the love of the job and CDR Yamaha Monster Energy will continue to be the team others are judged against.
Manager: Craig Dack
Suspension and Chassis: Gary Benn
Motor and Electronics: Brad Macalpine
Technicians: Aidan Meltzer and Sam Robinson
Riders: Dean Ferris and Dylan Long