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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-28-2012, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Motorcycle Racetrack Drift Insanity Video

A fun project outside of our normal racing. Hope everyone enjoys it and shares this project with friends and family so we can do more...

-Graves...



What happens when you combine a Graves WORKS Project / 2012 Yamaha R1 / purpose-built stunt bike, a three-time XDL stunt champion, fast cars, hot girls, helicopters, an awesome race track and film the entire event through Tyler Kirk Films? Pure and sic drift insanity and the most advanced drift bike ever built. Graves Yamaha champion stunt rider Bill Dixon and Graves Motorsports teamed up for the epic undertaking of creating a purpose-built stunt bike designed to showcase Bill Dixon’s stunt capabilities. When they tested the bike at Willow Springs Raceway, it blew away everyone’s expectations. “When Chuck Graves told me there were no limits to what Graves Motorsports could do, I had no idea he meant it literally,” said Bill Dixon, “The bike is the epitome of badass.” Watch for Dixon’s favorite shot of the video; him passing the Nissan GTR mid-corner in a high speed drift with the helicopter hovering on the outside of the turn. “Bill had so much fun drifting the Graves Yamaha, I was jealous,” said Chuck Graves of Graves Motorsports, “Projects like this are the driving force at Graves. ‘Create without limits’, ‘Strive for 11/10ths’, ‘Give maximum effort’ and ‘Just a bit more’ are the maxims we live by at Graves. I can’t wait for the next project!”

See the video feature on Graves Motorsports Youtube channel = GravesMotorsports's Channel - YouTube

Dixon’s Leathers: Speed & Strength Twist of Fate 2.0 Race Suit
Dixon’ Helmet: SS 1500 Seven Sins Helmet
Gloves: SSgear.com Call to Arms Gloves
Boots: Speed & Strength Boots


Motorcycle Specs:
2012 Yamaha R1
Graves Motorsports Superbike Engine
Graves Motorsports WORKS Suspension
Graves Motorsports WORKS Suspension Link
Graves Motorsports Low Mount Full Exhaust System
Graves Motorsports Modified R1 / R6 Tail Section
Yamaha YEC Kit ECU
Dunlop Road Smart Tires
Dynojet PC5, Secondary Fuel Module, Quick Shifter, Auto Tuner
Custom Fuel Cell
Hand Fabricated Carbon Tank Bodywork Cover
Multiple Fuel Mapping options
Thumb Throttle
Braking Rotors
Rear Hand Brake
Thrust Company 55 Tooth Sprocket
Hel Brake Lines
RUNMAN INC All In One Triple Clamp
RSC Clutch Lever
Htmoto Traction Seat and Tank Cover
No Limit Edition GPR Stabilizer
Taylor Made Carbon Fiber Stunt Tank

Filmed and Produced by Tyler Kirk Films:
Camera Operator 1: Jeremy Billera
Camera: Cannon 7d
Camera Operator 2: Chris Santi
Camera: Cannon 7d

Elite Helicopter Model: 2012 Robinson Raven II R44
Owner: Simon Davis
Pilots: Esteban Jimenez / Gil Rouseau
Elite Helicopter Tours Elite - Los Angeles Helicopter Tours, Rides, Flight Training School & more for LA

Models:
Angela Sommers
Destiny Dixon

Car: 2012 Stillen Nissan GTR-R35BE
Car driver provided by: Rifster Stunt Driving

Music: Archon Neutrad

Sound Engineering: Sound Faktory

Bill Dixon would like to thank his sponsors:
Yamaha
Graves Motorsports
Speed & Strength
Dunlop
Runman Incorporated
HT Moto
Moto Heaven
Freestyle Ingenuity
RSC
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-28-2012, 10:14 PM
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Sweet video! Thanks for putting it together, Graves!
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