Yamaha Champions Riding School Announces 2022 Schedule
Millville, NJ – Yamaha Champions Riding School, the premier riding school in North America, is proud to announce the partial 2022 schedule featuring events in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington state. This is a partial schedule release with several more dates to be added in the next few weeks. In all, the 2022 ChampSchool schedule consists of more than 21 events including 2-Day ChampSchool, ChampStreet, and ChampGrad curriculums. Significant “early bird” discounts are available for all schools up to 60 days before the events as most schools will sell out months in advance.
“We pushed hard to get this 2022 partial schedule out early because we’ve had a terrific 2021 but had to turn away a lot of students due to full schools,” CEO Nick Ienatsch explains. “We keep our classes small because we feel that riding must be taught specifically and individually, but we sold out of 2021 2-Day School seats by August! We have added several new events, changed up some programs, and we include our new Champ U online curriculum with every in-person school purchase. Thanks to all riders for their interest; see what events fit your schedule and let’s ride together in 2022.”
Homestead in January
The first event of the year is going to be epic! Yamaha Champions Riding School is going to Homestead-Miami Speedway for what has turned into our annual four-day moto-vacation extravaganza! ChampSchool has partnered with N2 Track Days for four days of fun in the sun. Thursday and Friday January 20 – 21 will feature our 2-Day ChampSchool, and ChampStreet Programs. N2 Track Days will be holding a track day event on Saturday and Sunday, January 22 -23. Rental bikes will be available from Bike Pass Motorsports, Track Bike Rentals, and BobbleHeadMoto. 2-Day ChampSchool students will also have the opportunity to get “third-day” private coaching from Kyle Wyman, Ben Walters, Chris Peris, Eziah Davis and others at the N2 Event. Call the boss and take vacation time now. This event will sell out.
Speaking of vacations, the second event of the year will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Super Bowl Weekend. The 2-Day ChampSchool and 1-Day ChampStreet programs will be held on Friday and Saturday February 11/12, just in time for students to enjoy the Super Bowl in Vegas. We will be back in sin city at the end of the year with a 2-Day ChampSchool and 1-Day ChampStreet program on December 10th and December 11th. Rental bikes will be available for the 2-Day ChampSchool so you can fly in instead of hauling your bike, while ChampStreet is taught on your own street bike.
ChampSchool’s traditional winter home is Inde Motorsports Ranch in Willcox, AZ. Inde is a gearhead’s dream with 75,000 sq-ft of beautiful facilities, a five-acre skid pad, and an amazing, freshly repaved, 21-turn road course. We will be holding traditional 2-Day ChampSchool events at Inde in February as well as adding ChampStreet to the program. On March 3rd and 4th we will hold our first ever “Racer Only” school. This event will NOT include our normal 2-Day curriculum, but will focus specifically on racing, race craft, training, nutrition, sponsorship, and racing as a business. Additional Inde events will be added later that will include retail schools and grad-only schools. Inde is the perfect destination to improve your skills while your friends are shoveling snow. Private “third-day” coaching is available from Kyle Wyman and Chris Peris at most Inde Motorsports Ranch events. Yamaha motorcycles are available to rent at all Inde events for a true “arrive and ride” experience.
We have had years of requests to come to Texas and its finally happening. We will visit Texas for the first time, rolling into MotorSports Ranch just outside of Dallas/Ft. Worth for a 2-Day ChampSchool program on April 4-5. This is the Monday/Tuesday prior to MotoGP at COTA. Come ride with us at this very fun track and then take the 3.5hr trip to COTA to watch the best in the world.
Illinois: First Mid-West Visit
We have a massive mid-west following who have traveled all over the country to ride with us, and now we are finally coming to them. On August 10/11, we will be holding a 2-Day ChampSchool program at beautiful Autobahn Country Club just outside of Chicago. This is an amazing facility at the perfect time of year.
ChampSchool loves California and California loves ChampSchool because every California event in 2021 was sold out! YCRS is returning to California for up to six events in 2022. The first California event will be on March 21 – 22 at Buttonwillow Raceway Park for ChampSchool and ChampStreet programs. We will be back at Buttonwillow again for a 2-Day program on October 3 – 4. We can also confirm events at the newly repaved Streets of Willow on April 15 – 16, as well as November 10 – 11. New for 2022 will be our first visit to Thunderhill Raceway Park in Northern California on May 24 – 25 for a 2-Day ChampSchool.
The ChampSchool team will travel to Garysburg, NC, to the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research (NCCAR, a.k.a. NCBike) and partnering with N2 on April 28th and 29th. We return to the Carolinas again in on September 30 – Oct 1 for another N2 partner event at the freshly repaved Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw, South Carolina. The NCBike and CMP events will be held on Thursday/Friday before N2 Track Days on Saturday and Sunday. This means additional practice for students and private coaching opportunities for Grads.
Mile High in Colorado
ChampSchool is coming back to Colorado on Memorial Day weekend at High Plains Raceway! Saturday May 28 – Sunday May 29. This event will feature our 1-day ChampStreet program and our full 2-Day ChampSchool. This event will sell out and will have limited rental availability, so prep your bike and come ride with our team that includes six-time MRA #1 plate holder Ryan Burke and class champions like Michael Applehans and Joe Clark.
ChampSchool is back with a full program at “The Ridge” in June. Ridge Motorsports Park is the premier road course facility in Washington state and ChampSchool is excited about returning for our fifth straight year. The event will be held on the Tuesday/Wednesday after the MotoAmerica weekend. Watch the pros race on the weekend and then learn from them during the week.
Northeast: Pitt and NJMP
The Northeast will have four events in 2022. Pittsburgh International Race Complex is one of the most beautiful facilities in the country and YCRS is proud to host an event on August 15 – 17, the week of MotoAmerica, when the weather will be perfect. New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) is the traditional summer home for Yamaha Champions Riding School and they will host three events on May 16 – 18, June 20 – 22, and September 5 – 7. With more than 45 million people within a couple hour’s drive of the famous south Jersey track, NJMP is an extremely popular facility and a ton of fun. The spring NJMP events on the Thunderbolt course will feature a 3-Day program with our ChampStreet/ChampGrad program on day 1 and the 2-Day ChampSchool program on day two and three. The September event will feature the same 3-Day program on the Lightning course, the week of MotoAmerica.
Stay Tuned for More
The 2022 Yamaha Champions Riding School schedule will continue to expand with new events being added throughout the rest of the year. Check back often at www.champschool.com for the latest info.
January 20 – 21, 2022 – Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL
February 11 -12, 2022 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
February 22 – 23, 2022 – Inde Motorsports Ranch, Willcox, AZ
March 3 – 4, 2022 – Inde Motorsports Ranch, Willcox, AZ
March 21 – 22, 2022 – Buttonwillow Raceway Park, Buttonwillow, CA
April 4 – 5, 2022 – MotorSports Ranch, Cresson, TX
April 15 – 16, 2022 – Streets of Willow, Rosamond, CA
April 29 – 30, 2022 – NCBike, Garysburg, NC
May 16 – 18, 2022 New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, NJ
May 24 – 25, 2022 Thunderhill Raceway Park, Willows, CA
May 28 – 29, 2022 High Plains Raceway, Deer Trail, CO
June 20 – 22, 2022 New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, NJ
June 28 – 29, 2022 Ridge Motorsports Park, Shelton, WA
August 10 – 11, 2022 Autobahn Country Club, Joliet, IL
August 15 – 16, 2022 Pittsburgh International Race Complex, Pittsburgh, PA
September 5 – 7, 2022 New Jersey Motorsports Park, Millville, NJ
October 3 – 4, 2022 Buttonwillow Raceway Park, Buttonwillow, CA
October 13 – 14, 2022 Carolina Motorsports Park, Kershaw, SC
November 10 – 11, 2022 Streets of Willow, Rosamond, CA
November 16 – 17, 2022 Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL
December 10 – 11, 2022 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
About Yamaha Champions Riding School:
Yamaha Champions Riding School (ChampSchool) is the nation’s premier motorcycle training program. ChampSchool is the evolution of the Freddie Spencer High-Performance Riding School and is led by racer, author, and former right-hand man of Spencer, Nick Ienatsch. ChampSchool uses “Champions Habits” to teach all riders the skills and techniques used by the top riders in the world to go faster safer, while concentrating on the way in which modern motorcycles are designed to be ridden. ChampSchool is dedicated to making all motorcycle riders safer and more in control of their riding, no matter what type of riding they do. For more information visit www.champschool.com
Yamaha Champions Riding School is proudly sponsored by: Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, Dunlop Motorcycle Tires, Alpinestars, Arai Helmets, YamaLube, GYTR, Chatterbox, GB Racing, ModOp, Chickenhawk Tire Warmers, Techspec, Payless Rental Cars, Omne Diem and N2 Trackdays.