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SECRET LIFE OF AN ENGINE TUNER: THE MAN BEHIND THE HORSEPOWER

Power is at a premium in the 250 class. How much time have you spent working on the YZ250F power plant in general? Brad Hoffman: Basically I?ve been with the team since 2003, so really been working on it since then. So, you?ve been working on these engines basically since they were introduced… Brad Hoffman: Yeah, pretty much. This bike was definitely introduced pretty late in the year, and that had to cut into your development time quite a bit, didn?t it? Brad Hoffman: Oh, yeah, for sure. Without the …

WE RIDE SEAN COLLIER’S STAR RACING YAMAHA YZ250F

  IT’S NO SECRET THAT EVERY RACE TEAM LIKES TO THINK OF THEMSELVES AS THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE.  IT’S HUMAN NATURE TO THINK THAT EVERY MOTOCROSS FAN KNOWS WHO THEY ARE. As he’s a neighbor of Motocross Action’s managing editor Tim Olson, we’d love to say Sean Collier volunteered to let the MXA wrecking crew take his 2006 Star Racing YZ250F and thrash on it. Truth is, Sean was busy at the Yamaha Supercross test track in Corona, California, and wouldn’t be able to help us in our quest to try ou…