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Yamalube/Westby Racing Welcomes Beta Tools As Official Team Partner

Tulsa, OK - February 29, 2016 – Yamalube/Westby Racing is proud to announce that Beta Tools has joined the team as a supporting sponsor for the 2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship. The announcement was made by Tryg Westby, owner of Westby Racing.


“Beta Tools is a premier brand throughout the world,” commented Tryg. “We’re proud to have them join the Yamaha/Westby Racing family, and we’re also proud to introduce them to the MotoAmerica road racing paddock. Everyone at Yamalube/Westby Racing is excited to represent such a well-known and well-respected company and brand.”


Team manager Chuck Giacchetto commented, “Our crew chief and technicians are already fully equipped with Beta Tools products--including wrenches, ratchets, and screwdrivers, as well as tool storage units. We’ve been putting their products to good use while working on the #00 Yamalube/Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 Superstock 1000 bike as we prepare for the MotoAmerica racing season. Beta Tools are the best in the business, and our team is proud to have their support and honored to use their products.”


Peter Speitel, Vice President of Peerless Hardware, the Authorized Importer of Beta Tools in the U.S. and Canada, added, “The Beta Tools factory in Italy has long been sponsoring MotoGP and Moto2 in Europe. We also wanted to support MotoAmerica here in the U.S., and we are excited to partner with a great team like Yamalube/Westby Racing to make our U.S. motorcycle road racing debut.”


Since 1939, Beta Tools of Italy has been one of the preferred brands of professional tool users in Europe, and they now have distribution in more than 80 countries around the globe.


Beta Tools has a rich history in motorsports. More than 40 years on the tracks and in the team workshops have helped to test many advanced technical solutions, constantly raising the quality levels of Beta Tools products. The Beta Tools logo and signature orange color are prominent throughout MotoGP, World Superbike, and now, MotoAmerica. The unique design of Beta Tools, tailored to specific applications, makes them the must-have items in the toolboxes of professional tool users around the world. In the U.S. and Canada, Peerless Hardware is the Authorized Importer of Beta Tools. For more information and to check out the complete line of Beta Tools products, visit


Yamalube/Westby Racing will participate in the Official MotoAmerica Preseason Test at the Circuit of The Americas (COTA), which will take place on Wednesday, March 23, and Thursday, March 24 from 10 AM to 5 PM each day. The Test is open to the public, with free admission provided by Dunlop Tires. The MotoAmerica road racing season will begin at COTA on April 9-10.


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