Tokyo Stocks End Historic Rally As Investors Lock In Gains

Tokyo stocks end historic rally as investors lock in gains

Tokyo stocks fell Wednesday as investors locked in gains after the Nikkei marked its longest winning streak the previous day.

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended down 97.55 points, or 0.45 percent, from Tuesday at 21,707.62, bringing an end to its advance that lasted 16 days. The broader Topix index of all First Section issues on the Tokyo Stock Exchange finished 5.49 points, or 0.31 percent, lower at 1,751.43.

Toyota: Bates Debuts New Yaris Rally Car

Toyota: Bates Debuts New Yaris Rally CarAustralian Rally Championship (ARC) leader Harry Bates is staking his 2017 title aspirations on a storming new 224kW Toyota Yaris that was unveiled today ahead of Rally SA.
Bates will campaign the turbocharged Yaris in the final two rounds this year, replacing the S2000 Corolla he has driven to a narrow three-point lead in the driver's championship.

Families Hold Rally In Tokyo For Abductees

Families hold rally in Tokyo for abductees

Relatives of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea have urged Japan's government to place top priority on resolving the abduction issue this year.

A group of abductees' families held a major rally in Tokyo on Sunday. The day marked 15 years since the late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il admitted at a bilateral summit that his country's agents had abducted Japanese nationals.

Yamaha In Contention For Overall Victory After Stage Three Of The Baja Inka Rally

Yamaha In Contention For Overall Victory After Stage Three Of The Baja Inka RallyThe Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team put in another strong performance on Saturday during the third and penultimate stage of the 2017 Baja Inka Rally. Two of the team's riders, Franco Caimi and Xavier de Soultrait, finished inside the top three taking second and third respectively. Adrien Van Beveren finished fifth, putting the team in a great position to take the overall win on the final day tomorrow.

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Set To Take On Baja Inka Rally

Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Set To Take On Baja Inka RallyFollowing their solid performances at the Atacama Rally in Chile and the Desafio Ruta 40 in Argentina, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team riders are fired up for success at the Baja Inka rally in Peru. With the 2017 edition of the event taking place in the massive dunes around Paracas, the four-man team of Xavier de Soultrait, Adrien Van Beveren, Franco Caimi and Rodney Faggotter will look to continue improving in all aspects of their riding and navigation ahead of the prestigious 2018 Dakar Rally.

Toyota Rav4 Completes American Rally Clean Sweep

Toyota Rav4 Completes American Rally Clean SweepToyota Rally RAV4 crew Ryan Millen and Rhianon Gelsomino have completed a perfect season, winning all six rounds of the American Rally Association national 2WD class championship.
The New Zealand-Australia pair and their front-drive Toyota SUV dominated the 2WD class all season and were fourth in the overall championship against all entries, including specialist all-wheel-drive rally cars.

Van Beveren Claims Third On Penultimate Stage Of Desafio Ruta 40 Rally

Van Beveren Claims Third On Penultimate Stage Of Desafio Ruta 40 RallyCold, demanding and run on the sandy tracks of northern Argentina, stage four of the Desafio Ruta 40 offered a perfect chance for Adrien Van Beveren to demonstrate his speed in long and exhausting rally stages. Overcoming all the issues that troubled the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team rider on the opening stages of the event, Adrien went on to secure a solid third place result on the event's penultimate stage from Belén to Tafí del Valle.

Announcing The Official Yamaha Wr450f Rally Replica

Announcing the Official Yamaha WR450F Rally Replica

Yamaha Racing are proud to announce the launch of the Official Yamaha WR450F Rally Replica. Rally Raid parts and accessories partner DRAG'ON have teamed up with Yamaha Motor Europe to give you the opportunity to own and ride the same bike that Xavier de Soultrait tears up Dakar on. The same bike that won the Merzouga Rally 2017 and is tackling rallies across the globe right now. Not just a Rally Raid superstar, the WR450F battles it out with tremendous success, event after event, in the FIM Enduro World Championship at the hands of Yamaha Racing's Loïc Larrieu.

Strong Finish In Germany For Toyota Rally Team

STRONG FINISH IN GERMANY FOR TOYOTA RALLY TEAMToyota GAZOO World Rally Team has finished strongly in Rally Germany, claiming two stage victories on the last day, and taking second and third places in the final Power Stage.
The team's trio of Finnish drivers are now all in the top ten of the world driver's championship, with Jari-Matti Latvala fourth in the standings and the team third in the manufacturer's championship.

Xavier De Soultrait Inside The Top Five At Atacama Rally 2017

Xavier De Soultrait Inside The Top Five At Atacama Rally 2017

After six days of racing across the northern part of Chile, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team saw all three of their riders reach the finish line of the Atacama Rally without any problems. Wrapping up the week-long event on a positive note, team rider Xavier de Soultrait earned a top five result in the event's final overall standings.

Showing good speed in the dunes around Iquique, de Soultrait posted the fifth best time on the fifth and final stage of the rally. Moving up one spot in the event's overall rankings, the WR450F Rally powered rider rounded out the Atacama Rally by claiming fifth in the overall standings. 

Ozuna Hr Sparks Miami Rally

Ozuna HR sparks Miami rally

The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — A four-run deficit no longer looms so large for the Miami Marlins. Marcell Ozuna homered to start a comeback Wednesday afternoon, and Miami beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 to complete a two-game sweep.

Ozuna hit his 17th home run in the second inning after the Marlins fell behind 4-0. He added a double and finished with three RBIs to help overcome a wobbly outing by Edinson Volquez, who had a no-hitter in his most recent home start.

Toyota Shines In Tough Sardinia Rally

Toyota Shines in Tough Sardinia RallyToyota has taken milestone steps forward in its world rally return, claiming second place overall and multiple stage victories in one of the season's toughest events, the Rally Italia Sardegna.
Toyota's Jari-Matti Latvala closed the gap on his World Rally Championship rivals with a hard-fought second place in the seventh round of this year's title race.