Traci Cecco Named 2010 Power Woman by Moves Magazine
Yamaha Racer and Seven-Time GNCC Champ Honored for Success and Leadership
Calif. – November 24, 2010 – Traci Cecco, the winningest woman in ATV
racing with seven national women’s GNCC titles and many more podium
finishes to her credit, has been recognized as a Moves magazine
2010 Power Woman. The Yamaha rider was honored recently at an awards
banquet hosted by actor Kelly Washington in New York City as a leader
and role model in women’s motorsports.
“Yamaha congratulates Traci on being recognized as a 2010 Power Woman by Moves magazine,”
said Steve Nessl, Yamaha ATV/SxS group marketing manager. “Traci is a
fierce competitor and a true professional, and we are proud to have her
in the Yamaha family. She has elevated women’s ATV racing and continues
to be a great role model for anyone in motorsports.”
has competed for the GNCC Women’s Series championship the past 12 years
capturing the trophy more years than not and never finishing out of the
top three. Year after year she has gained the respect and admiration
of fans, fellow racers and sponsors, and this exciting award is another
symbol of everything she has accomplished.
Each year, Moves
magazine honors “25 influential and successful women in various fields:
those who have a marked and practical influence and make a difference
in real lives.” The magazine recognizes women in a variety of
categories including politics, finance, showbiz, television and the
media, medicine, sports and fashion. More information about Moves
magazine is at: http://newyorkmoves.com/online/index.html, and a complete list of the other 2010 recipients can be found at: http://newyorkmoves.com/online/pages/JPEGs/058-059.jpg.
Traci appears in the current “Power Issue” of Moves
magazine on stands until February 2011. As quoted in the magazine,
Traci provides this advice: “Never take life for granted. Be patient.
Cherish every moment with loved ones.”
About Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.
Motor Corporation, U.S.A., (YMUS), a leader in the motorsports market,
makes the toughest, most capable and versatile ATV and Side-by-Side
vehicles. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings also include
motorcycles, outboard motors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats,
outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel and
much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of
dealers in the United States.
in Cypress, Calif., since its incorporation in 1976, Yamaha also has
facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in
Tennessee and Georgia. For more information on Yamaha, visit www.yamaha-motor.com.
ATVs with engines greater than 90cc are recommended for use only by riders age 16 years and older.