Nate Minster will ride a Yamaha R3 in the Liqui Moly Junior Cup.

Spears Enterprises/Spears Racing, an industry leader in high performance and service of all lightweight sport twin motorcycles, has joined forces with racer Nate Minster (N8 Minster Racing) from Oak Grove, Minnesota, for 2018 MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup class. Fifteen-year-old Nate Minster will be racing his Spears Racing prepped Yamaha R3 across the USA to fight for the overall championship.

“Nate is an amazing young man with a lot of dedication and energy to become one of the country’s leading road racers,” said Gregg Spears, owner of Spears Enterprises. “This being the first time I have ever worked with Nate, I have seen his confidence and passion for racing, whether he is road racing or ice racing his Yamaha YZ450f in Minnesota. Nate will continue to grow as a racer.

“I’m very excited; I couldn’t ask for a better bike and team to compete for in 2018,” said Minster/ “Having Gregg (Spears) with 41 years of experience is something that I will benefit from and will allow me to ride the best built lightweight race bike in the country. his dedication and attention to detail will allow me to grow and to showcase my talents.”