Yamaha YZF-R6 and YZF-R1 Get New Brembo Products
0 CommentsPosted by prd on February 15th, 2010 at 2:32 pm under Yamaha News
Braking systems specialist Brembo partnered with Yamaha Parts and Accessories Division to sell its products for Yamaha YZF-R6 and YZF-R1 applications, through the Authorized Yamaha Dealership Network. The top of the line Brembo parts being offered through this partnership include monobloc and CNC caliper kits for front brakes, a rear CNC caliper kit, the innovative 19RCS radial master cylinder and the HPK full-floating disc kit. "Advanced research and development procedures together with experience accumulated through years of intensive research on the road and track has allowed ...Read more.
Yamaha Thinks Cost-Cutting and Closures
0 CommentsPosted by prd on February 15th, 2010 at 11:54 am under Yamaha News
Last year, Japanese manufacturer Yamaha experienced a 28.1 percent drop in revenues. According to officials at Yamaha, the economic slump brought a decrease in sales of motorcycles and marine products both in the home market and overseas in 2009. All these made the Japanese manufacturer consider cost-cutting and reorganization. Yamaha will eliminate 200 positions in the United States and Europe this year in addition to 800 layoffs by the end of October announced earlier this month. Yamaha will also shut two plants overseas this year and five in Japan by 2012. Although the company is ...Read more.
Jorge Lorenzo suffers hand injury
0 CommentsPosted by prd on February 12th, 2010 at 3:38 pm under Yamaha Racing
The Fiat Yamaha rider has had surgery on right hand following a training accident on Thursday, and will not participate in the next test at Sepang which takes place from February 25-26. Jorge Lorenzo underwent an operation on his right hand on Thursday, after a motocross training accident near Montmeló. The 22 year-old Spanish rider, who was runner-up in the 2009 MotoGP World Championship, fell in a slow corner when doing approximately 30 km/h and hurt his right hand as he landed. Lorenzo was immediately taken to the Capio Hospital General de Catalunya where it was discovered he had ...Read more.
Sterilgarda Yamaha Unveil 2010 World Superbike Livery
0 CommentsPosted by prd on February 12th, 2010 at 12:39 pm under Yamaha Racing
The Yamaha Sterilgarda World Superbike Team today unveiled their new livery for the 2010 racing season. The team launched the new design on location at the Sterilgarda headquarters in Castiglione delle Stiviere to an audience of international journalists and sponsors. Riders James Toseland and Cal Crutchlow revealed their 2010 YZF-R1 racebikes then took time to answer questions about their upcoming season. Both two-time World Superbike champion Toseland and reigning World Supersport champion Crutchlow have the potential to fight for the championship title this year. New racing ...Read more.
Edwards and Spies start work for Tech 3
1 CommentsPosted by prd on February 4th, 2010 at 5:54 pm under Yamaha Racing
The American duo commence their 2010 efforts for the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team at the test at Sepang. Refreshed after a long winter break and boosted by the impressive performance of Yamaha's new 2010 YZR-M1 machine, Colin Edwards produced a stunning return to MotoGP action at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia today. The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider ended the first day of 2010 pre-season testing with the third fastest time, a best lap of 2’01.932 only bettered by Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner as the MotoGP paddock reconvened after a three-month winter break. Edwards completed 48 ...Read more.
2010 Fiat-Yamaha YZR-M1 Unveiled at Sepang
0 CommentsPosted by prd on February 4th, 2010 at 12:25 pm under Yamaha Racing
MotoGP teams have flocked to Sepang this week to test their bikes on the Malaysian track in preparation for the 2010 season. Fiat-Yamaha was on hand to unveil their 2010 YZR-M1, along with riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo. Despite Yamaha’s shuddering sales figures, there doesn’t seem to be too many drastic changes in the factory team’s camp, but perhaps the lack of change is indicative of Yamaha’s financial position. Speaking at the unveiling, Managing Director for Yamaha Racing, Lin Jarvis said, “The MotoGP program is a very important brand image promotion activity and ...Read more.
2010 Yamaha FZ8 Officially Revealed
1 CommentsPosted by prd on January 27th, 2010 at 11:40 am under 2010 Models, Yamaha Motorcycle
The new bike was due to be officially unveiled in the summer as a replacement for the FZ6 Fazer, had until now only been partially revealed with two teaser shots released by Yamaha of just the nose. Yamaha’s plan was to spend another month or so releasing more images but MCN was able to get hold of images before that. As a response Yamaha has released this single official image of the naked FZ8. The new FZ8 is based very closely on the FZ1, its 1000cc big brother. Like that bike both half-faired (Fazer) and naked (FZ8) versions will be available. The motor is believed to be a ...Read more.
WSBK – Yamaha Sterilgarda World Superbike Team finish up the final day at Portimao
0 CommentsPosted by prd on January 25th, 2010 at 3:52 pm under Yamaha Racing
Riders Cal Crutchlow and James Toseland completed their final day of testing today at the Portimao circuit in Portugal. The two British riders have worked hard over the three days, experiencing a variety of weather conditions from dry to wet to intermediate as they and the team worked through various electronic and bike set ups ahead of the 2010 season. The final session saw Cal fall victim to the drastically reduced grip of the track following yesterday’s rain. Fifty minutes from the end he lost the front of the bike on the slippery surface on the last corner before the home straight. ...Read more.
Valentino Rossi Treated for Abdominal Pain
0 CommentsPosted by prd on January 16th, 2010 at 10:50 am under Yamaha News
According to the Italian Web site GPOne.com, Valentino Rossi was admitted to a hospital in Pesaro, Italy, Thursday night due to severe abdominal pains. The 2009 MotoGP Champion was suffering from a serious inflammation of the appendix, not yet diagnosed appendicitis, but the doctors said emergency surgery was not needed. Rossi was sent home to rest and is taking antibiotics, GPOne.com reported. Appendicitis usually involves the removal of the appendix to avoid further complications. If the appendix remains inflamed, it commonly leads to peritonitis, which can be fatal. To clear up ...Read more.
Wilco Zeelenberg Joins Fiat Yamaha as Lorenzo’s Team Manager
0 CommentsPosted by prd on January 12th, 2010 at 6:43 pm under Yamaha Racing
Yamaha Motor Racing Srl is pleased to announce the appointment of Wilco Zeelenberg as Team Manager for Jorge Lorenzo in the Fiat Yamaha Team. Dutchman Zeelenberg joins the team from Yamaha's World Supersport Team, where he won the World Championship in 2009 with Cal Crutchlow. Zeelenberg previously had a successful career as a rider, contesting 100 Grands Prix from 1986 to 1995, racing with three different manufacturers including Yamaha. From 1995 to 2000 he then raced in the World Super Sport championship. On retirement from racing he joined Yamaha Motor Europe as Technical ...Read more.
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