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Yamaha Triple Champ Competition

26 April, 2020
Yamaha has dominated the world racing scene in 2009 and to celebrate their World Titles in MotoGP with Valentino Rossi, Superbike with Ben Spies and Supersport with Cal Crutchlow, Yamaha Motor Europe is running an international competition where you could…

YamahaYZF-R1 Commercial

21 April, 2020
This commercial by Yamaha destined for the European market to promote their 2009 R1 is so classy and what better endorsement can you get that than from World Champion Valentino Rossi.

Valentino Rossi's TT Yamaha R1 on eBay

21 April, 2020
We last saw Valentino Rossi’s Yamaha YZF-R1 that he rode a parade lap during the 2009 Isle of Man TT in front of Highbarn Motorcycles that owner Steve Shaw tracked down to let his grandmother Hilda Wright sit on for…

Yamaha Race-Blu livery now on Shark helmets

15 April, 2020
During last season’s Misano and Aragon Grand Prix race weekends, Yamaha Racing debuted a special ‘Race-Blu’ livery to celebrate the new ‘Race Blu’ Series that Yamaha will be launching on models this year (FZ8, XJ6, YZF-R1, YZF-R6 and the YZF-R125)…

Valentino Rossi Announces Yamaha Winners through Video

15 April, 2020
Remember the Yamaha Triple Champ Competition? Well, Yamaha has decided to have MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi announce the winners via another very cute little video. You had the chance to win a Rossi Fiat Yamaha YZF-R1 replica, a Ben…

2011 EICMA: Yamaha YZF-R1 m.y. 2012

14 April, 2020
The new Yamaha YZF-R1 for the year 2012 is obviously at the 2011 EICMA too, showing a bunch of electronic and aerodynamic upgrades inspired by their MotoGP experience. The model is powered by a 998 cc in-line 4-cylinder engine using…

Yamaha debuts new Race-Blue livery for Misano GP

14 April, 2020
The Yamaha Factory Racing Team will run a special ‘Race-Blu’ livery for the Misano and Aragon Grand Prix race weekends. The unique livery, designed by Italian designer Aldo Drudi, features a contrasting combination of Yamaha Blue and matt grey bodywork,…

Special Yamaha R1 to be auctioned for Riders for Health

8 April, 2020
Parts Magazine will be doing something very special for the Riders for Health charity. It’s going to auction off a customized 2009 Yamaha R1, and what a custom job that this R1 has got.The bike donated by Yamaha Motor Corporation,…

Yamaha Confirms Valentino Rossi's test at Misano

4 April, 2020
It wasn’t all media gossip that Valentino Rossi would try to ride a streetbike at Misano to check out his physical conditions since his accident during free practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello, because Yamaha Racing has released…

Custom AKOO Yamaha R1

4 April, 2020
Presented at the Magic International Trade Show in Las Vegas, this customized Yamaha YZF-R1 is a collaboration between American rapper T.I. AKOO’s clothing brand and custom sportbike designer and builder Rob Uecker of Voodoo Industries.Dubbed the AKOO YZF-R1, the bike…

Yamaha YZF-R1 on track wallpaper

27 March, 2020
In a gallery of pics of the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R1, we get a closer look at this lovely bike for 2010, with some new colours. If that’s not special enough for you, check out the Yamaha R1 Fiat Team Replica…

Marco Melandri debuts on the Yamaha R1

26 March, 2020
Marco Melandri is now officially an ex-MotoGP rider and couldn’t get away fast enough from the paddock that left him, can we say bitter? The Italian is debuting at the Valencia race track (where his former team was yesterday with…

Yamaha France releases two special YZF-R1 editions

20 March, 2020
Yamaha France will be releasing two special editions of the YZF-R1, the SP and the SPR Factory Edition to celebrate the Yamaha YART team who won the 2009 World Endurance Championship.The SP version boasts an Akrapovic titanium and carbon exhaust,…