Motorcycle Racing News MotoGP Yamaha Set to Unveil Rossi & Lorenzo 2014 MotoGP Livery in Jakarta

Yamaha Set to Unveil Rossi & Lorenzo 2014 MotoGP Livery in Jakarta

Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo aboard YZR-M1 at Valencia Testing in November
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo aboard YZR-M1 at Valencia Testing in November

2014 Yamaha Factory Racing

Ahead of the 2014 MotoGP Championship, Yamaha Factory Racing is set to unveil Friday the livery of its team at Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital.

Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will be on hand when Yamaha unveils the latest YZR-M1 prototypes and their livery.

The latest edition of the M1 was already witnessed at the post-season Valencia test, though Lorenzo – a two-time MotoGP Champion – and Rossi – a seven-time MotoGP Champion – were using motorcycles without any livery.

Yamaha says the majority of Indonesia’s 5,000 Yamaha showrooms will be attending the Rossi & Lorenzo presentation in Jakarta, as the Japanese brand looks to win back the MotoGP title last won by Lorenzo in 2012.

Lorenzo joined Yamaha Factory Racing in 2008, and finished fourth overall that year behind teammate Rossi. He then finished second or better every year, including his two titles (2010, 2012).

Following two sour years with Ducati, Rossi returned to Yamaha ahead of the 2013 MotoGP Championship. The nine-time World Champion has much success with Yamaha, winning four premier-class titles with the manufacturer (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009). The 2014 MotoGP Championship will also be Rossi’s ninth season piloting a Yamaha motorcycle in World Championship racing.

Stay clicked to UltimateMotorCycling.com for photos of the unveiling.

2021 Beta 300 RX First Look: Limited-Edition Motocross Motorcycle

Beta, the boutique Italian motorcycle manufacturer known for its enduro, dual-sport, and observed trials motorcycles, is making a move into the motocross market with...

Pirelli Sport Demon Street Tires: Long-Term Review Begins

The Metzeler Lasertec tires that arrived as standard equipment on my 2015 Triumph T214 Bonneville had served me well. But, with 7,012 miles on...

Voxan Wattman Land Speed Record Electric Motorcycle First Look

Almost totally unknown in the United States, Voxan Motors was founded in 1995 in France by Jacques Gardette. Voxan began life building a variety...

2021 Kawasaki KX450XC and KX250XC First Look (8 Fast Facts)

Capitalizing on the dirt bike sales boom, Kawasaki is jumping into the cross-country market with the all-new 2021 Kawasaki KX450XC and KX250XC.

2021 Kawasaki KX450 and KX250 First Look (9 Fast Facts)

For 2021, we see a consolidation of the chassis of the Kawasaki KX450 and KX250 motocross motorcycles. While the two motors are distinctive, the...

Harley LiveWire: Debut Journey from Mexico to Canada Via WCGH

The Coronavirus pandemic has halted vacation plans for many, including those of Diego Cardenas. The Californian had planned to spend his 50th birthday in Spain...