Articles Posted in the " Yamaha Superbike " Category

  • Yamaha Superbike: Silverstone Cook Off

    Yamaha Superbike: Silverstone Cook Off

    2011 World Superbike

    Yamaha World Superbike riders got busy this afternoon with a cook off in the team hospitality where they learned some tricks of the trade with Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food.

    Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty tested their culinary skills in front of a panel of Journalists that took on the difficult role of judges for the occasion.



  • Yamaha Superbike: Laverty Recovering

    Yamaha Superbike: Laverty Recovering

    2011 World Superbike

    Eugene Laverty has excelled in many areas since he first came into the World Superbike fold after two fruitful years in World Supersport racing.

    At Donington World Superbike, he was also on course for good raceday results but a big crash in race one almost scuppered his weekend in its entirety.


  • Yamaha Superbike: Portimao Test Report

    Yamaha Superbike: Portimao Test Report

    2011 World Superbike

    Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty wrapped up the first World Superbike test of the 2011 season on Friday.

    Completed over three days at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Melandri and Laverty experienced challenging weather conditions as they put their 2011 Yamaha YZF-R1 superbikes through its paces.


  • Superbikes of 2010 WSBK: Yamaha YZF-R1

    Superbikes of 2010 WSBK: Yamaha YZF-R1

    Yamaha R1

    After a winter of development before the 2010 World Superbike season, the official Yamaha YZF-R1 entries pumped out an impressive 228bhp at the crank at a giddy 15,000 revs. The Yamaha R1 also featured a much nicer engine character compared to 2009, and a cleaner power band.


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