2012 MotoGP Yamaha Factory racing team & livery presentation

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2012 MotoGP Yamaha racing team — presentation

Yamaha Factory 2012 officially launched evening during a special at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The was attended by nearly 100 invited selected MotoGP guests and the Yamaha Factory Racing event began with a tour through Yamaha’s designed pit garage and refreshed unit. Riders Jorge and Ben Spies, along with Yamaha Motor Racing and Motor Co.

Ltd management were present to unveil the 2012 YZR-M1 machines in their new livery for the assembled audience.

was a lot of hype behind the 2012 as they had a new sponsor, ENEOS, primary colour was orange. All the has been put to rest by today’s and Yamaha have stuck to racing blue. Check out photographs at the 2012 Yamaha gallery .

Speaking about the new 1000cc M1, Mr Tsuji, project leader of the M1 that there is a 10% in horsepower and in the recently concluded tests the M1 was faster by about 14 and on tracks like Mugello it probably touch 360 kmph.

the next three days, Factory Racing Team and Yamaha Tech3 will be in Jerez in what is the final before the racing seasons at the first GP in Qatar on April

Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Racing Rider)

“It’s exciting to be here so close to the race. I love the new livery and hard work has given us a competitive bike to fight this season. It’s to be here at a different track to against our competitors before we next month. It was a pleasure to see so of our MotoGP media friends to take part in the launch, to see so many take their with my bike!”

Ben Spies Factory Racing Rider)

“I’m loving the new bike, man great to be back on a 1000cc The riding style is much to my natural way of riding which it a lot more fun. The colours great so I’m ready to get out there for our final shakedown before

Lin Jarvis  (Managing Director, Motor Racing)

“Firstly I’d like to say a big thank you to all of the media turned out here for our press at Jerez today. For us it was a pleasure to see so of the media here showing and focus on the new MotoGP season is only two and a half weeks We were delighted to be able to our new bike, new colours and new pit garage and

We’ve made a major of all our materials for this year and very excited to be at what we today to be the start of the season. be very interesting to see what over the next couple of at this test, having had two tests at Sepang we’ve to a new circuit with new demands. quietly confident our bike perform well here, after this it’s out and ready to go for the first race in

2012 Yamaha YZF-M1 specifications

Engine:  1000cc cooled inline four-cylinder crossplane crankshaft.

Power:  240 horsepower – 176KW.

Transmission:  cassette-type gearbox with gear ratios available.

Aluminium twin tube box with multi-adjustable steering  Aluminium swingarm.

Suspension:  upside down front and Ohlins rear shock, all for pre-load and compression, rebound

Wheels:  MFR Forged Magnesium front, 16.5 rear.

Bridgestone, 16.5 inch 16.5 inch rear, as slick and wet tyres.

Brakes:  two 320mm carbon front two four-piston calipers. Single

steel rear disc, caliper.

Weight:  157 kg. In accordance FIM regulations.

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