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Yamaha YZF-R1 WSB

Introducing the WSB 2010 season.

impact in 2010 was bigger his ranking implies. Next he will take on the challenge of

Brilliant talent

The Yamaha World Superbike Team Cal Crutchlow and James Toseland as for the 2010 World Superbike (WSB) series on the YZF-R1

Last season, Crutchlow for Yamaha in the World Supersport (600cc class) and won the title. In of the strong potential this he was offered a seat this in the WSB. Unlike last when nearly all the circuits new to him, this year it have been reasonable for him to on getting to know the new machine.

With many veterans who been in this class for years as well as a number of MotoGP riders, it was never to be an easy environment for a rookie to in. Under these challenging he was forced to retire from a few due to crashes and other mishaps, but he got going he showed himself to be a talent capable of matching his easily.

In a total of 13 rounds and 26 he gave sterling performances, three first places, six positions, and ten podium finishes. earned him the title of Rookie of the He was held to fifth in the season but a string of impressive races won Crutchlow a place among the top riders.

Toseland meanwhile is a rider who in MotoGP until last Drawing on the experience he gained in the premier class, he showed competitiveness in a variety of races. it was also a season of sharp ups and with a large number of and other upsets. In the total of 26 he had two second places and two third and thus stood on the winners’ four times.

On the other he had to retire from nine thus ending the season ninth.

The rookie storms in second race after

The opening round of the season on February 28 at Australia’s Phillip This first race of the new brought a very grim for the Yamaha Sterilgarda team. In the race, both Crutchlow and had early crashes and retired the race.

In the second race, too, with machine settings them back to ninth and place, respectively. At this both of them looked to be a whole lot of difficulties.

At the second in Portugal around one month Crutchlow put on a magnificent display of Beginning in pole position, he for first place with Max (Aprilia) and Leon Haslam In the first race, he took a while running in third with three laps to go.

In the race, he was vying with the from the outset, and at the end of a hard at close quarters, he passed the flag in third place for his podium finish in the WSB. by this performance, Crutchlow an optimistic tone after the If we can continue doing a good job and the success we were starting to it’ll be a good season.

Let’s keep the ball he said.

Crutchlow’s second on the winners’ podium came rounds later at the fifth in Italy. In second position the qualifying rounds, he found chasing Biaggi and Haslam in the as he had in round two. Early on, he back to fifth place for a

But by the third lap recovered to third At this point, together his teammate Toseland who had moved up to place, he caught up with and took out after the leader, In the end, Toseland moved up second place, with 0.05 seconds behind in

The gap between Biaggi and Toseland was seconds. That race, in the two members of the Yamaha Sterilgarda Superbike Team stood by side on the podium, also proof of how competitive the YZF-R1 had Not surprisingly, a good result was expected in the second race, but it was not to be.

was clipped by another bike and had his oil cooler damaged by a stone up by another bike. Both forced to retire from the after coming off their

Frustrated energy in mid-season

Yamaha YZF-R1 WSB
Yamaha YZF-R1 WSB
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