Image Gallery: 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Race Machinery

Bikes in European Superstock, World Endurance, British Superbike and IDM German Superbike trim

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 British Superbike Championship
The 2015 YZF-R1 ridden by Josh Brookes and Broc Parkes for the Milwaukee Yamaha team in the British Superbike Championship. British Superbike Championship rules mean entry motorcycles are derived from standard production models and differ only slightly from the sports bikes you see on the roads.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 British Superbike Championship
For a bike to be eligible for the British Superbike Championship, the manufacturer must first homologate the model and manufacture the required number of road going machines. In general the bikes must maintain the same profile as their road going counterparts, with the same overall appearance as seen from the front, rear and sides. In addition, the frame cannot be modified.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Endurance World Championship GMT94
David Checa, Kenny Foray and Mathieu Gines will ride this YZF-R1 in the Endurance World Championship for the GMT94 team. GMT94 is the current defending EWC championship team.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Endurance World Championship GMT94
The YZF-R1 used by the GMT94 team is heavier than the short-distance race bikes because of its lights for riding in the dark, a bigger tank that holds more fuel and heavier bodywork for extra sturdiness. The bike also uses some YEC Kit Parts and a special YEC ECU.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Endurance World Championship YART
This Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) YZF-R1 will be ridden by Ivan Silva, Max Neukirchner and Broc Parkes in the Endurance World Championship.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Endurance World Championship YART
YART was founded in 2001, and won the EWC in 2009 with race wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 8 Hours of Oschersleben, 8 Hours of Albacete and 8 Hours of Doha.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 IDM German Superbike MGM
Local hero Max Neukirchner and IDM regular Damian Cudlin will compete for the MGM (Michael Galinski Motorsport) team in the IDM German Superbike Championship. The allowed bike modifications in this cmpionship not only aim to enhance the performance, but also help to make bikes stronger and lighter.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 IDM German Superbike MGM
The YZF-R1M used in the IDM series is modified with different wheels, sprockets, handlebars, seat, battery, fairing, engine tune-up, changeable engine and suspension mapping, various kit parts and more. The bike has a smooth yet powerful character and is all about getting good torque. When the rider opens the throttle the bike has a lot of power on the low rpm’s but remains smooth so the rider is always in control.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Superstock 1000 MRS
For 2015, Adrien Morillas' Team MRS Yamaha will challenge for victory in the European Superstock 1000 series with riders Florian Marino and Kev Coghlan.
2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Superstock 1000 MRS
FIM Superstock 1000 motorcycles are allowed modifications more aimed at safety and crash survivability/repairability than outright performance such as fiberglass silhouette bodywork with fluid retention capabilities and improved hand and foot controls. FIM Superstock 1000 motorcycles are allowed performance modifications such as brake pads and discs, chaindrive systems, exhaust systems, fork internals and rear shock absorbers.

Along with the press introduction of the Movistar MotoGP team in Italy this week, Yamaha also introduced an additional nine teams that will compete in pavement and dirt championships this year. On the road racing side, this includes the Morillas Racing School Team (MRS) in the European Superstock 1000 series, GMT94 Yamaha and fellow Yamaha endurance racers Monster Energy Yamaha (YART) in the Endurance World Championship, Milwaukee Yamaha in the British Superbike Championship, and Team Yamaha MGM (Michael Galinski Motorsport) in the IDM German Superbike series.

Scroll through the gallery above to see images of each team's R1 in race trim, along with more details about the bikes and riders in each team. Visit the official Yamaha Racing site for more information about each team along with more great images of each bike.

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