Two-Wheel Tuesday Spotlight: #1 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 Superbike

Beginning as a Yamaha production motorcycle, the 2019 Monster Energy/Yamalube/Yamaha Factory Racing YZF-R1 Superbike retains standard OEM pistons, rods, and valves per MotoAmerica Superbike regulations, while camshaft profiles, cylinder head decking, and porting are open for modification. The bike features a sophisticated Magneti Marelli MLE electronics system that enables precise adjustment of the fuel and spark maps, performance strategies, and is also used for data collection purposes.

Rider: Cameron Beaubier

Engine: 998cc, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, 4 Cylinder, DOHC, 16 Valves, Crossplane Crankshaft

Transmission: Six-Speed Constant Mesh

Clutch: Suter

Exhaust: Graves Motorsports Titanium 4-1 Full System

Fuel: VP Racing

Lubrication: Yamalube

Air Filter: MWR

Battery: Speedcell

Spark Plugs: NGK

Sprockets: Vortex

Final Drive: D.I.D Chain

Front Suspension: Öhlins RVP25 Twin Forks

Rear Suspension: Öhlins RSP40 Single Shock

Front Brakes: Braking Rotors/Brembo EVO Calipers

Rear Brakes: Braking Rotor/Brembo Caliper

Wheels: OZ Motorbike Racing

Tires: Dunlop


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