Liquid-cooled, 998cc, 4-stroke, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves
Aluminium Deltabox, standard R1 frame with slight modifications
Front forks are Ohlins RVP25 and rear shock is RSP40. We work with Mike Norton who worked with Valentino Rossi for 12 years in MotoGP – he brings a wealth of experience to the team! We have two shocks for each rider so we can test back to back set ups in one session.
Produced by MB in Italy for Yamaha Racing, same spec as WSB team. Full CNC for strength and reliability. We have several suspension links to work with to look for the best possible performance/grip/tyre life and different tracks and in different temperatures.
Gearbox & Clutch
NOVA gearbox, STM clutch
Produced to design by the Yamaha Racing factory in Italy, it’s fully carbon fibre and features a new air scoop design. Magnum motorsport modify our fairings slightly to suit our exhaust system. In testing the new fairing has proved to reduce wheelie as it is more aerodynamic.
New design for 2020, produced by Yamaha Racing in Italy, giving a lower centre of gravity, improving rider comfort and also has aerodynamic advantages.
Full titanium system from Akrapovic developed specifically for Yamaha Racing. We have modified the header inserts in house to suit the 2020 cylinder head shape.
New for 2020, we are using Brembo calipers and discs both front and rear with SBS brake pads. For the rear brake both riders now use a standard foot rear brake and BMX style hand brake linked through a special dual master cylinder and HEL brake hoses.
17" front and rear, OZ forged aluminium six spoke wheels, anodised not powder coated to save weight
ECU & Wiring Loom
New 2020 wiring loom by Mototronics, MOTEC ECU as per BSB regulations
Chain & Sprockets
We use RK chains, who sent us a lighter spec for 2020. Gandini join us for 2020 providing sprockets.