Monday, December 22, 2008

2008 Yamaha YZR-M1


The Bike of 2008 World Champion Specification


ENGINE

Engine type: Liquid cooled inline four-cylinder, four stroke

Maximum power: Around 154.5kw (210 horsepower)

Maximum speed: In excess of 320 km/h




TRANSMISSION

Type: Six-speed cassette-type gearbox, with alternative gear ratios available



CHASSIS and RUNNING GEAR

Frame type: Aluminium twin tube delta box, multi-adjustable steering geometry/wheelbase/ride height. Aluminium swingarm

Suspension: Ohlins upside down front forks and Ohlins rear shock, all adjustable for pre-load, high and low-speed compression and rebound damping. Alternative rear suspension links available

Front/rear wheels: Marchesini , available in a variety of rim size

Front/rear tyres: Michelin, 16.0 front, 16.5 in rear, available as slick, Intermediate and wet tyres on Jorge Lorenzo’s YZR-M1
- Bridgestone, 16.5 front, 16.5 in rear, available as slick, Intermediate and wet tyres on Valentino Rossi’s YZR-M1


Brakes: Brembo, two 320 mm carbon front discs, two four-piston callipers. Single 220 mm stainless steel rear disc, twin-piston calliper.

Weight: 148kg, in accordance with FIM regulations

Fuel capacity: 21 litres, in accordance with FIM regulations



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MotoGP World Championship Results

MotoGP Results
Pos. Rider Nation Team Points
1. Casey STONER........................ AUS................. Ducati Marlboro Team.......................... 90
2. Jorge LORENZO....................... SPA................. Fiat Yamaha Team............................... 86
3. Valentino ROSSI...................... ITA.................. Fiat Yamaha Team............................... 81
4. Dani PEDROSA...................... SPA................. Repsol Honda Team............................... 57
5. Andrea DOVIZIOSO................ ITA.................. Repsol Honda Team............................... 56
6. Marco MELANDRI................... ITA.................. Hayate Racing Team............................ 48
7. Colin EDWARDS..................... USA................. Monster Yamaha Tech 3....................... 45
8. Loris CAPIROSSI...................... ITA................. Rizla Suzuki MotoGP............................. 38
9. Chris VERMEULEN................. AUS................. Rizla Suzuki MotoGP............................. 37
10. Randy DE PUNIET.................. FRA................. LCR Honda MotoGP............................... 34
11. JAMES TOSELAND................. GBR................. Monster Yamaha Tech 3....................... 26
12. Toni ELIAS............................. SPA................. San Carlo Honda Gresini....................... 23
13. Alex DE ANGELIS................... RSM................. San Carlo Honda Gresini....................... 21
14. Mika KALLIO.......................... FIN.................. Pramac Racing.................................... 19
15. Nicky HAYDEN...................... USA................. Ducati Marlboro Team.......................... 13
16. Niccolo CANEPA..................... ITA.................. Pramac Racing.................................... 10
17. Sete GIBERNAU...................... SPA................. Grupo Francisco Hernando.................... 8
18. Yuki TAKAHASHI.................... JPN................. Scot Racing Team MotoGP.................... 8