The ultimate: Jonathan Rea Yamaha R1 replica / Superbike World Championship

The ultimate: Jonathan Rea Yamaha R1 replica / Superbike World Championship

Jonathan Rea doesn’t feel comfortable with Yamaha just yet, but the R1 built by Crescent under his name for top-level racers looks almost identical to the six-time world champion motorcycle.

Jonathan Rea and the Japanese manufacturer expected more from Yamaha. The Northern Irishman scored just eight World Championship points at the Superbike meetings at Phillip Island and Barcelona. But the 37-year-old hasn’t forgotten how to drive and once the right settings are in place, the 120-time race winner will be a regular podium contender again.

Behind the Pata Prometeon Yamaha factory team is Crescent Motor, one of the few Yamaha Pro Shops. The Rea-R1 replica was made here, which every hobby racer will cut good figures on the racetrack: WorldSBK replica exhaust system from Akrapovic, Marchesini forged aluminum rims with Pirelli SuperCorsa SP tires and Öhlins TTX shock absorbers , the NIX Fork Cartridge Kit and the Brembo brake master cylinder in the racing version make the inline four-cylinder motorcycle suitable for competition.

Many features are similar to those of the World Superbike Championship: Gandini sprockets and sprockets as well as DID chains can also be found on the factory bikes. Every little detail has been taken care of, from the GB Racing brake lever protector and full engine protection kit to the Pro-Bolt titanium mounts, GYTR suspension parts, Racing seat pad, and full fuel tank extension. carbon, pillion seat cover and tail cover. .

From 2025, Yamaha’s YZF-R1 will be produced in Europe for exclusive use on the race track. This makes this limited edition one of the last R1 copy machines that can be registered for the road. In the basic configuration, this motorcycle costs 29,995 pounds (about 34,970 euros) and comes with a certificate signed by team boss Paul Denning and Jonathan Rea.

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