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Motorcycles | News | Wheel2Wheel / 11-30-18

YAMAHA RACING TEAM SWEEPS THE IRGP WITH HISTORIC VICTORY


By C! Magazine Staff Photos by YMPH

 

To say that Yamaha Racing is dominating the game is an understatement. Their latest feat in the Philippine racing arena made the history books and is unlikely to be broken anytime soon. They competed in the IR Grand Prix and ran away with it from the get go. For the first time in the competition’s history, a manufacturer swept the entire field. They earned every single victory to receive each of the 9 manufacturer awards in different categories of Automatic, Underbone, and Sports.

The quality of Yamaha Racing’s greatness does not come overnight. Achievements take time, a healthy process of teamwork and uncanny effort. Focus must never waver to reach the goal. It is crucial for man and machine to be completely synchronized. Everyone from the crew to the riders showcased hard work, drive, and discipline. By having those key components in every campaign, the rewards are endless.

RESULTS:

 Underbone Category (Yamaha Sniper 150)

  1. Phoenix Cyclomax USRA Super Underbone Trophy (150 UB)
  2. YSS Suspension Masters Trophy (OPEN UB)
  3. ENEOS Premium Motor Oil Juniors Underbone Elite Trophy (150 UB)
  4. Castrol Power1 Underbone GP (150 Efi Only)

 Automatic Category (Mio Sporty)

  1. NGK Spark Plugs Automatic Elite Trophy (160 AT)
  2. Top 1 Action Matic Juniors Trophy (115 AT)
  3. Shell Advance Automatic GP (180 AT)
  4. NCY Automatic Trophy (160 AT)

 

 Sports Category (All New YZF- R15)

  1. PTT Lubricants MotoIR GP