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Spies & Sykes Yamaha World Superbikes Unveiled for 2009 Season

2009 Yamaha World Superbikes
2009 Yamaha World Superbikes

The Yamaha World Superbike Team has unveiled their new racing livery for 2009, showing its new sponsors and ‘war paint’ for the upcoming season. The team now fully belong to the Yamaha Motor Europe operations and so have been renamed ‘The Yamaha World Superbike Team’. With new riders on board, 3-time AMA Superbike champion Ben Spies and promising Brit Tom Sykes, and a brand new YZF-R1 race machine it’s going to be an exciting championship. Both riders are new to the World Superbike series but have already proved to be fast and highly competitive in pre-season testing with their sights set firmly on winning in 2009.

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