When Yamaha announced its new R1 literbike last fall, company reps told us about the tractability assets of its new, MotoGP-derived crossplane crankshaft for the four-cylinder engine. It’s unique in that cylinders fire 90-degrees apart, allegedly enabling better grip during acceleration. A byproduct of this design is an exhaust note that is distinctive in this […]
US Grand Prix 2011: The Girls of MotoGP at Laguna Seca [Video]
The Motorcycle.com editors are putting the final touches on the report on their annual trip to the MotoGP and AMA Pro Racing round at Laguna Seca, but we thought we’d offer a sneak peak with a video of some of the lovely ladies of the U.S. Grand Prix.
Check out the video after the jump, or visit the official Motorcycle.com Youtube page to see the video in dazzling 1080p HD.
And don’t forget to check back in the next few days for the full event report.
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