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 […]
Rossi’s 2012 Qatar Qualifying Lampooned in Popular YouTube Hitler ‘Downfall’ Video – Video
The now very popular Hitler Downfall YouTube video used so often as a template to poke funny at any number of pop-culture subjects has been employeed as a zinger on Valentino Rossi’s performance during qualifying for the Qatar round of MotoGP 2012.
“Hitler’s” plans, near the video’s end, to resurrect the Ducati name via scooter production is priceless. Enjoy!
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