Yamaha unveils Valentino Rossi’s 2009 YZR-M1

Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo have today unveiled the 2009 factory Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP contender in a special virtual launch.

Filmed at the team’s new headquarters in Gerno di Lesmo in Italy, Rossi and Lorenzo are seen running through the offices to get a first look at the new machine.

The bike was unveiled by Rossi and Lorenzo, with team management including Davide Brivio, Daniele Romagnoli and senior boss Lin Jarvis also helping in the ceremony.

Matthew Birt

By Matthew Birt