AOD: Building A 2020 Yamaha YZF-R1, In The January Issue

AOD: Building A 2020 Yamaha YZF-R1, In The January Issue

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Featured In the January 2021 issue of Roadracing World: 

        “Back in the late 90s and early oughts my race team, Army of Darkness, brought at least one new motorcycle every year to feed to the maw of WERA endurance racing. Back then, a season consisted of 10 rounds spread out around the country and our oversized (649cc) Suzuki GSX-R600 engines only lasted for about 16 hours of race use, which meant we were either racing, or rebuilding top ends, pretty much every weekend of the year.

         “After seven championships it became harder for us to be successful existentialists and give meaning to the experience, so we took a step back in 2006. Unfortunately, in 2009, we were gifted a pair of endurance R1s. That led to a slow relapse of racing preparation and podiums…”

 

—Army Of Darkness: Building A Yamaha YZF-R1 Endurance Bike Part 1, By Sam Q. Fleming

 

The personified ongoing existential crisis (why was man born, if not to race?) that is the Army of Darkness is back, this time with Yamaha YZF-R1s. Read the latest exploits of one of the most famous endurance racing teams in U.S. road racing historyit’s all in the new issue of Roadracing World!

 

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