News 13 Feb 2020

Yamaha to roll out extensive Phillip Island WorldSBK activation

Manufacturer to make strong presence at the opening WorldSBK and ASBK round.

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Yamaha Motor Australia will roll out an extensive activation for fans to experience at the Yamaha Finacial Services opening round of the 2020 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) at Phillip Island on 28 February-1 March.

The Yamaha Financial Services main stage of the expo area will be a hive of activity across the three days including interviews with special guests and Yamaha WorldSBK riders.

While visiting the Yamaha stand, fans will be able to check out the 2020 range of Yamaha motorcycles, including the all-new WR250F, 2020 YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M, and the first Australian public appearance of the latest YZF-R15.

Fans keen to take a ride in the virtual world with Yamaha motocross legend Stephen Gall can slip on the Yamaha Financial Services 360-degree virtual reality goggles and headphones then climb aboard the all-new Tenere 700 adventure bike for a quick blast through the forest.

Yamaha Genuine Parts, Accessories and Shop Yamaha once again present their popup retail outlet, displaying a large range of accessories and merchandise. The expert team will also be on hand to answer any questions about getting kitted up with the best Yamaha gear.

The Yamaha bLU cRU truck will be located right next to the expo area, along with the bLU cRU pop-up kids fun bike come-and-try arena. Free fun bike rides for the next generation of riders aged 5-10 years will be available daily.

Youngsters can cut laps of the supervised test arena on Yamaha’s popular PW50 and TT-R50 fun bikes, or try four wheels with the YFZ50 fun ATV for those aged 6-10 years. All the required safety gear is provided, including boots, jersey, pants, helmet, goggles and gloves, with riding tips and encouragement provided by professional coaches from Oates MX.

It’s all free, and there’s no need to pre-register. Some conditions apply, so see the friendly Yamaha staff for more details.

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