Your chance to test an R1 on track

Author: Scott Redmond Posted: 25 Mar 2016

Bike Social's Marc Potter on an R1 at Silverstone last year

Yamaha test rides are on the right track

If you’re in the market for buying a new Yamaha YZF-R1 or R6 this year you might be interested in the latest initiative from Yamaha. Machines like the 2016 R1 and R6 are designed with the race track very much  in mind, and that’s exactly where you can test ride one thanks to Yamaha Supersport Pro Tour teaming up with three premium track day organisers this May - MSV, Silverstone and Focused Events for track days at Oulton Park, Silverstone (obviously) and Donington Park, respectively.

On offer will be seven 2016 R1 models and three of this years  R6 machines, you’ll even receive  full mechanical support in the paddock and experienced riders to chaperone you out on track.

To take advantage of this unique test ride you need to be booked on to either of these track days  that are organised for May 2016:


Once you’ve reserved a place on a track day , you can then enjoy track time on the Yamaha machines at no extra cost, all you need to do then is register your interest in which model you’d like to take on track  at

Full terms and conditions can be found at

Let us know how you get on.  or