R-Series Unleashed at the Yamaha R-Day in Carmona
Date posted on September 29, 2015
InsideRACING Update: Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. (YMPH) brought together the racing machines of the world renowned R-Series: the YZF-R3 and YZF-R15. To make its arrival even more special and more memorable, YMPH created the R-Day last September 26 at the Carmona Race Track to celebrate racing excellence on a personal level.
The first 100 owners of the Yamaha YZF-R15 who registered for the event took their units around the racetrack for an exclusive riding experience. Out of that 100, the first 45 confirmed riders had an extra special treat; they became part of a circuit racing clinic by former WGP Riding Champion & Yamaha Riding Academy Executive Instructor, Yoshiaki Kato.
Yamaha also invited media guests from different companies to get a feel of the racing atmosphere, they went around the track using the YZF-R3. To complete the lineup, the YZF-R1 was displayed as a preview of its impending arrival. Also in attendance was actor JC de Vera who became part of the racing scene by riding on the racetrack. Providing additional entertainment was the Wowowin Girls.
The YZF-R1 and the YZF-R15 on display
L-R: Masato Fernando, Mr. Yoshiaki Kato (Yamaha Riding Academy Executive Instructor), Mr. Kaoru Ogura (YMPH Sales and Marketing Director), JC de Vera, Mr. Toru Osugi (YMPH President), Mr. Ryan Jude Camus (YMPH Marketing Section Manager) and Vingie Coloma. Racers Fernando and Coloma and actor de Vera were on board Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles.
The R-Series was in full speed on that day where technical ingenuity and innovative design were not only observed but also felt. The adventure was beyond physical as a bond was created through velocity, a connection was made between man and machine. This is how Revs your Heart truly comes to life.
Words by YMPH