1955

Entering the Motorcycle Market and Establishing Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.

1955

Competitive Racing in Japan promoting the Yamaha Brand

1957

Racing Overseas & Demonstrating Yamaha’s High Performance to the World

1955

1955

1955

1958

1961

Yamaha 1st entered the World Grand Prix Road Race

1962

The Belgium GP, the first Grand Prix win for Yamaha

1964

First World Title for Yamaha!

1965

Two consecutive double championships in the 250 cc class

1966

Consecutive 125cc class win in the Isle of Man

1966

The first 125cc title for Yamaha

1967

1970

Rodney Gould wins the championship on a production racer

1971

5th manufacturer’s title in the 250cc class

1972

Saarinen takes the championship using Yamaha’s TD-3

1973

Yamaha’s first 500GP machine, the YZR500 wins in a debut race!

1975

Yamaha wins both rider & manufacturer titles in 500cc class with YZR500

1978

Kenny Roberts win the 500cc title using improved YZR500

1979

Roberts and the YZR500 win consecutive titles

1980

Roberts and the YZR500 make it three in a row

1981

Barry Sheene grabs title in final race using YZR500

1984

Eddie Lawson wins the title using YZR500, Christian Sarron wins the 250cc class using the TZ250

1986

Lawson takes his 2nd Championship with the YZR500

1987

Yamaha takes constructor's title for 2nd year in a row

1987

Yamaha takes 3rd consecutive constructor's title

1988

1990

Wayne Rainey takes his 1st title, and Yamaha its 6th manufacturer’s title in the 500cc class

1991

Rainey makes it two in a row in an amazing back-to-back.

1993

Tetsuya Harada takes the championship on a TZ250M

1991

Cadarola ranked 2nd on the season with a win in the US GP

1996

First time wins for Norifumi Abe and Louis Capirossi

1996

Yamaha takes first 500cc win in 22 races

1998

2000

Yamaha takes back manufacturer’s title in 500cc and 250cc classes

2002

Yamaha unveils YZR-M1, the race was rebranded as MotoGP

2004

Valentino Rossi joins Yamaha and wins title on the new YZR-M1

2005

Yamaha takes the Triple Crown on 50th anniversary

2008

Rossi, Yamaha and Team Fiat reclaims Triple Crown

2009

Rossi wins his 100th GP in the Dutch GP. & Yamaha wins Triple Crown again

2010

Yamaha claims the Triple Crown for the third year in a row

1964-66

1968

1957

1962-66

1986

1990

1976-79

1973-74

1974-75 YZR500 (0W23)

1981

1961 RD48

1983

1987

1967-68 RD05A

1990

1986 YZR250 (0W82)

1993

1990 YZR250 (0WB9)

1998-99

1976-79 YZR750 (0W31)

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1978

1978

1977

2005

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2005

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2007

2021

2021

2021

2021