2023 YZF-R6® RACE
2023 YZF-R6 RACE
With its iconic M-shaped front air intake drawing inspiration from the multi-time world champion Yamaha YZR-M1 MotoGP® factory race bike, and aerodynamic bodywork, compact Deltabox chassis, slim magnesium subframe, and sculpted aluminum fuel tank developed through years of World Supersport and MotoAmerica Supersport dominance, Yamaha is excited to offer a handful of lucky enthusiasts an opportunity to purchase the extremely limited, track-only Yamaha YZF-R6 RACE.

Available in Matte Raven Black, the stripped-down Yamaha R6 RACE is the perfect closed-course, race-prepped machine for everyone from track-day riders to top-level racers. Featuring a lightweight, powerful 599cc inline four-cylinder engine that’s proven its prowess on circuits around the world—along with a razor-sharp race-ready chassis, close-ratio six-speed transmission with Quick Shift System (QSS), slipper clutch, Traction Control System (TCS), Yamaha Chip Controlled Intake (YCC-I) and Yamaha Chip Controlled Throttle (YCC-T)—the R6 RACE is designed for competition, providing the highest levels of performance for the track. 
Available February 2023 – MSRP: $12,699
At a glance:
  • Stripped-down track-focused specification, the R6 Race comes without mirrors, turn signals, headlights, position lights, horn, license plate holder, passenger footpegs and passenger seat (due to supply-chain issues, R1-type seat cowl is provided)
  • Lightweight, high performance 599cc engine
  • Lightweight, race-developed chassis including compact Deltabox frame and magnesium subframe
  • Aerodynamic race-developed bodywork
  • Lightweight aluminum fuel tank
  • Race-bred ergonomics
  • Traction Control System (TCS) with six levels of intervention, plus “OFF” setting
  • Yamaha Drive Mode (D-Mode) provides three variable throttle modes
  • High-specification R1-type front forks
  • High-specification R1-type front brakes
  • The R6 Race is for closed-course use only, cannot be licensed for on-road use
Available February 2023 – MSRP: $12,699