In September 2018, at the Tamiya Plastic Model Factory Shimbashi Store, we held a commemorative talk event for the release of the latest model of the Tamiya 1/12 motorcycle series “Yamaha YZF-R1M”. 20 years since the birth of the first YZF-R1 that made a new era of super sports super sports. Since 2015, Tamiya modeled the latest flagship of Yamaha Road Sports that fans worldwide admire from circuits to public roads, such as the 4 consecutive victories of Suzuka 8 resistance. In this event, we invited the development staff of each model of the actual car and the model, and held a talk session to enjoy both bike fans and model fans such as charm and story behind.
● Cast: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Mr. Hirano (YZF-R1 Project Leader), GK Dynamics Co., Ltd. Isao Sakata (YZF-R1 Designer), Tamiya Planning & Development Department staff Shigeki Araki
● Cooperation: Yamaha Motor Co., GK Dynamics, Inc., Presto Corporation