A nice Saturday in the Netherlands for the GMT94 Yamaha

22 April 2023

Race resume

In Supersport, Valentin Debise and his Yamaha YZF-R6 made the show. As soon as the qualifications, the French rider showed that it was necessary to count on him to appear at the front. After some very good times unfortunately cancelled for having exceeded the limits of the track, the number 94 realized a superb last lap to get the 4th place. After this great performance, race 1 was a great opportunity to fight for the podium. After a very good start, the French rider was incisive from the very first laps. Valentin Debise fought throughout the race for the podium with very nice duels against F.Caricasulo, S.Manzi, M.Schrotter, or, C.Oncu, The GMT94 rider finished at only two tenths of the second step of the podium.

Lorenzo Baldassarri’s side is progressing. Even if the transalpine driver only got the 19th time in qualification, he reduced little by little the gap with the leaders. In race 1, the GMT94 Yamaha rider did not give up. The very good rhythm shown on the time sheet proves it. Of course, Lorenzo Baldassarri failed at the door of the points but he did not let go after a duel with Loris Baz in the last lap.

See you tomorrow for the “2” races.

Valentin Debise FRA Yamaha YZF R6 GMT94 Yamaha Supersport WSBK Assen 2023 (Circuit TT Assen) 21-23.04.2023 PSP / Jacek Swiderek www.photoPSP.com

And more

Since the arrival of the GMT94 in the World Supersport Championship, a wild-card has been offered each year to the French rider leading the French Championship for the world round at Magny-Cours in September. There have been some important changes to the FSBK regulations in the Supersport category. The French Motorcycling Federation has decided to base the format on that of the World Championship. This decision will allow riders to […]

Read more >
25 January 2024


The GMT94 Yamaha spent two days testing on the Jerez de la Frontera track in sunny Andalusia. The conditions allowed Phillip Öttl and Lucas Mahias to put in a series of laps and leave Spain with a sense of achievement. In Superbike, it didn’t take Phillip Öttl long to adapt to the Yamaha R1. The GMT94 rider showed his speed from the very first laps with some promising lap times. […]

Read more >
More partners