Biaggi takes 2nd in season ranking
Reviews of the previous year's OWK6 specs aimed at improving performance and drivability led to new cylinder, cylinder head and exhaust pipe specs, changes in the performance characteristics of the YPVS system and ignition timing control map, gave the 2001 model 0WL6 increased acceleration and top speed performance. To improve pick-up coming out of the turns, revisions were also made in the chassis dimensions. Long and short type rear arm were also prepared to fit the characteristics of the different riders. Biaggi scored three wins this year to place 2nd in the season ranking.
- Capacity - 499cc
- Max Power - 180PS
1st: 3 Massimiliano Biaggi Marlboro Yamaha Team France, The Netherlands, Germanyƒc