Minimal work completed on factory contenders according to team owner.
CDR Yamaha Monster Energy team owner Craig Dack has expressed he’s ‘extremely satisfied’ with the progress of the updated 2020 YZ450F, which the squad debuted at Brisbane’s Australian Supercross Championship opener with a double podium.
The 2020 YZ450F has undergone a raft of changes for 2020, including more compact engine, redesigned frame with new flex characteristics, and host of other updates to deliver a lighter, more powerful and better handling experience.
According to Dack, the CDR-prepared YZ450Fs piloted by Dan Reardon and Luke Clout, who went 2-3 at Brisbane, have had ‘minimal work’ done to them.
“The series is also over relatively quickly with only five rounds, so getting off to a good start and being on your game right from the opening lap of round one was important,” Dack commented.
“It was also the first chance we had to test the 2020 YZ450F in race conditions and we are extremely satisfied with the performance of the new bike. With minimal work done to it, we were able to perform at a high level and both riders felt the bike was impressive.”
The Australian Supercross Championship heads to Port Adelaide in South Australia tomorrow night for round two of the series.