The 2022 Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing YZ450F is a production-based motorcycle, and the product of years of testing and development by Yamaha Motor Corporation engineers. The 2022 YZ450F has been continuously refined over the years to give the rider the ability to perform at their best.
Every upgrade on the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing YZ450F serves the purpose of either improving performance or reducing weight. Engine performance is customized to each rider by using alternate camshafts, cylinder head porting, transmission ratios and primary ratios. The Vortex ignition systems allow for infinite engine mapping adjustments which ensure that the optimum power is delivered at the optimum time. Factory KYB suspension supplies the riders with the adjustability required to meet the demands of any Supercross track.
Working closely with Yamaha engineers in developing performance components, aftermarket companies provide added benefits to the team as their accessories further strengthen the bike’s performance. The Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing Team will continue to develop and test elements throughout the year to ensure that the YZ450F maintains its competitive edge of excelling at performance and durability.