Reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo and ‘new’ team mate Valentino Rossi - or as Yamaha tweeted The 2013 Yamaha Factory Racing Super Team! are on a promotional tour for Yamaha in the Far East, and today the first stop of their Asian tour was at the Four Seasons hotel in Jakarta for a press conference held by Yamaha Indonesia - who has been one of Yamaha’s official sponsors since 2010 - to unveil the new and refreshed “Semakin Di Depan” (one step ahead) logo and also pose for a photoshoot.
Yamaha has yet to unveil their 2013 livery which will also feature new co-sponosor Monster Energy, but according to Rossi’s BFF Alessio ‘Uccio’ Salucci it could be held during the IRTA test at Jerez (March 23-25) or ahead of the first race of the season in Qatar.
The two riders will continue the tour and then head to Sepang for the first official test of the season from February 5-7.
Video of the press conference after the jump.