Tommy Hill's ePayME Yamaha livery unveiled

The new THM ePayMe Yamaha YZF-R1 is full factory... literally

FORMER British Superbike Champion Tommy Hill has unveiled the new livery for his ePayMe Yamaha team at the Motorycycle Live show this weekend.

2011 British Superbike Champion Hill has created his own team which is set to debut in the 2016 British Superbike Championship with Stuart Easton and John Hopkins at the helm. 

Hill was joined on stage at Motorcycle Live at Birmingham's NEC by Easton to unveil the livery as new team-mate Hopkins was back home in America preparing for the team's first test early in the New Year. 

EPayMe Yamaha Team Owner Hill said: 'The live launch of our ePayMe Yamaha was great; to have the bike finally unveiled at the Motorcycle Live Show really put the icing on the cake.

'It has been a long four months getting it to where we are now. With the bike designs going back and forth, sponsorship negotiations and much more going on over the past months, to finally see the bike in all its glory featuring our team partners is an overwhelming feeling to say the least.

'Now the bike has been unveiled I'm going to continue working hard over the coming months to drive the project further forwards; hopefully adding more team partners to our portfolio and to begin the development work with the Yamaha so we are ready to begin our winter testing programme in Spain.'

The Tommy Hill Motorsport (THM) team's title sponsor is leading outsourced payroll provider ePayMe and the team will be fully factory supported by Yamaha - the manufacturer synonymous with Hill's racing career. Hence the team will race as THM ePayMe Yamaha in 2016. 

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