2015 SUPERBIKE DRAG RACE: BMW S1000RR vs. Ducati 1299 Panigale S vs. Yamaha YZF-R1

The strip showdown you've been waiting for!

The ¼-mile drag race. It's the benchmark for straight-line performance, and in this video from Motorcyclist we pit BMW's 2015 S1000RR, the 2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale S, and Yamaha's 2015 YZF-R1 against each on the dyno, on the scales, and at the strip. How do they stack up? Watch the video below to find out.

Tester’s note: ETs shown were recorded with the same rider in the saddle, and he took numerous runs to ensure the best times possible. (And because wheelying in 3rd gear at over 100mph is really fun!) Traction control and wheelie control where disabled for all runs.