September issue of Cycle World has the results and write-up of this year's MasterBike. R6 did very well. Won the SuperSports, beating the 675, GSX-R600, ZX-6R, and CBR600RR. Had a best lap time of 1:37.211 which by the way, beat the best lap time of the GSX-R750 "SuperBike" (1:38.000). In the final round, CBR1000RR vs. Aprilia RSV1000R vs. R6, the R6 held its own beating the RSV1000R but losing to the CBR1000RR to garner an overall second place (out of the total fourteen entries).