The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) has launched a major campaign to combat doping and raise awareness of its dangers. During the race briefing ahead of the 24 Heures Motos, all the riders were encouraged to take part in the campaign, titled ‘Say No! to doping’.
Team SRC Kawasaki will start from pole position tomorrow (Saturday) at the 24 Heures Motos, ahead of YART Yamaha and BMW-mounted team NRT48. Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences holds on to the lead in the Superstock class, ahead of Team 33 Accessoires Louit Moto and Moto Ain.
Viewers around the world will be able to watch a live broadcast or a catch-up of the 24 Heures Motos, the 2nd round of the 2017-2018 FIM EWC, which is taking place at Le Mans this coming weekend. The race will be flagged off at 3pm CEST on Saturday 21 April.
The 24 Heures Motos pecking order began to take shape during free practice for the 41st edition of the race at Le Mans this morning. Tecmas BMW revealed its ambitions, with Julien Da Costa posting the fastest time ahead of six factory machines.
For its third season as FIM Endurance World Championship promoter, Eurosport Events will consolidate its rejigged race calendar, launched in September 2016 with an all-new championship format. The 2017-2018 FIM EWC season will start with the Bol d’Or on the Paul Ricard circuit in Castellet on 16 and 17 September and wind up with the Suzuka 8 Hours grand finale.