For safety reasons, the start of the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring has been brought forward to 12.30pm CEST on Saturday 12 May. The third round of the 2017-2018 FIM EWC was initially scheduled to take place from 2.30pm to 10.30pm.
The 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring, the third round of the 2017-2018 FIM EWC, is likely to mark a decisive stage of the championship. F.C.C. TSR Honda France starts out as leader of the provisional standings, with 4 teams within 14 points of each other.
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.