The 8 Hours of Oschersleben will be one big motorcycle fiesta lasting from 6 to 9 June. The race will take place on Sunday 9 June to make the most of the long Pentecost weekend. The German circuit will also host the European Endurance Legends Cup and the national IDM Superbike Championship.
The Sepang International Circuit and Eurosport Events are breaking new ground in Malaysia by launching the first bikes/cars dual event from 13 to 15 December. The all-new event, which will go down in Asia’s motorsport history, will be a once of its kind motorsport event under FIA and FIM umbrella.
Following their 9th-place finish at the Bol d’Or, Motobox Kremer Racing are honing their preparation for the 24 Heures Motos. Geoffroy Dehaye, Jan Viehmann and Gregory Ortiz are to ride the Yamaha R1 at Le Mans, which will mark the German team’s 20th anniversary.
Extéria Racing Team are going into 2019 with new riders and a new machine. Niccolò Rosso, Andrea Boscoscuro and Martin Choy will hit the track at the 24 Heures Motos on a Suzuki GSX-R 1000, with the Superstock podium in their sights.
Webike Tati Team Trick Star, last season’s winners of the FIM Superstock World Cup, have moved up into the Formula EWC class. The Franco-Japanese team will be on the grid at the 24 Heures Motos on a Kawasaki with the black number plate background marking out EWC machines.
Mototech EWC Team have roped in new Belgian riders to continue their progress at the 24 Heures Motos with a Franco-Belgian line-up. Grégory Fastré, Sébastien Le Grelle, Camille Hédelin and Bram Lambrechts will be riding the Yamaha #61.
Yamaha Viltaïs Pierret Experiences are making no secret of their ambitions. Earlier today, the team announced they have recruited Florian Marino. After the arrival of MotoGP rider Xavier Siméon to partner Florian Alt and Vincent Lonbois, the Viltaïs line-up is now complete with Supersport World Championship and Superstock 1000 rider Florian Marino.