The 24 Heures Motos – the second round of the 2018-2019 FIM Endurance World Championship – shows every sign of being a thriller. With a bigger number of teams able to make a stab at the win, the outcome is all the more uncertain. Wait for the ending at 3pm on Sunday at Le Mans.
FIM President Jorge Viegas has signed a new agreement on the eve of the 24 Heures Motos, renewing the FIM’s trust in promoter Eurosport Events for the next 10 years. A close partnership with the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme will enable Eurosport Events to take Endurance racing to new heights from here to 2029.
The factory BMW seized pole at the end of a hectic qualifying session. Team ERC-BMW Motorrad Endurance are ahead of YART Yamaha and VRD Igol Pierret Expériences on the starting grid. BMW also took the Superstock pole with GERT56 by GS Yuasa.
The 24 Heures Motos gets underway on Saturday 20 April on the Bugatti circuit at Le Mans. Viewers in over 60 countries will be able to watch live coverage of the 2018-2019 FIM EWC season’s second race from start to finish.
F.C.C. TSR Honda France have moved into Honda France’s premises in the Paris region. The Japanese team – the reigning FIM EWC champions – have done so to prepare better for this season’s European races before the grand finale at Suzuka in July.
The last round of testing for the 24 Heures Motos is complete. Two days of just-concluded private tests at Le Mans gave teams a chance to lock horns before the 2nd round of the 2018-2019 FIM EWC. Going by their performances, we have a spectacular and hotly contested race in store on the Bugatti circuit on 20 and 21 April.