YART Yamaha is a familiar figure on the tracks of the FIM World Endurance Championship, but the Austrian team is also an engine tuning and motorcycle race preparation specialist. Mandy Kainz’s outfit has prepared bikes for – among others – Yamaha Sepang Racing, one of their competitors on the track in Malaysia this December.
50 teams and nearly 150 riders representing 20 nationalities are expected to be at the start of the first edition. A close-up look at the key figures for the forthcoming 8 Hours of Sepang in Malaysia on Saturday 14 December.
Among the teams in the starting line-up of the forthcoming 8 Hours of Sepang in Malaysia is Honda Asia Dream Racing with Showa, one of the likely favourites to win. A closer look at a team that brings together talents from across Asia.
50 teams, including 36 full-season 2019-2020 FIM EWC entries (21 in Formula EWC, 15 in Superstock) will be on the track in Malaysia alongside 12 Asian teams seeking to qualify for the 2020 Suzuka 8 Hours.
The FIM EWC sporting regulations have introduced a separate Superstock classification this season. This opens up points scoring to teams competing in this class, who seek to win the FIM Endurance World Cup.
The FIM Endurance World Championship will be heading to Malaysia for the first time in two months’ time. Several riders are eager to return to action, and Mike di Meglio in particular is keen to be back on the Sepang International Circuit.