Despite the race being organised behind closed doors, with specific protocols due to the health restrictions, the 43rd edition of the 24 Heures Motos held on 29 and 30 August at Le Mans attracted a slew of Endurance fans throughout the race weekend.
The 24 Heures Motos has thrown the race for the 2019-2020 FIM Endurance World Championship title wide open. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team consolidated their place as leader, but four other factory teams are in the Top 5 with a chance at claiming the world title.
As at the 2019 Bol d’Or, the opening race of the season, Wójcik Racing Team have won the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 24 Heures Motos. The Polish team managed to overcome their difficulties to finish in 7th place. Wójcik Racing Team claimed the €7,000 purse awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy ahead of No Limits Motor Team and JMA Motos Action Bike.
The Japanese-backed Honda team have clinched their second victory at Le Mans. F.C.C. TSR Honda France triumphed ahead of Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar and Suzuki Endurance Racing Team. The latter still lead the championship.
Japanese Honda team F.C.C. TSR Honda France are still leading the 24 Heures Motos 19 hours in, and still being tailed by Suzuki Endurance Racing Team and Webike SRC Kawasaki France after a night that proved disastrous for Ducati ERC Endurance.
YART Yamaha picked up pole position ahead of BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team and Suzuki Endurance Racing Team. In Superstock, Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto beat Moto Ain by a whisker to the best starting position.