Suzuki Endurance Racing Team, who were lapping in second place when the first set of intermediary-stage points were handed out, have earned 10 extra points by being in the lead at 10.30am. Moto Ain, the Superstock leader at both of the intermediary stages, have already pocketed 20 points in this year’s Bol d’Or.
YART Yamaha, who will start from pole position, retained control in a cautious warm-up session this morning on the Paul Ricard circuit. A few drops of rain have begun to fall on the Le Castellet track, and it looks like the weather will be a key factor at the 83rd Bol d’Or.
An intense battle for the Superstock win at the Bol d’Or is in store. Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto and Moto Ain locked horns right from qualifying, but some other challengers have every intention of joining the podium battle on the Paul Ricard circuit.
The Austrian Yamaha team will start from pole position tomorrow on the Paul Ricard circuit. YART Yamaha are ahead of Webike SRC Kawasaki France and F.C.C. TSR Honda France. Loris Baz seized the chance to set a new lap record. In the Superstock class, Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto got the better of Moto Ain.
A thundery shower disrupted the late stages of the first qualifying session at the Paul Ricard circuit on Thursday afternoon. YART Yamaha had been leading before the rain started, but it all remains to be confirmed in the second qualifying session tomorrow morning.