YART Yamaha took the win ahead of Honda Asia Dream Racing with Showa and BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team in Malaysia at the very first edition of the 8 Hours of Sepang, which proved to be a nerve-racking race due to very bad weather.
The first edition of the 8 Hours of Sepang has all the hallmarks of a spectacular race: top riders, experienced teams, a compelling starting grid and a fantastic circuit. This exciting new FIM Endurance World Championship race gets underway at 1pm local time (GMT+8).
Yamaha Sepang Racing – tipped as one of the strongest front-runners – bore out their favourite status during qualifying. The Yamaha 21 with Franco Morbidelli, Michael van der Mark and Hafizh Syahrin in the saddle will start from pole position at the first edition of the 8 Hours of Sepang tomorrow (Saturday). A closer look at the team flying the Malaysian flag high.
Yamaha Sepang Racing maintained the lead after the second qualifying session at the 8 Hours de Sepang, ahead of F.C.C. TSR Honda France and YART Yamaha. The Malaysian team will have to defend their pole position in this evening’s Top 10 Trial.