The Kawasaki factory is the first to confirm its three-rider line-up for the Suzuka 8 Hours. Jonathan Rea, Alex Lowes and Lucas Mahias will be in the saddle. The 2021 edition – the finale of the FIM EWC season – will take place in Japan on Sunday 7 November.
The very eventful 12 Hours of Estoril has shaken up the provisional standings of the 2021 FIM Endurance World Championship. Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar have taken the lead in the race for the world title ahead of F.C.C. TSR Honda France, who won the race in Portugal, and BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team.
The Tati Team Beringer Racing rider won the award for his act of solidarity towards Xavier Simeon, the Yoshimura SERT Motul rider, after they collided during the race. Xavier Simeon made sure to personally hand the Anthony Delhalle EWC Spirit Trophy to Morgan Berchet.
National Motos continued their excellent performance in the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy. Having finished in second place in the Superstock class in Portugal, the Honda team received the €4,000 prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy and maintained their position at the top of the FIM Endurance World Cup standings. Team 18 Sapeurs-Pompiers CMS Motostore and Team 33 Louit April Moto were the other two teams on the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy podium at Estoril.
The Japanese Honda team won the 12 Hours of Estoril after a crazy 12 hours on the track and a suspenseful finish. F.C.C. TSR Honda France were one lap ahead of Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar and BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team.
YART–Yamaha Official EWC Team dominated qualifying, but the 12 Hours of Estoril promises to be a hotly fought race. The second round of the 2021 FIM Endurance World Championship gets underway under sunny skies at 9am local time tomorrow in Portugal.
YART–Yamaha Official EWC Team dominated the second qualifying session and took top spot on the starting grid of the 12 Hours of Estoril ahead of BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team and Yoshimura SERT Motul. The quickest Superstock, BMRT 3D Maxxess Nevers, is 9th on the starting grid.