There are two changes to the calendar of the 2021 FIM Endurance World Championship.
Initially scheduled for mid-April, the 44th edition of the 24 Heures Motos will now take place on 12 and 13 June on the Bugatti circuit at Le Mans.
The 8 Hours of Oschersleben cannot be held on 23 May in Germany. A later date is being sought.
The FIM EWC season will kick off on 17 and 18 April at the 24 Heures Motos, and BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team have already established themselves as the favourites. The factory BMW team held undivided sway ahead of F.C.C. TSR Honda France and Yoshimura SERT Motul in the course of the just-concluded two-day test at Le Mans.
Moto Ain are marking their entrance into the EWC class in a big way by recruiting Randy de Puniet. Alongside Roberto Rolfo and Robin Mulhauser, the former MotoGP rider will be a major attribute in fighting among the EWC front runners.
The factory BMW team made their mark right from the first day of testing at Le Mans. BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team dominated the competition. VRD Igol Experiences confirmed their ambitions with the 2nd-fastest performance of the day ahead of the factory teams.
One of the FIM EWC’s historic teams, National Motos are heading into 2021 on a whole new basis. The French team are moving into Superstock to chase the FIM World Cup with a new identity but with the same determination as always.
An official partner of the FIM Endurance World Championship for the three coming seasons, the world leader in performance sport exhausts is putting its products to the test in the races. As partner to F.C.C. TSR Honda France, REMUS will equip the 2017-2018 world championship-winning Honda this season.
The 44th edition of the 24 Heures Motos is shaping up to be an intense and thrilling race. No fewer than 52 outfits including 35 teams under contract will be on the grid of the opening race of 2021 at Le Mans on Saturday 17 April: proof of the FIM Endurance World Championship’s continuing vitality.