The Italian independent team have recruited Alexis Masbou for the 2021 FIM EWC season. The Frenchman will partner Italian riders Luca Scassa and Kevin Calia in the saddle of the Suzuki #44. Their goal is to win the FIM Superstock World Cup.
In order to maintain the number of events on the 2021 FIM Endurance World Championship calendar, the organizers of the Suzuka 8 Hours and the 12 Hours of Estoril, together with the FIM and Eurosport Events, have agreed to switch the scheduling of the two races.
Yamaha-supported 3ART Best of Bike are an ambitious independent team. They are aiming to return to the FIM Endurance World Championship Top 10. In 2021, the R1 #36 will head out on track on Dunlop tyres with riders Morgan Berchet, Mathieu Lagrive and Nicolas Escudier.
Moto Ain, the winners of the FIM Endurance World Cup these past two seasons, have moved up into the ranks of the big players in the EWC class. The Yamaha-mounted French team have also switched manufacturers and will go out on track on Dunlop tyres.
The factory BMW team are going out on track this season on their new M 1000 RR. BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team are doing several test sessions to fine-tune the settings of the 2021 model. We met up with BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team during the tests at Le Mans, which is hosting the 24 Heures Motos, the opening race of the FIM Endurance World Championship, on 17 and 18 April.