Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar get to the Bol d’Or at the top of the FIM endurance world championship. With a mere 5-point lead over the competition, their position as leader is under threat. But Gilles Stafler’s team, the 2018-2019 FIM EWC winners, are counting on their experience of 24-hour races to fight for the Bol d’Or win.
Louis Rossi, who was injured during tests for the Bol d’Or in Le Castellet, will not be available for the rest of the 2021 FIM EWC season. The Italian rider Lorenzo Zanetti will take his place in the saddle of ERC Endurance-Ducati‘s Panigale V4R.
Records were broken at each of the test sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday on the Paul Ricard circuit. BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team and Yoshimura SERT Motul were the fastest, coming in under the 1:53 mark. YART–Yamaha Official EWC Team followed close behind, ahead of an amazing Tati Team Beringer Racing.
All the more reason not to miss out on the 84th Bol d’Or on 18 and 19 September at Le Castellet.
The factory BMW team set a new FIM EWC benchmark on the Paul Ricard circuit on the first day of tests preceding the Bol d’Or: a 1:53.261 lap. The entire field upped their performance, which presages an exciting and hotly fought 84th Bol d’Or.
A not-to-miss edition on 18 and 19 September at Le Castellet!
After all the FIM EWC races held behind closed doors since August 2020, fans will once again attend the Bol d’Or on 18 and 19 September on the Paul Ricard circuit. There will be no limit on the number of spectators. Members of the public will merely have to show a health passport and their ticket to attend the third round of the FIM Endurance World Championship, which is set to be a hotly contested race.
After their 3rd-place finish at the Superstock at the 12 Hours of Estoril, Team 18 Sapeurs-Pompiers CMS Motostore are moving up a gear. At the Bol d’Or, Hugo Clère will be partnered by the Belgian rider Bastien Mackels and by the Frenchman Axel Maurin.
Marvin Fritz scored his first points in the FIM World Superbike championship in the Czech Republic this past weekend riding his Endurance Yamaha. Karel Hanika, who suffered an injury before his arrival in Most, was unable to score.
It’s holidays with some racing thrown in for YART–Yamaha Official EWC Team. Marvin Fritz and Karel Hanika will be on the track next weekend competing in the round of the FIM Superbike world championship taking place at Most in the Czech Republic.
After two spectacular and hotly fought rounds at Le Mans and Estoril, the race for the 2021 FIM EWC title is wide open. With only a small points difference separating the favourites at the top of the provisional standings, the Bol d’Or on the Paul Ricard circuit on 18 and 19 September is set to be a high-pressure race.
After the first two races of the 2021 season of the FIM EWC, two teams are neck and neck in the Superstock class. National Motos claimed victory at Le Mans in June while BMRT 3D Maxxess Nevers recently won the 12 Hours of Estoril.