National Motos have taken their first EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy win. The French Honda-mounted team earned the €4,000 prize for the Dunlop Trophy winner at the first edition of the 8 Hours of Sepang in Malaysia. National Motos finished ahead of RAC 41 and Tati Team Beaujolais Racing. A total €20,000 of prize money was split among the top 10 EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy teams at Sepang.
The EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy winner Wójcik Racing Team also took a podium finish at the Bol d’Or. The Polish team managed to turn the rain-affected and eventful race to their advantage. They received the €7,000 prize awarded to the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy winner, coming in ahead of Omega Maco Racing Team and Tati Team Beaujolais Racing.
The partnership established between Dunlop and Eurosport Events, FIM EWC promoter in 2016 has been renewed for the next two seasons: 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. The “EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy” which has been initiated from through this partnership; provide vital financial support to the privateer teams who make up the core of the FIM Endurance World Championship.
Moto Ain made a clean sweep in Germany, claiming the €4,000 prize for the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy, the Superstock win and the FIM Endurance World Cup. Moto Ain came in ahead of Wójcik Racing Team 2 and BMRT 3D Maccio Racing. The EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy offered a total purse of €20,000 to the 10 fastest Dunlop-shod privateers in this race.
The 2nd-fastest Superstock and 7th past the finish line, BMRT 3D Maccio Racing walked away with the €4,000 cash prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring. They beat Moto Ain and Wójcik Racing Team 2 to the top spot in the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy for this race, in which €20,000 worth of prizes were distributed to the 10 fastest Dunlop-shod teams.
The fastest Superstock and 7th past the finish line, Motors Events were given the €5,000 cash prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 24 Heures Motos. Motors Events bested Moto Ain and Wójcik Racing Team to become the top EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy team.
Wójcik Racing Team won the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the Bol d’Or. The Polish squad finished 11th overall at the opening round of the 2018-2019 season of the FIM EWC to pocket the €5,000 cash prize earmarked for the winner, ahead of BMRT 3D Maccio Racing and Zuff Racing Team.
Jointly organized by Eurosport Events, Dunlop and the promoters of the various FIM EWC races, the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy is open to private teams without the backing of a manufacturer. A total amount of €120,000 in prize money will be awarded over the upcoming season’s five races.
Team Frontier placed 20th at the finish of the Suzuka 8 Hours to lift the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy. The Japanese team finished ahead of Wójcik Racing Team and another Japanese squad, Yamashina Kawasaki.
Moto Ain pulled off a flawless performance at Oschersleben, placing 6th at the finish and notching up a double victory – the Superstock win and the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy. Moto Ain finished ahead of Tati Team Beaujolais Racing and Mototech EWC Team after running an outstanding race in Germany.