VRD Igol Pierret Experiences aiming higher

September 18th, 2020|12 Hours of Estoril, 2019-2020|

VRD Igol Pierret Experiences, the first privateer team past the finish at the 24 Heures Motos in late August, have made consistent progress. The Yamaha-mounted French team are keen to win, but even keener to keep on learning from one race to the next. VRD Igol Pierret Experiences will put their Yamaha 333 in the capable hands of Florian Alt, Florian Marino and Nico Terol at Estoril.

Bolliger Team Switzerland enter new era

September 15th, 2020|12 Hours of Estoril, 2019-2020|

The 12 Hours of Estoril marks a new chapter in the Swiss team’s history. It will be the last race for Hanspeter Bolliger. The team manager for the past 38 years will hand over the reins to his son Kevin. The season finale in Portugal will also see the launch of Bolliger Team Switzerland’s new tyre partnership. The Kawasaki #8 will be Michelin-shod.

Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar gearing up for 2021

September 14th, 2020|12 Hours of Estoril, 2019-2020|

The French factory team – winners of the 2018-2019 FIM EWC title – are going into the 12 Heures of Estoril, the season finale, with a 47-point gap to the provisional leaders in the championship. But Webike SRC Kawasaki France Trickstar will still be worth keeping an eye on as one of the favourites for the win in Portugal on 26 September.

Memories of Estoril

September 10th, 2020|12 Hours of Estoril, 2019-2020|

The track near Portugal’s capital Lisbon will host the 12 Hours of Estoril, the 2019-2020 FIM EWC final, on Saturday 26 September. The Endurance World Championship last visited the circuit in 2000. But some former Moto2 and Moto3 riders now competing in the FIM EWC recall the Estoril circuit, which hosted its last MotoGP race in 2012.