SERT to field Yoshimura rider at Suzuka

July 13th, 2017|Suzuka 8 Hours 2017|

Sodo Hamahara will be Suzuki Endurance Racing Team’s third rider at the Suzuka 8 Hours. Currently racing in JSB1000, the Japanese superbike championship, with Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing, Sodo Hamahara will shore up Vincent Philippe and Etienne Masson on the Suzuki #1 to try and net SERT a 16th world title.

Run-up to Suzuka 8 Hours begins

July 7th, 2017|Suzuka 8 Hours 2017|

Things are hotting up in Suzuka. The first private tests have started in Japan, and if the line-ups announced by the big-hitting teams are any indication, we can look forward to some spectacular on-track action. MotoGP, Moto2, FIM Superbike and British Superbike riders will take their place on the grid alongside FIM EWC top players intent on winning the final round of the world championship—the 40th anniversary of the Suzuka 8 Hours.

Looking ahead to 2017-2018

June 29th, 2017|2016-2017|

The FIM (International Motorcycling Federation) and FIM EWC promoter Eurosport Events met with the teams competing in the FIM EWC during the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring to outline proposed changes to the FIM EWC 2017-2018 regulations.

Highly-charged finale on the cards at Suzuka

June 27th, 2017|Suzuka 8 Hours 2017|

The Suzuka 8 Hours promises to be a suspenseful season finale. The just-concluded 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring has shrunk the gaps between the FIM EWC 2016-2017 standings leaders. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team now has a mere one-point lead over GMT94 Yamaha. And YART Yamaha Official EWC Team is still very much in the running for the title.

Völpker NRT48 Schubert Motors wins EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy

June 25th, 2017|8 Hours of Slovakia Ring 2017, Independents|

Fifth past the finish line at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring, Völpker NRT48 Schubert Motors by ERC snatched the Superstock victory in Slovakia and carried off the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy for the first time, winning a €4,000 cash prize. The squad triumphed over AM Moto Racing Compétition and Tati Team Beaujolais Racing at the 1st edition of the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring.