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Spanner in the works during SERT’s winter tests

Spanner in the works during SERT’s winter tests

19/12/2017 11:01

Vincent Philippe has sustained a right foot injury while testing with Suzuki Endurance Racing Team in the South of France.

Vincent Philippe has had a major crash during a test on the Mireval circuit. The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team rider managed to pick himself up despite heavy bruising and a fractured right foot. “I’ve three broken bones in my forefoot, and one of them’s displaced, Vincent Philippe said. They’ll have to operate to fix it.”

He will be operated on today (Tuesday) and go into rehab immediately after. “Vincent will need to rest for at least a month, said Dominique Hebrard, the team manager of Suzuki Endurance Racing Team, and then he’ll up and running again.”

Moto Ain CRT is keen for another crack at the FIM EWC Superstock World Cup. The team has confirmed that Alexis Masbou will be back on the Yamaha R1 #96 this season, together with Christoffer Bergman.

Belgian squad Mototech EWC Team has announced a change of bike for the reminder of the season.

Exciting news from the Czech city of Brno! IV Racing BMW CSEU has recruited a brand-new trio of established riders alongside Karel Hanika to boost its podium chances.

Teams have stepped up rider training to sharpen their competitive edge as winter tests continue. Expect some thrilling moments and a hard-fought contest this April at the 24 Heures Motos, the second round of the 2017-2018 FIM EWC.

Teams have stepped up rider training to sharpen their competitive edge as winter tests continue. Expect some thrilling moments and a hard-fought contest this April at the 24 Heures Motos, the second round of the 2017-2018 FIM EWC.

Honda has announced that its factory team HRC is returning to both the Suzuka 8 Hours and JSB1000, the Japanese superbike championship.

FIM EWC 2016-2017 world champion GMT94 Yamaha has set itself not one but two goals for 2018. The priority is another Endurance world championship title, but the team is also launching Mike Di Meglio into the contest for the FIM Supersport world championship title.