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Watch the Bol d’Or live

Watch the Bol d’Or live

15/09/2016 19:30

The Bol d’Or is the opening round of the new FIM EWC 2016/2017 season. The 24-hour race, being held at the Paul Ricard High Tech Test Track in Castellet, will be flagged off at 3pm CET this Saturday. Watch the first race of the season live on Eurosport.

In France, Eurosport 1 will broadcast full live coverage of the Bol d’Or from 2.45 pm on Saturday to 3.15pm on Sunday.

Live coverage of the race will also be available on Eurosport International, in alternate slots on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2.
Saturday 17 September
Eurosport 2: 2.45pm to 6pm
Eurosport 1: 6pm to 8pm
Eurosport 2: 8pm to 1am
Coverage continues on Sunday 18 September on Eurosport 2 from 7am to 3.15pm.

Viewers can watch the race live on Eurosport Asia Pacific on Sunday 18 September from 8am to 3.15pm (GMT+2).

Full coverage of the race will also be available on Eurosport Player, which can be accessed directly from all of Eurosport’s websites.

A 23-minute Pit Stop segment featuring race highlights will be broadcast at 10.30pm on Tuesday 20 September on Eurosport 1.

FIM EWC promoter Eurosport Events has also finalized coverage by other broadcasters besides Eurosport. In France, viewers can watch the Bol d’Or from 2.30pm to 11pm on Saturday and from 6.15am to 3.30pm on Sunday on “La chaine L’Equipe”.

A 45-minute summary will also air on “La chaine L’Equipe” in France, plus Fox Sport in Asia and Mav TV in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The Pit Stop segment will be broadcast on Garage TV in Spain, and on two Discovery channels in other locations: Turbo in South America, and DTX in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Stay tuned to all the race updates at the Bol d’Or, the opening round of the FIM EWC 2016/2017 championship, on the website fimewc.com the Facebook page and on Twitter, and track live timing here: www.fimewc.com/live-timing

Hats off to GMT94 Yamaha, winner of the 2016-2017 FIM endurance world championship after the grand finale, the 40th anniversary of the Suzuka 8 Hours – the concluding race of a hotly fought season.

Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing kept up the fight for the entire 8 hours. After starting a climb back up from the bottom of the standings in the wake of a crash, the Japanese Suzuki team was 7th past the chequered flag at the Suzuka 8 Hours.

One of the few Superstock teams on the Suzuka 8 Hours starting grid, KRP Sanyo Kogyo & RS-Itoh finished the race in 22nd place, coming in ahead of EWC teams Clever Wolf Racing & 3ART and HKC & IMT Racing to win the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy.

The post-race scrutineers at the Suzuka 8 Hours found all the machines to be in compliance with regulations. The provisional results of the 2016-2017 FIM EWC grand finale, the 40th anniversary of the Suzuka 8 Hours, have therefore been confirmed.

The post-race scrutineers at the Suzuka 8 Hours found all the machines to be in compliance with regulations. The provisional results of the 2016-2017 FIM EWC grand finale, the 40th anniversary of the Suzuka 8 Hours, have therefore been confirmed.

Yamaha Factory Racing Team won the Suzuka 8 Hours for the third successive year. The Japanese factory team crossed the finish line ahead of Kawasaki Team Green and F.C.C. TSR Honda. GMT94 Yamaha finished 11th to lift the 2016-2017 FIM EWC world championship title.

A look at the provisional world standings at the halfway mark of the 2016-2017 FIM EWC grand finale, the 40th anniversary of the Suzuka 8 Hours.