Yamaha Factory steaming ahead

2016-07-29T00:00:00+02:00July 29th, 2016|Suzuka 8 Hours 2015|

Yamaha Factory Racing Team picked up the pace once again at the Suzuka 8 Hours free practice this morning to muscle ahead of Musashi RT Harc-Pro and Team Green.

The line-up is getting clearer as free practice continues, but so far Yamaha Factory Racing is still topping the timesheets with a 2.07’806 lap by Katsuyuki Nakasuga. The factory Yamaha is ahead of Musashi RT Harc-Pro, Team Green’s factory Kawasaki, and Team Kagayama’s Suzuka. This 39th edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours looks to be wide open, with the four Japanese brands in the leading pack.

YART Yamaha Official EWC Team proved the best of the FIM EWC teams on the track this morning with a fastest lap of 2.08’539, ahead of Yoshimura Suzuki Shell Advance and F.C.C. TSR Honda. GMT94 Yamaha did considerably better too, placing in the top 10 with a 2.09’477 lap.

Qualifying starts later this morning at Suzuka.

Free practices results