Yamaha squads consolidate their lead during night test

Yamaha squads consolidate their lead during night test

18/05/2017 22:18

GMT94 Yamaha and YART Yamaha Official EWC Team took the lead once again during the night test at Oschersleben, ahead of Suzuki Endurance Racing Team.

After competing for the lead during the first qualifying of the 8 Hours of Oschersleben, GMT94 Yamaha and YART Yamaha Official EWC Team were neck to neck once again during the night test. The two factory-backed Yamahas led Suzuki Endurance Racing Team and the two Japanese teams Eva RT Webike Trick Star and F.C.C. TSR Honda.

Moto Ain CRT was the top Superstock of this practice session. Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences rider Florian Alt suffered a crash during the night test, though he was unharmed. Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences is another of the Superstocks in the limelight at the third round of the FIM EWC 2016-2017.

The second qualifying will start at 10.30am CEST tomorrow (Friday).
The 8 Hours of Oschersleben will be flagged off at 2pm on Saturday.

8 Hours of Oschersleben – Night test

Italian team No Limits Motor Team has strengthened its rider line-up to take another shot at the Superstock podium. Michael Mazzina, Luca Scassa and Christian Gamarino will be riding the Suzuki #44.

The Endurance world championship is spreading its wings in Italy. FIM EWC promoter Eurosport Events has just signed a broadcast rights agreement with and AutomotoTV.

Last season’s FIM EWC Superstock World Cup winner Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences will be fielding a new team at the 24 Heures Motos.

Moto Ain CRT has put together a strong rider line-up to go after the 2017 FIM EWC Superstock World Cup. Roberto Rolfo, a former 250cc GP runner-up, will shore up Alexis Masbou and Christoffer Bergman on the Yamaha #96.

F.C.C. TSR Honda France is hard at work preparing for the 24 Heures Motos. The Japanese team completed a test on the Okayama circuit, and used the opportunity to show off the new livery of the Honda CBR 1000 RR 2018.

Yamaha Factory has presented its 2018 teams. While GMT94 Yamaha will continue the season with the squad that won the Bol d’Or, YART Yamaha has announced a fresh rider line-up starting from the 24 Heures Motos.