24 hours of Le Mans, but on two wheels

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If you think the car event is tough.....
an oft forgotten branch of motor racing.
As an aside these guys came 10th, 1 minute and 8 seconds behind!
Maco Racing Team is the winner of the Anthony Delhalle EWC Spirit Trophy following the squad’s heroic efforts during the 24 Heures Motos last weekend.

The Slovakian outfit had been due to contest the FIM Endurance World Championship season opener with a three-rider line-up consisting of Hungarian Richárd Bódis, Frenchman Enzo Boulom and Australian Anthony West.

But with Bódis a non-starter, it was left to Boulom and West to tackle the Le Mans event as a two-rider line-up only, an enormous physical and mental challenge for the pair to overcome

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It is very impressive. I've done a really short endurance race on a bike - 45 minute stints for a 4hr race was bloody hard.

I like the nominally closer to production bikes element of these events.

Have never been to watch this, and I think I ought to!
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johnny comelately wrote:
Wed Apr 20, 2022 4:08 am


If you think the car event is tough.....
an oft forgotten branch of motor racing.
As an aside these guys came 10th, 1 minute and 8 seconds behind!
Maco Racing Team is the winner of the Anthony Delhalle EWC Spirit Trophy following the squad’s heroic efforts during the 24 Heures Motos last weekend.

The Slovakian outfit had been due to contest the FIM Endurance World Championship season opener with a three-rider line-up consisting of Hungarian Richárd Bódis, Frenchman Enzo Boulom and Australian Anthony West.

But with Bódis a non-starter, it was left to Boulom and West to tackle the Le Mans event as a two-rider line-up only, an enormous physical and mental challenge for the pair to overcome
Is that the Bugatti track? I think a full entry of racers on the proper Le Mans circuit would be incredible, and incredibly dangerous.
Felipe Baby!

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Next door at Spa, in the night...


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Still the next door (Spa) summary, worth a watch

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Suzuka 8 hour 2022
at the 6 hour mark Honda is leading with Lecuona as one of the pilots
A cast of thousands with some stars including Johnathon Rea

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Suzuka 8 hour 2022:
At least Honda have won something :wink:
1st. Team HRC 214laps Tetsuta Nagashima Takumi Takahashi Iker Lecuona Honda CBR1000RR-R SP
2nd. Kawasaki Racing Team 213 Leon Haslam Alex Lowes Jonathan Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR
3rd. Yoshimura SERT 212 Gregg Black Kazuki Watanabe Suzuki GSX-R1000