The official BMW won a sensational 2022 edition of the 24H SPA EWC Motos, ahead of the TATI TEAM BERINGER RACING’s Kawasaki No. 37 and the F.C.C. TSR Honda France’s Honda No. 5.
The rain made its appearance and the crashes followed soon after. The N°37 BMW avoided the traps and kept the lead.
The Suzuki No. 1 and the Honda No. 5, both candidates for the final podium, crashed as the first storms arrived at Spa-Francorchamps, as did the Kawasaki No. 33 and Yamaha No. 18 who were leading the Superstock class.
The BMW No. 37 took the lead of the 24H SPA EWC Motos, after a chain issue sentds the Honda No. 5 into the pits.
The F.C.C. TSR Honda France leads at the halfway point, thanks to mechanical problems with the Yoshimura SERT Motul. Rain could disrupt the second half of the race.
The Suzuki No. 1 spent more than 25 minutes in the pits with a mechanical problem, handing the 24H SPA EWC Motos’ leadership to the Honda No. 5.
The ten points awarded to the leader at the eight hour mark, have gone to the Yoshimura SERT Motul rider.
Yoshimura SERT Motul solid leader
The official Yamaha team, narrowly defeated at Le Mans, wants to stake its claim at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
The Yamaha No.7 of the YART stamped its superiority in qualifying to start Saturday’s 24H SPA EWC Motos from pole position over the BMW No. 37 and the Suzuki No. 1.
The first qualifying practice session saw some close battles between the protagonists of the EWC Endurance World Championship.
Eight riders took part in a press conference this evening following the first of two test days
The eagerly anticipated 24H SPA EWC Motos, round two of the 2022 FIM Endurance World Championship, has a new start time.Press release EWC - FIM Endurance World Championship