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Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares for 8H SPA EWC Motos

The BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team is gearing up for the 8H SPA EWC Motos, a special event that holds significance for both the team and its fans. Taking place at the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, this race promises excitement and challenges for the riders.

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

Home Race for BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

Team Manager Werner Daemen, a Belgian native, considers the 8H SPA EWC Motos as a crucial race. Currently third in the world championship standings after Le Mans, the team aims to secure a good result to keep their title hopes alive. With only four races in the season, every opportunity counts. Daemen emphasises the importance of staying on two wheels, especially in an 8-hour endurance race where any mistake can be costly.

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8h Spa Ewc Motos

The #37 BMW M 1000 RR

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

The BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team will field the #37 BMW M 1000 RR, ridden by Markus Reiterberger (GER), Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR), and Sylvain Guintoli (FRA). Hannes Soomer (EST) completes the quartet as the fourth rider. The team’s recent success includes a podium finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and they aim to continue their winning streak at Spa-Francorchamps.

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

Superstock Class and Private Teams

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

In the FIM Endurance World Cup’s Superstock class, the Tecmas-MRP-BMW Racing Team will compete with the #9 BMW M 1000 RR. Kenny Foray (FRA), Jan Bühn (GER), and Loïc Arbel (FRA) will ride the bike, with Soomer also joining as the fourth rider. Additionally, private Team Étoile will be part of the action at Spa.

Motorrad World Endurance Team Prepares For 8H SPA EWC Motos

Spa-Francorchamps: A Historic and Challenging Track

Spa-Francorchamps is known for its unique track layout through the Ardennes forests. The weather can change rapidly, adding an extra layer of challenge for the riders. The race duration has been shortened to eight hours from the previous 24, but the special characteristics of the circuit remain. The BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team is well-prepared for the second round of the 2024 FIM EWC, aiming to collect valuable points for the championship standings.

Rider Expectations

Sylvain Guintoli, aboard the #37 BMW M 1000 RR, looks forward to the special track at Spa. He describes it as the best track in the world and emphasises the importance of going flat out through iconic corners like Raidillon. Meanwhile, Ilya Mikhalchik shares the team’s enthusiasm and confidence, building on their successful outing at Le Mans.

The 8H SPA EWC Motos kicks off on Saturday, June 8th, at 13:00 CEST. Motorsport fans can expect thrilling action as the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team battles for victory on this historic circuit

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