LE MANS 24 HOURS EWC UPDATE – AFTER 17 HOURS

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Team Suzuki Press Office – June 13.

As dawn rises on the Circuit Bugatti at the Endurance World Championship opening round at Le Mans in France, Yoshimura SERT Motul hold a four-lap lead as the race enters its final quarter.

Through the night, the order between the GSX-R1000R-mounted team of Sylvain Guintoli, Gregg Black and Xavier Simeon, second-placed FCC TSR Honda and third-placed Webike SRC Kawasaki has remained the same between hours 13-17.

 

LE MANS 24 HOURS EWC UPDATE – AFTER 12 HOURS

Team Suzuki Press Office – June 12.

At the mid-point of the Le Mans 24 Hours Endurance World Championship first round in France, Yoshimura SERT Motul is now five laps clear of the field.

Into the night part of the race at the Bugatti Circuit, riders Gregg Black, Sylvain Guintoli and Xavier Simeon have so run a faultless race aboard their factory GSX-R1000R after leading for the majority of the race.

After initially being locked in an exciting battle with YART (Yamaha) – who were forced out just before the 11th hour – the team has racked-up 429 laps after taking a total of pitstops.

HOURLY POSITIONS:

1st hour: 
Tati Team/ Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART.
2nd hour: YART/ Yoshimura SERT Motul/ Tati Team.
3rd hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
4th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
5th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
6th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
7th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
8th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
9th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
10th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ YART/ FCC Honda.
11th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ FCC Honda/ SRC Kawasaki.
12th hour: Yoshimura SERT Motul/ FCC Honda/ SRC Kawasaki.

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