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08/11/08 - 09:47
YART takes victory at Doha ahead of Maco Moto Racing and Yamaha Folch Endurance
Yamaha Austria Racing Team took the victory at the 8 Hours of Doha. Igor Jerman, Steve Plater and Steve Martin gave to YART his first victory in the Endurance World Championship (besides a first place in the Superbike class at the 2006 Suzuka 8 Hours). YART strenghtened his second place in the championship, behind the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team, who was crowned 2008 Endurance World Champion at t...
08/11/08 - 09:44
YART leads the 8 Hours of Doha ahead of Maco Moto Racing
What a dramatic race under the Qatari sun! On the Losail racetrack is a frantic battle for the lead involving Maco Moto Racing and Yamaha Austria Racing Team. One lap behind, Bolliger Team Switzerland, Diablo 666 Bolliger and Yamaha Folch Endurance are also fighting for the third place. All these teams are aiming for the runner-up position behind 2008 Qtel FIM Endurance World Champion Suzuki Endur...
07/11/08 - 09:41
SERT on pole position in Doha ahead
Suzuki Endurance Racing Team confirms his domination and took pole position for the 8 Hours of Doha, last round of the 2008 Qtel FIM Endurance World Championship. Pairing with Julien Da Costa and Guillaume Dietrich, Matthieu Lagrive even took the luxury to improve his best lap. Matthieu was the only rider to lap below the 2’02 mark, which is similar to the best World Superbike times on the Losail ...
06/11/08 - 09:38
SERT leads the first qualifying session in Doha ahead
Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has already taken, from the first qualifying session, a serious option for the pole-position for the 8 Hours of Doha, last round of the 2008 Qtel FIM Endurance World Championship. With a best lap of 2’02’’004, Matthieu Lagrive was the fastest man this afternoon in Doha ; with his teammate Julien Da Costa, himself close to the 2’03 mark, they put the Suzuki 1 far ahead ...
06/11/08 - 09:34
Doha Free practice - SERT ahead of Yamaha Austria and Yamaha Folch Endurance
2008 Qtel FIM Endurance World Champion Suzuki SERT is dominating once again after the first free practice session held on the Losail international racetrack (5380 m). Suzuki Endurance Racing Team riders, Matthieu Lagrive, Julien Da Costa and Guillaume Dietrich, even managed to lap faster than last year, with a best of 2’02.551 during the second session. A group of Yamaha are to be found in the SE...
05/11/08 - 09:27
2009 calendar and evolutions
The 2009 Endurance World Championship will be held over six races. As usual, the season will open in France with the 24 Hours of Le Mans mid-April. On the other hand, the Oschersleben 8 Hours in Germany, traditionally organized in mid-August, will move forward to Saturday May 30, while the Albacete 6 Hours in Spain are programmed on Saturday 4 July. The remainder of the season 2009 is similar to t...
31/10/08 - 16:44
Last stakes for the world final in Qatar
The last round of the Qtel FIM Endurance World Championship will take place on Saturday, November 8th at the Losail racetrack in Qatar. Although the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team and the Qatar Endurance Racing Team IJT have claimed the 2008 World Title and the FIM Superstock World Cup respectively, the 8 Hours of Doha will be an important event. Freed by their ninth World Champion title, the SERT ...
30/10/08 - 16:39
Mr. Nasser Khalifa Al Attiya, QMMF President and Losail International Circuit General Manager, Qatar Endurance Racing Team IJT Director.
QERT IJT wins 2008 FIM World Cup Superstock. Press FIM Endurance : which is your assessment of this first Superstock season ?Mr. Nasser Khalifa Al Attiya : “This year is a great season for us to achieve a World Title in the Superstock class, in representing and building a strong team with a lot of support from French Education Government Greta and LMS School. I’m grateful to have a strong group, ...
22/10/08 - 11:21
Dominique Meliand, Suzuki Endurance Racing Team manager, 2008 Qtel FIM Endurance World Champion.
Press FIM Endurance: was this season more difficult than others?Dominique Meliand: “Every season is difficult. You have to fight for every victory. A racing season is always difficult, even if you have the feeling that the things are going well for you, you have to pay attention to every detail, otherwise you won’t succeed. This season, we did a little mistake at some point, we had some small mech...
13/10/08 - 12:36
Last round in Qatar, Saturday November 8th
The last round of the Qtel FIM Endurance World Championship will take place in Qatar on Saturday, November 8th, for the 8 Hours of Doha on the Losail international racetrack. If the stakes are down for the 2008 World title and the Superstock FIM World Cup as well, there will be some intense battle for runner-up.After its Bol d’Or victory last September, Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has secured its...