The 44th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Motos promises a fascinating battle between BMW, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Ducati and Yamaha. The program.
Once again this year, the 24h Motos takes place in a special climate. The queen race of the endurance world championship – with the Bol d’Or – is contested behind closed doors again on the Bugatti circuit in Le Mans. The show should still be there on the track with a dozen contenders for victory on Sunday noon.
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Attention: the 24h motorcycles are leaving their habits. This year, the start of the race will be given on Saturday at 12 noon, for a checkered flag two clock turns later. Two television channels share the broadcast: L’Equipe and Eurosport 2. Below are the details of the schedules.
On the Channel L’Equipe
- Saturday from 11:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
- Saturday at 5:30 p.m. (update on the race)
- Saturday at 9:05 p.m. to 10:50 p.m.
- Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
On Eurosport 2
- Saturday 11:45 am to 2:00 pm
- Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
- Saturday from 7 p.m. until Sunday arrival at 12 p.m.
- Full race on Eurosport’s paid streaming service
You can discover the ranking live on the Live Timing tool on the official website.
47 machines are engaged for this 44e editing. Among the official motorcycles, we note the Honda CB R1000 victorious last year: Yuki Takahashi replaced Freddy Foray on the handlebars. The Franco-Japanese saga Suzuki-SERT continues, six years after the brand’s last triumph. This time, Hamamatsu’s motorcycles will be shod with Bridgestone. Most successful brand in the 24 hours (14 wins), Kawasaki maintains its presence thanks to the SRC team, relying in particular on the experience of the three-time classic winner, David Checa. Never crowned in Sarthe, European brands – Ducati and BMW – hope this year to put their name on the prize list.
This year’s favorites:
- Suzuki # 1 (Yoshimura-SERT) – Black, Simeon, Guintoli, Watanabe
- Honda # 5 (FCC – TSR-Honda) – Hook, Takahashi, Better
- Ducati # 6 (ERC-Ducati) – Gines, Rossi, Masson, Barrier
- Yamaha # 7 (YART) – Hanika, Fritz, Canepa
- Kawasaki # 11 (WeBike-SRC) – Guarnoni, Nigon, Checa
- BMW # 37 (BMW WET) – Reiterberger, Mykhalchyk, Forés, Foray
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Here are the last 5 winners of the 24 Hours Motorbike in the general classification:
- 2016 : Leblanc/Foray/Lagrive (Kawasaki ZX-10 R / SRC Kawa France)
- 2017: Di Meglio / Checa / Canepa (Yamaha YZF R1 / GMT 94)
- 2018: Hook / Foray / Techer (Honda CBR / FCC TSR Honda France)
- 2019: Guarnoni / Checa / Nigon (Kawasaki ZX-10 R / SRC Kawa France)
- 2020: Hook / Foray / Di Meglio (Honda CBR / FCC TSR Honda France)
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