This weekend the opening round of the 2019-2020 FIM Endurance World Championship takes place at Circuit Paul Ricard, for the legendary Bol d’Or. Kicking off tomorrow (Saturday 21 September) at 1500hrs (local time BST+1) both riders and machines will race non-stop for 24 hours at the 5.673km circuit.

F.C.C. TSR Honda France are looking to kick-start the new EWC season in style and will line up third aboard the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 after today’s final Qualifying, where they were just 0.581 seconds from pole postiton. Freddy Foray, Josh Hook and Mike de Meglio will be looking for a repeat performance, where at last year’s event they were victorious after 24 hours and having completed 698 laps.

Further Honda teams lining up for the Bol d’Or include National Motos who start 18th, RAC41 29th and the Zuff Racing Honda Swiss Team will start 36th. The teams are part of a 56-strong field who will all participate in tomorrow’s 24-hour race.

The 2019-2020 Bol d’Or gets underway on Saturday 21 September at 1500hrs local time (BST+1) and finishes at 1500hrs on Sunday 22 September.

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Bol d’Or

Circuit Paul Ricard, France

FIM EWC 2019-2020, Round 1

Friday 20 Sep 2019, 11:51 UTC
# Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 YART Yamaha 1:53.701
2 Webike SRC Kawasaki France Kawasaki +0.574
3 F.C.C. TSR Honda France Honda +0.581
4 BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team BMW +0.625
5 Team ERC Endurance BMW +0.882
6 Suzuki Endurance Racing Team Suzuki +0.907
7 TATI TEAM BEAUJOLAIS RACING Kawasaki +1.411
8 Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto Kawasaki +1.477
9 Moto Ain Yamaha +1.802
10 Wójcik Racing Team Yamaha +1.876
Thursday 19 Sep 2019, 23:08 UTC
# Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 F.C.C. TSR Honda France Honda 1:55.321
2 YART Yamaha +0.646
3 Suzuki Endurance Racing Team Suzuki +0.759
4 Team ERC Endurance BMW +1.015
5 Webike SRC Kawasaki France Kawasaki +1.799
6 BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team BMW +1.876
7 TATI TEAM BEAUJOLAIS RACING Kawasaki +2.059
8 Bolliger Team Switzerland #8 Kawasaki +2.158
9 KAWASAKI CATALA ACLAM Kawasaki +2.418
10 Moto Ain Yamaha +2.948
11 Wojcik Racing Team Yamaha +3.129
12 BMRT 3D MAXXESS NEVERS Kawasaki +3.668
13 Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto Kawasaki +3.748
14 GERT56 by GS Yuasa BMW +3.729
15 ITeM17 Kawasaki +4.074
16 OG Motorsport by Sarazin Yamaha +4.295
17 TECMAS BMW GMC BMW +4.594
18 Team Aviobike Yamaha +4.631
19 National Motos Honda +4.715
20 VRD Igol Pierret Experiences Yamaha +4.850
Thursday 19 Sep 2019, 09:30 UTC
# Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 YART Yamaha 1:53.569
2 Webike SRC Kawasaki France Kawasaki +0.395
3 F.C.C. TSR Honda France Honda +0.785
4 BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team BMW +0.994
5 Suzuki Endurance Racing Team Suzuki +1.023
6 Bolliger Team Switzerland #8 Kawasaki +1.227
7 Moto Ain Yamaha +1.274
8 VRD Igol Pierret Experiences Yamaha +1.470
9 Bolliger Team Switzerland #8 Kawasaki +1.673
10 Team ERC Endurance BMW +1.714
11 Team 33 Coyote Louit Moto Kawasaki +1.716
12 Wojcik Racing Team Yamaha +1.982
13 BMRT 3D MAXXESS NEVERS Kawasaki +1.998
14 Motors Events Suzuki +2.042
15 SUZUKI JEG - KAGAYAMA Suzuki +2.325
16 Omega Maco Racing Team Yamaha +2.443
17 KAWASAKI CATALA ACLAM Kawasaki +2.450
18 3ART - Moto Team 95 Yamaha +2.726
19 GERT56 by GS Yuasa BMW +2.862
20 ITeM17 Kawasaki +3.047
21 No Limits Motor Team Suzuki +3.137
22 National Motos Honda +3.196
23 TECMAS BMW GMC BMW +3.241
24 Bertl K. Racing Team BMW +3.363
25 RAC 41 Honda +3.555