Le Mans 24H Moto: Qualifying 1
Posted: 19th April 2018
SRC Kawasaki 1st, FCC TSR Honda France 2nd, Tecmas BMW 3rd, YART Yamaha 4th, NRT48 BMW 5th, GMT94 Yamaha 6th, SERT Suzuki 7th, Honda Endurance 111 8th, Wepol Penz BMW 9th, Mercury Racing BMW 10th – Yamaha Viltais top STK in 12th place overall – Weather scorching......
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The first round of qualifying session has taken place this afternoon, wiyh SRC Kawasaki's riders recording the fastest average time of 1:37.545. Second was FCC TSR Honda France (1:37.603), with Tecmas BMW third with an average time of 1:37.695.
Final Qualifying takes place tomorrow morning between 10:15 and 12:05 local time but with slightly cooler conditions we are expecting times to drop further; last year's times were about a second a lap faster.
The weather today has been very hot, with the sunshine and high temperatures expected to continue until Saturday.
Night practice is about to start; more from the circuit tomorrow...
Words: Martin Gelder, Photos FIM EWC