Honda is pleased to confirm its line-up for the Endurance World Championship with F.C.C. TSR Honda France and Honda Endurance Racing, as the Japanese manufacturer looks to retain the endurance title for a second consecutive year with the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2.
Charging into the 2019 EWC season are current World Champions F.C.C. TSR Honda France with riders Mike di Meglio, Freddy Foray and Josh Hook. With a win already under their belts this season from the opening round, Honda’s endurance specialists are leading the championship and looking towards another win at the second round, the 24 Heures Motos in April.
The Honda Endurance Racing team have a refreshed look for the season with former MotoGP rider Randy de Puniet joining Yonny Hernandez and Sébastien Gimbert on the #111 Fireblade. Finishing the 2017-2018 season in 3rd place, the team will be looking to lift the EWC trophy at the final round, the Suzuka 8 Hours in July.
2018-2019 FIM Endurance World Championship Calendar:
1. 15-16 September 2018 – Bol d’Or
2. 20-21 April 2019 – 24 Heures Motos
3. 11 May – 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring
4. 8 June – Oschersleben 8 Hours
5. 28 July – Suzuka 8 Hours