No Le Mans win, but Bridgestone back on motorcycle championship podium

19th April 2017 | 0 Comments
 
No Le Mans win, but Bridgestone back on motorcycle championship podium
(l-r) YART riders Broc Parkes, Max Neukirchner, Marvin Fritz and Kohta Nozane celebrate their podium finish at Le Mans

Earlier this month, Bridgestone’s Nico Thuy commented that the tyre maker was “aiming for great results with our new team partners” during the year’s FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) series, and during the second round event this goal was realised with a second-place finish. On 16 April, some 75,000 spectators watched the YART Yamaha Official EWC Team finish the 24 Heures Motos Le Mans less than 20 seconds behind fellow Yamaha-backed team GMT 94. The two teams finished 12 laps ahead of the rest of the field.

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