It is done, the Team Kawsaki SRC just passed the finish line in 1st position after a race full of surprises. They take advantage to sign a 4th consecutive win on the Bol d’Or. With their 3rd place, serves it adjusts the 2015 endurance World Championship, is the 14th for Dominique Méliand team.
This return to le Castellet, the Bol d’Or has taken all these promises. Whether it’s in terms of spectators, Sun, quality of course, bouncing and suspense, this 79ieme edition will certainly remain in the annals.
If none of the official machines was spared from technical problems, it is machine managed by Gilles Stafler who knew how to play the best partition. Part pole yesterday at 3 pm, the ZX – 10R #11 quickly signed the fastest lap (1:58.979) in the hands of a back block Fabien Foret. Passed through the big problems, the Greens were able to carry out their machine on the highest step of the podium.
This was far from being the case of the Kawasaki Bolliger Switzerland, Yamaha R1 of YART and the Honda Racing #111 who’s throwing in the towel earlier in the race. For its part, the GMT94 can be proud of his race since a fall of David Checa at the end of first round had dive the R1 at the bottom of the standings. Author of a good recovery, Gines-Foray-Checa account finally the second place in the race, with 3 laps on the 3rd, which is another that serves it.
With this beautiful place of insured, Dominique Méliand team seizes on them the title of champion of the world of Endurance 2015. With this new Crown, serves it picks up its 14th title while Vincent Philippe pockets Meanwhile 9th success, Anthony Delhalle his 7th and the second for Etienne Masson after that won with the Junior Team in 2014!
On the side of the Superstock, following the abandonment of the Junior Team, was the Kawasaki Louit motorcycle #33 ensure the best place. It is that pilots have made the finest ways passing the finish line in 5th row, in the wheel of the 1st machine in the Stock, the #4 of the Tati Tema Beaujolais machine category. The BMW S 1000 RR #48 VOLPKER NRT 48 team completed the podium of the Bol d’Or.
In the Open category, if the Métiss JLC bike #45 has not been spared by the falls at the end of the race, she nevertheless finished on the highest step of the podium. It was the Yamaha R7 #12 driven by the Pépin-Gold-Protat trio which ends in a beautiful 25th place overall!
Finally, for this comeback of the bol d’Or in le Castellet, 684 laps have been completed and 18 sheets of abandonment were signed during this very demanding race for mechanics.