Alex and Yoshimura SUZUKI Shell ADVANCE line up 4th on Suzuka 8 Hours grid
Yoshimura SUZUKI Shell ADVANCE will start from fourth place on the grid at tomorrow’s 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours World Endurance Championship second round in Japan following today’s Top-10 time attach at the infamous Japanese circuit.
With two riders fronting the team, Takuya Tsuda put-in a lap of 2’06.516 aboard the team’s GSX-R1000 with Top-10 partner Alex Lowes posting a 2’07.144 lap-time as track temperatures rose to 60 degrees.
Just behind in fifth place was Team KAGAYAMA, with team owner Yukio Kagayama posting a best-lap of 2’07.990 as MotoMap SUPPLY secured 10th position with a lap of 2’11.019, set by Hideyuki Ogata.
Tomorrow’s 38th “Coca-Cola Zero” Suzuka 8 Hours World Endurance Championship event gets underway at 11.30 local time.
“This has been a great experience so far and a really interesting system with the single time attack. Unfortunately I made some mistakes in the early stages, my riding was not perfect, but I really enjoyed it. We have now found a good setting for tomorrow and I am looking forward to race tomorrow.”
Source: Suzuki Racing