FCC TSR Honda France started from fourth place on the starting grid, based on the cumulative times achieved during the two qualifying sessions played on Thursday.
An excellent start from French rider Mike Di Meglio immediately put the Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP in the lead, and during the first two hours of the race the Japanese team finished in second place.
The Fireblade had a very solid race with consistent and good lap times at 1.35 but barely entering the third hour of the race Japanese rider Yuki Takahashi suffered a crash which forced the rider into the pits.
Although a great job from the team to fix the bike, an extended pit stop of almost 17 minutes allowed the # 5 Honda to join the race in 23rd position, but unfortunately the team was forced to retirement after a technical problem resulting from the accident in the fourth hour when he was in 21st position.
Despite the result, Honda endurance specialists Josh Hook, Mike Di Meglio and Yuki Takahashi and the whole team end the 2021 FIM EWC season with their heads held high and have shown superb teamwork throughout. of the season.
After a season of ups and downs for the FCC TSR Honda France team, they finished fifth in the Championship with 91 points overall and are determined to come back stronger for the 2022 season.