Category Archives: Suzuka 8 Hours

Strategy at the Suzuka 8 Hours


Tick, tock, tick, tock. As those second hands keep moving when you’re in the pits at the Suzuka 8 Hours the time being lost can be huge. In many cases it’s been the difference between winning and losing the great … Continue reading

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Blog: The Best Team Won, But Was That The Right Result?


The 2019 Suzuka 8 Hours was the greatest race I’ve witnessed in the flesh. It was tremendous from start to finish…it was just the extra time that left a bitter aftertaste. With only one lap remaining we had witnessed the … Continue reading

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Riding at night at the Suzuka 8 Hours


The Suzuka 8 Hours presents lots of challenges to teams and riders. The most unique for many of the WorldSBK stars in action this weekend is that they’re out there for hours on end from day to night. The hottest … Continue reading

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Blog: A whole other country


If “Italy felt like a whole other country” for Ian Rush imagine what the Liverpool legend would make of Japan! The Suzuka 8 Hours is an experience unlike another other. Even the esteemed editor of On Track Off Road has … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between you and me? 


  Why is the Suzuka 8 Hours dominated by Bridgestone tyres?During last year’s edition Michael Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli sat down to explain why nothing makes the competition sink like a ‘stone Even the most talkative factory riders get tight lipped when the topic of … Continue reading

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