Classic Endurance: Forza Team Force

Posted: 12th February 2018

Belgian team to field Fastré, Lagrive, le Bihan and Mertens – European Endurance Legend Cup, Spa and Classic Bol – Harris F1 GSX-R1100 – Testing in March – 2017 Bike for Sale

Top Belgian classic endurance squad Team Force have announced their plans for the 2018 season with what much be one of the strongest rider line-ups on the grid. Grégory Fastré (3 x EWC European Champion) and Matthieu Lagrive (6 x WEC World Champion) will be joined by Bruno Le Bihan (2 x WEC World Champion) and Stephane Mertens (4 x WEC World Champion) on the team's Harris Suzuki. Gian Mertens will also join the team at Donington Park.

Team Force will compete at all three of the European Endurance Legend Cup four hour rounds (Sunday Ride Classic, Donington Park Endurance Legends, Oschersleben Speedweek) and will also race at the Spa 4 Hour Classic and the Classic Bol d'Or. The team will be testing in March ahead of the first race of the season at Circuit Paul Ricard.

They will field a bike with a custom Harris F1 chassis and Suzuki GSX-R 1100 and 750 motors, built by the technical team managed by Alain Doncq and with support from Dunlop, Suzuki, Beringer, Motul, Harris, Chim'Otto and Titane Power.

And the bikes the team ran in 2017 are now for sale: Contact the team for more information: www.facebook.com/BelgiumTeamForce/

Words: Martin Gelder, Photos: Team Force