Behind the scences at a motorcycle endurance race.
True bike nuts, like me, also enjoy ‘behind the scenes’ images and stories. For racers, family, friends, and pit crew, “behind-the-scenes” is where races are won and lost.
In racing, nothing is un-important. Without ever type of spare part on hand, a ‘simple’ failure of an exhaust bracket will elminate any hope of finishing the endurance race.
The ‘fast dump’ fuel can is clearly marked so that fuel consumption can be tracked during the endurance race. Strict rules require a team member hold a fire extinguisher ready for instant discharge.
Dunlop tire company keeps notes and discusses tire performance and wear with the endurance teams.
A pit road official talking with a crew chief during the endurance race.