BMRT 3D Maccio Racing win EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy
The 2nd-fastest Superstock and 7th past the finish line, BMRT 3D Maccio Racing walked away with the €4,000 cash prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring.
They beat Moto Ain and Wójcik Racing Team 2 to the top spot in the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy for this race, in which €20,000 worth of prizes were distributed to the 10 fastest Dunlop-shod teams.
BMRT 3D Maccio Racing fought a race-long battle for the Superstock win. After finishing 7th overall at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring, Anthony Loiseau, Jonathan Hardt and Jimmy Maccio took to the second step of the Superstock podium and pocketed the €4,000 prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy.
Moto Ain, another Superstock front-runner (10th past the finish line), once again took 2nd place in the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy with riders Roberto Rolfo, Robin Mulhauser and Stefan Hill, winning the €3,000 prize awarded to the 2nd-place Dunlop Trophy finisher at 8-hour races.
The Polish Superstock squad Wójcik Racing Team 2 finished 13th at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring with riders Angel Rodriguez, Kamil Krzemien and Philipp Steinmayr, receiving the €2,700 prize given to the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy second runner-up.
Seven other privateer teams using Dunlop tyres received prizes at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring, with payments ranging from €2,300 down to €500 for the team ranked 10th in the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy.
Renewed for the 4th consecutive season by FIM EWC promoter Eurosport Events, the organizers of individual FIM EWC races, and tyre manufacturer Dunlop, the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy gives backing to Dunlop-shod privateer teams that do not benefit from direct support from a constructor.