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Henri Motos Racing Outline 2017 Plans

Henri Motos Racing have recently outlined their plans for the 2017 pure road racing season, with the French based team set to compete at a wide variety of international and popular meeting’s in Continental Europe, throughout the year.

Seasoned roads competitor Frederic Besnard, re affirms his link with the team, having enjoyed sustained positive moments with them, in recent years.

Frederic’s 2017 road race schedule, includes competing for the third time at the Manx Grand Prix, with in my opinion top 15 finishes or better, a distinct possibility.


Photo by Nick Wheeler

His machinery line up for his third Manx GP campaign, is still to be announced.

He is also set to return to the North West 200 and take in all rounds of the International Road Racing Championship.

Joining him for competition in Europe’s premier roads series, and around the Triangle, is fellow Frenchman Regis Zanella, who is set to pilot a high spec ZX10R Kawasaki.

Finalising Henri Motos Racing’s rider line up is two time IRRC Supersport champion Laurent Hoffmann.

One of Laurent’s main aims for this season, is to return to the TT Races, which in 2014 saw him show accomplished form during practice week around the Mountain Course, before misfortune struck.

Henri Motos Racing’s 2017 roads season, is set to begin at Hengelo in the Netherlands which hosts the opening round of the International Road Racing Championship, on the 6th to the 7th of May.

Words by Stevie Rial

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