For the 2023 version of the Moto Guzzi Quick Endurance Trophy, six races are deliberate over 4 weekends with one evening race within the calendar. The primary leg of the sequence begins in Could, and every leg will probably be a minimum of 60 minutes lengthy or as much as 90 minutes lengthy.
Moto Guzzi will probably be that includes the V7 850cc for this sequence. Along with GCorse, which offered the Racing Package for the V7, and Pirelli with its Phantom Sportscomp RS tires, extra enjoyable is predicted available this time round. Final yr marked loads of learnings from the Guareschi brothers, which led them to refine the package of the V7 750 platform, which was used solely for 3 years, from 2019 to 2021. In 2022, the 750s and the 850s had been featured collectively.
For groups and racers that want to enter the occasion, Moto Guzzi is extending a particular low cost, €1,000 EUR (or about $1,060 USD), for a brand new Moto Guzzi V7 Stone.
As for the race days, the primary leg will begin in Vallelunga on Could 13 and 14, 2023. Two races will happen on this weekend, and every leg will final 60 minutes. Subsequent up, is the Cremona Circuit scheduled on June 11, 2023, and will probably be the longest leg lasting 90 minutes. Following Cremona, on August 27, 2023, the sequence will head to Mugello for a 75-minute endurance race.
Lastly, for the grand finale, Misano will play host to the final leg on October 13 and 14, 2023. The primary race right here will run on Saturday night at evening and go for 90 minutes. A “mini endurance” occasion will probably be set for Sunday, and final 60 minutes.
As for the bikes that will probably be run, the V7s will probably be outfitted with a sump guard, entrance brake lever safety, fairings, clip-on handlebars, a full exhaust system, rear-set footpegs, a single-seat saddle, rear mudguard, entrance suspension cartridge kits, and rear shock for the race. The engine could have a titanium consumption valve package put in paired with a particular engine management unit (ECU) mapping. Added stopping energy will probably be offered for by a bigger entrance brake disc and extra track-focused high-performance brake pads.
For the evening race particularly, the bikes will get a entrance fairing with a headlight and an extra rear mild for added visibility.
Every of the race day weekends will include two timed follow classes which can final for 20 minutes for every rider. Beginning positions will probably be decided throughout these follow runs, which will probably be averaged out by the very best lap instances secured by the 2 riders on every group. Races will start with a “Le Mans-Model” begin, with riders working to their bikes throughout the asphalt of the principle straight. Riders are additionally solely allowed quarter-hour per stint, with 5 minutes allotted for placing in after displaying a driver change signal. There will probably be a minimum of three to 5 driver modifications per stage, and as an added problem, no refueling is allowed. Factors will probably be awarded to the highest 15 groups per leg.
The fee for this racing spec will probably be €4,995 EUR (plus VAT) or about P5,300 USD given present change charges, from Guareschi Moto. Returning contributors already with the Moto Guzzi V7 850 can decide to stand up to spec for this yr with simply €270 EUR plus VAT (about $286 USD) for the 2023 engine improve package.