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2022 has started a few hours ago and it is already time for important news for the Spezzino rider Kevin Manfredi who is returning full time to the FIM Endurance World Championship.

The two-time European Supersport Champion ended his parenthesis in WorldSSP in fact returns to the World Endurance Championship, a Championship that he likes to define as "his second home" which, in previous seasons, has always seen him as the best rider in the category. Superstock also conquering various podiums such as the one at the famous 24h of Le Mans in 2019.

The new season of the World Endurance Championship will see the addition of an important stage such as the 24h of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, one of the most characteristic circuits in the world.

Kevin will race as the owner of Team Wojcik 777 on the Yamaha R1, the Polish Team which, after the excellent work done at the 12h of Estoril in 2021, strongly wanted the ’95 class Ligurian rider with him.

Kevin Manfredi: “I am very happy to return to the Endurance World Championship, after having won two European titles I admit that my goal would be to win the World Title, even if it is very difficult.

World Endurance is like a second home for me, I love the environment, the passion that reigns in the paddock throughout the race weekend. After 4 splendid years in Kawasaki with Team 33 Louit Moto whom I thank very much, I decided to actively return to this Championship with Team Wojcik 777 and with their Yamaha R1 with which I had the opportunity to race the 12h of Estoril in 2021.

Right from the start I felt comfortable with the whole team and with the bike, the team listens to me a lot and it is also for this reason that during the last period of negotiations I decided to close my agreement with them for this new 2022 season. .

What will be ride this year will be a demanding season, with three 24-hour races such as: Le Mans, Spa and Bol D'or and with the dream of riding the prestigious 8h of Suzuka for the first time, together with my teammates. as a team I will work hard race after race to always get the best possible results. "

The calendar of the FIM EWC 2022 will be as follows but could see an additional 8 or 12 hour race be added, such as the extra European leg of Sepang or again the 8h of Oschersleben in Germany:

11/17 April 2022 - 24h Le Mans

30/05 June 2022 - 24h Spa

01/07 August 2022 - 8h Suzuka

12/18 September 2022 - 24h Bol D'or

This is just one of the seasonal commitments that Kevin has concluded for 2022, the others will soon be revealed, so stay tuned to discover all the programs of the Spezzino rider for this new season.

Kevin thanks all the sponsors and technical partners of the 2022 season.



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