Moto Guzzi is returning to the race track in 2019, launching its own Moto Guzzi Fast Endurance Trophy in partnership with the Italian FIM. And to show what we’ve got to look forward to, the iconic Italian bike builders has shown off a modified V7 III which is eligible to compete.
Essentially, The Moto Guzzi Fast Endurance Trophy has been organised in collaboration with the Italian Motorcycle Federation FIM – and it sounds like a really cool new series. In total, there will be five races on the calendar, which will run for duration of 60 minutes each – and will be kicked off using a Le Mans style start. Teams will consist of two riders, and they’ll switch halfway through the race.
The Italian factory chose the Moto Guzzi V7 III as the cup bike – and to show what can be done with the retro styled machine, it’s joined forces with Guareschi Moto to create this beautiful race machine, which looks a lot like the legendary Moto Guzzi Le Mans I of yesteryear (and even a little bit a Ghezzi Brian special).
Admittedly, Moto Guzzi hasn’t given much away about what has been changed to get its V7 II race-ready – but from what we can see, it’s mostly styling oriented. But of course, there are a handful of new bits and pieces, including a new Zard stainless steel sport exhaust system, Öhlins springs, new footrests, and a handbrake lever guard too.
To find out how to get involved in the new 2019 Moto Guzzi Fast Endurance trophy, check out both the Moto Guzzi website, by clicking HERE, and the Italian Motorcycling Federation site, by clicking HERE.