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Aug 12, 2001

Whirley Phase One GSX-R1000 Wins 24-hours Of Oschersleben

The Whirley Phase One team won the Oschersleben 24-hour, a round of the Endurance World Championship hled in Germany.<BR><BR>Zong Shen A finished second overall , after losing 12 laps when rider Stephane Mertens crashed while leading by three laps.<BR><BR>Moto 38 was third on a YZF-R1 Yamaha. The top three overall were all running in the SuperProduction class, which allows Superbike chassis but requires near-stock engines.<BR><BR>Wim Motors finished fourth overall with a Honda RC51, first in the Superbike class, and clinched the Endurance World Championship, which is only open to entrants in the traditional Superbike class.<BR><BR>Police Nationale was fifth overall on a Kawasaki ZX-9R.<BR><BR>Herman Verboven Racing retired after running second in the Superbike class around mid-race.<BR><BR>One round of the Endurance World Championship Series remains, the Bol d'Or in France.