Pridmore Qualifies for Bol d’Or

Henny Ray Abrams | September 10, 2010

Jason Pridmore will start Saturday’s 74th running of the 24-hour Bol d’Or from the 20th starting spot after getting knocked out in the first of three rounds of Superpole elimination at Magny Cours, France.Pridmore lapped the French circuit in 1:45.042 mins. on the BK Maco Racing Yamaha R1. Pole went to BMP Elf 99 Racing Team’s Matthieu Lagrive. The Frenchman rode the team’s BMW to a best of 1:40.513 mins.Saturday’s race, the fourth of five rounds in the FIM Endurance World Cup, will start at 3:00 p.m. local time, 9:00 a.m. EDT.

Henny Ray Abrams | Contributing Editor

Abrams is the longest-serving contributor at Cycle News. Over the course of his 35-some years of writing and shooting photos, he’s covered events from MotoGP to the Motocross World Championship - and everything in between.