Best MotoGP finish for Pol Espargaro at Le Mans.
Following the team’s best qualifying yesterday, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing took their best MotoGP finish today with 12th for Pol Espargaro in front of 104,020 fans watching the French MotoGP. It was a hugely brave effort from Pol Espargaro as he felt a little ill before the race that was... Read more
Maverick Viñales is victorious in tense thriller in Le Mans.
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales delivered a stunning performance at the Grand Prix de France, taking his third victory of the season and the 500th Grand Prix win for Yamaha. Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Viñales came out fighting, dominating the MotoGP field to take a sensational victory at the Grand Prix de... Read more
Aleix Espargaró forced to retire in Le Mans.
In the midst of an exciting comeback ride that had taken him from the 18th spot on the starting grid all the way to eighth place, Aleix Espargaró was forced to throw in the towel just five laps from the end due to a breakdown – currently being investigated... Read more
Superb points finish for Tito Rabat in France.
Tito Rabat finished 11th with a brilliant ride from 22nd on the grid in a physically demanding race before a near capacity crowd of 104,000 spectators. The sunny and warm race day was a bonus for Rabat who started calmly from the last row of the grid and executed a... Read more
Alvaro Bautista crashes out at Le Mans
The Grand Prix de France saw the arrival of a new local hero in the shape of Johann Zarco, who took his first MotoGP podium in his home race, although the victor was some three seconds up the road from the Frenchman as Maverick Viñales sealed the win and... Read more
Sixth place at Le Mans for Jorge Lorenzo
Jorge Lorenzo, who started today’s French Grand Prix at Le Mans from the sixth row in sixteenth place, was thirteenth by the end of the opening lap and he then made a good recovery which took him to seventh by lap 18. The Spanish rider then gained one more... Read more
Mixed fortunes for Repsol Honda Team in Le Mans with Dani Pedrosa 3rd, but Marc Marquez DNF
Today Dani Pedrosa scored his third consecutive podium finish after starting the French GP from the 13th spot on the grid and making a great comeback to finish third in front of over 104,000 spectators, a new record for the Le Mans event. The last time Dani was... Read more
French GP, Le Mans – Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) took another impressive pole position at a proven venue for the 2013 Moto3™ World Champion, topping the timesheets from teammate Valentino Rossi in a huge leap forward from the more difficult Spanish GP for the two. Home hero Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3)... Read more
Pol Espargaro crashes out of Jerez race
Pol Espargaro made a brilliant start off the line on the KTM RC16 to be 11th before an unlucky crash took him out of the race. It was a fast crash, but he was OK and returned to the garage unhurt. The race took place in front of 69,000 fans that included... Read more
Jorge Lorenzo takes first podium of 2017 with a 3rd in Jerez
Jorge Lorenzo scored his first podium for Ducati with a third place finish in the Spanish Grand Prix which was held today at Jerez de la Frontera. The rider from Mallorca, who started from row 3 after qualifying eighth on Saturday, produced an excellent race, moving up from eighth... Read more