French Grand Prix, Le Mans: Bridgestone Debrief with Masao Azuma
Rain lashed the Bugatti Circuit at Le Mans prior to last Sunday’s French MotoGP™ and an exciting wet race ensued with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo streaking away to take his second win of the season ahead of Ducati’s Valentino Rossi and Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner. Weather conditions at Le... Read more
Álvaro Bautista Blog, Le Mans: I need to improve in the wet
After a disappointing end to a very promising weekend, Álvaro Bautista once again shared his thoughts about the latest Grand Prix in his column for Spanish newspaper AS. Below you can find the complete translation. Once again I didn’t finish satisfied in Le Mans. In the free practices the bike... Read more
Marc Marquez Blog, Le Mans: Looking forward
Hello everybody, I am now at home after the French GP. It was not the best Sunday because of the race result. Practice went quite well, in both the wet and dry, Friday as well as Saturday. I felt some great sensations and that is why we managed to... Read more
Dani Pedrosa Blog, Le Mans: “Time to think about Montmeló”
I would have liked to have started talking about how the race in Le Mans went, but the truth is that things did not go as we would have liked. We did quite well in the dry and on the Saturday, as I told you right here,... Read more
Early crash costs Silva two laps and any chance for a good result in France
After the good feeling on Saturday in the wet, the Avintia Blusens riders had great expectations going into the declared wet race. But luck wasn’t on their side and they couldn’t finish the French Grand Prix with good results. Yonny, who aspired to be among the best CRTs, had... Read more
Simón shows determination and still takes three points after pushing his bike over the finish line
Julian Simon probably delivered the image of the weekend as he showed the heart of a lion, having to push his bike over the finish line after it had stopped in the final corner. Simón was fighting for sixth position until that moment when his bike stopped working, but... Read more
Cardus showing great performance in wet conditions despite crash
Argiñano Racing Team rider Ricky Cardús, riding with a helmet honouring his uncle who won twice at Le Mans, showed a great overall performance in wet conditions at the French Grand Prix, finishing already the morning warm up in an excellent fourth positions before starting the race from 15th... Read more
Race to forget for Rodriguez in France
The Monster Energy Grand Prix de France ended with bad weather and results for the Desguaces La Torre – SAG Team, as Swiss rider Marco Colandrea finished 19th and outside the points while Spaniard Ángel Rodríguez crashed out after losing control of the rear end of his Bimota in... Read more
Engine failure causes Salom to crash out of French Grand Prix after another great performance
Bad luck stroke RW Racing GP in the French Grand Prix. After Brad Binder made a mistake in already the first lap, Luis Salom crashed in the fifteenth lap due to an engine failure, possibly caused by the very wet circumstances. The conditions at Le Mans were horrible after... Read more
French Grand Prix: Weekend Review
MotoGP On a day that saw all three classes of the MotoGP™ World Championship come up against the worst weather condition seen so far this season at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France in Le Mans, it was Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo who retook the championship lead as... Read more