Cal Crutchlow battles back to top ten finish in Le Mans
Cal Crutchlow battled back to claim a top-10 finish at the French Grand Prix as factory Honda colleague Marc Marquez claimed the Japanese manufacturer’s 300th premier-class victory on Sunday (this milestone has been reached also thanks to Crutchlow’s three premier class victories in 2016 and 2018 aboard the RC213V). The... Read more
French Grand Prix, Le Mans – Qualifying roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has equalled Valentino Rossi’s (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) premier class pole position tally after mastering the damp qualifying conditions at the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France, taking his 55th pole despite crashing in Q2. Danilo Petrucci (Ducati Team) and top Independent Team rider... Read more
Difficult qualifying day for Cal Crutchlow in Le Mans
Cal Crutchlow endured a day to forget at Le Mans as he qualified in 15th position for Sunday’s French Grand Prix. Mixed weather meant qualifying for the fifth round of the world championship was complicated for the MotoGP class, with riders struggling to adapt to the changing conditions at... Read more
French Grand Prix, Le Mans – Friday roundup: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP It was a high-stakes Friday in the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France, with the weather fine on Day 1 but rain and worsening conditions expected on Saturday – meaning the end of FP2 became a frantic dash to ensure a provisional place in Q2. As the dust settled... Read more
French Grand Prix, Le Mans – weekend preview: MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) put on an impressive display on home turf in Jerez, riding for redemption after his crash out the lead at COTA and showing he’s certainly capable of sealing the deal in a dominant race. In doing so he also took back the Championship lead,... Read more
French Grand Prix, Le Mans – Michelin MotoGP preview
Michelin’s next foray into MotoGP™ action sees the French company compete on home soil as the World Championship descends on Le Mans for the SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France. One of the most important races on the calendar for Michelin, Le Mans is also one of the most iconic... Read more
A solid race for Bradley Smith in Jerez
Bradley Smith rode a solid race, shaking off a bit of rust in the early stages due to his being a tester and not a full-time racer. The Aprilia test rider then found his rhythm, although limited by a less-than-perfect feeling with the front. He battled down to the... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes eighth in Jerez
LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow had to settle for eighth place in the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez on Sunday. The Briton started from sixth on the grid in southern Spain, but was unable to push on and challenge at the front of field after struggling with the... Read more