NOT the MotoGP News: Le Mans – Merde on the dance floor
Welcome to NOT The MotoGP News – our blog by Guy Anderson. Oh – and when you’re done, make sure to go follow Guy on Twitter – @SirGuyGuisborne We love Le Mans – It’s in France, it’s spectators are brilliantly mad, it holds the best race in the world –... Read more
John McPhee takes points in French Grand Prix fightback
From Friday at the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, John McPhee showed to have a very good pace. He rode alone every time without any reference in front of him as requested by the team. On Saturday, the FP3 was positive for both the CIP riders, and John got... Read more
French Grand Prix, Le Mans: Raceday roundup – MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3
MotoGP Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took a record-breaking victory at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, which sees the reigning World Champion equal Casey Stoner’s 38 premier class wins – and surpass Mike Hailwood’s win record. Alma Pramac Racing’s Danilo Petrucci was a superb second to take his... Read more
Danny Kent ends difficult French GP weekend with good raceday performance
Danny Kent took advantage of the morning warm-up at Le Mans to find a solution with the team for the lack of feeling he had during all the sessions of the previous days. He crossed the line 21st, recovering ten positions from the start and so finishing a difficult... Read more
Cal Crutchlow rides through the pain to solid 8th place at Le Mans
LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow rode through the pain barrier to secure a remarkable eighth place finish in the French Grand Prix. The Briton was only passed fit to compete on Sunday morning having spent the night in a local hospital following his vicious highside crash during Q1... Read more
Scott Redding ends difficult French GP weekend with a DNF
A crash during the tenth lap of the French GP at Le Mans ended the race early for Scott Redding, never getting fully to grips with the French track throughout the weekend and anxious for redemption in the upcoming round at Mugello. SCOTT REDDING “It was a difficult weekend, but I... Read more
Uncertainty hangs over Cal Crutchlow’s participation in French GP following qualifying crash
LCR Honda CASTROL’s Cal Crutchlow suffered a vicious highside crash during Saturday’s qualifying 1 session at the Grand Prix of France in Le Mans. Exiting turn nine whilst on a fast lap, the British rider was thrown over the top of his bike, before then being hit again by... Read more
MotoGP Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) stormed to a history-making pole position at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, smashing the pole record to become the first Frenchman to secure pole on home soil since Christian Sarron at Paul Ricard in 1988. Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez threatened to... Read more