Disappointing race for Sam Lowes in Le Mans
Sam Lowes and Iker Lecuona lined up on the grid of the French Grand Prix at the Bugatti circuit under sunny weather and perfect conditions. Sam Lowes, who started from the third row, made a good start before dropping down to 15th. After mid-race, the Brit did his best to... Read more
Bradley Smith in the points at Le Mans
With a reasonable track temperature and the enticing promise of top ten potential at the iconic French facility (that first hosted a motorcycle Grand Prix in 1969 and has been a popular draw for MotoGP since 2000), both Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith set off from the sixth row... Read more
Difficult qualifying day for Sam Lowes at Le Mans 
After a promising opening day, the two SWISS INNOVATIVE INVESTORS KTM team’s riders were eager to confirm their pace in qualifying this Saturday at the French Grand Prix. Sam Lowes had to deal with higher temperatures to set the seventh fastest time. Top KTM rider, the Brit will head the... Read more
Bradley Smith primed for French GP from the sixth row
The Brit and Spaniard circulated to top ten positions in FP1 on Friday and Pol Espargaro was a very encouraging 7th in FP2 the same day. Warm and breezy conditions were again in place for Saturday’s action and both riders continued work on the KTM RC16 with a view towards the... Read more
Industry news: French GP to remain on MotoGP calendar until 2026
Dorna Sports has announced a five-year contract extension with PHA and Claude Michy to continue organising the French Grand Prix, securing the future of the event for a further five years. In great news for French fans, the event is now confirmed until 2026 as Johann Zarco continues making... Read more
Bradley Smith brings home 13th at Le Mans GP.
Following the team’s best qualifying yesterday, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing took their best MotoGP finish today with 13th for Bradley Smith in front of 104,020 fans watching the French MotoGP. Bradley Smith added to the tally of seven points that the team take away from Le Mans – the... Read more
Positive race for Sam Lowes who earns his first championship points at Le Mans.
It was Sam Lowes who brought home points for Aprilia Racing Team Gresini, finishing fourteenth after a race that fully confirmed the progress the English rider had demonstrated throughout the French weekend. Sam Lowes: “Besides the position today, the gap from the top 10 is important, as it has narrowed compared... Read more
Cal Crutchlow takes fifth at Le Mans
LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow secured a creditable fifth place finish at the French Grand Prix on Sunday following a dramatic climax to the MotoGP race at Le Mans. Spaniard Maverick Vinales took victory, but only after factory Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi crashed out when leading on the last... Read more