Michelin Motorsport News

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: a flawless weekend for Viñales at Le Mans

Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) produced a grand-slam performance at the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France, round five of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship. The Spaniard added pole position and fastest race lap to his third win of the season. Second and third were local star Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech3) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). 

FIA WRC

Ogier claims fifth Portugal victory

A fifth Rally de Portugal victory for Sébastien Ogier has taken the Ford Fiesta RS WRC/Michelin star’s personal tally to 40 world class wins and level with Markku Alèn as the event’s most successful driver. The Frenchman has also established a new record for the highest number of WRC points scored at this level. He was joined on Sunday’s podium by Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC/Michelin rivals Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo.

FIA Formula E

Paris ePrix: Buemi triumphs in French capital

Sébastien Buemi (Renault e.dams) followed up his victory in Monaco last week with another at Saturday’s Paris ePrix, ahead of Lopez and Heidfeld. A mistake by rival Lucas di Grassi (Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport) helped him to comfort his cushion at the top of the provisional Drivers’ standings.

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: next stop Le Mans, France

Round five of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship, and the second to take place on European soil, is this weekend’s HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France at Le Mans-Bugatti. 

FIA Formula E

Monaco ePrix: Buemi beats di Grassi in the Principality

Pole-winner Sébastien Buemi (Renault e.dams) led from lights-out to the flag in Monaco to claim his fourth ePrix win of the 2016/2017 season. Lucas di Grassi (Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport) and Nick Heidfeld (Mahindra Racing) were second and third.

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: Pedrosa wins milestone 3,000th grand prix at Jerez

Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) came first at Round 4 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship at Jerez which had the honour of hosting motorcycle racing’s 3,000th grand prix since 1949. The Honda rider finished clear of team-mate Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), while Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) made it an all-Spanish podium at the Gran Premio Red Bullde España. 

FIA WEC

Toyota/Michelin claims Spa 1-2

Toyota Gazoo Racing came first and second at the 2017 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps with its N°8 (Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima) and N°7 (Conway/Kobayashi) Michelin-equipped TS050 Hybrids. There was one-two glory, too, for Ferrari/Michelin with its N°71 and N°51 488 GTEs in LM GTE Pro.

MotoGP: back to Europe

While the first three races of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship took place ‘overseas’, round four brings the teams back to Europe for this weekend’s Gran Premio Red Bull de España at Jerez, Spain.

FIA WRC

WRC: Neuville claims Argentina win by 7/10ths of a second!

Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC/Michelin) won the 2017 Rally Argentina by the margin of just seven-tenths of a second to beat Welshman Elfyn Evans (Ford Fiesta RS WRC) after 357.59km of competitive action! Ott Tanak (Ford Fiesta RS WRC/Michelin) was third.

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: more Austin glory for Marquez

Marc Marquez claimed his fifth straight victory at the Circuit Of The Americas which hosted Round 3 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship today. The Repsol Honda Team rider was joined on the podium in Austin, Texas, USA, by Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). 

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: off to Austin!

After visiting Qatar and Argentina, the MotoGPTM World Championship travels to the Circuit of the Americas, near Austin, Texas, USA, for round three of the 2017 season: the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas.

FIA WEC

Toyota/Michelin wins Silverstone WEC opener

Toyota Gazoo Racing and Michelin won Great Britain’s 6 Hours of Silverstone for the second time after their maiden victory there together in 2014. First past the flag was the N°8 TS050 Hybrid of Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima, which finished clear of the N°2 (Bernhard/Bamber/Hartley) and N°1 (Jani/Lotterer/Tandy) Porsches. Michelin won all three of the classes in which it was represented. 

The Michelin Motorsport network

Join the Michelin Motorsport network

Pascal Couasnon

RT @BMWUSARacing: Tires @MichelinAlley will play a paramount role at the #MontereyGP #AmericanTire250 in this beautiful ☀️ day. Open Grid f…

Pascal Couasnon

RT @bgmotogp: MotoGP: Honda’s Aragon one-two - @MiGroup_sport https://t.co/0YrEDTUhMO #AragonGP #MM93 #DP26 https://t.co/eyZcbCFwO9

Pascal Couasnon

RT @lorenzo99: ¡Poco a poco vamos llegando! 💪🏼 ¡Buenas noches! / Step by step we are closer! Good night! @MotoGP #AragonGP #Ducati #JL99 😈…

Michelin Motorsport added 85 new photos to the album: 2017 MotoGP - Aragon — at Circuit Motorland Aragon.

Enjoy our latest photos from the #AragonGP

Michelin Motorsport

RT @MiGroup_sport: Hard, medium and soft @Michelin_Sport tyres are on the @MotoGP podium. Riders able to build own combinaison for a person…

Pascal Couasnon

RT @MichelinAlley: It's another beautiful morning in Monterey! Your current temperatures ⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/1E4AKDDL9K

Michelin Motorsport shared MotoGP's video.

How fast could Maverick Viñales REALLY have gone in qualifying at the #AragonGP? Find out with our Ideal Lap! Side note: bet you can't guess who was fastest in sector 4!

Michelin Motorsport added 5 new photos.

Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) a remporté le Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón, 14ème épreuve du championnat du monde MotoGP devant son coéquipier Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team) complète le podium. Lire le résumé complet ici ➡️ http://michel.in/2xnN3Zx

Michelin Motorsport added 4 new photos.

Pole position de Maverick Viñales lors de l'#AragonGP. Jorge Lorenzo, repêché en QP1, est deuxième. Encore convalescent, Valentino Rossi VR46 Official complète la première ligne. On vous attend demain à partir de 13h45 sur notre compte Twitter (@Michelin_Sport) pour suivre la course avec nous.

Michelin Motorsport shared MotoGP's live video.

LIVE #AragonGP #MotoGP race build up! LIVE📡 - It's race time. Practice & warm up is over, time for #MotoGP to head to the grid for the #AragonGP! 🇪🇸

2017 MotoGP - Aragon

2017 FIA WEC - 6 Hours of COTA

Preview by Olivier Pla - 2017 6 Hours of COTA - Michelin Motorsport

2017 MotoGP - Misano

2017 FIA WEC Mexico 6 Hours

Michelin at the Michelin GT Challenge - VIRginia International Raceway

Highlights - 2017 WRC Rallye Deutschland - Michelin Motorsport

Leg 2 - Top Moments - 2017 WRC Rallye Deutschland - Michelin Motorsport

Leg 1 - Top Moment - 2017 WRC Rallye Deutschland - Michelin Motorsport

2017 WRC Rallye Deutschland

[[title]]

[[text]]