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Rally de Espana (WRC): Ogier fights back on Catalan asphalt

Sébastien Ogier (VW/Michelin) eased past Hyundai/Michelin’s Dani Sordo on SS14 to take command in Spain. An off for team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen (VW/Michelin) has taken the Frenchman a step closer to the 2016 title.


6 Hours of Fuji (WEC): pole position for Audi 8

The N°8 Audi R18/Michelin of Duval/Di Grassi/Jarvis will start Sunday’s 6 Hours of Fuji from pole position, with the N°1 Porsche 919 Hybrid/Michelin (Bernhard/Webber/Hartley) alongside. The two Michelin-equipped Toyota TS050 Hybrids will monopolise row two.  


Rally de Espana (WRC): Dani Sordo in front on home soil

After the all-gravel opening day of the 2016 RallyRACC Catalunya, Spaniard Dani Sordo (Hyundai/Michelin) has opened up a lead of 17 and 35.1 seconds over VW/Michelin’s Sébastien Ogier and Andreas Mikkelsen respectively. 


MotoGP: next stop Japan

After a three-week break, the MotoGPTM World Championship kicks off its late-season run of three long-haul races in as many weeks with a trip to Japan’s Twin Ring Motegi, host of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan (Round 15). 


Rally de Espana (WRC): Who will notch up Michelin’s 300th win?

The 555th round of the World Rally Championship is likely to bring Michelin its 300th world class victory. Meanwhile, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are just 16 points away from a fourth straight world title.


6 Hours of Fuji (WEC): from the Far West to the Far East...

A month after the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas in the USA, the FIA World Endurance Championships moves on to Japan’s Fuji Speedway where Toyota is hoping to challenge Porsche and Audi on home soil.

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FIA Formula E: Buemi and Renault-e.dams win Season 3 opener in Hong Kong

Switzerland’s Sébastien Buemi (Renault-e.dams) kicked off the defence of his FIA Formula E crown with victory at the 2016/2017 championship’s opener. He was joined on the Hong Kong podium by Brazilian Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) and German driver Nick Heidfeld (Mahindra).


Tour de Corse (WRC): Michelin’s 299th world class victory…

The 2016 Tour de Corse saw Michelin rack up its 299th WRC win thanks to Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia. The Volkswagen Motorsport pair was joined on the podium by Thierry Neuville (Hyundai/Michelin) and team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen. Ford’s Elfyn Evans brought Michelin success in WRC2, too. 


Tour de Corse (WRC): the season’s final phase begins in Corsica

After the recent long gap in the WRC calendar due to the cancellation of Rally China, there are only 52 days left of the 2016 season. The final run-in begins with this week’s Tour de Corse where Michelin is targeting its 299th world class victory. It is already sure of winning this year’s Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ titles.


MotoGP: Marquez indomitable at Aragon

The Gran Premio de Aragon – Round 14 of the 2016 MotoGPTM World Championship – was won by Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) who has extended his lead in the provisional Riders’ standings. The Spaniard was chased past the chequered flag by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi. 


MotoGP: Aragon… last European stopover before long-haul tour

A fortnight after the Gran Premio TIM di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini, the 2016 MotoGPTM World Championship returns to Motorland Aragon, Spain, for the 14th of the competition’s 18 rounds. 


6 HOURS OF COTA (WEC): three-in-a-row for the N°1 Porsche/Michelin

Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard (Porsche 919 Hybrid/Michelin) scored their third consecutive FIA WEC win with victory at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, USA. Also on the podium were the N°8 Audi/Michelin and the N°6 Toyota/Michelin. LM GTE Am victor was the N°98 Aston Martin/Michelin. 

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