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MotoGP: Dovizioso steals Qatar limelight

The opening clash of the 2018 MotoGPTM World Championship at Losail, Qatar, was won by Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). The Italian was joined on the podium by defending champ Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP).

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Vergne claims second Formula E victory

The 2017/2018 ABB FIA Formula E Championship’s Latin American fixtures clearly suited Jean-Eric Vergne (Techeetah) who followed up his success in Santiago, Chile, with another in Uruguay. The Frenchman was joined on the Punta del Este E-Prix podium by defending champion Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport) and Sam Bird (DS Virgin Racing).


MotoGP: 2018 action to kick off in Qatar

For the 12th year running, the 19-round 2018 MotoGPTM World Championship will kick this weekend at Losail, in the Qatari desert, where teams spent three days testing earlier in the month. 


Ogier claims Mexico spoils

Sébastien Ogier (Ford/Michelin) overcame the weekend’s searing heat to claim the fourth Rally Mexico victory of his WRC career which kicked off in the sierra of the same event 10 years ago. He was joined on the podium in Leon by Dani Sordo (Hyundai/Michelin) and Kris Meeke (Citroën/Michelin). Sébastien Loeb (Citroën/Michelin) celebrated his world class comeback after three years away with fifth spot and even appeared in the lead at one stage.

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ABB FIA Formula E: Michelin reveals the new MICHELIN Pilot Sport

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show has seen Michelin reveal the new MICHELIN Pilot Sport that will equip the latest-generation FIA ABB Formula E Championship all-electric cars when Season 5 (2018/2019) gets going at the end of the year. 

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Daniel Abt claims maiden Formula E success

Daniel Abt (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler/Michelin) notched up the first Formula E victory of his career at Saturday’s Mexico City E-Prix. The German was joined on the podium by Oliver Turvey (2nd, NextEv NIO Sport/Michelin) and Sébastien Buemi (3rd, Renault e.dams/Michelin). 


Sweden revenge for ice-cool Neuville

After cruelly missing out on last year’s Rally Sweden win, Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 Coupé WRC/Michelin) bounced back this week to win the 66th running of the winter classic, ahead of Craig Breen (Citroën C3 WRC/Michelin) and team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen. World champion Sébastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta RS WRC/Michelin) was penalised by his running order and could manage no better than 10th at the flag.


MotoGP: Michelin® to partner the 2018 Australian Grand Prix

For the third year running, Michelin will be the title sponsor of the Australian Grand Prix, Round 17 of the 2018 MotoGPTM World Championship. The Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island (October 26-28) promises to be one of the most spectacular races of the season.

24H du Mans

Michelin targeting a 21st Le Mans victory

The ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) has published the list of the 60 competitors it has invited to contest this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. Michelin, which is unbeaten in the French endurance classic since 1998, is targeting a 21st consecutive victory this time around, and its 27th in total since the race was first organised in 1923.


FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup to kick off in 2019

Michelin is to be the exclusive supplier of tyres to the new FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup. The French brand, which is also involved in motorcycle competition at MotoGP level, shares the same values as the new series which is poised to combine exciting racing with innovative technology from 2019. 


Michelin to continue its involvement in the Asian Le Mans Series

With the last race of the 2017/2018 Asian Le Mans Series barely over, Michelin has confirmed its commitment to the four-round 2018/2019 campaign which will run from next November until February 2019.

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Formula E: Techeetah’s Chilean double tops

Jean-Eric Vergne and André Lotterer led a landmark one-two finish for Techeetah/Michelin in the streets of Santiago, Chile, on Saturday. Sébastien Buemi (Renault-e.dams) was third, while the defending Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler) failed to get his 2017/2018 points tally off the ground.


Sixth Monte Carlo win for Ogier

Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia (Ford/Michelin) led the 2018 Rallye Monte-Carlo from start to finish to collect their fifth straight win in the Principality since 2013. Toyota/Michelin drivers Ott Tanak and Jari-Matti Latvala joined the French pair on the podium.

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MotoGP: Dovizioso steals Qatar limelight The opening clash of the 2018 MotoGP World Championship at Losail, Qatar, was won by Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). The Italian was joined on the podium by defending champ Marc Márquez (HRC - Honda Racing Corporation) and Valentino Rossi VR46 Official (Yamaha MotoGP). Read the full story here ▶ http://bit.ly/2FKyOmK

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RT @tim_walpole: Dovi starts with a desert delight as @Michelin_Sport sees @AndreaDovizioso win the #QatarGP https://t.co/KXBqJvjU2Q https:…

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🇬🇧#MotoGP: @AndreaDovizioso steals Qatar limelight▶ https://t.co/WinOtLRgQM 🇫🇷#MotoGP : Dovizioso brille sur les p… https://t.co/05IAd6ZzDq

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The #QatarGP is done and dusted 📸Enjoy our full gallery here https://t.co/28gWjpUXgw https://t.co/AVW77m0Bz1

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The trophies are here, now waiting for the riders @AndreaDovizioso, @marcmarquez93 and @ValeYellow46 #QatarGP… https://t.co/DnL51UHnc8

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All the build-up ahead of the first #MotoGP race of the season under the lights in the #QatarGP desert!

So, we know Johann Zarco Officiel broke the #QatarGP lap record on his way to pole, but could he have gone any quicker around the Losail International Circuit? ⏱ Find out in our Ideal Lap ⬇️

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