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MotoGP: Dovizioso triumphs in Motegi rain

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) overcame heavy rain to win Round 15 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship at Motegi, Japan. The Italian clinched the victory last time around to beat Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and close the gap to 11 points in the title chase. Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) was third.

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MotoGP: teams head east to Japan

MotoGPTM kicks off the Pacific-Asian leg of the 2017 world championship this weekend with the Motul Grand Prix of Japan (Round 15), the first of three back-to-back races along with Australia and Malaysia. Provisional leader Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) stand out as the big favourites for this year’s title. 

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Meeke bounces back in Spain for Citroën/Michelin

Citroën Racing’s Kris Meeke stemmed a recent barren spell with an emphatic victory on the 2017 RallyRACC Catalunya-Rally de España in his Michelin-equipped Citroën C3 WRC. The Ulsterman was followed over the line by M-Sport team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Ott Tanak (Ford Fiesta WRC/Michelin) whose efforts took the British outfit a step closer to its first Manufacturers’ crown since 2007. 

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MotoGP: Honda’s Aragon one-two

The Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón – Round 14 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship – was won by Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), ahead of team-mate Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati Team). 

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MotoGP: off to Aragon

The Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón, Round 14 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship, takes teams to Spain this weekend. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) are provisionally level at the top of the Riders’ standings.  

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Porsche and Michelin triumph in Texan heat

Porsche Team collected its third consecutive one-two finish in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship when Bernhard/Bamber/Hartley took the win at Austin, Texas, USA, in the N°2 919 Hybrid, ahead of the similar car of Jani/Lotterer/Tandy. The N°51 Ferrari 488 GTE/Michelin of Calado/Per Guidi won the LM GTE class.

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MotoGP: Marquez wins rainy Misano clash

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) won the Tribul Mastercard GP S. Marino e Riviera di Rimini (Round 13 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship) which was marked by wet weather. Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) were second and third respectively.

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New look for world class endurance racing

Created in 2012, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is to undergo significant changes from next season when the series will straddle two calendar years (2018/2019) and conclude with the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours. The LMP1 cars will run to new technical regulations. As a participant in the FIA WEC since the outset, Michelin approves the latest moves.  

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MotoGP: next stop Misano

Round 13 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship will take teams to Misano, on the Adriatic coast, for the Gran Premio Tribul Mastercard di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini. For the very first time, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) tops the standings ahead of the Italian round. 

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Porsche/Michelin enjoys Mexican fiesta

The 6 Hours of Mexico saw Porsche Team claim its second one-two finish in as many rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, with the N°2 Porsche 919 Hybrid/Michelin (Bernhard/Bamber/Hartley) securing top spot ahead of the N°1 sister prototype (Jani/Lotterer/Tandy). The N°8 and N°7 Michelin-equipped Toyota TS050 Hybrids were third and fourth at Mexico City’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.    

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MotoGP: Dovizioso reaps Silverstone honours

The Octo British Grand Prix – Round 12 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship – was won by Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) who is the new Riders’ standings leader. Second and third at Silverstone were Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). 

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MotoGP: Silverstone-bound

The MotoGPTM World Championship caravan travels to Silverstone this weekend for the year’s twelfth clash: the Octo British Grand Prix. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) tops the provisional standings, 16 points clear of second-placed Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). 

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LES PERFORMANCES GAGNANTES JUSQU’À LA LIGNE D’ARRIVÉE ! Michelin félicite Sébastien Ogier et Julien Ingrassia pour leur titre pilote au Championnat du Monde des Rallyes 2017 (WRC). Vous aussi sur la route, ressentez toutes les performances et les sensations des pneus MICHELIN du premier au dernier kilomètre !

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RT @FIAWEC: .@Toyota_Hybrid has confirmed its participation in the 2018-19 #WEC Super Season at tonight's Awards Ceremony. https://t.co/vnA…

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RT @FIAWEC: .@Toyota_Hybrid has confirmed its participation in the 2018-19 #WEC Super Season at tonight's Awards Ceremony. https://t.co/vnA…

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RT @sportscar365: .@Toyota_Hybrid Confirms LMP1 Return for 2018/19: https://t.co/HWD5aF73AY @FIAWEC #WEC https://t.co/hOA5X46jDW

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RT @Michelin_Sport: Michelin racks up its 50th WEC victory with @Toyota_Hybrid https://t.co/csrI3nezGB #6hBahrain #WEC https://t.co/eyviTiN…

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Le Championnat du monde WRC 2017 s’est achevé en Australie sur une victoire de Thierry Neuville (Hyundai/Michelin), vice-champion du monde. Le podium australien est complété par Ott Tänak (Ford/Michelin) et Hayden Paddon (Hyundai/Michelin). Lire le résumé complet ici ▶️ http://michel.in/2zgakyv

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La Toyota Racing TS050 Hybrid N°8 (Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima) a offert une 50e victoire FIA WEC à Michelin en s’imposant aux 6 Heures de Bahreïn, dernière manche du Championnat du monde d’Endurance 2017. Les Porsche 919 Hybrid/Michelin ont gravi une dernière fois le podium. James Calado et Alessandro Pier Guidi sont Champion du monde GT sur Ferrari/Michelin. Lire le résumé complet ici ▶️ http://michel.in/2zOST7b

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Leg 1 - Top moment - 2017 WRC Rally Australia - Michelin Motorsport

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