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MotoGP™ - Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana - Racecard

The MotoGP season wraps up in Valencia. Click on the photo to get our racecard to find out more about the #ValenciaGP

FIA WRC

Rally Australia cancellation hands WRC crown to Hyundai, with Michelin*

Raging fires in New South Wales have forced Rally Australia’s organisers to cancel the curtain-closing round of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship. Their decision has handed this season’s Manufacturers’ title to Hyundai which has earned Michelin’s 56th WRC crown in the process. 

FIA WEC

Rebellion/Michelin takes Shanghai win

The 4 Hours of Shanghai – Round 3 of the 2019/2020 FIA World Endurance Championship – was won by the N°1 Rebellion R13/Michelin of Senna/Menezes/Nato. Second and third were the N°8 and N°7 Michelin-equipped Toyota Hybrids which were carrying ballast in keeping with the latest regulations. The LMGTE Pro and Am laurels went to Ferrari/Michelin and Aston Martin/Michelin respectively.

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MotoGP™: Viñales dominates in Malaysia

After qualifying in second place for the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, Maverick Viñales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) went on to win the penultimate round of the 2019 MotoGPTM World Championship. He was joined on the Sepang podium by Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team). The day’s top three featured three different bikemakers and three different Michelin tyre pairings.  

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MotoGP™ - Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix - Racecard

Michelin and MotoGP are finishing the Pacific tour this weekend with the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the seasonClick on the photo to download our racecard to find out more.

FIA WRC

WRC: Neuville wins in Spain, while Tänak takes 2019 title* with Michelin

Despite claiming an assertive victory at the RallyRACC Catalunya-Rally de España, Thierry Neuville (Hyundai/Michelin) failed to prevent second-placed Ott Tänak (Toyota/Michelin) from pocketing the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship Drivers’ crown* with one round to go. The Estonian – who earned Michelin’s 55th WRC title in the process – is the first non-Frenchman to win the coveted prize since 2003.  

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MotoGP™ : Márquez takes Australia spoils

The dramatic Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle GP (Round 17 of the 2019 MotoGPTM World Championship) was won by Marc Márquez (Repsol Honda Team). Second and third at Phillip Island were Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) and local hero Jack Miller (Pramac Racing) whose tyre choices meant there were three different combinations of Michelin rubber on the podium.  

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MotoGP™ - Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix - Racecard

For round 17 of the 2019 MotoGP World Championship, Michelin and the paddock head to Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit, one of the most demanding racetracks on the MotoGP calendar.Click on the photo to download our racecard.

FIA WRC

FIA WRC - RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España - Racecard

Michelin Motorsport is heading to the penultimate rally of the season, RallyRACC Catalunya - Rally de España. It's the only true mixed-surface round of the WRC. Medium-speed gravel roads contrast with smooth, fast, circuit-like asphalt.Click on the photo to download our racecard.

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MotoGP™: Victory for Márquez on Honda’s home turf

Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Márquez pocketed his tenth win of the 2019 MotoGPTM campaign by winning the year’s 16th clash – the Motul Grand Prix of Japan. Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha Petronas SRT) and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) were second and third to make it three different bikemakers and as many different Michelin tyre pairings on Sunday’s podium. Honda has sealed the Constructors’ world title.

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MotoGP™ - Motul Grand Prix of Japan - Racecard

Michelin is ready for the busiest 3-weeks of the MotoGP season as the championship begins a trio of races starting with Motul Grand Prix of Japan before heading to Australia and Malaysia. Download our racecard to to find out more about this round!Click on the photo to dowload the racecard.

Michelin’s first Formula 1 world titles

In 1979, Michelin demonstrated the superiority of its radial tyre technology by claiming the first of its titles in the Formula 1 World Championship. Forty years on, the French firm continues to see motorsport as a means to innovate and take its technologies forward, especially in competitions that place the accent on sustainable mobility and lasting performance. 

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