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First Germany triumph for Ford/Michelin

Ott Tanak collected the second win of his WRC career and earned Ford/M-Sport’s maiden ADAC Rallye Deutschland victory today in Germany. Third place behind Andreas Mikkelsen (Citroën/Michelin) enabled Sébastien Ogier (Ford/Michelin) to recover the Drivers’ championship lead from Thierry Neuville. Pontus Tidemand (Skoda/Michelin) is the 2017 WRC2 world champion.

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: Dovizioso grabs Austria success

The NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich, Round 11 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship, saw Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) claim his third win of the season. The Italian was follow over the line at the Red Bull Ring by Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa. 

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: onwards to Austria

Next weekend sees the MotoGPTM world move on from last Sunday’s Czech Republic clash to neighbouring Austria’s Red Bull Ring for Round 11, the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich. 

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: Marquez masterstroke at Brno

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) followed up his domination of Friday’s free practice with pole position and, ultimately, victory at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České Republiky, Round 10 of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship. His team-mate Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) were second and third at Brno. 

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: action to resume in the Czech Republic

After the four-week summer break, the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship resumes this weekend with Round 10 – the Monster Energy Grand Prix České Republiky – at Brno. 

FIA Formula E

Di Grassi and Renault e.dams secure 2016/2017 Formula E titles

The last meeting of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship saw Brazil’s Lucas di Grassi (Abt-Schaeffler Audi Sport) and Renault-e.dams/Michelin clinch the Drivers’ and Teams’ titles in Montreal, Canada.

FIA WRC

Finland’s Esapekka Lappi strikes first WRC gold!

The 2017 Rally Finland was won by homegrown rising star Esapekka Lappi (Toyota/Michelin). He finished clear of Briton Elfyn Evans (Ford) and compatriot Juho Hänninen to claim his first world class success. Toyota took its 45th WRC victory.

FIA Formula E

New York glory for DS Virgin!

The weekend’s two Formula E races in New York City were won by DS Virgin Racing/Michelin’s Sam Bird, which means the 2016/2017 Drivers’ and Teams’ titles will now go down to the wire at the season’s finale in Montreal, Canada, in two weeks’ time.

FIA WEC

One-two success for Porsche/Michelin at the Nürburgring

Following in the wake of its recent triumph at Le Mans, Porsche Team dominated Round 4 of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to claim one-two glory with its N°2 and N°1 cars at the Nürburgring, Germany. The LM GTE Pro battle was won by the N°51 Ferrari/Michelin, ahead of the two Michelin-equipped Porsche 911 RSRs.

MOTOGP™

MotoGP: Marquez stays Sachsenring ‘Meister’

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) posted his eighth straight victory at the Sachsenring, Germany, to claim the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland. The Spaniard was joined on the podium of the 2017 MotoGPTM World Championship’s eighth round by Jonas Folger (Monster Yamaha Tech3) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team). 

FIA WRC

Hyundai/Michelin scores one-two finish in Poland

Thierry Neuville and Hayden Paddon overcame appalling conditions to earn a one-two result for Hyundai Motorsport in Poland. Sébastien Ogier (Ford/Michelin) finished on the podium to defend his position at the top of the WRC’s provisional Driver’s standings. 

Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences wins FIM Endurance World Cup

Yamaha Viltaïs Experiences took first place at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring to claim the 2017 FIM Endurance World Cup for the best-placed Superstock entry.  

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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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Highlights - 2017 WRC Rally Australia - Michelin Motorsport

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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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