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SuperMoto: The final showdown in Jesolo, Italy

The last encounter of the 2015 FIM SuperMoto World Championship will take place in Jesolo on Italy’s Adriatic coast where the title battle will be settled between provisional leader Thomas Chareyre (TM-Michelin) and Mauno Hermunen (SHR-TM-Michelin, +14 points).

FIA FORMULA E: 18-inch tyres on a single-seater race car

It measures 18 inches in diameter and bears a close resemblance to the tyres you might find on a prestige sports car – but don’t let that fool you. The MICHELIN Pilot Sport EV is a genuine racing tyre, and a revolutionary one at that.

FIA FORMULA E: Who’s going to be on the first ePrix podium?

Time to place your bets! Who will be on the top step of the Beijing podium at five in the afternoon on Saturday, September 13, after the opening round of the first FIA Formula E Championship? Here are our five pointers.

Trial: Bou in the record’s book

Claiming this weekend on his home soil his eighth Trial World Title, Toni Bou (Montesa Michelin) entered in the legend of his sport, as he became the first rider to be so successful. He did better that Jordi Tarres and Dougie Lampkin, both crowned seven times.

Celebrating 25 years since Rally Australia’s first WRC inclusion

In addition to celebrating the 25th anniversary of its being a WRC qualifier, Rally Australia is the 10th round of the 2014 championship, the 250th world class outing for M-Sport, the 50th WRC start for Kris Meeke and the 150th for Mikka Anttila. There are 30 entries, 20 stages and 315 competitive kilometres.

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PORSCHE NEWSLETTER N°7

PORSCHE MOBIL 1 SUPERCUPThree races in JulyThe schedule for competitors in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup – a series run in partnership with Michelin for more than 20 years – was particularly busy in July with three rounds, at Silverstone, Hockenheim and the Hungaroring. Kuba Giermaziak remains at the top of the title standings.

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PORSCHE NEWSLETTER N°8

FIA WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP (WEC)Porsche Team hits the test trackAs a key part of its preparations towards the second half of the 2014 FIA WEC campaign, Porsche Team conducted two testing sessions over the summer. Last week, the Michelin-shod Porsche 919 Hybrid was at Germany’s Lausitzring.

Rally dos Sertoes: Coma wins and increases his leadership

Winner of Rally dos Sertoes, fifth and penultimate round of the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship, Marc Coma (KTM Michelin) beats in Brazil Paolo Gonçalves (Honda Michelin) and increases his leadership in the series before the final round in Morocco.

SuperMoto: Thomas Chareyre (TM-Michelin) takes command

Thomas Chareyre (TM Racing Factory-Michelin) won both races at the penultimate meeting of the 2014 FIM SuperMoto World Championship in Estonia. He has consequently gone 14 points clear of chief rival Mauno Hermunen (SHR-TM-Michelin).

ERC: home success for Pech (Mini/Michelin)

A decade after his last Barum Czech Rally Zlin success in 2003, the Czech Republic’s Vaclav Pech was back on top of his home event this weekend in a Mini John Cooper Works S2000/Michelin. Skoda factory driver Sepp Wiegand and Tomas Kostka (Ford) were second and third.

SuperMoto: the title chase continues in Estonia

The FIM SuperMoto World Championship travels to Estonia and the Gulf of Finland coast for this year’s penultimate round.

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