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Trial: Bou back as the boss

Winning pretty easily in Great Britain his third and fourth consecutive wins, Toni Bou (Montesa Michelin) is back at this best level and confirmed that he’s the boss of the World Trial.

ELMS/Asian LMS: two French wins

French teams Signatech-Alpine and OAK Racing Team Total/Michelin took the top prizes at the year’s third ELMS round in Austria (Red Bull Ring) and at South Korea’s Inje Speedium, home of Round 1 of the 2014 Asian LMS.

Rally Estonia (ERC): Tänak tastes home success

The auto24 Rally Estonia, round seven of the 2014 FIA European Rally Championship, was won by Ott Tänak (Ford Fiesta R5), ahead of Russia’s Alexey Lukyanuk (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X) and fellow Estonian Timmu Körge (Ford Fiesta R5).

SuperMoto: European GP action in Italy

Round 5 of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship is the European Grand Prix which will take place on Saturday evening (July 19) at Castelletto di Branduzzo, south of Milan.

ELMS/Asian LMS: Austria and Korea

There are two Le Mans Series meetings this weekend: round three of the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) at Austria’s Red Bull Ring and the opening clash of the Asian Le Mans Series at Inje in South Korea.

MICHELIN tyres make NASCAR history

For the first time in the history of NASCAR  the spectacular American motor racing formula  a race went ahead on an ‘oval’ circuit in the rain. This groundbreaking ‘first’ took place at Tours Speedway in France, where Mathias Lauda triumphed behind the wheel of a Chevrolet shod with MICHELIN tyres.  

ERC, Rally Estonia: a foretaste of Finland

In the space of just five years, Rally Estonia has become a key international fixture. The extremely fast stages in the south of the country will provide a spectacular backdrop to the expected battle between the likes of Ott Tanak, Espekka Lappi, Karl Kruuda, Martin Kangur and Sébastien Chardonnet.

Trial: Toni Bou won a muddy Belgian GP

The Belgian Grand Prix will stay for a while in the memories of the best Trial riders, who faced very difficult weather conditions in Comblain au Pont. Toni Bou (Montesa Michelin) finally won this round of the series after an intense duel with Adam Raga (Gas Gas), and is now leading his rival by four points in the standings.

FIA FORMULA E: roll on Beijing!

The fastest time of the last day of FIA Formula E testing at Donington, England, was posted by Sébastien Buemi (e.dams Renault), while Nick Heidfeld (Venturi Racing) was the most diligent driver of the session (78 laps). In total, the Spark Renault SRT_01s completed 840 laps. There is now only one test to come, in August, before teams head for September’s race in Beijing, China.

FIA FORMULA E: set-up work at Donington

Teams registered for the FIA Formula E Championship have completed their third full day of testing at Donington, England. Today’s session ended with a new lap record for the Renault Spark SRT_01 in the hands of Sébastien Buemi (e.dams Renault). The priority hasn’t yet been on optimising performance, however.

FIA Formula E: second test

DONINGTON. Welcome to Donington Park, England, for the FIA Formula E Championship’s second two-day test.

24H du Mans


LE MANS 24 HOURSTwo hours too many...Sixteen years after their last joint victory there, Porsche and Michelin were not to be found wanting on their prototype class return in the Le Mans 24 Hours, as the N°20 Porsche 919 Hybrid featured at the top of the leaderboard just a few hours away from the chequered flag.

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