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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.

SuperMoto: Thomas Chareyre (TM-Michelin) wins Italian GP

Victory in the first race and second place in the second saw Thomas Chareyre (TM Racing Factory-Michelin) win the Italian Grand Prix in Cremona, round four of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship.

SuperMoto: round four in Cremona, Italy

After visits to France, Romania and the Czech Republic, the FIM SuperMoto World Championship will be in northern Italy (Cremona) this weekend. The fourth round marks the season’s halfway point and there’s still everything to play for!

FIA Formula E: a high-quality entry

The majority of the drivers entered for the FIA Formula E Championship get their first chance to drive the Spark-Renault SRT_01E all-electric racing car as official testing at Donington, England, gets underway today (July 3, 2014). A glance at the records of the 16 confirmed drivers (out of 20) confirms that the inaugural series will be of an extremely high quality, with a long list of top motor racing names.

FIA Formula E: vote for your favourite driver!

An original rule that will allow web-users to influence rounds of the FIA Formula E Championship has been revealed. Ready to race?

Ogier in command at year’s halfway point

With half of the 2014 WRC completed, Sébastien Ogier tops the provisional Drivers’ standings, 50 points clear of Jari-Matti Latvala. The Manufacturers’ classification is led by Volkswagen Motorsport, with a 147-point safety margin over Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT.

Rally Poland: another win for Ogier

The all-gravel Rally Poland saw Sébastien Ogier (VW/Michelin) collect his fifth victory of the season, ahead of team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen (+1m7.7s). Belgium’s Thierry Neuville (+2m13.5s) earned Hyundai Motorsport’s first podium finish, while Michelin notched up its 270th world class success, its first in Poland.

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