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Supermoto: T. Chareyre and Hermunen share the spoils in Romania

Thomas Chareyre (TM Racing Factory-Michelin) and Mauno Hermunen (SHR-TM-Michelin) won a race each at round two of the 2014 FIM Supermoto World Championship in Arad, Romania.

SuperMoto: world championship action returns to Romania

Ten years since its last visit, the 2014 FIM Supermoto World Championship features a round in Romania. This weekend, the second meeting of the season will be hosted by the town of Arad, around 20km from the Hungarian border.

Enduro: new winners in Greece

Except in the junior class where Giacomo Redondi (Beta Michelin, Junior) won both days, the Grand Prix of Greece had some intense battles and finally no other riders were able to score a double win. Christophe Nambotin (KTM) and Eero Remes (TM), Pierre Alexandre Renet (Husqvarna Michelin) and Antoine Meo (KTM), Ivan Cervantes (KTM) and Matthew Phillips (KTM) all won one day of this dry and warm GP in the E1, E2 and E3 categories.

Rally Raid: Barreda won the Sealine Rally in Qatar

After a final sprint two weeks ago in Abu Dhabi during the opening round of the Rally World Championship, the Sealine Cross-Country Rally in Qatar was another sprint as after 1912 kilometres of stages, Joan Barreda (Honda Michelin) beats Marc Coma (KTM Michelin) by only one minute and twenty-three seconds, and Helder Rodrigues (Honda) by one minute and fifty seconds.

Trial: Double win for Adam Raga in Japan

That’s not so often that Toni Bou (Montesa Michelin) didn’t got at least one win during a two days Grand Prix, and that’s what happened this weekend on the Twin Ring of Motegi (Japan) during the second round of the FIM Trial World Championship.

Bol d’Or: Kawasaki SRC salvages victory at Magny-Cours!

The last Bol d’Or to be held at Nevers Magny-Cours will be remembered as one of most entertaining in recent years. Difficult conditions led to a record number of falls up and down the leaderboard, but that didn’t prevent Kawasaki SRC from collecting its third straight Bol d’Or victory. Second place ended up in the hands of GMT 94 (Michelin), while Junior Team Suzuki added a top-three finish to its triumph in the Superstock class.

Bol d’Or: News of pole-vaulting champion Renaud Lavillenie

This morning, we spoke with Renaud Lavillenie on the telephone. The pole vaulting world record holder is in the United States where he won Saturday evening’s Drake Relays with a jump of 5.70m.

New Michelin tyres for the Bol d’Or

Michelin has developed new tyres for this year’s FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) following the introduction of new regulations which restrict the number of tyres that can be used during 24-hour races to 45.

The last Bol d’Or at Magny-Cours

The last Bol d’Or to take place at Nevers Magny-Cours promises to another close race. The top teams will have revised rider line-ups and have been busy testing in their bid to clinch the top prize at 3pm on Sunday, April 27.

SuperMoto: two wins for Thomas Chareyre (TM-Michelin) at Rivesaltes

Thomas Chareyre (TM Racing Factory-Michelin) won both races at the opening meeting of the 2014 SuperMoto World Championship at Rivesaltes, France. Both times, he finished clear of his brother Adrien (Aprilia Fast Wheels-Michelin). The defending champion Mauno Hermunen (SHR-TM-Michelin) was third and fourth.

The 2014 SuperMoto World Championship begins in France

This weekend will see the FIM SuperMoto World Championship get under way at Rivesaltes, in the south of France.

Trial: double win for Montesa Michelin

First round of the Trial World Championship, the Australian Grand Prix has been dominated by Toni Bou and Takahisa Fujinami (Montesa Michelin), who both won one day. But it’s Bou, the reigning champion, who leads the series before the GP of Japan, scheduled in two weeks.

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