Michelin set to return to the FIM Endurance World Championship

Michelin is pleased to announce that it will be returning to the FIM Endurance World Championship (FIM EWC) when racing resumes after the interruption forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Its first outing will consequently be the 24 Heures Moto at Le Mans, France, at the end of August. Michelin plans to use its involvement in the FIM EWC to reaffirm its role as a leading player in motorcycle endurance racing which permits open competition between tyre brands.

Michelin’s decade of innovation and success in motorsport

In the course of the past 10 years, Michelin’s increasingly sophisticated, energy-efficient, consistent and, now, connected tyres collected more than 300 world-class victories in disciplines as varied as MotoGP, endurance racing, rallying and Formula E. 

SuperMoto: action in the Czech Republic

Round three of the 2014 SuperMoto World Championship takes competitors to Sosnovà, 90km north of the Czech Republic’s capital Prague.

With a score of three wins from four races to his name, Thomas Chareyre (TM Racing Factory-Michelin) will be keen to extend his advantage in the title chase by adding two more victories to the list. 

Meanwhile, the defending champion Mauno Hermunen (SHR-TM-Michelin), winner of just one race so far this season (Romania), will be hoping to bridge his 16-point deficit. The Finn came first ahead of his French rival in both Czech races in 2013.

Third-placed Ivan Lazzarini (L30 Racing-Honda, +19 points) is one point clear of Adrien Chareyre (4th, Aprilia Fast Wheels – Michelin) who began the season with a string of podium finishes. He fell in the second race in Romania, however.

Paval Kejmar (6th, 833 Racing Team-Husqvarna, 58 points) will be on home soil and targeting a top-three result this weekend.

Timetable:

Saturday, June 14:

11:25am-11:55am: Free Practice 1

2:10pm-2:40pm: Free Practice 2

4:10pm: Qualifying Practice

4:45pm-4:55pm: Super Chrono session

Sunday, June 15:

10:55am-11:15am: Warm-up

2:00pm: Race 1

4:30pm: Race 2

MOTOGP™

Torres takes advantage of the superior performance of the current, more environmentally-respectful MICHELIN Power Slick MotoE range to claim the 2020 FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup

Jordi Torres (Pons Racing 40) laid the foundations for his 2020 MotoE™ title by winning the first of the two races at the weekend’s SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France. The season’s final clash was won by Niki Tuuli (Avant Ajo MotoE). 

MOTOGP™

MotoGP™: Petrucci wins at Le Mans aided by the exceptional grip delivered by his MICHELIN Power Rain tyres

The 2020 SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France – Round 10 of the MotoGPTM World Championship – was won by Ducati Team’s Danilo Petrucci, ahead of Alex Márquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Pol Espargaro (Red Bull KTM Racing Factory). The outstanding grip provided by the MICHELIN Power Rain as heavy rain swept over Le Mans-Bugatti was acclaimed by all the teams. Three different makes featured on the podium, while Frenchman Fabio Quartararo continues to top the provisional Riders’ standings.  

FIA WRC

1-2 glory for Hyundai/Michelin in Sardinia

Spain’s Dani Sordo collected his second straight Rally Italia Sardegna victory, heading home fellow Hyundai i20 WRC/Michelin runner Thierry Neuville and Sébastien Ogier (Toyota/Michelin).

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MotoGP™ - SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France - Raceguide

Michelin is in its homeland as Le Mans plays host to the next round of MotoGP™ and the final rounds of MotoE™ at the SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France.Clic on the photo to download our raceguide

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