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: 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.

Hermunen failed to take advantage of pole position in the first race, allowing Thomas Chareyre to pounce from second on the grid and take the lead on Lap 2. A run of quick times (including the fastest of the race on Lap 4) enabled the Frenchman to pull clear.

On Lap 6, Hermunen fell back to sixth, 15s adrift, as Adrien Chareyre (Aprilia Fast Wheels-Michelin) took over second spot, ahead of Ivan Lazzarini (L30 Racing-Honda). The Finn managed to recover fourth place by the end of the race, however.

Race 2 saw Hermunen use his pole position to good effect. This time, the world champion benefited from problems for the Chareyre brothers on Laps 2 and 3 to collect his first victory of the year. Thomas fell back to sixth on Lap 3 but fought back to steal second from Lazzarini with two laps remaining. Adrien was less fortunate and had to settle for 10th place.

The meeting’s overall winner was Thomas Chareyre who left Romania with 47 extra points compared with 43 for Hermunen and 40 for Lazzarini.

The result strengthens Thomas Chareyre’s championship lead with a score of 90 points. Hermunen (83) has moved up to second, ahead of Adrien Chareyre (77).

Final positions:

Race 1:1, T.Chareyre (TM-Michelin). 2, A. Chareyre (Aprilia-Michelin). 3, Lazzarini (Honda). 4. Hermunen (TM-Michelin). Etc.

Race 2:1, Hermunen (TM-Michelin). 2, T. Chareyre (TM-Michelin). 3, Lazzarini (Honda). Etc.

Championship standings:1, T.Chareyre (90 points). 2, Hermunen (83). 3, A. Chareyre (77). 4, Lazzarini (76). Etc.

Next round:Czech Republic (June 15).


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™: 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.  


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).


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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