French MotoGP

  • MotoGP: 300 up for Honda after Marquez’ French masterclass

    MotoGP: 300 up for Honda after Marquez’ French masterclass

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    A premier class milestone for the Japanese manufacturer is reached as the reigning Champion extends his overall standings lead Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) cruised to victory at the Shark Helmets Grand Prix de France to claim Honda’s 300th premier class victory, the Championship leader beating Ducati Team duo Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci as…

  • MotoGP: Marquez bounces back with Jerez heroics

    MotoGP: Marquez bounces back with Jerez heroics

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    Reigning World Champion Marc Marquez, beats Rins and Viñales on home soil to take the title lead into Le Mans. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has bounced back from his Americas GP crash in phenomenal fashion to take a commanding victory at the Gran Premio Red Bull de España, beating second place Alex Rins (Team…

  • Fenati’s not the first. Or the last. Dangerous MotoGP moves through history.

    Fenati’s not the first. Or the last. Dangerous MotoGP moves through history.

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    Romano Fenati isn’t the first rider to lose his cool while racing. That’s no excuse – but throughout the history of MotoGP, some of the greatest names in motorcycling have made some irresponsible and erratic decisions that have put other riders at risk. Here are some of the most famous incidents…   Freddie Spencer vs…

  • MotoGP: Silverstone STILL on the calendar for 2019.

    MotoGP: Silverstone STILL on the calendar for 2019.

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    We’re over halfway through the 2018 MotoGP season – and with the end in sight, the provisional calendar for next season has been unveiled. The announcement from MotoGP comes as Silverstone’s CEO Stuart Pringle promised a full investigation following the cancellation of the British GP. Heavy downpours left thousands of racing fans unable to watch…

  • VIDEO: ICONIC RACES – 1988 French 500cc GP with Gardner, Lawson, Schwantz and Sarron

    VIDEO: ICONIC RACES – 1988 French 500cc GP with Gardner, Lawson, Schwantz and Sarron

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    Got an hour to kill over the bank holiday? How about watching one of the most iconic 500cc GP races in history – in full? It features Wayne Gardner, Eddie Lawson, Kevin Schwantz and Christian Sarron going toe-to-toe – with the late great Barry Sheene on commentary duties.

  • MotoGP: Marquez, Dovi and Viñales split by less than a tenth at the French GP

    MotoGP: Marquez, Dovi and Viñales split by less than a tenth at the French GP

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    Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) took over at the top in FP1 for the HJC Helmets Grand Prix de France on his final lap, just deposing Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) after the Italian had done the same to Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Viñales was first to set a real flier as he pulled almost…

  • Get your hands on a front fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500

    Get your hands on a front fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500

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    If you want to get your hands on a rare piece of motorcycle racing history, a genuine Suzuki RGV500 fairing from Kevin Schwantz’s 1988 French Grand Prix machine is up for sale on eBay. 1988 was a big year for Kevin Schwantz. To kick it off, he won the Daytona Superbike race with a broken…

  • MotoGP: All the stats ahead of this weekend’s racing at Le Mans

    MotoGP: All the stats ahead of this weekend’s racing at Le Mans

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    The MotoGP world championship is heading back to Le Mans – and in preparation for the action kicking off, here’s a bunch of facts and figures about this weekend’s MotoGP racing at the iconic French circuit.    This weekend will be the thirtieth round of the MotoGP hosted at Le Mans. The first was in…

  • MotoGP: Guintoli gets call up to French round. Will replace injured Alex Rins on the factory Suzuki

    MotoGP: Guintoli gets call up to French round. Will replace injured Alex Rins on the factory Suzuki

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    Sylvain Guintoli has been designated the rider to race Suzuki´s GSX-RR in the French GP in Le Mans on May 21st and following races, until Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s factory rider Alex Rins is fully recovered and able to return to competition. Guintoli will join Team Suzuki MotoGP, already in Jerez, to take part in Tuesday´s…

  • MotoGP: Maverick is Silverstone’s Top Gun, Crutchlow second and Rossi third

    MotoGP: Maverick is Silverstone’s Top Gun, Crutchlow second and Rossi third

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      Maverick Viñales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) has taken a historic first win for Suzuki since their return to the championship, as the 2013 Moto3 world champion was in a class of his own at the Octo British Grand Prix to become the seventh winner so far in 2016. Viñales, who got his first podium in…

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