Articles Posted in the " Le Mans " Category

  • 2011 Le Mans Moto2: Friday FP Results

    2011 Le Mans Moto2: Friday FP Results

    France Moto2: FP1/FP2

    In a very competitive Moto2 second practice at Le Mans for the French GP, it was Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing) who led the way for this weekend’s Monster Energy Grand Prix de France, as he did in the morning. Thomas Lüthi (Interwetten Paddock Moto2) was second ahead of Simone Corsi (Ioda Racing Project).


  • 2011 Le Mans MotoGP: FP2 Results

    2011 Le Mans MotoGP: FP2 Results

    France MotoGP Free Practice

    During the second MotoGP Free Practice session at Le Mans Friday, Casey Stoner again showed domination aboard the Repsol Honda RC212V.

    The Australian was four-tenths quicker than his FP1 time, which allowed him to further shatter the Le Mans circuit record set by Valentino Rossi in 2008.


  • 2011 Le Mans MotoGP: FP1 Results

    2011 Le Mans MotoGP: FP1 Results

    France MotoGP Free Practice

    Casey Stoner not only set the fastest time during the first Free Practice session of the France Grand Prix Friday, the Repsol Honda MotoGP pilot also broke the lap record set by Valentino Rossi in 2008.


  • 2011 Le Mans Moto2 Preview

    2011 Le Mans Moto2 Preview

    2011 France Moto2

    Moto2, which continues to offer some of the closest and most exciting racing in MotoGP, heads to Le Mans in France this weekend.

    Currently leading the points chase is the German Stefan Bradl, who has started from pole position at each of the three events thus far in 2011, netting two wins: the opening round at Qatar, and the last event at Estoril.


  • MotoGP: Elf Logo on LCR Honda in France

    MotoGP: Elf Logo on LCR Honda in France

    2011 MotoGP

    The partnership between Elf (a brand of Total) and LCR Honda MotoGP Team continues with renewed commitment.

    After the confirmation of their long term cooperation announced at the beginning of the 2011 Championship Elf logo will be the Title Sponsor of LCR Honda MotoGP Team in the next Grand Prix of France at the historical Le Mans race track.


  • 2011 Le Mans MotoGP | Preview

    2011 Le Mans MotoGP | Preview

    France MotoGP

    The 2011 season of MotoGP – only three races old – has already presented spectators and racers with a wildly topsy-turvy series of events. Equal parts exciting and unpredictable, rivalries are forming as two Spaniards separate themselves from the field.


  • MotoGP: Lorenzo Focused for Le Mans

    MotoGP: Lorenzo Focused for Le Mans

    2011 MotoGP

    For the past two years, Jorge Lorenzo has won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans. In 2010, the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP rider finished well ahead of his then-teammate Valentino Rossi – a whopping 5.672 seconds before the Italian.


  • Marquez: 50th Race at Le Mans

    Marquez: 50th Race at Le Mans

    France Moto2

    This weekend’s Le Mans Moto2 race will bring celebration in the Repsol paddock as Marc Marquez celebrates his 50th race in the World Championship.

    And with 49 races arrives a great track record for the Spaniard Marquez: 2010 125cc title, 10 victories and many record laps.



  • 2011 France MotoGP: Bautista Determined

    2011 France MotoGP: Bautista Determined

    2011 MotoGP

    Alvaro Bautista returned to action at Estoril just six weeks after breaking his femur in practice for the opening round of the 2011 MotoGP Championship in Qatar.

    Though the Rizla Suzuki pilot was the last rider to finish at Estoril, Bautista proved he can overcome the intense process of physical reconditioning needed to compete in the MotoGP Championship.






  • Honda TT: Donald as Reserve Rider

    Honda TT: Donald as Reserve Rider

    Endurance Motorcycle Racing

    Australian racer Cameron Donald has been confirmed as a reserve rider for the new Honda TT Legends team, which is set to contest the FIM Endurance World Championship and selected road-race meetings throughout 2011.


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