Articles Posted in the " Le Mans " Category

  • 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.



  • Jorge Lorenzo | 2010 MotoGP Biography

    Jorge Lorenzo | 2010 MotoGP Biography

    Jorge Lorenzo – 2010 Biography

    22-year old Jorge Lorenzo joined the Fiat Yamaha Team in 2008 as double 250cc World Champion, having won the title for the past two years with Aprilia. Following his outstanding debut year, Lorenzo came of age in 2009, winning four races and pushing his teammate Valentino Rossi to the limit throughout a superb season. The Spaniard took the team’s first victory of the year at Yamaha’s home race in Japan and he went on to take further wins at Le Mans, Indianapolis and, for the second year in a row, Portugal.




  • Triumph Bonneville | Steve McQueen Special

    Triumph Bonneville | Steve McQueen Special

    Steve McQueen Bonneville

    British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph and Swiss watch manufacturer TAG Heuer have collaborated to create a special, one-of-a-kind "Bonneville Heuer" Triumph motorcycle. The association between Triumph and TAG Heuer comes as a result of their common values and the legacy of Steve McQueen, who was famously linked to both brands.


  • World Endurance Champion crowned

    World Endurance Champion crowned

    The Yamaha Austria Racing Team’s (YART) 2009 YZF R1 crossed the finish line at the Bol d’Or yesterday to claim the 2009 World Endurance Championship title. YART started the 24 hour race at its usual pace, setting the best lap time and keeping an unmatched tempo with consistent times under 1.42 for a streak of 91 laps. Unfortunately the team was heavily tested when some issues appeared and ultimately lost the chance of a podium.


  • Ducati 1098 Special | Motorcycle Review

    Ducati 1098 Special | Motorcycle Review

    Ultimate MotorCycling Special

    Maybe you’re too young. Or perhaps you are not intimately acquainted with automotive racing history. Whatever the reason, if dark and light blue stripes with red fail to make your heart go pitter-patter, you might miss the inspiration for the Ultimate MotorCycling Ducati 1098 Special.


  • MotoGP Catalunya Race Results Summary | Photo Gallery

    MotoGP Catalunya Race Results Summary | Photo Gallery

    MotoGP Race Report: Catalunya

    As at Jerez and Le Mans, Spanish riders have taken all three pole positions; however no Spanish rider has won from pole this year. The weekend in Catalunya turned out to be action packed in all three classes.

    Pleae read on for all the full race summary in MotoGP, 250cc and 125cc. We have also included a photo gallery. 


  • Rossi and Lorenzo preview MotoGP Catalunya

    Rossi and Lorenzo preview MotoGP Catalunya

    The Fiat Yamaha Team moves to Spain for the Grand Prix of Catalunya this week and after Valentino Rossi’s home race in Italy last time out it is now Jorge Lorenzo’s turn in the spotlight as the local hero. After a thrilling race in Mugello the pair now lie second and third in the championship and another exciting spectacle beckons this weekend at the high-speed Montmeló track.

    Mallorcan-born Lorenzo lived in Barcelona for much of his early career and after a brief hiatus in London last year he has now returned to live in his beloved home city.


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