Publish on 24 maggio 2017  |  Racing IT

SHARK Helmets played at home for the 5th edition of the MotoGP World Championship!

The Bugatti circuit of Le Mans received the most anticipated French motorcycle event of the year (more than 100,000 spectators!).


This spectacular track that also hosts the 24-hour motos is one of the favorites of many riders.

To the usual fans of Valentino Rossi, were added the many supporters of our French pilot Johann Zarco!


We start with the results of our Moto2 riders.

Ricky Cardus, who is riding the official KTM for his 3rd consecutive Grand Prix in replacement of Brad Binder, finishes again in points at 13th place.

Our Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira who stayed on 4 good races finished in 17th position.

The young Spanish Iker Lecuona felt in pratice and again injured his collarbone.

We wish him a good recovery.


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In MotoGP our French rider Johann Zarco finished in a magnificent 2nd position!

After a very good qualifying session, the SHARK rider started from the first row.

After taking the lead at the beginning of the race, he managed to keep pace with the leaders and achieved a historic performance.

It had been 29 years since the French had not set foot on a podium of their home GP.


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Jorge Lorenzo finished 6th starting from the 16th position on the grid.

Sam Lowes ranks 14th and scores his first points for his first season in MotoGP.

As for Sylvain Guintoli, he ranks 15th and takes a point for his return in the category queen.

Unfortunately for Scott Redding his race stopped on the 5th lap due to a mechanical issue.


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Next stop on June 4th on the mythical Italian circuit of Mugello!

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