Dec 30

One last look back at the year 2017 at Le Mans

2017 was an emotional and thrilling year, with plenty of epic battles and twists of fate on the track

One last look back at the year 2017 at Le MansBefore heading into 2018 in just a couple of days, relive one last time the highlights of what transpired at the Le Mans circuits throughout the year.

As many as 22 events took place throughout the year 2017 on all the tracks of Le Mans, including the 24 Hours circuit, the Bugatti circuit and the Karting circuit. Here’s a review of several key races!

The 40th edition of the 24 Hours Moto

The first race that kicked off 2017 took place April 15th and 16th with the 40th edition of the 24 Hours Moto. At the end of a tremendous race, the #94 Yamaha of GMT94 Yamaha managed by Christophe Guyot, claimed the top step on the podium in front of 74,500 spectators in attendance at the second round of the Endurance World Championship (FIM EWC). The Japanese motorcycle was driven by David Checa, Niccolo Canepa and Frenchman Mike Di Meglio, world 125 cm3 champion in 2008. Yamaha won the race for the fourth time and the French team pursued its successful momentum, winning a world champion title at the end of the season.

The complete article here on lemans.org

source: lemans.org