Tag Archive: Magny-Cours

Sep 29

Sharp Rea leads opening Magny-Cours session

As the Pirelli French Round commenced on Friday morning the World Champion led the way from Camier and Savadori

As the WorldSBK riders commenced their work at the Pirelli French Round early on Friday it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who set the pace in FP1, lapping the 4.411km Magny-Cours circuit with a 1’37.849 time.

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Sep 28

Magny-Cours manufacturer’s milestones 

Ahead of the 11th Round of the season, take a look at how successful manufactures have been in France

Aprilia have won three times at Magny-Cours: with Max Biaggi in the second 2010 race and a double 1-2 in 2014, when Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli took wins. Last year the best results for Aprilia were scored by Lorenzo Savadori: 5th in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2. Aprilia started from pole here two years ago with Leon Haslam, which was their last pole to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

French WorldSBK promises action not to be missed

Keep up with all the activities on and off track in Magny-Cours

Circuit de Nevers Magny-CoursThe MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship returns to France this weekend as the champion fight heats up over all four classes, with only two European rounds remaining on the calendar. Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is preparing to host the 11th round of the season, and have plenty planned to keep fans entertained all weekend long.
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Sep 19

The V de V Endurance HV Challenge

The final race of the season for the historical vehicules will take place on October 6-8 in Magny-Cours

V de V Sports logoThe last event at Dijon-Prenois was great. The one in Magny-Cours will be even better. We expect more then twenty competitors.

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Apr 26

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017

The programme at the French circuit includes track runs by the RS01 and the RE40

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017 1As part of its celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1, Renault will be presenting a retrospective of its prestigious past in grand prix racing with a display of 11 F1 cars at Classic Days 2017 (Magny-Cours, France). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Magny-Cours Tickets now on sale

Don’s miss out on #FrenchWorldSBK action

The countdown is on to Round 11 of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the series hits Magny-Cours from 29th September – 1st October 2017. Nearing the climax of what is set to be a sensational WorldSBK season, the weekend won’t be short of drama and tickets are on sale here.

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Sep 30

#FrenchWorldSBK: Day 1 Round Up

Magny-Cours: Day 1

Davies unstoppable as fastest man on Friday Davies on Fire as Friday’s Fastest Overall. – Ducati rider fastest again in FP2. Chaz Davies was the man to beat on Friday at Magny-Cours, after finishing at the top of the time sheets in both practice sessions.

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Sep 26

The battles ahead of #FrenchWorldSBK  

The Assault For The Title Continues – All eyes are on Rea ahead of the Fassi French Round

Magny-Cours Situated in the centre of France, some 250 kilometers south of Paris, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours is an iconic staple of French Motor Racing and Round 11 will mark the 25th anniversary of WorldSBK at Magny-Cours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

Campos Racing to head over to Estoril for first GP3 collective testing

The first collective testing of the GP3 Series will take place at Estoril

F80P9705After completing a successful shakedown at Magny-Cours, Campos Racing and its drivers will carry out a three-day collective testing at Estoril Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Successful shakedown for the GP3/16 car in Magny-Cours

Positive opening day with the third generation car
GP3 - Magny-Cours - Jake Hughes (DAMS) History was made today when the GP3 teams got their first experience of the brand new GP3/16 car at a non-official test in Magny-Cours circuit in France.

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Mar 02

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver Academy

Fuoco retained, new recruits are Leclerc and Alesi

Fuoco, Leclerc & Alesi named in Ferrari Driver AcademyIt’s time for announcements regarding the Ferrari Driver Academy, which sees three current students of the Maranello academy in action at the GP3 shakedown in Magny-Cours. The school, which is now run by Massimo Rivola and features a new logo this year, has opened its gates to two promising youngsters on the international motor sport scene.

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Oct 04

Rea ends Fassi French Round with the double (WSS Race below)

Davies and Sykes complete Magny-Cours Race 2 podium

WSBK - Jonathan Rea proved his speed once more by taking a dry Race 2 win and the double The second race at Magny-Cours was won by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), the World Champion doing the double for the fifth time this year after a three-rider battle raged from the start. His podium tally of 22 puts him equal with Troy Bayliss who achieved the feat in 2002, and is the second highest number of podiums in a season in the all-time list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Rea masters wet conditions in Race 1 at Magny-Cours

Sykes edged in the closing stages as Guintoli claims home podium

WSBK - Jonathan Rea The opening WorldSBK race of the day at a very wet Magny-Cours has been won by newly crowned Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea after a reduced race distance of 19 laps.

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Oct 02

Rea leads proceedings on opening day in France (updated)

Davies, Sykes, Haslam and Lowes complete an all-British top 5 at Magny-Cours.

WSBK - Jonathan Rea The opening day’s Free Practice sessions for the Fassi French Round drew to a close with new WorldSBK Champion Jonathan Rea leading the way aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R.

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Sep 30

France in WorldSBK history

Having hosted many season-ending races, Magny-Cours has seen plenty of drama…

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black France staged its first World Superbike event in the first ever season, 1988. Fabrizio Pirovano won aboard his Yamaha at Le Mans, in what turned out to be the only race to take place that weekend.

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Sep 28

All focus shifts to battle for second at #FrenchWorldSBK

With Rea already crowned World Champion, the series heads to Magny-Cours

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Situated close to the towns of Magny-Cours and Nevers, the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours (to give it its full title) is found in the centre of France and some 250 kilometres from capital city Paris. On no less than 15 occasions has it hosted the historic Bol d’Or motorcycle race and was also a home of Formula 1 car racing until 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Rejuvenated title hopes for Guintoli after home round success

Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes

WSBK - Sylvain Guintoli Day 3 The penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World witnessed a change of momentum for the title race, which will be decided on November 2nd at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

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Oct 05

Melandri edges out Guintoli for the win in Race 2

Melandri elevates himself to third place in the standings

WSBK - Race 2 Podium In similar conditions to the opening race of the day, Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team) has won Race 2 at Magny-Cours as he crossed the finish line with a 2.6 second advantage over Sylvain Guintoli.

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Oct 02

WSBK riders play petanque on the starting grid

The riders will hit the track tomorrow for the first free practice sessions for all classes.

Action shot Media Event The Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours hosted the usual Thursday Media Event to kick-start the penultimate round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship.

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