September recap: Michelin in WRC and MotoGP

September 30, 2019

September recap: Michelin in WRC and MotoGP

September 30, 2019

Michelin Motorsport’s global calendar for 2019 is now through September.
The FIM MotoGPTM World Championship raced twice in San Marino and Aragon, and the FIA World Rally Championship raced in Turkey.

For past Michelin Motorsport check-ins from earlier 2019 races, see these links (September 3, July 6May 28April 30April 1March 11).

MotoGPTM

Marc Marquez’s year of dominance rolled on. He won both in San Marino (recap) and Aragon (recap). With five races to go, the Repsol Honda rider leads the championship by nearly 100 points (300-202) over Andrea Dovizioso. Just nine points separate Alex Rins, Danilo Petrucci and Maverick Viñales for third place (156-155-147). Valentino Rossi sits a further 10 points back of Viñales.

WRC

Citroen returned to the top in Turkey, with Sebastien Ogier leading a 1-2 finish over teammate Andreas Mikkelsen (recap). The win was Ogier and Citroen’s first since Mexico back in March. Toyota’s Ott Tanak holds a 17-point lead over Ogier with Thierry Neuville third, 30 points back.

What’s Next

  • FIA WRC: Oct. 6, Wales Rally Great Britain
  • FIA WEC: Oct. 6, Fuji, Japan
  • MotoGPTM : Oct. 6, Buriram, Thailand
  • IMSA: Oct. 12, Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
  • Formula E: Oct. 15-18 Series Test, Valencia, Spain

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