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Resume Of Moto GP Le Mans 2016 Final Day In Photos

Resume Moto GP: Jorge Lorenzo 99 did not need gifts at the fifth round of motorbike racing World Championship 2016. But his opponents have made it anyway. The Spanish racer from the Yamaha official team smashed the Le Mans track record set by Marc Marquez at Moto GP qualifying rounds and led from start to finish at Grand Prix of France 2016, competed on Bugatti circuit. The 2015 MotoGP World Champion wins in front of his teammate, The Doctor Valentino Rossi and Suzuki’s driver Maverick Viñales.

Valentino Rossi vs Lorenzo

Valentino Rossi vs Lorenzo 2016

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Le Mans 2016

Already conquering the pole position, Lorenzo 99 managed to sow his opponents from the red lights. Leading the way in Dunlop curve, ahead of the two factory Ducati of Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone.

Foto Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo 99 five seconds before the start of MotoGP Le Mans 2016

Second, on the grid,  Marc Marquez 93 miss off launching and falls to sixth place in the standings.

Lotus Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez 93 second on start grid

He then pursued by Valentino Rossi 46, departed from seventh place on the grid, after a difficult qualifying. Since the first laps, the two men begin their climb in exceed  Aleix and Pol Espargaro brothers.

The Doctor Valentino Rossi

The Doctor Valentino Rossi at seventh place on grid

After five rounds, Jorge Lorenzo is in the lead, but both Ducati factory drivers manage to follow the rhythm of the Yamaha racer. Andrea Iannone takes then over his teammate and chases the leader, but not for a long time. The Italian “lost” front of his bike at the entrance of Garage Vert corner.

Foto Andrea Iannone

Andrea Iannone Ducati team

Moreover,  falling multiple: Cal Crutchlow (Honda) and Tito Rabat (Honda) also came to end in the gravel trap. Scott Redding gives up because of a mechanical problem. Andrea Dovizioso, Marc Marquez, and Valentino Rossi form a compact group behind the Spanish leader, but not for a long time.

Foto Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso LeMans 2016

Just after the fall of Iannone,  Rossi gets rid of Marquez at the entrance to the Garage Vert corner. Less than four kilometers away, The Doctor puts it at the expense of Dovizioso. Both Yamaha factory riders are leading, Lorenzo has 4 seconds ahead of number VR46.

VR46

VR46 take second place at LeMans MotoGP

A curious incident occurs then. At the entrance of the Museum corner, Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Marquez lose control of their machine at same time. The two bikes and their riders sliding into the outside of the corner in a strange ballet. Only the Spaniard is able to leave, despite a banged fairing. A good idea, since Marc Marquez managed to finish in 13th place and therefore he gets 3 points in the world championship.

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MarcMarquez93 does not leave hope for some points in the championship

MarcMarquez93 finished behind the French Loris Baz, who signs his best result of the season.

Jorge Lorenzo 99 continues to widen the gap in front of Vale Rossi 46 to 6 seconds. At the end of the 26 lap race gap has reached nearly 10 seconds.

Lorenzo 99

Lorenzo 99 rush to victory at the Grand Prix de France Moto 2016

Behind, the young Maverick Viñales takes 3rd place riding his Suzuki,  despite on all attempts of Dani Pedrosa to return.

Maverick Vinales

Maverick Vinales fighting for third place at LeMans MotoGP

With Vinales, Suzuki Team got their first podium in MotoGP for nearly 6 years.  The “jockey” of Honda team Pedrosa takes a good 4th place, after a complicated race start in the midfield.

Foto Dani Pedrosa 2016

Dani Pedrosa LeMans 2016

Video Valentino Rossi vs Lorenzo:

Video show french fans reaction of Valentino Rossi vs Lorenzo at the fifth round of motorbike racing World Championship

Resume Moto GP Le Mans 2016 – what to remember:

  • The impressive domination of Jorge Lorenzo 99, who led the entire race
  • Beautiful climbs of Valentino Rossi (which is good for the championship) and Dani Pedrosa
  • Suzuki laughs,  Ducati cries
Resume Moto GP Le Mans 2016 podium

Resume Moto GP Le Mans 2016 podium

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