The year 1949 was the starting point of the most exciting motorcycle races in the world. MotoGP was inaugurated as the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix.
Nowadays it is constantly winning new fans as it continues to expand around the globe. The motorcycles are always evolving with new technologies giving plenty of joy and thrill to the fans.
The 2018 Championship has already started and first on the board is Marc Marquez with 70 points.
The Le Mans circuit has one of the longest traditions hosting MotoGP race. It was built in 1965 and lies 5km south of the city of Le Mans and 200km south-west of Paris. The venue was active from late 60s to 1995 when a serious accident to Spanish rider Alberto Puig, struck the cirquit off the calendar until 2000.
The circuit consists of 14 turns: 5 left corners and 9 right corners with the longest straight measuring 0.674 km and is characterized as a tight track dominated by first gear corners that place the emphasis on late braking and hard acceleration. The capacity is up to 100,000 comfortable spectators. In 20th of May 2018 the winner has to beat 28 laps and race 117,2 km to take the checkered flag.
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