The 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans – 3rd round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) – brought mixed feelings: emotion, joy and disappointment. Porsche LMP Team’s No.2 919 Hybrid finally conquered the 19th win for the Weissach factory at the world’s greatest endurance race.
Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli conquered race 1 of the 7th round of the Superbike World Championship, by taking advantage of three big crashes ahead of him. In the final stages of the last lap Chaz Davies (Ducati) crashed out of the lead and was hit by Rea, with Rea able to pick up his bike to finish third, behind winner Sykes and second placed Lowes. Before that incident, Marco Melandri (Ducati) also crashed out when fighting for a podium finish and he would ultimately finish 15th.
Three weeks after the Isle of Man TT, MotoGP (where the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team, with Rossi and Viñales, is sponsored by BMC) is getting ready to challenge its Tourist Trophy, but this time on the TT Circuit Assen. The Dutch track is the only one to have hosted races since the founding of the World Championship and will play host to the 8th appointment in the 2017 World Championship from June 23 to 25.
Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won from pole position the 7th 2017 GP of Formula 1 (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC). Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) was 2 ed and Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) 3rd.
Ott Tänak (Ford Fiesta) scored his first WRC win at Rally Italia Sardegna, and climbed to third in the FIA World Rally Championship.
First run in 1923, the Le Mans 24 Hours (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) has always stood out as an exceptional challenge not only for drivers, but also for their cars and tyres.
The Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli will host the 7th round of the Superbike World Championship, where the Team Yamaha of WSBK and WSSP are sponsored by BMC.
Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati) finished ahead of Repsol's Spanish pair Marc Marquez, in second, and Dani Pedrosa in third.
After the Italian GP, where Maverick Viñales was 2nd behind Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati), the MotoGP championship returns to Spain for the Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix, the 7th appointment of the 2017 World Championships, held from 9 to 11 June at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya.
Following two events in Europe, Formula 1 (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) heads to the Canadian Grand Prix, widely acknowledged as one of the most unpredictable races of the year.
The World Rally Championship (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) arrives at the 7th event of 2017 in Sardinia, on a total distance of 1,495.36km, including 19 stages totalling 321.46km.