French GP (2017)

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Crutchlow: Pedrosa would have crashed had I hit him

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow believes Dani Pedrosa would have crashed if roles in their French Grand Prix collision were reversed.

Lorenzo saved “difficult situation” with sixth at Le Mans

Jorge Lorenzo believes he saved a “difficult situation” with his sixth-place finish in the French Grand Prix after qualifying down in 16th on a disastrous Saturday.

Rossi: Vinales "cheated me a little bit" by cutting track

Valentino Rossi says he felt Maverick Vinales “cheated him a little bit” by cutting the track on the penultimate lap of their French Grand Prix battle.

Marquez didn't feel "comfortable" before Le Mans crash

MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says he never “felt totally comfortable” with the front end of his Honda during his French GP weekend that ended with a crash.

Rossi: Le Mans crash a “consequence” of earlier mistake

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi felt his late-race crash in the French GP was a “consequence” of his earlier error, although he admitted he didn't understand why he had fallen.

Zarco had Qatar crash flashbacks while leading at Le Mans

MotoGP star rookie Johann Zarco admits he had a flashback to his crash out of the lead in Qatar during his stint at the front of his home race at Le Mans.

Vinales aimed for last-corner overtake before Rossi error

French GP winner Maverick Vinales said he was aiming to line up a last-corner overtake on Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi on the final lap of the race before the Italian's mistake.

Le Mans MotoGP: Top 5 quotes after race

Yamaha MotoGP's Maverick Viñales delivered a stunning performance at the Grand Prix de France, taking his third victory of the season and the 500th Grand Prix win for Yamaha

Le Mans MotoGP: Vinales wins as Rossi crashes on final lap

Maverick Vinales took victory in the French GP at Le Mans after a thrilling duel with Yamaha MotoGP teammate Valentino Rossi ended with the Italian rider crashing on the final lap of the race.

Le Mans MotoGP: Marquez edges Folger in morning warm-up

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez set the pace in morning warm-up for Sunday's French GP at Le Mans, edging out satellite Yamaha rider Jonas Folger by just 0.021s.

Rossi tips “big surprise” Zarco for Le Mans victory bid

Valentino Rossi believes local hero Johann Zarco could feature in the French GP victory battle, having dubbed the Frenchman's qualifying effort “a big surprise”.

Lorenzo: Miller's FP4 shunt a warning from God

Jorge Lorenzo has suggested Jack Miller got a ‘warning from God’ in his French Grand Prix practice crash, after the pair clashed during a MotoGP safety commission meeting on Friday evening.

Le Mans MotoGP: Vinales leads all-Yamaha front row

Maverick Vinales led Yamaha MotoGP teammate Valentino Rossi in qualifying for the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.

Le Mans MotoGP: Redding tops FP3, Pedrosa and Lorenzo slowest

Scott Redding led fellow Briton Cal Crutchlow in a drying third practice for MotoGP's French Grand Prix, as Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo finished at the bottom of the times.

Crutchlow questions Le Mans MotoGP slot after Friday "waste"

LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow said he "doesn't know why" MotoGP comes to Le Mans for its French race, as he labelled Friday practice "a waste" due to the weather conditions.

Lorenzo "didn't feel safe" in wet Le Mans practice

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo admits he “didn't feel safe” riding around the wet Le Mans track in the second practice session of the French GP weekend.

Le Mans MotoGP: Dovizioso leads Marquez by 0.043s in wet FP2

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso pipped Honda’s Marc Marquez to finish on top in second practice for the French Grand Prix.

Le Mans MotoGP: Miller leads Marquez in damp FP1

Jack Miller led reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez by more than one second to top a drying first practice for the French Grand Prix.

Rossi unsure of Le Mans chances after "upsetting" Jerez race

Valentino Rossi concedes there is no guarantee Yamaha will bounce back from its "upsetting" outing at Jerez this weekend at Le Mans, given the extent of its problems.

Gallery: All MotoGP French GP winners till date

We recount all winners of the French Grand Prix since the premier class of motorcycle grand prix racing was renamed as MotoGP in 2002.

Suzuki calls up Guintoli for Le Mans MotoGP race

Suzuki has called up 2014 World Superbike champion Sylvain Guintoli to deputise for injured MotoGP rookie Alex Rins from the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.