French motorcycle Grand Prix

motorcycle race held in France

The French motorcycle Grand Prix is a motorcycling event that is part of the World Motorcycle Racing season.

French motorcycle Grand Prix
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Grand Prix motorcycle racing
VenueLe Mans (1969–1970, 1976, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989–1990, 1994–1995, 2000–present)
Paul Ricard (1973, 1975, 1977, 1980–1981, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996–1999)
Magny-Cours (1992)
Nogaro (1978, 1982)
Clermont-Ferrand (1959–1964, 1966–1967, 1972, 1974)
Rouen-Les-Essarts (1953, 1965)
Reims-Gueux (1954–1955)
d'Albi (1951)
First race1951
Most wins (rider)Giacomo Agostini (7)
Most wins (manufacturer)Honda (52)

The Grand Prix was held on different circuits in its history: on the Charade Circuit (Puy-de-Dôme) between 1959 and 1967, Le Mans circuit on numerous occasions since 1969, alternating with the Paul Ricard Circuit at Le Castellet, used it for the first time in 1973, the Circuit Paul Armagnac in Nogaro in 1978 and 1982 and the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours once in 1992. Since 2000 the race has been held at Le Mans on the Bugatti Circuit.