Wet conditions made for close MotoGP combat at Le Mans, with with a number of unexpected twists that saw one rider gain the first GP podium of his career and a title favorite finish outside the top five.
The stacked 450 field opened the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with a memorable performance at Hangtown, with Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey and James Stewart banging bars for the first win of the year.
Both Repsol Honda Team riders suffered falls at Le Mans on Saturday, just as they had on qualifying day in Jerez two weeks ago. Marc Marquez went on to seal a second MotoGP™ pole position whereas Dani Pedrosa qualified sixth in France.
The 2013 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building held its 10th annual show over the weekend in Essex, Germany, as a motorcycle sourcing an Italian powerplant and built by Irishmen captured top honors.