Cormac Shoots Le Mans: Mixed Fortunes For Many In France

Fabio Quartararo came to his home Grand Prix with enormous pressure from the French fans, but he acquitted himself remarkably well

A sea of yellow awaits Valentino Rossi

Joan Mir came to Le Mans with high hopes...

Which were dashed by three crashes on Sunday, including one on the warm up lap

A shadow falls over Maverick Viñales

Danilo Petrucci needed a result at Le Mans. He got not one, but two, with a front row start and a podium

Compare and contrast: Pol Espargaro finished less than six seconds from the winner at Le Mans. He made a big step forward with the KTM RC16

Johann Zarco ... didn't.

Jack Miller demonstrates why riders are using thumb brakes. There's barely room for his leg under the bike now

Miller lead the race for a while, before Marc Marquez got back in front of him

The smile of a man who had hoped for so much more. Second place was small comfort indeed for Andrea Dovizioso

Alex Rins heading up the stairs to the press conference on Thursday. Little did he know how rough his weekend was about to get

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