Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain rides his bike during a free practice session at the MotoGP World Championship.
Marc Marquez

Honda rider and defending champion Marc Marquez comes into the 2014 French MotoGP Grand Prix as the favourite to win his fifth race of the season at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the French MotoGP Grand Prix starts at 8am BST, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 12pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Bugatti Circuit
  • First MotoGP Race: 2002
  • Circuit Length: 4.185 km
  • Number of Laps: 28
  • Race Distance: 117.2 km
  • Most Wins: Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo (3)
  • 2013 Winner: Dani Pedrosa (Honda)
  • 2013 Pole: Marc Marquez (Honda)

Rider's Champions Review

After winning the first four races of the season, Marquez has bagged the maximum points. The Spaniard is leading the rider's championship leader board with 100 points, leading his teammate Dani Pedrosa by 28 points, who is in second place.

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is third with 61 points while Andrea Dovizioso is fourth, trailing the Italian by 16 points.

Constructor's Championship Review

Marquez and Pedrosa have helped Honda sit on top of the constructor's leader board with 172 points after four races. Their nearest rivals, Yamaha trail Honda by 76 points with Jorge Lorenzo contributing 35 points. Ducati are third with 55 points.