Thursday, June 1, 2023

From 1949 to 2023: a short journey through 1000 GPs – MADCONSOLE

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Le Mans sees us hit a mega milestone, so we thought we’d take a short journey down reminiscence lane to see how our sport has advanced

If you happen to have been to journey from the Isle of Man to Le Mans by motorbike, you’d clock simply over 1000 kilometres from one world-well-known motorsport venue to the opposite. It’s apt then that after the Isle of Man TT hosted the primary Bike Grand Prix again in 1949, Le Mans and the French GP will host the one thousandth Grand Prix. And what a journey it’s been within the 999 GPs between then and now.

Forward of the one thousandth GP that takes place at this weekend’s SHARK Grand Prix de France, we thought we’d take a transient have a look at how our stunning sport has advanced between 1949 and 2023.