The Bol d’Or, the legendary twenty-four hours international motorcycle race, will be held at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet on 20, 21 and 22 September 2019.
Launched in 1922, the Bol d’Or has been held in many circuits, Saint Germain, Fontainebleau, Monthléry and Le Mans, before settling for many years in the south of France in Le Castellet. These years in Castellet have marked the history of the Bol d’Or: from 1978 to 1999, the Circuit Paul Ricard was the scene of legendary races where brands have each in turn made their own footprints. Honda in the 80s (eight successes in eleven races), Kawasaki in the 90 (four wins during the decade) and Suzuki, finally, who saw the last two victories in the Var before crushing the competition in La Nièvre.
In 2019, the legendary 24h motorcycle race will return to the Paul Ricard Circuit at Le Castellet for the fifth year in a row.
The world’s first 24h motorcycling race, the Bol d’Or is the reference for all motorcycle enthusiasts. At the opening of the FIM Endurance World Championship, 59 teams will compete for the delight of athletes and spectators alike.
- 3 races and more than 500 riders will occupy the track all weekend
- An audience of enthusiasts: 69,000 spectators in 2018
- More than 100 exhibitors to represent the brands and present the 2019 products and new products
- Animations and exhibitions will punctuate the weekend: Exhibitions, Motorcycles Clubs present, Stunt, Music Festival on the big stage of the Bol d’Or, Funfair, Initiations for children