Loris Baz

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Loris Baz
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Baz (front left) in 2013.
Nationality France French
Born (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993 (age 24)
Sallanches, France
Current team Reale Avintia Racing
Bike number 76
Motorcycle racing career statistics
MotoGP World Championship
Active years 20152017
Manufacturers Yamaha Forward, Ducati
2016 championship position 20th (35 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
35 0 0 0 0 75
Superbike World Championship
Active years 20122014
Manufacturers Kawasaki
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
61 2 14 2 2 613

Loris Baz (born 1 February 1993) is a motorcycle racer from France, who races in MotoGP for the Avintia Racing team. He has previously competed in the Superbike World Championship, the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship, the British Superbike Championship and the European Superstock 600 Championship, where he was champion in 2008. Baz is currently the tallest MotoGP rider, at 191 centimetres (6 ft 3 in).[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Superbike World Championship (2012–14)[edit]

Kawasaki Racing confirmed Baz for the 2013 Superbike World Championship season.[1]

MotoGP (2015–)[edit]

On 4 October 2014, it was announced that Baz would move into MotoGP, with Forward Racing.[2] At Misano in September, Baz achieved his best result with 4th place in changeable conditions.[3] Baz finished his début season with 28 points, and was 17th in the final championship standings.

For the 2016 season, Baz is riding with the Avintia Racing team.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

British Superbike Championship[edit]

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R3 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3
2010 Yamaha BHI BHI THR THR OUL OUL CAD CAD MAL MAL KNO KNO SNE SNE SNE BHGP BHGP BHGP CAD CAD CRO
7
CRO
Ret
SIL
11
SIL
Ret
OUL
10
OUL
9
OUL
6
20th 37
2011 Yamaha BHI
7
BHI
13
OUL
8
OUL
9
CRO
4
CRO
5
THR
25
THR
11
KNO
9
KNO
Ret
SNE
9
SNE
7
OUL
7
OUL
C
BHGP BHGP BHGP CAD CAD CAD DON DON SIL SIL BHGP BHGP BHGP 14th 88

FIM Superstock 1000 Cup[edit]

Races by year[edit]

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pos. Pts
2009 Yamaha SPA
Ret
NED
6
ITA
10
SMR
9
GBR
5
CZE
Ret
GER
14
ITA
10
FRA
6
POR
6
8th 61
2010 Yamaha POR
3
SPA
5
NED
Ret
ITA
Ret
SMR
6
CZE
9
GBR
6
GER
5
ITA FRA
Ret
8th 65
2011 Honda NED ITA SMR SPA CZE GBR GER ITA FRA
Ret
POR
7
19th 9
2012 Kawasaki ITA
2
NED
6
ITA
Ret
SMR SPA CZE GBR GER POR FRA 14th 30

Superbike World Championship[edit]

By season[edit]

Season Moto Team Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts Plcd WCh
2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team 20 1 3 0 1 122 13th  –
2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team 17 1 2 0 0 180 8th  –
2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Kawasaki Racing Team 24 0 9 2 1 311 5th  –
Total 61 2 14 2 2 613 0

Races by year[edit]

Year Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos. Pts
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
2012 Kawasaki AUS AUS ITA ITA NED NED ITA ITA EUR
16
EUR
8
USA
15
USA
14
SMR
Ret
SMR
8
SPA
Ret
SPA
20
CZE
3
CZE
8
GBR
1
GBR
2
RUS
11
RUS
9
GER
Ret
GER
8
POR
7
POR
7
FRA
10
FRA
Ret
13th 122
2013 Kawasaki AUS
6
AUS
Ret
SPA
5
SPA
6
NED
5
NED
3
ITA
7
ITA
8
GBR
5
GBR
7
POR
5
POR
4
ITA
9
ITA
6
RUS
8
RUS
C
GBR
5
GBR
1
GER
DNS
GER
DNS
TUR TUR USA USA FRA FRA SPA SPA 8th 180
2014 Kawasaki AUS
5
AUS
2
SPA
2
SPA
2
NED
4
NED
7
ITA
4
ITA
4
GBR
2
GBR
2
MAL
Ret
MAL
5
SMR
2
SMR
2
POR
3
POR
6
USA
9
USA
6
SPA
Ret
SPA
7
FRA
5
FRA
7
QAT
2
QAT
7
5th 311

Grand Prix motorcycle racing[edit]

By season[edit]

Season Class Motorcycle Team Number Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
2015 MotoGP Yamaha Forward Forward Racing 76 17 0 0 0 0 28 17th
2016 MotoGP Ducati Avintia Racing 76 14 0 0 0 0 35 20th
2017 MotoGP Ducati Avintia Racing 76 4 0 0 0 0 12* 15th
Total 35 0 0 0 0 75

* Season still in progress.

By class[edit]

Class Seasons 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Podiums Pole FLap Pts WChmp
MotoGP 2015–2017 2015 Qatar 35 0 0 0 0 75 0
Total 2015 – present 35 0 0 0 0 75 0

Races by year[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position, races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Pts
2015 MotoGP Yamaha Forward QAT
22
AME
17
ARG
14
SPA
Ret
FRA
12
ITA
12
CAT
13
NED
15
GER
19
IND CZE
15
GBR
16
RSM
4
ARA
17
JPN
Ret
AUS
18
MAL
Ret
VAL
19
17th 28
2016 MotoGP Ducati QAT
Ret
ARG
Ret
AME
15
SPA
13
FRA
12
ITA
Ret
CAT NED GER
17
AUT
13
CZE
4
GBR
DNS
RSM ARA
18
JPN
16
AUS
Ret
MAL
5
VAL
18
20th 35
2017 MotoGP Ducati QAT
12
ARG
11
AME
Ret
SPA
13
FRA
9
ITA
18
CAT
12
NED
8
GER
19
CZE
Ret
AUT
9
GBR RSM ARA JPN AUS MAL VAL 14th* 38*

* Season still in progress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loris Baz to continue with Kawasaki in 2013". twowheelsblog.com. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Loris Baz joins Forward Yamaha for 2015 MotoGP season". Autosport. Haymarket Publications. 4 October 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Morrison, Neil (14 September 2015). "Baz: This proves I'm not too tall!". Crash.net. Crash Media Group. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Loris Baz joins Avintia for 2016". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2016. 

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