Loris Baz

Loris Baz
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Baz (front left) in 2013
Nationality French
Born (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993 (age 27)
Sallanches, France
Current team Ten Kate Racing Yamaha
Bike number 76
Motorcycle racing career statistics
MotoGP World Championship
Active years 20152018
Manufacturers Yamaha Forward, Ducati, KTM
Championships 0
2018 championship position NC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
49 0 0 0 0 108
Superbike World Championship
Active years 20122014, 2018
Manufacturers Kawasaki, BMW, Yamaha
Championships 0
2020 championship position 8th (142 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
133 2 18 2 3 1030

Loris Baz (born 1 February 1993) is a French motorcycle racer, who races in the Superbike World Championship for the Ten Kate Racing. He has previously competed in MotoGP, the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship, the British Superbike Championship and the European Superstock 600 Championship, where he was champion in 2008.

Career

Superbike World Championship (2012–2014)

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

MotoGP World Championship (2015–2018)

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 and 2017 seasons, Baz rode with the Avintia Racing team.[4]

He made a one-off appearance at the 2018 British GP, replacing the injured Pol Espargaró in the factory KTM team.[5] However, the race was cancelled due to dangerous track conditions following heavy rain and resurfacing.

Return to Superbike (2018–present)

For the 2018 season Baz returned to the Superbike World Championship riding for the Gulf Althea BMW Racing team.[6]

Career statistics

FIM Superstock 1000 Cup

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

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
6
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

British Superbike Championship

(key)

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 R3 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

Superbike World Championship

Season Motorcycle Team Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
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
2018 BMW S1000RR Gulf Althea BMW Racing Team 25 0 0 0 0 137 11th
2019 Yamaha YZF-R1 Ten Kate Racing – Yamaha 23 0 0 0 0 138 10th
2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 Ten Kate Racing Yamaha 24 0 4 0 1 142 8th
Total 133 2 18 2 3 1030

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

Year Bike 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
2018 BMW AUS
11
AUS
9
THA
11
THA
12
SPA
11
SPA
15
NED
7
NED
8
ITA
13
ITA
11
GBR
7
GBR
10
CZE
18
CZE
11
USA
15
USA
10
ITA
Ret
ITA
9
POR
6
POR
9
FRA
10
FRA
10
ARG
9
ARG
11
QAT
6
QAT
C
11th 137
Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos Pts
R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2 R1 SR R2
2019 Yamaha AUS AUS AUS THA THA THA SPA SPA SPA NED NED NED ITA ITA ITA SPA
12
SPA
Ret
SPA
9
ITA
4
ITA
12
ITA
12
GBR
4
GBR
5
GBR
6
USA
8
USA
7
USA
7
POR
16
POR
9
POR
6
FRA
4
FRA
7
FRA
5
ARG
DNS
ARG
Ret
ARG
12
QAT
7
QAT
7
QAT
8
10th 138
2020 Yamaha AUS
7
AUS
7
AUS
8
SPA
5
SPA
4
SPA
17
POR
6
POR
3
POR
Ret
SPA
7
SPA
9
SPA
Ret
SPA
12
SPA
11
SPA
8
SPA
14
SPA
3
SPA
10
FRA
2
FRA
6
FRA
2
POR
9
POR
Ret
POR
Ret
8th 142

Grand Prix motorcycle racing

Season Class Motorcycle Team Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
2015 MotoGP Yamaha Forward Forward Racing 17 0 0 0 0 28 17th
2016 MotoGP Ducati Avintia Racing 14 0 0 0 0 35 20th
2017 MotoGP Ducati Reale Avintia Racing 18 0 0 0 0 45 18th
2018 MotoGP KTM Red Bull KTM Factory Racing 0 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Total 49 0 0 0 0 108
Class Seasons 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Podiums Pole FLap Pts WChmp
MotoGP 2015–2018 2015 Qatar 49 0 0 0 0 108 0
Total 2015–2018 49 0 0 0 0 108 0

(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 19 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
15
RSM
16
ARA
21
JPN
10
AUS
18
MAL
Ret
VAL
16
18th 45
2018 MotoGP KTM QAT ARG AME SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GER CZE AUT GBR
C
RSM ARA THA JPN AUS MAL VAL NC 0

References

  1. ^ "Loris Baz to continue with Kawasaki in 2013". twowheelsblog.com. Archived from the original on 6 September 2013. 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.
  5. ^ "KTM confirm Baz will race at Silverstone". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 21 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Baz grits his teeth in race 1 in Australia". Gulf Althea BMW Racing team. 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2018-03-13.

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