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Xavier Siméon (born 31 August 1989) is a Grand Prix motorcycle racer from Belgium and winner of the 2009 FIM Superstock 1000 Championship and the 2006 European Superstock 600 Championship.

Xavier Siméon
Xavier Simeon 2.jpg
Simeon in 2013.
NationalityBelgian
Born (1989-08-31) 31 August 1989 (age 30)
Brussels, Belgium
Current teamReale Avintia Racing
Bike number10
Motorcycle racing career statistics
MotoGP World Championship
Active years2018
ManufacturersDucati
Championships0
2018 championship position27th (1 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
17 0 0 0 0 1
Moto2 World Championship
Active years20102017
ManufacturersMoriwaki, Tech 3, Kalex, Suter, Speed Up
Championships0
2017 championship position23rd (16 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
127 1 4 2 1 384
MotoE World Cup
Active years2019
ManufacturersEnergica
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
2 0 1 0 0 29

At the 2013 French Grand Prix, Siméon became the first Belgian rider since Didier de Radiguès in 1990 to take a podium finish, when he finished third behind Marc VDS Racing Team riders Scott Redding and Mika Kallio. Later in the season, Siméon took pole position for the German Grand Prix, the first such result for a Belgian since de Radiguès in 1989.[1] Two years later, Siméon achieved his first victory at the 2015 German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring.[2] In doing so, he became only the third Belgian rider to win a motorcycle Grand Prix, after de Radiguès and Julien Vanzeebroeck.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Class Motorcycle Team Number Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts Plcd WCh
2010 Moto2 Moriwaki MD600 Holiday Gym G22 19 10 0 0 0 0 10 30th 0
2011 Moto2 Tech 3 Mistral 610 Tech 3 B 19 17 0 0 0 0 23 26th 0
2012 Moto2 Tech 3 Mistral 610 Tech 3 Racing 19 15 0 0 0 0 23 21st 0
2013 Moto2 Kalex Moto2 2012 Maptaq SAG Team Zelos 19 17 0 1 1 0 90 12th 0
2014 Moto2 Suter MMX2 Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 19 18 0 1 0 0 63 14th 0
2015 Moto2 Kalex Moto2 2014 Federal Oil Gresini Moto2 19 18 1 2 1 0 113 7th 0
2016 Moto2 Speed Up SF16 QMMF Racing Team 19 17 0 0 0 1 46 17th 0
2017 Moto2 Kalex Moto2 Tasca Racing Scuderia Moto2 19 15 0 0 0 0 16 23rd 0
2018 MotoGP Ducati Desmosedici GP16 Reale Avintia Racing 10 17 0 0 0 0 1 27th 0
Ducati Desmosedici GP17
2019 MotoE Energica Ego Corsa Avintia Esponsorama Racing 10 4 0 2 0 0 45 5th* 0
Total 146 1 6 2 1 430 0

Races by yearEdit

(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
2010 Moto2 Moriwaki QAT SPA FRA
Ret
ITA
19
GBR
8
NED
Ret
CAT
24
GER
15
CZE
19
IND RSM
19
ARA JPN MAL AUS POR
23
VAL
15
30th 10
2011 Moto2 Tech 3 QAT
25
SPA
19
POR
26
FRA
18
CAT
14
GBR
Ret
NED
Ret
ITA
12
GER
18
CZE
23
IND
13
RSM
Ret
ARA
18
JPN
11
AUS
Ret
MAL
15
VAL
8
26th 23
2012 Moto2 Tech 3 QAT
17
SPA
13
POR
13
FRA
DNS
CAT GBR
21
NED
13
GER
8
ITA
Ret
IND
Ret
CZE
Ret
RSM
Ret
ARA
Ret
JPN
13
MAL
Ret
AUS
13
VAL
27
21st 23
2013 Moto2 Kalex QAT
10
AME
12
SPA
6
FRA
3
ITA
Ret
CAT
Ret
NED
7
GER
8
IND
9
CZE
11
GBR
Ret
RSM
8
ARA
Ret
MAL
Ret
AUS
Ret
JPN
4
VAL
12
12th 90
2014 Moto2 Suter QAT
24
AME
Ret
ARG
2
SPA
7
FRA
Ret
ITA
14
CAT
Ret
NED
25
GER
10
IND
Ret
CZE
14
GBR
Ret
RSM
16
ARA
Ret
JPN
10
AUS
9
MAL
19
VAL
5
14th 63
2015 Moto2 Kalex QAT
2
AME
Ret
ARG
22
SPA
5
FRA
8
ITA
6
CAT
Ret
NED
6
GER
1
IND
8
CZE
16
GBR
25
RSM
12
ARA
Ret
JPN
Ret
AUS
5
MAL
10
VAL
16
7th 113
2016 Moto2 Speed Up QAT
Ret
ARG
12
AME
8
SPA
10
FRA
11
ITA
DNS
CAT
Ret
NED
11
GER
Ret
AUT
23
CZE
15
GBR
16
RSM
Ret
ARA
11
JPN
10
AUS
11
MAL
15
VAL
16
17th 46
2017 Moto2 Kalex QAT
15
ARG
Ret
AME
13
SPA
19
FRA
16
ITA
15
CAT
20
NED
7
GER
14
CZE
23
AUT
Ret
GBR RSM
Ret
ARA
25
JPN
Ret
AUS
DNS
MAL VAL
Ret
23rd 16
2018 MotoGP Ducati QAT
21
ARG
21
AME
20
SPA
17
FRA
18
ITA
17
CAT
Ret
NED
Ret
GER
19
CZE
20
AUT
Ret
GBR
C
RSM
Ret
ARA
19
THA
18
JPN
16
AUS
15
MAL
17
VAL
DNS
27th 1
2019 MotoE Energica GER
7
AUT
2
RSM1
3
RSM2
Ret
VAL1
VAL2
5th* 45*

* Season still in progress.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maiden pole position for Simeon at Sachsenring". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Simeón takes first ever Moto2 win". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 12 July 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  3. ^ Wilmotte, Thierry (12 July 2015). "Superbe première victoire de Xavier Siméon en Moto2" [Superb first victory for Xavier Siméon in Moto2]. Le Soir (in French). Rossel & Cie, S.A. Retrieved 12 July 2015.

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