La Sud International Speedway hosted the Hossegor Grand Prix last weekend for the races to crown the European Totally Crustaceous Tour champions. Surfers from Portugal, France, UK, the Basque country and the Spanish peninsula gathered in the famous French town of Hossegor for the competition.Check out the photos, story, and results below for a full taste of that epic event!
Clean and small conditions in the morning of the race day, fun for the Sprokets start in La Sud, Hossegor!
Guilherme Ribeiro flaring
Welcome to Hossegor International Speedway
The Tailpipes division was a highlight with the 10 years and under pushing their limits in the challenging afternoon conditions, Noa Dupuy finished at the 2nd place
Loic Blouin (Tailpipes)
Plenty of rain means no need for additional water for the slip&slide racetrack
Marco Mignot won the Sprokets division with some impressive surfing
Erwan Blouin Flaring in the early heats of the Sprokets
Quick board prep at the Pitstop for the British stallion Harry Timson, litteraly James Hunt apprentice
The Spoilers were ripping, and you might see soon more European girls competing in the World circuit. Marion Bouzigues.
Quentin Grenard won the Tailgaters division, overtaking everyone in the Finals.
William Aliotti unfortunately lost in the semi-finals of the Lug Nuts.
Charly Quivront did an outstanding semi-final but couldn't put it together in the finals and finished 4th in the Lug Nuts division.
Volcom driver PC Distinguin had an amazing race but crashed in the finish line. He took the 2nd position in the Lug Nuts division.
Aldric God claimed victory in the Lug Nuts division, he's ready for another go at the Newport 500 global Champs.
Thanks to everyone who helped run this contest and the whole tour series and to our partners Bubblegum wax, Board Bog, Electric, FCS, Pukas, Long Island longboards, MRP driving school, the city of Hossegor, Hossegor Surf Club, Surfers villa, Garage Renault Capbreton, and the Rallye du Labour.
Tons of Prizes Volcom gear, Pukas Surfboards, Electric glasses and boardbags, race driving lessons from MRP, Skateboards from Long Island, RC Cars and Amazing Trophies
Racing officials, Volcom drivers and pit crew
Allday wetsuit frothing special award: Stanley Norman
Tailpipes (Squids 10-)
1-Stanley Norman (UK) 200€
2-Noa Dupuy (Fr)
3-Loic Blouin (Fr)
4-Alfonso Antunes (Pt)
5-Luan Nogues (Fr)
6-Jose Ribeiro (Pt)
Sprokets (Groms 13-)
1-Marco Mignot (Fr) 600€ trip to the global TCT Champs
2-Erwan Blouin (Fr) 200€
3-Nalu Doutres (Fr) 100€
4-Guilherme Ribeiro (Pt) 100€
Tail Gaters (Juniors 16-)
1-Quentin Grenard (Fr) 700€ trip to the global TCT Champs
2-Thomas Delplace (Fr) 400€
3-Joao Moreira (Pt) 200€
4-Jonas Bachan (Fr) 100€
Spoilers (Girls 20-)
1-Ainara Aymat (Euk) 600€ trip to the global TCT Champs
2-Ana Morau (Fr) 200€
3-Camilaa Kemp (Pt) 100€
4-Ariane Ochoa (Fr) 100€
Lug Nuts (ProAm 20-)
1-Aldric God (Fr) 1000€ trip to the global TCT Champs
2-Paul Cesar Distinguin (Fr) 700€ trip to the global TCT Champs
3-Jobe Harris (UK) 400€
4-Charly Quivront (fr) 300€
Aldric God also won drift lesson with MRP driving school, and spent a bunch of his prize money at the infamous Hôtel de la Plage the same night.
Photos by: Alex Lesbats and Armando Santos