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24-hour motorbike race

The Bol d'Or takes place from September 15 to 17, 2023! 1st 24 hours endurance race, it takes place on the famous Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet.
During this international championship, several animations are organized: concerts, exhibitors village, stands.
For children and adults, the Nature & Adventure Leisure Center is set up: Tyrolean traverse, Quick Jump, children's course ...
If you want to enjoy the 3 days and the atmosphere, don't forget to book the hotels on site or to take your tent!

The Bol d'Or and its backstage 

Bol d'or Race Photo credit Larivière Organisation

Bol d'or Race Photo credit Larivière Organisation

The event is an international motorcycle race of 24 hours.

This race takes place from September 15 to 17, 2023 on the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet.

The Bol d'Or is 3 races scheduled in an international motorcycle festival:

Every year you can find :

  • 3 races and more than 500 drivers will occupy the track all weekend
  • An enthusiastic audience: over 60,000 visitors
  • More than 100 exhibitors to represent the brands and offer the latest innovations
  • Animations and exhibitions
  • Numerous motorbike clubs present
  • Mechanical show
  • Concert and DJ nights

This competition has become mythical, thanks to its race but also to its backstage.
For years, it has become the unmissable meeting place for motorcyclists.
Music, shows, beers and all kinds of fun are programmed.

Here, the reputation of the atmosphere and the party is not to make any more!


The Village 

Bol d'or Village Photo credit Larivière Organisation

Bol d'or Village Photo credit Larivière Organisation

More than 100 exhibitors welcome motorbike enthusiasts in the Bol d'Or Village. Manufacturers, accessory suppliers, equipment manufacturers, tour operators... all present to show you their new products!


Bol d'or atmosphere Credit: Larivière Organisation

Bol d'or atmosphere Credit: Larivière Organisation

The exhibition village presents vintage motorbikes and the major vintage motorbike clubs: 1000 VX Club de France, Club Motos Gauthier, Club CB 750 and Rétro Moto Cycle de l'Est. In the paddock is the Racing Service, which offers maintenance services and advice for motorbikes to visitors.

Nature & Adventure Leisure Centre 

The Bol d'Or proposes animations for children and adults.
On the occasion of this event, a Nature & Adventure Leisure Center is open. You will have the opportunity to discover several fun activities: Tyrolean traverse, Quick Jump, Children's course...

Access to the centre is subject to a fee, please visit the site to find out the rates. 

Where to stay? 

To be as close as possible to the race, why not stay on site or next door? 

Pitch your tent in : 

  • lake reception area 
  • Mistral-MCTBO reception area 
  • Don't forget to take along earplugs as the race lasts 24 hours and the motorbikes make a lot of noise. 

Get a hotel room:

  • Grand prix hotel 
  • 5* Spa du Castelet Hotel 

There are several campsites around the Bol d'Or: 

  • Camping Les Tomasses  
  • Camping Le Beau Vezé   
  • Camping Lou Pantai 
  • and many others 

Larivière Voyages to help you book your tickets and accommodation. You can contact them by email: or by phone: 01 41 40 32 65 

VIP Pass

Find the VIP offer and attend in the box with a view on the starting line.

An "all-inclusive" formula is proposed to you to enjoy a unique experience. An air-conditioned area is reserved for you: bar, lounge furniture, dressing room and screen to follow the race.

Offer limited to 100 places.
Price of the Open Lodge Pass: 575€ TTC.

Reserve your VIP box!



3 tickets are offered to visitors: 

General Admission: 72€.
Entry to the Circuit without access to the reception areas

Mistral/MCTBO reception area: 88€.
Camp close to the motorcycles. Cars and campers allowed in this area.

Reception area of the Lake : 90
With access to the VIP visit of the stands on Saturday morning.
Free for children under 10 years old, accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

Parking rates : 

  • Motorbike parking: Free
  • Car parking : 25€/30€.
  • Camper van parking: €40


Opening hours

Here are the schedules for the 2022 edition, while waiting for those of 2023:

Thursday September 15, 2022
16h00 Opening of the Circuit to the public
16h50 - 17h40 Qualifying practice 1 - Bol d'Argent
17h50 - 18h40 Qualifying practice 1 - Bol d'Or Classic
20h30 Night practice Bol d'Or
21h40 Night practice Bol d'Or Classic

Friday September 16, 2022
8:35 - 9:25 am Qualifying practice 2 - Bol d'Argent
9:55 - 11:45 am Qualifying practice 2 - Bol d'Or
11:55 - 12:45 pm Qualifying practice 2 - Bol d'Or Classic
1:40 - 5:00 pm BOL D'ARGENT + Podium
5:05 - 6:50 pm Visit of the pit lane
8:00 - 10:00 pm BOL D'OR CLASSIC - Round 1

Saturday, September 17, 2022
8:30 - 9:15 am WARM UP
10:00 am - 12:00 pm BOL D'OR CLASSIC - Round 2
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm Visit of the VIP stands & Animations start line
3:00 pm Start of the Bol d'Or

Sunday, September 18, 2022
3:00 pm Bol d'Or finish + Podium