Racing 92

Racing 92 (French pronunciation: [ʁasiŋ ka.tʁə.vɛ̃.duz]) is a French rugby union club based in suburban Paris that was formed in 2001 with the collaboration of the Racing Club de France and US Métro. They were called Racing Métro 92 between 2001 and 2015, when they changed the name to Racing 92. "92" is the number of Hauts-de-Seine, a département of Île-de-France, bordering Paris to the west, where they play, and whose council gives financial backing to the club. They currently play in the Top 14, having been promoted as 2008–09 champions of Rugby Pro D2. After starting the 2017–18 season at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir stadium at Colombes, where the France national team played for several decades, Racing played their first match at the new U Arena, since renamed Paris La Défense Arena,[1] in Nanterre on 22 December 2017.[2]

Racing 92
Full nameRacing 92
Nickname(s)Les Ciel et Blanc ("The sky-blues and whites")
Les Racingmen
Founded1890; 132 years ago (1890) (Racing Club)
2001; 21 years ago (2001) (merged clubs)
LocationNanterre, France
Ground(s)Paris La Défense Arena (Capacity: 30,681)
PresidentJacky Lorenzetti
Coach(es)Laurent Travers
Captain(s)Henry Chavancy
League(s)Top 14
2020–213rd (playoff semi-finalists)
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.racing92.fr

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