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Marquez: Age a key factor in Quartararo's new Yamaha MotoGP deal

Five days before the start of the Americas GP, Yamaha announced the extension of Quartararo's contract until the end of 2026.Quartararo justified his decision in Texas with the internal restructuring process that has been launched within the technical departm

Honda targets F1 title bid with Aston Martin from 2026

From 2026 Honda will move its works engine deal to Aston Martin, ending its successful association with Red Bull.Following Honda's initial decision to withdraw from F1, which led to Red Bull deciding to take its engines in-house and link up with Ford for 2026

Ireland’s bid to rejoin the WRC in 2025 halted

Ireland had tabled a bid to secure a three-year contract to host the WRC, beginning from 2025, which planned to bring the championship back to the country for the first time since 2009.Motorsport Ireland announced in January a plan to rotate the rally throug

F1 Chinese GP: How to watch, ESPN Formula 1 TV times in USA

When is the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix?This year’s race takes place on 21 April at 3:00am ET over 56 laps of the Shanghai International Circuit, and the time difference means some late nights and early starts for the American audience.This is also the first sp

The off-track action that makes the Miami GP an F1 race like no other

Sponsored by   This year sees the third iteration of the event, which seems to get bigger and better each year. Las Vegas is a tough act to follow, so Miami is sure to be stepping things up yet again for 2024 – and with MoneyGram, you could be there.If th

RB: Tsunoda “mentally on a different level” in 2024

The Japanese driver has qualified in the top 10 for the last three races, outpacing his more experienced team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.He secured a seventh-place finish in Australia, helped by the retirements of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton and a penalty fo

Why drivers aren’t exempt from harnessing AI’s advantages

It is evident that artificial intelligence (AI) holds transformative potential across various domains, a fact often misconceived by many.Contrary to popular belief, mere automation does not equate to AI. True AI involves software that learns, improves, and au

Prema determined 'not to be just a number' on IndyCar switch

The most successful junior single-seater team of recent years on the European ladder announced this week that it will combine its programmes in Formula 2, Formula 3, the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine and various Formula 4 championships wit

IndyCar evaluating pitlanes as Prema addition expands car count for 2025

Prema Racing became the latest team to declare a full-time commitment to North America’s premier open-wheel championship, announcing on Tuesday intent to field two entries for 2025.The Italian outfit joins the likes of Juncos Hollinger Racing, Meyer Shank R

Truex hopes «cleaning up some mistakes» leads to first 2024 win

Truex's No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team has had plenty of speed this season. He’s led laps in all but two of eight races so far and led the third most laps (352) among series drivers.In fact, his 18th place effort last Sunday at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway i

Why Norris feels his attacking style is hurting him in F1 qualifying

With McLaren locked in a super tight battle behind Red Bull with Ferrari, Mercedes and Aston Martin, grid positions have become increasingly critical in deciding the outcome on race day.Norris has confessed that this is the one area of a race weekend that he

Bezzecchi still does not feel «automatic» on Ducati GP23 in MotoGP

Having finished third in his sophomore campaign last year with victories in Argentina, France and India, Bezzecchi was expected to carry his form into 2024 as he moved to the GP23 bike with which Francesco Bagnaia won the 2023 title for the factory Ducati tea

Russell wants automated FIA safety system to suspend F1 races after accidents

Russell was left screaming for the race to be stopped after his wrecked W15 had bounced back onto the track and come to rest on its side following a crash while chasing Fernando Alonso.The aftermath of the crash caused considerable concern amongst F1 fans an

Why Ferrari might not repeat Melbourne F1 form in Japan

Fans around the world would like to see a close battle between the two teams, especially after Carlos Sainz won the Australian Grand Prix in the wake of Max Verstappen's early retirement, and we didn't get to see what would have happened in a straight fight.T

Leclerc marks 10th anniversary of Bianchi accident with tribute F1 helmet

Bianchi suffered a serious accident in closing laps of the wet 2014 Japanese GP, and passed away in July the following year of his injuries.He had acted as a mentor figure for Leclerc, with the Monegasque regarding Bianchi as a “game changer” in his caree

Sauber: «Important» to apologise to Bottas for F1 pitstop issues

Following problems with wheelnuts for Bottas in Bahrain and team-mate Zhou Guanyu in Saudi Arabia, the former endured another lengthy stop in the Australian GP at a stage when he had a chance to score points.Bottas eventually crossed the line in 14th place,

Gearbox explosion caused Lappi's Safari Rally exit

The Rally Sweden winner was forced to surrender second position when his i20 N ground to a halt in stage five with a transmission issue.The Finn cut a frustrated figure, admitting there was no warning of the imminent failure. His exit comes after suffering fo

Rovanpera: Commanding WRC Safari lead «not even close to being enough»

The reigning world champion delivered a dominant display to reel off the fastest times in all six of Friday's stages to open up a commanding 56.9s lead over Toyota team-mate Elfyn Evans.Rovanpera's most impressive drive arrived in stage four where he was 11.1

Tokyo E-Prix: Evans tops practice as red flags interrupt running

The Jaguar driver, who is set to make his 100th Formula E start later today as will the British manufacturer, moved to the top of the times with his final effort – a 1m19.339s.A red flag was deployed after just eight minutes of running in Saturday morning

Tokyo E-Prix: Rowland grabs pole for Nissan's home event

The Briton pulled out a margin of more than two tenths in the opening sector during the final qualifying duel before Maserati MSG’s Guenther pulled half of the deficit back in sector two.The margin came down further in the final sector but Rowland held on t

Alpine: You won't beat Red Bull F1 team by copying it

Harman believes that Alpine has a good appreciation of what made Red Bull’s car so competitive in 2023 and also understands what made other cars fast.However, he insists that such knowledge should only provide inspiration for the team’s own direction, as

What's behind Alonso's test in an Aston Martin DTM car?

The Vantage DTM, one of the five chassis ever built by R-Motorsport with a license from Aston Martin, was bought for an undisclosed amount by Alonso from engine builder HWA.At Alonso’s request, a passenger seat was installed by HWA before the car was sold t

The reunited Formula E partnership that could finally flourish

The opening round of the 2023-24 Formula E campaign only gets underway next week in Mexico City and already the season has produced its first ‘winner’ – sort of.For many at the Valencia pre-season test last October, the simulation race on the final morn

F1 tech review: Aston Martin starts strong, then stumbles

This left it with the responsibility of nipping at the heels of Red Bull during the first few races but, as the order re-established itself, Aston Martin slid back down the standings.But it did finish two places above its 2022 position. Let’s have a look a

Shane van Gisbergen adds Daytona ARCA race to 2024 schedule

Trackhouse Racing announced on Tuesday that van Gisbergen, who is running a full Xfinity and partial Cup schedule in 2024, will also compete in the season-opening ARCA race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17.Van Gisbergen, 34, will drive an entry pr

F1 tech review: Williams claws up from the back of the grid

Let’s take a look at the FW45’s finer details and how it was modified during the season in order to make that leap forward in the pecking order. Photo by: Giorgio PiolaWilliams FW45 brake caliperWilliams were one of a handful of teams that opted to us

NASCAR legend Cale Yarborough dies at 84

Yarborough was one of the best to ever get behind the wheel of a stock car. In 560 starts, he won 83 races and sits sixth on the all-time wins list.His many victories including four in the Daytona 500 and five in the Southern 500. Yarborough is also a three-t

IndyCar 2023 season review: Team Penske

#3– Scott McLaughlin, 3rd in the championship standings (488 points) – 17 races 1 win, 4 podiums, 7 top fives, 14 top 10s, 2 poles, 10 Fast Six AppearancesBest Finish: 1st (Barber)Best Start: 1st (Nashville)#2 – Josef Newgarden, 5th in the championship

The NASCAR world reacts to the passing of Cale Yarborough

The weekend began with the sudden passing of 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, and ends with the death of four-time Daytona 500 winner Cale Yarborough. The three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion was undefeated between 1976 and 1978.NASCAR Hall of Fa

IndyCar 2023 season review: Chip Ganassi Racing

#10– Alex Palou, 1st in the championship standings (656 points) – 17 races 5 wins, 10 podiums, 13 top fives, 17 top 10s, 2 poles, 11 Fast Six AppearancesBest Finish: 1st (IMS Road Course – Race 1, Detroit, Road America, Mid-Ohio, Portland)Best Start: 1s

Bagnaia thinks MotoGP is changing for the better

Ducati rider Bagnaia won four races in 2021 on his way to second in the standings, having proved to be world champion Fabio Quartararo's main rival in the title battle.Though the championship tussle between the pair never got to a heated stage as Quartararo s

Ricciardo didn't expect Piastri to dominate F2 like he did

Piastri took the junior formula ladder by storm by winning championships in three consecutive seasons in Formula Renault Eurocup, FIA Formula 3 and FIA Formula 2.With powerhouse Prema, Piastri dominated F2, taking the title with a 60.5-point gap to runner-up

Sainz relieved 2021 F1 title battle had «good outcome» on track

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was crowned champion for the first time in the Yas Marina finale after he beat Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton thanks to a late safety car period following a crash by Nicolas Latifi.Although Michael Masi's call to relaunch the race wit

Uncovered: M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC

Born out of regulations, introduced in 2017, designed to create faster, more aero dependent, extreme WRC cars, Toyota, Hyundai, M-Sport Ford and Citroen constructed cars wild enough to be dubbed the «modern Group B.»Now the curtain has fallen on 2

Bomarito to join Thomas at PR1/Mathiasen

Following yesterday’s announcement of its drivers for the #52 car, PR1/Mathiasen has revealed it has landed ex-Mazda DPi ace Bomarito, for whom the move is something of a homecoming.Between 2003 and ’08, the Monterey, CA-born star won multiple junior open

Bob Keselowski dies, aged 70 after cancer battle

Keselowski had a very successful career in the ARCA Racing Series, winning 24 races (ninth on the all-time wins list) and the 1989 title.His father John Keselowski was a motorcycle racer who later became a team owner in stock car racing, passing on his love o

IndyCar extends contract with Dallara

Dallara first entered top-line U.S. open-wheel racing in 1997 and has been sole supplier since 2009, the year after Indy Racing League and Champ Car World Series merged to form what is currently known as the NTT IndyCar Series.The new blended series saw every

Castroneves and Guerra confirmed in Race of Champions

Castroneves, who this year became the fourth member of the four-time Indy 500 winners’ elite, joins a long list of motorsport megastars for the event which will be held in Pite Havsbad, Sweden, February 5 - 6, 2022. Other aces already confirmed includ

Bob Keselowski dies at 70 after cancer battle

Keselowski had a very successful career in the ARCA Racing Series, winning 24 races (ninth on the all-time wins list) and the 1989 title.His father John Keselowski was a motorcycle racer who became a team owner in stock car racing, passing on his love of raci

Fanatec’s Podium BMW M4 GT3 sim racing wheel sells out in minutes

There we were, all geared up to write an article about Fanatec’s ground-breaking Podium Steering Wheel BMW M4 GT3 for sim racing now being available to order, and the first batch was allocated almost immediately.When pre-orders were available again a d
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