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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault: ‘Small steps’ being made in 2021 junior target

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault: ‘Small steps’ being made in 2021 junior target

Renault says “small steps” are being made in its target to have one of its junior drivers compete in Formula 1 by 2021. Renault revived its young driver scheme when it returned to Formula 1 as a works team in 2016. It currently has Jack Aitken, Max Fewtrell, Christian Lundgaard, Victor Martins, Arthur Rougier, Sacha…

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MotoGP – «Das gibt 2019 Ärger»/MotoGP SPEEDWEEK

MotoGP – «Das gibt 2019 Ärger»/MotoGP SPEEDWEEK

MotoGP Von Nora Lantschner – 13.12.2018 08:25 Valentino Rossi hofft, dass er auf seiner Yamaha M1 in der kommenden MotoGP-Saison konkurrenzfähig sein wird. 2019 bekommt der neunfache Weltmeister zudem Konkurrenz aus der eigenen Talentschmiede. «Die Testfahrten im Februar sind sehr wichtig. Ich glaube, dass wir da verstehen werden, auf welchem Niveau wir für die Saison…

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MotoGP – Morbidelli expecting new parts for Sepang MotoGP test

MotoGP – Morbidelli expecting new parts for Sepang MotoGP test

Petronas Yamaha MotoGP rising star Franco Morbidelli is expecting a raft of new parts for the February test in Sepang and says he can’t set objectives until those have been evaluated. Morbidelli was at the sharp end of the winter test timesheets after switching away from Honda to the M2 – which he says is…

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MotoGP – MotoGP Valencia: Oncu makes history as youngest-ever GP winner

MotoGP – MotoGP Valencia: Oncu makes history as youngest-ever GP winner

Can Oncu made history today as the youngest-ever Grand Prix winner at just 15 years and 115 days of age, after a stunning display around the sodden Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. Starting from the front of the second row, Oncu got a good start, although found himself behind pole sitter Tony Arbolino and Marco…

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MotoGP – MotoGP Valencia: We improved quite a lot in the wet – Vinales

MotoGP – MotoGP Valencia: We improved quite a lot in the wet – Vinales

Australian MotoGP race winner Maverick Vinales said that he improved a lot after a raining first day of free practice in Valencia. The Spaniard ended the final Friday of 2018 seventh fastest, just under a second and a half behind pace setter Pramac Ducati’s Danilo Petrucci. Vinales described his first ten minutes of FP1 was…

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MotoGP – Nakagami impresses at Jerez MotoGP testing

MotoGP – Nakagami impresses at Jerez MotoGP testing

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MotoGP – Lorenzo bordering on ‘depression’ in 2018 MotoGP season

MotoGP – Lorenzo bordering on ‘depression’ in 2018 MotoGP season

Repsol Honda newboy Jorge Lorenzo has revealed he had retirement on his mind during the 2018 season and believes he was suffering with depression because of his results with Ducati. The three-time world champion went to the Bologna factory with high hopes but spent 18 months in the doldrums before his famous back-to-back victories at…

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MotoGP – Go Behind The Scenes During Suzuki’s Post-Season Tests

MotoGP – Go Behind The Scenes During Suzuki’s Post-Season Tests

Joan Mir (36) testing at Valencia. Alex Rins and new Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider Joan Mir kicked-off official 2019 MotoGP™ testing at Valencia in Spain in November following the final race of the season.  In this new video released today by Suzuki Motor Corporation, 2017 Moto3 World Champion Mir gets his first taste…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: F1 2018 end of season awards: The Golden Grahams

Formula 1 – Formula 1: F1 2018 end of season awards: The Golden Grahams

We know how the latest F1 season went down, but who are the real winners? Here are The Golden Grahams: awards as prestigious as their name… Driver of the year There’s not really a debate about this one. Lewis Hamilton has always had his high peaks; this season he strung them together to an extent that…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: New F1 engine manufacturers to get support from rivals

Formula 1 – Formula 1: New F1 engine manufacturers to get support from rivals

New Formula 1 engine manufacturers will receive technical support from current suppliers if requested, under new rules which will be part of the 2021 package, Ross Brawn has confirmed. F1 had proposed a completely new engine to form part of the major 2021 rules overhaul, but a push from the current manufacturers, Mercedes, Ferrari, Renault and…

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MotoGP – MotoGP news: Is Valentino Rossi finished? Expert has his say on Yamaha star – EXCLUSIVE | Other | Sport

MotoGP – MotoGP news: Is Valentino Rossi finished? Expert has his say on Yamaha star – EXCLUSIVE | Other | Sport

That’s according to BT Sport pundit James Toseland who is adamant that time is not catching up with the Italian. Rossi looked destined for victory in Malaysia two weeks ago. However, Marc Marquez was gifted a win when the veteran crashed out at the first corner with just four laps remaining. Some critics have suggested…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault season crucial for personal growth – Carlos Sainz Jr.

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault season crucial for personal growth – Carlos Sainz Jr.

Carlos Sainz Jr. says his time with Renault enabled him to “get to know myself”, having only previously competed for Toro Rosso in Formula 1. Sainz Jr. started 56 Grands Prix for Toro Rosso before joining Renault for the final few 2017 Grands Prix, remaining with the manufacturer for a full 2018 campaign. Sainz Jr.…

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Formula 2 – Formula 2: George Russell inches towards F2 title with Abu Dhabi pole

Formula 2 – Formula 2: George Russell inches towards F2 title with Abu Dhabi pole

George Russell took a step closer towards clinching the Formula 2 title by taking pole position in Abu Dhabi, as sole rival Alexander Albon wound up eighth. Russell, who will race for Williams in Formula 1 in 2019, entered the weekend 37 points clear of Albon and by topping qualifying his advantage has now grown…

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MotoGP – Struggling Tech 3 KTMs “losing something big”

MotoGP – Struggling Tech 3 KTMs “losing something big”

The Tech 3 KTM’s team poor post-season MotoGP test showing is down to a problem on corner exits, Hafizh Syahrin has declared. Tech 3, which ended a 20-year relationship with Yamaha to become the second-string KTM operation in 2019, suffered a difficult start to its new alliance with the Austrian manufacturer in Valencia and Jerez.…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Monza proposes major track changes in €100m revamp

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Monza proposes major track changes in €100m revamp

Monza, home of the Italian Grand Prix, has proposed major changes to its circuit to celebrate its centenary in 2022, according to Italian media reports. The circuit, which is known as ‘The Temple of Speed’ thanks to its long straights and fast corners which contribute to a lap time of just under 80 seconds, has…

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