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MotoGP – MotoGP: KTM feels like a ‘real prototype’ – Hafizh Syahrin

MotoGP – MotoGP: KTM feels like a ‘real prototype’ – Hafizh Syahrin

Tech3 MotoGP rider Hafizh Syahrin says the KTM he will race in 2019 feels like a “real prototype” compared to the Yamaha he rode last year.  Syahrin became Malaysia’s first premier class rider in 2018 when he was chosen to replace the sidelined Jonas Folger at Tech3, and went on to finish second-best rookie in 16th…

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Formula 2 – Formula 1: The inside story of the new bronze Senna statue

Formula 2 – Formula 1: The inside story of the new bronze Senna statue

You now doubt will have seen it by now. It was unveiled at the recent Autosport International show. It rather stole the show too, even as it sat among what is normally the event’s star attraction of the collection of modern Formula 1 cars. The new life-size bronze statue of Ayrton Senna is the subject…

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Formula 2 – Formula E: Jerome d’Ambrosio victorious at Marrakesh E-Prix as BMW implodes

Formula 2 – Formula E: Jerome d’Ambrosio victorious at Marrakesh E-Prix as BMW implodes

Jerome d’Ambrosio powered to victory at the Marrakesh E-Prix for Mahindra Racing, ending a winless streak of 30 races in a thrilling fight in Morocco.  Performing his sole qualifying run in the first group of qualifiers, d’Ambrosio missed out on a spot in the Super Pole shootout, lining up in 10th on the grid while…

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Formula E – Red Bull couldn’t afford Toro Rosso target Sebastien Buemi

Formula E – Red Bull couldn’t afford Toro Rosso target Sebastien Buemi

Today, 09:50 , by Matthew Scott Red Bull could not afford to stump up enough cash to bring Sebastien Buemi back to Formula 1 for 2019 at Toro Rosso, motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko has revealed. Buemi spent three years at the Red Bull junior team from 2009-2011 and has enjoyed great success since leaving…

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Formula 2 – Mick Schumacher will be Ferrari test driver in 2019 according to reports

Formula 2 – Mick Schumacher will be Ferrari test driver in 2019 according to reports

Monday, 14 january 2019, 13:48 , by Matthew Scott Mick Schumacher will take part in tests for Ferrari in 2019, according to reports from Italy. The Italian arm of Motorpsort.com has claimed that Schumacher will be a candidate for F1’s in-season tests once he signs a deal to enter the Ferrari junior programme. It was…

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MotoGP – MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira ‘can’t rely’ on Moto2 braking style in MotoGP

MotoGP – MotoGP: Miguel Oliveira ‘can’t rely’ on Moto2 braking style in MotoGP

Tech3 MotoGP rookie Miguel Oliveira says he “cannot rely” on the braking style he developed in Moto2 while riding the KTM, and says the precision required under braking is “difficult”. Portugal’s first MotoGP rider Oliveira steps up to the premier class with Tech3 and KTM this year after finishing runner-up in the 2018 Moto2 standings,…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault beginning ‘three years of attack’ on championship

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault beginning ‘three years of attack’ on championship

Today, 13:46 , by Martin Macdonald Renault executive director Marcin Budkowski has insisted that, although the 2018 Formula 1 season was one that did not necessarily go totally according to plan, it marked the end of a period of preparation, with the 2019 campaign set to be the one in which the team will “attack” for…

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Formula 1 – ‘Impatient’ Brawn wants quicker resolution to F1 changes

Formula 1 – ‘Impatient’ Brawn wants quicker resolution to F1 changes

Sunday, 06 january 2019, 11:11 , by Martin Macdonald Liberty Media’s Ross Brawn has admitted that he is becoming “impatient” at the lack of progress in deciding on future changes to Formula 1, but still thinks that it is important the process not be rushed so that correct decisions can eventually be made. Brawn, previously…

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Formula 1 – Antonio Giovinazzi not interested in emulating Charles Leclerc

Formula 1 – Antonio Giovinazzi not interested in emulating Charles Leclerc

Today, 11:24 , by Martin Macdonald Antonio Giovinazzi has claimed that he is not interested in following in the footsteps of Charles Leclerc or being compared to the Monegasque driver, as he is fully focused on setting his own path in his full debut season in Formula 1 with Sauber. Leclerc’s impressive performances in his…

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Formula E – Formula E: Double Marrakesh podium encouraging for ‘impressive’ Envision Virgin Racing – Sam Bird

Formula E – Formula E: Double Marrakesh podium encouraging for ‘impressive’ Envision Virgin Racing – Sam Bird

After being part of Envision Virgin Racing’s maiden double podium finish at the Marrakesh E-Prix, Sam Bird believes that the team’s performance is promising as one of two customer teams on the Season Five grid.  Using Audi’s e-tron FE05 package for the 2018/19 campaign, Envision Virgin scored its first points finish of the season in Marrakesh,…

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Sports Car – Acura Racecar Is A Stunning Throwback To A 90’s Legend

Sports Car – Acura Racecar Is A Stunning Throwback To A 90’s Legend

The Acura Spice GTP positively dominated the IMSA’s Camel Lights championship nearly two decades ago, winning the title three years running from 1991 through ’93. “This is a natural look for Acura prototypes, and a salute to our heritage as a performance brand,” said Acura’s creative director Dave Marek. “The Acura brand was founded in…

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Formula 2 – Formula 1: Remember when… Romain Grosjean won GP2 Asia – in Italy

Formula 2 – Formula 1: Remember when… Romain Grosjean won GP2 Asia – in Italy

In the run-up to the start of pre-season testing Motorsport Week brings you left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserves that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Regulations preclude GP2 Series – or Formula 2 – champions from defending their titles, but Romain Grosjean has the unique distinction of…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Crazy motorsports commentary, animated!

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Crazy motorsports commentary, animated!

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: 19 questions for 2019: Will F1’s new aero rules deliver?

Formula 1 – Formula 1: 19 questions for 2019: Will F1’s new aero rules deliver?

Motorsport Week’s team of writers got together to discuss what they believe will be the big questions for the 2019 motorsport season, covering all the major series from Formula 1 to IndyCar, WEC to DTM and everything in-between. We’ll be posting one each day and today we ask… 7/19: Will F1’s new aero rules deliver?…

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Formula E – Max Verstappen’s day with Formula E stewards

Formula E – Max Verstappen’s day with Formula E stewards

Yesterday, 14:33 , by Matthew Scott Max Verstappen was perhaps the most eye-catching visitor to Formula E’s Marrakesh E-Prix over the weekend. The Red Bull driver spent the first of two days of ‘public service’ in the presence of FIA stewards in Morocco over his incident with Esteban Ocon in Brazil last year. Verstappen shoved…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault not ready for ‘top line driver’ Daniel Ricciardo claims Karun Chandhok

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Renault not ready for ‘top line driver’ Daniel Ricciardo claims Karun Chandhok

Renault is not ready for a “top line driver” just yet according to former Formula 1 driver and Sky Sports pundit Karun Chandhok. Daniel Ricciardo will join the French squad for the 2019 season, but Chandhok believes the move is a year too soon for Renault as it won’t be able to satisfy Ricciardo’s expectations, having…

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Formula 2 – Formula E: Jerome d’Ambrosio hails ‘hard-fought’ Marrakesh E-Prix victory

Formula 2 – Formula E: Jerome d’Ambrosio hails ‘hard-fought’ Marrakesh E-Prix victory

Mahindra Racing’s Jerome d’Ambrosio hailed what was a “hard-fought” victory at a thrilling and drama-filled Marrakesh E-Prix, with the Belgian racer taking the lead in the Drivers’ Championship. D’Ambrosio, who qualified in 10th place for the second race of the 2018/19 season, benefitted from a spin in Turn 1 for reigning champion Jean-Eric Vergne, gaining…

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