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  1. Pons signs Barbera and Baldassarri for Moto2 2018

    Barbera steps down to the intermediate class after seven seasons in MotoGP, while Baldassarri makes the move across from Forward Racing to partner the veteran Spaniard.They replace Fabio Quartararo, who is reportedly heading to the Speed Up squad, and Edgar Pons, the younger son of team owner and ex-250cc world champion Sito.Barbera told Motorsport.com at Misano that a Moto2 berth at ... Keep reading

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  2. Ferrari discovers Vettel's Singapore engine still useable

    Vettel, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen came together on the run away from the grid, with Raikkonen's car hitting teammate Vettel and then collecting Verstappen and Alonso's McLaren at Turn 1.Vettel, who was on the outside and moved over to cover the inside line as Verstappen and Raikkonen approached on his left, continued but crashed out moments later from the lead of the ... Keep reading

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  3. Huff: No interest in BTCC return unless I can be paid

    The 2012 WTCC champion stood in for Tom Chilton in a Power Maxed Racing Vauxhall at Silverstone, which marked his first BTCC appearance since his campaign with the SEAT Sport outfit in 2004.Huff was 16th in Sunday's first race, but finished eighth in race two and completed his weekend with a second place in race three after leading much of the finale.Chilton - who ... Keep reading

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  4. Raikkonen: Wrong to assume Ferrari will struggle

    Ferrari had been expected to achieve a strong result in Singapore as the tight and twisty street Marina Bay circuit suited its car.But pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel, his Ferrari teammate Raikkonen and Max Verstappen collided on the run to Turn 1, with all three retiring from the race on that lap.Lewis Hamilton won the race with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas third, allowing ... Keep reading

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  5. Analysis: The tweaks that boosted Mercedes in Singapore

    On top of this, Singapore hasn't been a happy hunting ground for Mercedes since the inception of the hybrid regulations, as the team struggles to reign in its own often over-ambitious power unit and brake cooling parameters. ... Keep reading

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  6. Reddy on high after MRF F1600 championship triumph

    It is no wonder that he wrapped up the MRF F1600 season without too much difficulty. The best part of it is that the Hyderabad-based driver is thoroughly enjoying it."It feels really good to win the championship. The whole season was fantastic," he told Motorsport.com."The opening round at the Buddh International Circuit was fun, but challenging. It was tough to compete with the ... Keep reading

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  7. Ricciardo loans winning Red Bull F1 car to Australian museum

    The car will be on permanent loan at the museum, having been acquired by the West Aussie from Red Bull Racing following his breakthrough 2014 season with the team, when he comfortably out-performed teammate Sebastian Vettel on his way to third in the championship.Ricciardo flew directly to Perth following the Singapore Grand Prix for the unveiling of his donation to the museum.“It ... Keep reading

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  8. New Commodore Supercar to be shaken down today

    The team is tight-lipped on details of the shakedown, including exactly when and where it will take place. However, it is expected to be today, marking the beginning of the on-track development and homologation work for the ZB bodyshape.While extensive development work has already been done on the twin turbo V6 engine, which has been fitted to Triple Eight’s wild ‘Sandman’ wagon, the ... Keep reading

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  9. Alex Bowman on moving to the No. 88: "I'm not Dale Earnhardt Jr."

    Over the summer, Bowman was named as the replacement for Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s most popular driver, after he retires from full-time competition at the conclusion of the 2017 season.Bowman, 24, served as a substitute driver for Earnhardt last season when Earnhardt missed about half the year while recovering from a concussion. He earned three top-10 finishes, including a sixth at ... Keep reading

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  10. “Awesome” 2018 IndyCar aerokit will improve racing, says Servia

    The 2018 aerokit, which replaces the 2015-’17 manufacturer aerokits, has so far been tested by Servia (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda) and Montoya (Team Penske-Chevrolet) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Iowa Speedway and Mid-Ohio. The kit’s fourth and final IndyCar-run test – as opposed to manufacturer test – will take place next Tuesday at Sebring, to represent a bumpy street ... Keep reading

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  11. Tony Stewart on uncertain driver lineup for 2018: "We're working on it"

    Although SHR has not picked up the option on the 2017 Daytona 500 winner and 2004 Cup champion yet, Tony Stewart expects Busch to remain with the organization.On Tuesday, Stewart discussed the driver vacancies in the Nos. 10 and 41 teams on NBCSports’ NASCAR America.“We don't know exactly who is going to be in the 10 car yet — but we’re working on it,” Stewart said of potential ... Keep reading

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  12. At home with Valtteri Bottas: How he's targeting F1's jackpot

    There's a long main road stretching far into the distance, so similar to many others in Finland - dead straight, with just the occasional logging truck to overtake - lined by the ubiquitous pine trees, brooding lakes and little red log cabins: a Sibelius symphony framed within an archetypal landscape.The sun is setting and there's not a soul to be seen: during the Finnish summer, 8pm ... Keep reading

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  13. Ganassi returns to two IndyCar entries for 2018

    Scott Dixon will remain in the #9 Ganassi-Honda for a 17th year. The four-time champion ended this season in third place in the championship, meaning he has finished in the top three in the points table for 10 of the last 11 years.However, Tony Kanaan is set to join AJ Foyt Racing, leaving the #10 seat open, while the rides of Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton have been cut after seven ... Keep reading

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  14. Hamilton: Mercedes won't fix weaknesses on 2017 F1 car

    Although Hamilton claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix, Mercedes has generally struggled on high-downforce, low-speed F1 circuits such as Marina Bay.Ferrari finished one-two in Monaco and Hungary, and Sebastian Vettel took pole in Singapore before crashing out at the start, while Hamilton qualified 0.635 seconds off the pace in fifth, with teammate Valtteri Bottas 1.319s adrift ... Keep reading

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  15. Mexico City’s F1 track escapes damage during huge earthquake

    Despite the emergency situation in Mexico City, and several adjacent parts of the country, the authorities of the venue managed to conduct an exhaustive review of the facilities. After this, they concluded there was no structural damage to the circuit or its immediate surroundings.“There is no damage to the circuit – it was examined completely,” a circuit spokesperson told ... Keep reading

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  16. Loeb insists "nothing decided" after Citroen gravel test

    The potential for a Loeb return to the world championship is understood to hinge on the outcome of today’s loose surface test near Girona.Despite his positivity, the nine-time world champion wouldn’t be drawn on whether he would be back in WRC competition for the first time since a one-off outing on the 2015 Monte Carlo Rally.After testing the C3 WRC for the first time on asphalt in ... Keep reading

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  17. Last season's "gut punch" fuels William Byron's Xfinity title run

    Not for long.“It was definitely a gut punch going through the final race and not having a chance at it,” Byron said Tuesday during an event kicking off the 2017 Xfinity Series playoffs. “I didn’t really think about what the championship meant until I saw them celebrating and saw the excitement and what it means to win that.”Byron, who finished last season with a NASCAR rookie record ... Keep reading

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  18. Michelin replaces Continental in IMSA from 2019

    The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype (P) and GT Daytona (GTD) race car competing in the WeatherTech Championship in addition to its continued participation in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. The GTLM class will continue to be open to multiple tire manufacturers, although all current competitors already run on Michelins.The 2019 IMSA Michelin ... Keep reading

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  19. Brendan Gaughan on his future: "I will never be done racing"

    No, he doesn’t know whether he will return in 2018 for another full-time season at Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.Regardless, ‘retirement’ is not an option.“Here’s the deal, no matter what, I will race forever. When someone uses the word ‘retirement’ – people love to throw that word out with me – you can say that all you want, but I will never be done racing,” ... Keep reading

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  20. Dream Racer on ABC Radio

    ABC Radio - Jon Faine interviews Christophe Barriere-Varju at the ABC Studios during the Conversation Hour and summarises "Christophe Barriere-Varju rides motorcycles to inspire others and get the most from his own life."

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  21. Dream Racer on SEN1116 Radio

    SEN1116 Radio - Andy Maher & Andrew Gaze interview Christophe Barriere-Varju in the SEN studio during the Morning Glory Show in Melbourne and talk about what it's like to race the Dakar Rally and film Dream Racer - and announce Dream Racer being featured at the Adventure Travel Film Festival in Bright.

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  22. Dream Racer on 3AW Radio

    3AW693 Radio - Darren James interview of 'Dream Racer' Christophe Barriere-Varju on 3AW Radio, talking about the internationally acclaimed film Dream Racer and the Adventure Travel Film Festival in Bright (Victoria).

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