Month: September 2017

[ad_1] Ferrari’s decision to change Sebastian Vettel’s engine ahead of Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying was not a precautionary measure as originally thought. The Maranello squad decided to replace Vettel’s engine after detecting an electrical problem at the end of FP3, initially claiming it was doing so as a precaution. Although the team managed to fit
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[ad_1] Josef Newgarden was crowned 2017 IndyCar Series champion earlier this month, completing his rise from young hopeful to American superstar. A key player in his success is former Autosport journalist Jeremy Shaw, whose Team USA Scholarship allowed Newgarden to race in Formula Ford in the United Kingdom. In this video from Motorsport.tv’s weekly programme
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[ad_1] Suzuki’s 2017 MotoGP season has been hampered by Andrea Iannone choosing the wrong specification of engine to be homologated in winter testing last year, Autosport has learned. After winning its first race since 2007 at Silverstone with Maverick Vinales last season, Suzuki has endured a difficult ’17 season, with new riders Iannone and Alex
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[ad_1] The new universal aerokit for 2018 has completed its IndyCar-led testing at Sebring, with six drivers taking part. Regular testers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia were joined by 2017 champion Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon, Spencer Pigot and James Hinchcliffe for Tuesday’s running. Next year’s car will be lighter than the current machinery and
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[ad_1] Hyundai has selected 23-year-old Finn Jari Huttunen for its World Rally Championship driver development programme and will enter him in a programme of 2018 WRC2 rounds in an i20 R5. Huttunen edged Emil Bergkvist, Gus Greensmith, Karl Kruuda, Pepe Lopez, Pierre-Louis Loubet, Rene Mandel and Kalle Rovanpera for the prize after impressing Hyundai representatives
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[ad_1] Maverick Vinales fears catching Honda’s Marc Marquez to win this year’s MotoGP title will be “impossible” with Yamaha’s current level of competitiveness. Vinales scored a second-straight pole position at Aragon, but his championship hopes were dented in the race as he finished fourth while Marquez collected his fifth win of the season. Yamaha rider
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