Month: April 2020

Embarrassing the IndyCar series regulars with a victory on his virtual series debut last weekend was another demonstration of Lando Norris’ affinity with Esports. But it would do him a disservice to ignore the intensive preparation he puts in Lando Norris’ victory on his virtual IndyCar debut at the Circuit of the Americas last weekend
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Hockenheim has confirmed it is in early talks with Formula 1 over the possibility of hosting a grand prix in 2020. After securing title sponsorship from Mercedes to help keep the German Grand Prix on the calendar for 2019, Hockenheim was unable to reach a fresh agreement with F1 to host the race again this
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Renault Formula 1 driver Esteban Ocon says there can be no room for race retirements in the 2020 season, with the shortened schedule making any failure to finish more costly. F1 bosses announced on Monday they remain hopeful of staging a 15-18 race season in 2020 despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, starting with a run
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The Spa 24 Hours centre-piece round of the GT World Challenge Europe has been rescheduled for October. The new date for the Belgian enduro, which is also part of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, is October 24/25. Originally scheduled in its traditional slot on the last weekend of July, the double-points Endurance Cup round of the
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Dakar Rally director David Castera says the world-famous rally raid will take place in January 2021, but may abandon plans to involve extra countries in next year’s route. The coronavirus pandemic, which has already recorded almost three million confirmed infections and more than 200,000 deaths worldwide, has also severely affected sporting events. Among them, motorsport
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Motorsport Heroes, the feature-length documentary available to watch on Motorsport.tv, follows the incredible racing careers of five icons of the sport. In this preview clip of the film, seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher discusses his call to drive for Benetton for the rest of the 1991 season following his debut with Jordan at
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Despite every hackneyed cliché, natural talent doesn’t exist. Sadly, there is no gene for the perfect Scandinavian flick or negotiating Eau Rouge flat out. These are skills that take countless hours to develop and are possessed by the rarest of breeds. Yet, relentless hard work alone isn’t enough to succeed, either. Raising a champion requires
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