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  • Kubica "couldn't do anything" in Verstappen incident

    Kubica "couldn't do anything" in Verstappen incident

    Verstappen had just made his first stop at Interlagos but had to jam on the brakes as he neared the end of the pitlane when Kubica was let out of the Williams pit in to his path.Speaking after the race, Kubica made clear he was unaware about Verstappen being there and fully understood how frustrating it must have been for the Dutchman.Asked by Motorsport.com if he had seen his rival ...Keep reading

  • New FE points rule to make qualifying "all the more important"

    New FE points rule to make qualifying "all the more important"

    In addition to the three points given to the drivers that earn pole positions in superpole sessions, the drivers that set the fastest time from the four championship-order groups will also get one point per qualifying session from the start of the upcoming campaign.This point will finally replace second extra point that was awarded to the driver setting the fastest lap, which has resulted in ...Keep reading

  • Vinales "never got a chance to be fast" in Valencia

    Vinales "never got a chance to be fast" in Valencia

    The Yamaha rider had the strongest race pace throughout practice and was expected to challenge eventual winner Marc Marquez for victory for the third race in succession in Sunday’s 27-lap encounter.Instead, he ran in sixth for the entire race and was 8.8 seconds behind Marquez at the chequered flag.However, this was still enough to secure third in the standings ahead of Suzuki’s Alex ...Keep reading

  • Ducati aims to convince Zarco over Avintia ride

    Ducati aims to convince Zarco over Avintia ride

    Zarco had been linked to an Avintia move when it emerged that Alex Marquez had become the most likely rider to replace the retiring Jorge Lorenzo in the works Honda team in 2020.However, the Frenchman dismissed Avintia has "not a top team" when asked by Motorsport.com if he could consider such a switch, and said he would prefer to take Marquez's vacated Marc VDS Moto2 seat.Rumours then ...Keep reading

  • Massa: Tuka Rocha died “a hero” for trying to save child’s life

    Massa: Tuka Rocha died “a hero” for trying to save child’s life

    Rocha passed away on Sunday morning due to severe burns and smoke inhalation after the plane he was on crashed while attempting to land. It is believed that he suffered these injuries by going back aboard the burning plane to attempt to save other passengers, including six-year-old Eduardo Brandao.Of the 10 people on board the plane, three have now died, and the young boy is among four others ...Keep reading

  • Haberfeld returns to racing in Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy

    Haberfeld returns to racing in Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy

    Sometime Champ Car and Formula 3000 driver Haberfeld, 43, will replace Caca Bueno in the Jaguar Brazil Racing squad for the first two rounds of the season.Bueno is away Brazilian Stock Car duty but is set to return for February's Mexico round.Haberfeld meanwhile is set to make his first international racing appearance since he drove for the Embassy Racing squad in the Le Mans Series at ...Keep reading

  • FIA: Hamilton opted not to defend himself to stewards

    FIA: Hamilton opted not to defend himself to stewards

    Hamilton was summoned to the stewards after they decided to hear from both drivers, thus giving the world champion a chance to explain his views, rather than apply an instant penalty.That decision meant that Hamilton went to the podium to celebrate his third place on the road, while Carlos Sainz – who ultimately picked up the position – missed the opportunity to do so.The situation ...Keep reading

  • DTM stars expect closer fight with Super GT cars at Fuji

    DTM stars expect closer fight with Super GT cars at Fuji

    Three SUPER GT cars joined the DTM field for October's season finale, with Honda, Lexus and Nissan each fielding a single car, but the Japanese marques struggled to make an impact, not helped by their lack of experience on the DTM's spec Hankook tyre and poor weather.Honda's Jenson Button took the best result for a SUPER GT driver with ninth place in the opening race, with the other drivers ...Keep reading

  • Petrucci laments "Murphy's law" final race

    Petrucci laments "Murphy's law" final race

    Petrucci, who is under pressure after his initially-promising form as a Ducati works rider turned sour in the second half of the season, was running ninth when he became one of three riders to crash out in quick succession at Turn 6 around the halfway point of the race.While the other 2019-spec Ducatis had been contesting the podium at that point, the Italian was mired in the back after ...Keep reading

  • Macau winner Verschoor had bent steering

    Macau winner Verschoor had bent steering

    Verschoor passed polesitter Juri Vips for the lead after a safety car restart at Lisboa, and while the Red Bull junior driver was able to stay close, he couldn't find a way past and ran wide during one attempt to retake the lead at the same corner.Just after, Verschoor touched the wall and it meant he had to fight to keep his car on the road.“I tried to push really hard, but then ...Keep reading

  • Red Bull: Strategist's podium visit reward for "brave" call

    Red Bull: Strategist's podium visit reward for "brave" call

    Schmitz was instrumental in electing to pit Verstappen from the lead at the first safety car period at Interlagos to switch to new tyres, even though it meant he would lose position to the pursuing Lewis Hamilton.Horner said that Red Bull faced a dilemma at that moment, as Hamilton was always going to do the opposite, but that it was Schmitz who made the right call to stop.“At that point ...Keep reading

  • Zarco feared broken ankle after "shock" Lecuona hit

    Zarco feared broken ankle after "shock" Lecuona hit

    Zarco, along with Danilo Petrucci and debutant Lecuona, crashed on lap 14 at Turn 6, all three riders falling separately mere moments from one another.The Frenchman was walking away from his accident in the gravel trap when Lecuona, who was riding three places behind, also fell and his Tech 3-run KTM bike swept Zarco off his feet, launching the Frenchman into a violent backflip.Zarco was ...Keep reading

  • Binotto: Leclerc and Vettel get on better than people think

    Binotto: Leclerc and Vettel get on better than people think

    Vettel and Leclerc collided in a straight line while fighting over fourth place late in the Interlagos race, after Vettel tried to re-pass Leclerc on the outside having just been overtaken. Leclerc crashed out with a broken wheel while Vettel suffered a puncture, with both drivers furious and blaming one another over the radio.It was the first on-track clash between the two as teammates ...Keep reading

  • Hight, Torrence are champions, Kalitta, Beckman take Pomona wins

    Hight, Torrence are champions, Kalitta, Beckman take Pomona wins

    At his home track, Funny Car’s Robert Hight raced to his third career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world title and second in three years by advancing to the final round of the 55th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claimed championships in their respective ...Keep reading

  • Brazilian GP: The best images from Sunday’s race

    Brazilian GP: The best images from Sunday’s race

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  • Harvick's title hopes rested on trying "something different"

    Harvick's title hopes rested on trying "something different"

    Kevin Harvick grabbed the lead at the start of Sunday’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and led the first 20 laps until he was passed by fellow title contender Martin Truex Jr.Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford appeared best on short runs and Sunday’s race turned into a race of long green-flag runs.In an attempt to have the freshest tires late in the race, Harvick was the ...Keep reading

  • Hamlin: "I don't think I could have done a better job"

    Hamlin: "I don't think I could have done a better job"

    Hamlin's dream 2019 season ended in disappointment Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway after an overheating issue shattered his championship hopes.After an unscheduled pit stop, he would finish tenth, last among the four contenders. Read Also:Kyle Busch wins Homestead finale, claims second Cup title"I don't know. It's tough to say," said Hamlin when asked if this is ...Keep reading

  • Truex: "One mistake probably cost us a shot at it"

    Truex: "One mistake probably cost us a shot at it"

    Martin Truex Jr. had established early in Sunday’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway that his No. 19 Toyota was capable of winning the race and giving him his second series title.He won the first stage while leading 59 of the 80 laps and was leading in Stage 2 when teams began a round of green-flag pit stops. Shortly after Truex left pit road he noticed his car had suddenly become very ...Keep reading

  • Supercars adds $500,000 prize pool to Super2

    Supercars adds $500,000 prize pool to Super2

    The category has announced a revamped Super2 series for 2020, headlined by a $400,000 cash injection to try and help the winner land a main game drive in 2021.There will also be a new rookie class for drivers under 25 years of age and in their first full Super2 season, the winner of which will pocket $100,000. The calendar, meanwhile, has been trimmed from seven rounds to six, with ...Keep reading

  • Kyle Busch wins Homestead finale, claims second Cup title

    Kyle Busch wins Homestead finale, claims second Cup title

    After stumbling through the playoffs, Kyle Busch saved his best for last, winning Sunday’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway which handed him his second career Cup Series championship.The title is the second of Busch’s career. His previous title came in 2015, which started a run of five consecutive seasons of making the Championship 4.“Great job guys!” Busch yelled over his team ...Keep reading