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Baffert hopes for Dubai World Cup repeat

Bob Baffert has high hopes for favorite West Coast in Saturday's Dubai World Cup, as the American trainer bids to land the race for the second straight year after Arrogate's thrilling 2017 triumph.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/30 22:48:40

Back with a bang: Hamilton dominates Melbourne practice

World champion Lewis Hamilton took up where he left off last season with the fastest lap times in opening practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/23 22:28:41

Fresh faces

The Formula One season roars into life at the traditional season opener, the Australian Grand Prix, in Melbourne this weekend.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/22 20:05:54

Hamilton, Vettel ready to fight for five crowns

Formula One fans will be hearing a lot about Juan Manuel Fangio this season as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel battle to match the late Argentine's 1950s feat of five world championships.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/16 22:33:40

Peterhansel eyes 14th Dakar win

Stephane Peterhansel will target a 14th victory on the Dakar Rally, played out over 9,000 kilometers of gruelling terrain which includes criss-crossing the Andes and confronting the unique physical demands of Bolivia's thin air.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/5 21:38:40

German Abt gets apt birthday gift with Hong Kong Formula E triumph

Germany's Daniel Abt celebrated his birthday with a first Formula E victory on Sunday after receiving a gift from all-electric series rookie Edoardo Mortara on the streets of Hong Kong.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/12/3 22:43:39

Mikkelsen leads Rally Australia after 'perfect day'

Defending champion Andreas Mikkelsen was the early leader of the season-ending Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour on Friday after winning five of the opening eight stages.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/17 21:13:39

Getting loose

Repsol Honda Team's Spanish rider Marc Marquez (right) leads the pack during the first MotoGP free practice session of the Valencia Grand Prix at Ricardo Tormo racetrack in Cheste, Valencia on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/10 22:23:39

Dovizioso dominates wet Malaysia MotoGP practice

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso of Italy set the pace during wet Malaysian ­MotoGP practice on Friday as world title hopeful Marc Marquez twice went off the track.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/27 21:53:40

Practice ride

Movistar Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi of Italy powers ahead of compatriot Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso during the first practice session of the Australian MotoGP Grand Prix at Phillip Island on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/20 22:08:39

China extends F1 deal for three more years

China will continue to host a Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai for at least three more years, its governing body said Friday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/29 23:38:40

F1 to work on engine noise

Formula One is working on a microphone that can be attached to a car's exhaust system to make the sport louder and more "visceral" for television viewers.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/23 0:53:39

Singapore extends 'Monaco of the East' Grand Prix to 2021

Organizers of Formula One's Singapore Grand Prix announced a four-year contract extension until 2021 on Friday, adding that their costs were falling as they find new efficiencies and revenue streams.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/15 23:43:40

Warming up

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton drives during the second practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on Friday ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix. Hamilton clocked a best lap in 1:44.753 to finish 0.262 seconds ahead of Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari, who had been fastest in the morning session with a time of 1:45.502.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/25 23:08:40

Vettel claims Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel increased his drivers' world championship lead to 14 points on Sunday when he led Kimi Raikkonen home in a dominant Ferrari one-two at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2017/7/30 23:48:40

High hopes

For many years, China has been hoping to cultivate its own star in motor sports' showpiece event - Formula One. But the dream of having a Chinese driver make the circuit in an F1 race has yet to become a reality.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/7/29 7:15:52

Porsche joins rush of manufacturers to Formula E circuit

Porsche announced Friday it was leaving the top category of Le Mans sports car racing at the end of the season to join German automotive rivals in the Formula E electric championship in 2019.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/28 23:13:39

Hamilton on record pace in Austrian practice

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed his Red Bull Ring lap record twice in Austrian Grand Prix practice on Friday, with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel close behind his Mercedes rival.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/8 0:13:39