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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

Dennis severs McLaren links

Ron Dennis, chairman of ­McLaren's Formula One team and separate sports carmaker, will step down from his role at the brand and sell his shares, ending a 37-year relationship which soured in recent months alongside race-track failings.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/7/1 0:33:39

2017 Taklimakan Rally roars to finish

The 2017 Taklimakan Rally has wrapped up its two-week long competition across the world's second largest shifting sand desert Taklimakan.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/6/23 15:25:36

Nakajima out to bury heartbreak

Japanese driver Kazuki Nakajima intends to finish what he started at the Le Mans 24-hour race, one year after his challenge ended in a heartbreaking defeat just one lap from home.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/17 0:48:39

Biaggi suffers injuries

Italian motorcycling star Max Biaggi was flown to hospital on Friday after suffering injuries in a "serious" accident at the Sagittario race circuit south of Rome, according to reports.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/6/10 0:38:39

Button to debut at Super GT

Britain's Jenson Button is to make his Super GT debut for Team Mugen at the Suzuka 1000 kilometers on August 27, the team announced Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/6/2 23:53:39

Hamilton uninterested in ‘phoney wars’

Lewis Hamilton has said he will avoid any kind of mind games in his title battle with Sebastian Vettel this year as the two multiple world champions scrap it out for the tiniest of advantages at every race.
Soure:AFP: 2017/5/26 23:43:39