Honda MotoGP team boss Alberto Puig says Alex Marquez would not have been offered a works ride for 2020 had he not won the ’19 Moto2 title. On Monday, Honda confirmed six-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez’s brother Alex would take the seat vacated by Jorge Lorenzo, who retired from racing after last weekend’s Valencia […]

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Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from third to seventh in the Brazilian Grand Prix over his clash with Alex Albon, with Carlos Sainz Jr inheriting a maiden Formula 1 podium. Hamilton clashed with Red Bull driver Albon on the penultimate lap of the race in the battle for second place, spinning Albon to the tail […]

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Max Verstappen won a crazy Brazilian Grand Prix in which Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly claimed his first Formula 1 podium in second and the two Ferraris collided with each other. Poleman Verstappen had to pass Lewis Hamilton on-track twice to score his third victory of 2019, while Gasly beat Hamilton in a drag race to […]

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Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says his Brazilian Grand Prix podium was “insane”, “really emotional” and “just the best day of my life”. The 23-year-old racer, who is contesting his second full campaign in grand prix racing, was unable to score a podium in his 12 races with Red Bull’s main team this […]

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Red Bull-Honda’s Max Verstappen claimed his second Formula 1 pole position in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Verstappen was fastest on the first runs in Q3, but only by 0.008 seconds from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after running wide out of the Pinheirinho left-hander on the infield. Then Verstappen improved on his second run to […]

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Red Bull has officially announced that Alex Albon will be Max Verstappen’s team-mate in 2020 with Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly staying at Toro Rosso. Albon was given the call-up to the senior team during the summer break as the underperforming Gasly made his way back to Toro Rosso. The British-Thai driver has responded in […]

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The 2019 World Rally Championship finale Rally Australia has been cancelled amid concerns about the rapidly spreading fires closing in on the event’s Coffs Harbour base. Official confirmation of the decision from rally organisers is expected imminently. Autosport has seen email confirmation from rally officials to the FIA and WRC Promoter declaring the cancellation, with […]

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Rebellion Racing scored its first outright World Endurance Championship on-the-road race win by overcoming the Toyotas to claim victory at Shanghai. The #1 Rebellion crew Bruno Senna, Gustavo Menezes and Norman Nato seized the opportunity presented to them by the LMP1 success handicap system to beat the best of the Toyota TS050 Hybrids by more […]

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Brendon Hartley says two rookies would have been a “high risk” for Porsche, which ultimately selected Andre Lotterer over the ex-Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver for its Formula E line-up. Hartley, who will make his FE debut with Dragon in the upcoming 2019/20 season, had helped Porsche with its initial private testing of its 99X […]

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A subsidiary of the Penske Corporation has purchased the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway among other assets from the previous owner, Hulman and Company. The blockbuster purchase has been made by a Penske division named Penske Entertainment Corp, which means Penske’s three-car IndyCar team will compete in a championship that is owned by […]

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