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Gresini rider Gabriel Rodrigo muscled his Honda into the lead from second on the grid at the start, though he would be usurped by Arenas from seventh on the grid at Turn 3. A near-highside for Rodrigo at the Turn 7 left-hander broke the pack up from...
Drivers and teams have faced some strategy headaches this weekend in dealing with the softer compound tyres, especially with there being such high degradation on the softest of the range. But although that has caused some difficulties, and could make the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix a huge...
Zarco fired in a 1m55.687s in the closing stages of Q2 on Saturday to take over top spot on his year-old Ducati run by the Avintia squad (now calling itself Esponsorama Racing). This came under threat from championship leader Quartararo at the end, though the Petronas SRT...
Mercedes will start from the front row for the fifth consecutive time this season, with Valtteri Bottas outqualifying teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.063s to take pole position. Nico Hulkenberg delivered a stunning lap to take third on the grid for Racing Point, ahead of the lead Red...
Racing Point was docked 15 constructors’ championship points and handed a €400,000 fine on Friday after it was deemed to have used an illegal design process for its rear brake ducts on its 2020 car. The team previously used brake ducts supplied by Mercedes when they were...
Bertrand Baguette and Koudai Tsukakoshi took an ultimately dominant win in the #17 Honda, having been locked in battle with the #8 ARTA NSX for much of the race until Tomoki Nojiri spun while under pressure from Tsukakoshi on lap 36 of 66. It marks the first...
Supercars confirmed last week that a midweek fixture is on the table as part of the re-shaped trip to Darwin, after the opener was postponed by a week thanks to Northern Territory border controls. Motorsport.com understands the current plan is to hold the Darwin SuperSprint, the second...
The Scot, despite carrying 48kg of success ballast, was almost half a second clear of everyone on the first runs, and just managed to keep his nose in front as most of the other leading contenders improved later in the session. “Did I feel I could have...
The KTM rider fired in a 1m55.779s lap in the closing stages of qualifying at Brno, which put him into a provisional second on the grid – equalling the Austrian marque’s best qualifying result from Misano last year. However, this lap was cancelled as he set it...
The FIA ruled on Friday that Racing Point had breached the sporting regulations in the design process of the brake ducts on its RP20 car, resulting in a 15-point penalty and a €400,000 fine. But the decision has sparked anger throughout the paddock on both sides of...