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MotoGP to retire Nicky Hayden's #69 as tribute to late 2006 champion

MotoGP will officially retire Nicky Hayden's #69 from competition use as a tribute to the late 2006 world champion
Tags: Sport, MotoGP, Nicky Hayden, Autosport


How Pirelli's new F1 tyre compounds will look in pre-season testing

Pirelli has outlined how it will identify its five new Formula 1 tyre compounds in pre-season testing, following the removal of the previous 'rainbow' range
Tags: Sport, F1, Pirelli, Autosport


How to tell Pirelli's new F1 tyre compounds apart in testing

Pirelli has outlined how it will identify its five new Formula 1 tyre compounds in pre-season testing, following the removal of the previous 'rainbow' range
Tags: Sport, F1, Pirelli, Autosport


MotoGP champion Marc Marquez admits surgery tougher than expected

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has admitted he will not be in perfect shape at the first pre-season test of 2019 at Sepang after "complicated" surgery
Tags: Sport, MotoGP, Sepang, Marc Marquez, Autosport


F1 would 'love' to have second race in China on calendar

Formula 1's global sponsorship boss says it would "love" to have a second race in China
Tags: China, Sport, F1, Autosport


Buemi: Nissan e.dams has solved Formula E energy management issues

Sebastien Buemi says his Nissan e.dams team has solved the energy management issues that hampered it at the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season opener in Saudi Arabia
Tags: Sport, Nissan, Abb, Sebastien Buemi, FE, Autosport


Rebellion adds Audi WTCR racer Berthon to its WEC LMP1 line-up

Rebellion Racing has added Nathanael Berthon to its World Endurance Championship LMP1 roster for the remaining 2018-19 superseason races, as well as the full '19-20 campaign
Tags: Sport, WEC, Berthon, Nathanael Berthon, Autosport, Audi WTCR


F1's 2019 front wing changes cost €15million, says Red Bull's Marko

Formula 1's front wing rule changes cost Red Bull €15million but it has already recovered a large amount of performance, says the company's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko
Tags: Sport, F1, Marko, Autosport


Vasser-Sullivan IndyCar deal with Coyne and Bourdais extended

The Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar outfit has reached a new multi-year agreement with Jimmy Vasser and James Sullivan to extend their deal to co-enter Sebastien Bourdais' car in the series
Tags: Sport, Indycar, Coyne, Bourdais, Sebastien Bourdais, Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar, Jimmy Vasser, James Sullivan, Autosport, Vasser Sullivan


Ex-Ferrari F1 driver Irvine: Overrated Vettel is a 'one-trick pony'

Ex-Ferrari Formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine has labelled four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel "massively overrated" and a "one-trick pony"
Tags: Sport, F1, Sebastian Vettel, Irvine, Ferrari Formula 1, Autosport, Eddie Irvine


Renault flattered Red Bull did not allow Ricciardo early F1 test

Renault found it "quite flattering" that Red Bull did not allow Daniel Ricciardo to test for his 2019 Formula 1 team early because it means its rival is "afraid"
Tags: Sport, F1, Renault, Daniel Ricciardo, Ricciardo, Autosport


Virgin not that surprised to be leading FE powertrain supplier Audi

Virgin Racing boss Sylvain Filippi says he is "not that surprised" his team is currently ahead of the works Audi squad in the ABB FIA Formula E standings
Tags: Sport, Virgin, Audi, FE, Autosport, Sylvain Filippi


WRC Monte Carlo: 'Everything's new' on Hyundai WRC debut for Loeb

Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has warned that everything will be new to him when he competes for Hyundai for the first time on this weekend's Monte Carlo Rally
Tags: Sport, Hyundai, WRC, Loeb, Sebastien Loeb, Hyundai WRC, Autosport, WRC Monte Carlo


Silverstone Classic to celebrate Ford Capri's 50th anniversary

The 50th birthday of the Ford Capri will be marked at the Silverstone Classic with a special award from one of the greatest racers of the make in Gordon Spice
Tags: Sport, Ford Capri, Autosport, Historics


Renault Eurocup champion Max Fewtrell gets FIA F3 seat at ART

Formula Renault Eurocup champion Max Fewtrell will contest the Formula 1-supporting FIA Formula 3 Championship in 2019 with ART Grand Prix
Tags: Sport, Renault, FIA, F3, Autosport, Max Fewtrell


Jorge Lorenzo: Training accident ahead of 2019 MotoGP very stupid

Honda rider Jorge Lorenzo says a "very stupid" training accident left him with a fractured scaphoid ahead of the 2019 MotoGP season
Tags: Sport, Honda, MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo, Autosport


GP3 champion Hubert joins new Arden/HWA set-up for 2019 F2 season

GP3 champion Anthoine Hubert will race for Arden and its new Formula 2 partner HWA this year and has been given a full-time place in Renault's junior set-up for 2019
Tags: Sport, Renault, Hubert, Arden, HWA, Anthoine Hubert, Autosport, F2, Arden HWA


GP3 champion Hubert joins Arden/HWA in F2, gets full Renault backing

GP3 champion Anthoine Hubert will race for Arden and its new Formula 2 partner HWA this year and has been given a full-time place in Renault's junior set-up for 2019
Tags: Sport, Renault, Hubert, Arden, HWA, Anthoine Hubert, Autosport, F2, Arden HWA


Motorsport's narrowly-averted Vnuk crisis explained

A major threat to motorsport's future in Europe appears to been averted by the outcome of a vote on Tuesday
Tags: Europe, Sport, National, Autosport


IndyCar to increase boost on short ovals in line with street tracks

IndyCar will increase turbo boost levels at the Iowa and Gateway short ovals to improve racing and bring the allocation in line with road and street course events
Tags: Sport, Iowa, Indycar, Autosport


Kubica 'didn't show his best' in first 2017 Williams F1 test - Lowe

Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says Robert Kubica did not do enough to earn a Formula 1 race seat when he first tested for the team in 2017
Tags: Sport, F1, Lowe, Kubica, Robert Kubica, Paddy Lowe, Autosport


Aston Martin's Nicki Thiim stays in British GT with TF Sport

Aston Martin factory driver Nicki Thiim will rejoin Mark Farmer at TF Sport in British GT this year in a new Vantage GT3
Tags: Sport, National, Aston Martin, Gt, Mark Farmer, Autosport, Nicki Thiim


Honda reveals 2019 MotoGP bike for Marquez and new team-mate Lorenzo

The factory Honda MotoGP team has unveiled the bike that Marc Marquez and newcomer Jorge Lorenzo will ride in 2019
Tags: Sport, Honda, MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo, Marquez, Marc Marquez, Lorenzo, Autosport


2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed to celebrate record-breakers

The 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed's theme will be 'Speed Kings - Motorsport's Record Breakers'
Tags: Sport, Autosport, Historics


Fernando Alonso: Daytona 24 Hours fan access unthinkable in F1

Fernando Alonso believes the access that fans have to the cars and drivers at the Daytona 24 Hours at Daytona would be "unthinkable" in Formula 1
Tags: Sport, Fernando Alonso, Daytona, IMSA, Autosport


Top F1 drivers are 'desperately missing' coaches, says Stewart

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Sir Jackie Stewart says top drivers are "desperately missing" coaches, which he believes is "absolutely wrong"
Tags: Sport, F1, Stewart, Jackie Stewart, Autosport


British F4 champion Kiern Jewiss steps up for 2019 BRDC British F3

Reigning British Formula 4 champion Kiern Jewiss will step up to the BRDC British F3 Championship with Douglas Motorsport this season
Tags: Sport, F3, Autosport, Kiern Jewiss, Douglas Motorsport


F1 driver Bottas completes first test ahead of Artic Lapland Rally

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas has completed his first test aboard the Ford Fiesta WRC he will drive for his rallying debut on the Arctic Lapland Rally this weekend
Tags: Sport, WRC, Valtteri Bottas, Bottas, Mercedes Formula, Autosport, Ford Fiesta WRC, Artic Lapland Rally, Arctic Lapland


Jack Harvey gets 2019 IndyCar 10-race deal as Meyer Shank expands

The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-affiliated Meyer Shank Racing team has confirmed an expanded 2019 IndyCar programme
Tags: Sport, Indycar, Jack Harvey, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, Autosport, Meyer Shank Racing, Meyer Shank


Red Bull F1 junior Dan Ticktum can't earn superlicense in Asian F3

The series in which Red Bull Junior Dan Ticktum is trying to secure his final points for a Formula 1 superlicence is ineligible for points, Autosport has learned
Tags: Sport, F3, Autosport, Dan Ticktum