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First full-power Extreme E group test conducted in Spain

A previous test of the all-electric ODYSSEY 21 SUV was conducted at Chateau de Lastours in southern France in October. However, this was a centrally-run car and a lower power mode was used. Now, all nine teams confirmed for the inaugural five-round season in 2021 have taken delivery of their Spark Racing Technology-built machines, which they used in Spain. This two-day test, split across two ...Keep reading

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Crutchlow: MotoGP will “keep seeing surprise winners” in ’21

For the second time in five seasons, nine different riders took to the top step of the podium in MotoGP in 2020, with Fabio Quartararo, Franco Morbidelli, Joan Mir, Brad Binder and Miguel Oliveira taking their maiden wins. The COVID-19 shortened and condensed schedule, as well as the absence of six-time world champion Marc Marquez through injury and the change to rear tyre construction, had a ...Keep reading

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Hamilton: Perez’s arrival makes Red Bull stronger

Max Verstappen expects Red Bull will be in a much stronger position next year with both of its cars potentially able to take the fight to the world champion team. The value of a second strong car was seen in Abu Dhabi, where Alex Albon was close enough to limit the strategy options of the two Mercedes drivers, and Verstappen won the race. Although he didn't specify the year, Hamilton ...Keep reading

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Verstappen hopes Perez can make it easier to fight Mercedes

Red Bull announced on Friday that outgoing Racing Point driver Perez would be joining the team for 2021, replacing Alexander Albon. Perez will arrive at Red Bull off the back of his strongest season in F1, scoring his maiden victory at the Sakhir Grand Prix en route to fourth place in the standings. Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said Perez's form this year was "impossible" to ...Keep reading

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Albon feels he has “done everything” to save Red Bull seat

Albon qualified fifth in Abu Dhabi, but was able to pass McLaren's Lando Norris for fourth place in the opening stint before the safety car drew him close to Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton. Although Albon could not put Hamilton under pressure initially, he was able to go on a late charge to cut the gap from nine seconds to just 1.5 seconds in the final 15 laps, crossing the line fourth. Red Bull ...Keep reading

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Slade returns to Supercars with new team

The two-time race winner will spearhead the new single-car squad, which will be backed by CoolDrive Auto Parts, the Blanchard family business. The Blanchards have owned a Racing Entitlements Contract since 2017, which has been parked at Brad Jones Racing for the past four seasons, and have leased a pair of Tickford Racing-built Ford Mustangs from Phil Munday as they go out on their own. Tim ...Keep reading

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Mercedes turns down power in Abu Dhabi amid MGU-K concerns

With power unit components getting towards the end of their life, Mercedes' worries have been heightened by a recent run of breakages. Racing Point’s Sergio Perez lost a near-certain podium at the Bahrain Grand Prix when he suffered an MGU-K failure late in the race, while George Russell suffered a similar issue in Friday practice in Abu Dhabi. Amid no definitive answer as to what is going ...Keep reading

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Biker boss killed in drag racing shooting

The Australian drag strip was rocked by a shooting during the Outlaw Nitro Challenge event at around 8:30pm last night, police forced to shut the event down. Two people were taken to hospital for treatment, one of them senior Rebels member Martin. The 51-year-old later died of his injuries. The other man treated for non-life-threatening injuries was a 31-year-old, who, according to local ...Keep reading

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Porsche reveals 2021 911 GT3 Supercup car

The 992-shape 911 GT3 Cup is more powerful and wider than its predecessor, as well as boasting more downforce. There is an increase of 25bhp to 510bhp and the use of a turbo-spec body makes it 28mm wider, while the car incorporates a bigger rear wing and front splitter. Porsche estimates that the car is one percent faster than the outgoing 991.2 Supercup car. The latest-generation Supercup ...Keep reading

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