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FIA unveils tweaked Eifel GP medical evacuation plan

As Motorsport.com reported on Friday after both the 90-minute FP1 and FP2 sessions at the Nurburgring had been cancelled, the new plan involves driving any casualties approximately 3km from the track where a medical helicopter would transfer them to the event's designated receiving hospitals. It was the medical helicopter being unable to complete its casualty transfer route (which could go to ...Keep reading

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IMSA Charlotte: Krohn leads BMW 1-2 on the CMS Roval

Jesse Krohn and Bruno Spengler wound up just 0.069sec apart when they completed their best laps of 1min15.482 and 1min15.551 in the handsome Rahal Letterman Lanigan-run machines. Nick Tandy also made a late improvement to place the #911 Porsche in third, 0.124sec behind, as the works 911 RSRs made their return to the series having skipped Mid-Ohio. Tommy Milner and Antonio Garcia held 1-2 in ...Keep reading

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WEC to require two amateurs in LMP2 line-ups in 2021

A rule change was passed by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on Friday mandating that each line-up must include two silver or one bronze-rated driver from the start of the 2021 season next March. This is a modification on existing rules for the WEC, as well as the European Le Mans Series, that demand only one amateur of either silver or bronze categorisation. A further tweak to ...Keep reading

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Rossi has no Monza Rally plans but hasn’t ruled it out

On Friday it was announced the WRC will end this year’s schedule with the Rally Monza event, which since 1978 has been held as a non-championship outing. Nine-times grand prix motorcycle world champion Rossi is a veteran of the event, having won it seven times. Upon news of the Monza Rally becoming a world championship event, Rossi was asked if he would participate this ...Keep reading

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Poor weather forces Nurburgring FP1 cancellation

Rain on Friday morning left the track damp as temperatures only reached a high of 11ºC, and although conditions did improve nearing the start of FP1, clouds and fog continued to linger in the surrounding region. Race control reported 10 minutes before the session was due to begin that the medical helicopter was unable to fly due to the weather conditions, meaning there could be no running ...Keep reading

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Westbrook rejoins Aston Martin WEC squad for Bahrain

Westbrook, 45, was called up to join the British marque for last month's Le Mans 24 Hours to race alongside Nicki Thiim and Marco Sorensen in the #95 Vantage GTE. The trio finished third in the GTE Pro class, while Alex Lynn, Maxime Martin and Harry Tincknell in the sister #97 car took victory. Now Westbrook has been invited back to fill the slot vacated by Augusto Farfus in Aston's works ...Keep reading

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Davison eyeing race-winning return in 2021

The 38-year-old is a somewhat unexpected player in the Supercars silly season, given he started this year as a well-established member of Tickford Racing's four-car line-up. That was until COVID-19 took hold in Australia, Davison forced out of the Ford team back in May after Milwaukee Tools pulled its funding due to the pandemic. A full-time return next season seems likely, though, Davison ...Keep reading

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Red Bull Ring returns on 2021 ELMS calendar

The Austrian Grand Prix venue will host its first ELMS race since 2018 and replaces Silverstone on the calendar, following the loss of the British track's FIA World Endurance Championship date for the upcoming 2021 season. ELMS organisers had previously made it clear that hosting a standalone race at Silverstone was not financially viable when this year's race was axed amid the disruption to ...Keep reading

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