Crutchlow says wet Thailand MotoGP race start “very dangerous”

Last Sunday’s race at Buriram had to be delayed by almost an hour due to a torrential downpour lashing the circuit.
When the race did get underway, the level of spray was still very high but all bar Tech 3 KTM’s Remy Gardner managed to make it to the chequered flag. Several riders were seen in discussion on the grid ahead of the start about the conditions, as well as with FIM …Keep reading

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Ward lands racing director role at Arrow McLaren SP

Ward, who was Josef Newgarden’s race engineer at Team Penske, departed that team last off-season, but due to legal wrangles couldn’t official start working as Arrow McLaren SP’s director of trackside engineering until July.
Now as racing director, Ward will lead the technical performance team of Max Neyron (director of operations), Nick Snyder (director of performance) and Billy Vincent …Keep reading

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Verstappen: “Zero” pleasure from fighting through pack in Singapore GP

Verstappen started eighth after being obliged to abort his final qualifying lap, and then dropped to 12th after anti-stall kicked in at the start.
He was making progress through the pack, but after a safety car restart he locked up and went off while trying to pass Lando Norris, which forced him to make an extra stop to change his flat-spotted tyres.
After that, he charged through the field …Keep reading

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Saudi GP chiefs meet F1 teams and drivers over security

The second round of the 2022 championship was overshadowed by a missile strike on an oil facility near the track on the Friday. Yemen’s Houthis rebels claimed responsibility for the attack.
It prompted talks between F1 bosses, teams and drivers on Friday night in Jeddah to discuss whether or not it was safe for the Saudi Arabian GP to ahead.
In the end, it was agreed that the grand prix …Keep reading

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