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May 20th, 2013
Randy de Puniet has confirmed he will test Suzuki’s potential 2014 MotoGP challenger at Motegi. Suzuki’s return to MotoGP has been long rumoured , although it is yet to commit to an entry in next year’s championship. The Japanese manufacturer withdrew from the sport at the end of 2011 (pictured), during which it had run a single-bike effort primarily for Alvaro Bautista.
May 19th, 2013
Dani Pedrosa dominated an eventful French Grand Prix to take over the top spot in the MotoGP championship standings. Pedrosa was well clear of Cal Crutchlow, second aboard the Tech 3 Yamaha despite riding with a shin fracture from his practice crash. The win moved Pedrosa six points clear of team-mate Marc Marquez, who recovered to third on the second Honda after a poor start, and 17 ahead of Jorge Lorenzo, whose Yamaha was only seventh.
May 18th, 2013
Cal Crutchlow will need medical clearance to race in MotoGP’s French Grand Prix after being diagnosed with a shin fracture from his crash in pre-qualifying practice. The Tech 3 Yamaha rider had a violent fall at La Chappelle in practice four. The accident caused a red flag as Crutchlow was initially unable to get up.
May 18th, 2013
MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo said missing out on the French Grand Prix pole to Marc Marquez was no concern as his whole focus was on ensuring his Yamaha did not fall off the pace in the race again. Lorenzo led the last round in Spain at first, but was overhauled by Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and then denied second when Marquez barged past at the final corner. The Yamaha rider had been concerned about long-run pace following that disappointment and remained unsure about his bike’s speed in Friday practice at Le Mans
May 18th, 2013
Andrea Dovizioso admitted he surprised himself by getting a Ducati on the front row for MotoGP’s French Grand Prix at Le Mans.
May 17th, 2013
Formula 1 could be set for a dramatic shake-up as the race to secure engine deals for the future hots up. Honda’s return to Formula 1 , Mercedes’ push to find another customer, plus Renault’s desire to supply fewer teams , has opened the way for plenty of changes over the next few years. There is now even the prospect of a renewal of some iconic F1 partnerships from the past, with both Lotus and Williams leading contenders to land Honda deals
May 17th, 2013
Ferrari has hit out at rival Red Bull’s criticisms of the current tyres in Formula 1, saying it does not understand why it should feel ‘ashamed’ for winning races with aggressive four-stop strategies. Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz attacked the state of F1 after the Spanish Grand Prix, claiming the sport was no longer about racing but instead was simply about tyre preservation.
May 16th, 2013
Stephane Sarrazin reckons Robert Kubica will be tough to beat on this week’s Tour de Corse. The two ex-Formula 1 drivers will go head-to-head on the European Rally Championship round in turbocharged Regional Rally Cars. Kubica has led both ERC events he has started to date and has claimed 15 stage wins, but has also crashed out on both occasions
May 14th, 2013
Marc Marquez says he will effectively be ‘starting from zero’ in MotoGP’s forthcoming round at Le Mans. The current MotoGP points leader has no prior top-class experience of the French track, in contrast to Losail, Austin and Jerez, all of which were used as pre-season test venues
May 13th, 2013
Sebastien Loeb is confident Robert Kubica can surpass Kimi Raikkonen’s achievements and establish himself as a frontrunner in the World Rally Championship.
May 9th, 2013
Touring car and sportscar driver Darryl O’Young is returning to the Le Mans 24 Hours after a four-year absence with the AF Corse Ferrari team. The Canadian-born Chinese driver, who is racing with the ROAL BMW team in this year’s World Touring Car Championship, has signed to drive one of AF’s GTE Am class Ferrari 458 Italias in the French enduro on June 22/23.
May 8th, 2013
Andrea Iannone says there should be no problem with him returning to the MotoGP field at Le Mans later this month following surgery to resolve arm pump – or carpal tunnel syndrome – issues. Iannone’s Pramac Ducati team-mate Ben Spies is already sidelined for the French Grand Prix as he continues to recover from lingering injuries. Ducati test rider Michele Pirro will substitute for the American.
May 6th, 2013
Ducati MotoGP test rider Michele Pirro will fill in for Ben Spies in the satellite Pramac squad for the French Grand Prix. The American will miss his second straight race as he struggles to overcome physical problems that began with a heavy crash at Sepang last year and were exacerbated in testing at the same track last month . Pirro had also been slated to stand in for Spies at Jerez, only for Ducati to confirm he would, as originally intended, race its development bike at the Spanish track
April 30th, 2013
Sebastien Ogier insists Sebastien Loeb’s World Rally return in Argentina will not distract him from his 2013 championship bid. The pair have already met twice this year. Loeb had the upper hand in the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally , but could do little to prevent Ogier clinching a first win for Volkswagen’s new team in Sweden .
April 23rd, 2013
Peugeot has confirmed technical details of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak – a car tested for the first time by Sebastien Loeb last week.
April 23rd, 2013
Kris Meeke is hoping his test role with Peugeot will lead to an opportunity to drive its 208 T16 competitively in the second half of the season. The Northern Irishman, who won his 2009 Intercontinental Rally Challenge title with Peugeot Sport, has been working with Craig Breen on the test and development of the 208. Peugeot has confirmed Meeke is a strong contender for driving the car once it breaks competitive cover.
April 23rd, 2013
Hugo Valente’s World Touring Car Championship programme in a second Campos SEAT Leon will begin in rounds seven and eight at the Hungaroring on May 4-5. The 20-year-old Frenchman raced for the team in last year’s Shanghai WTCC rounds, taking 16th and 18th place finishes. The same year he also finished runner-up in the French SEAT Leon Supercopa
April 22nd, 2013
Sebastien Loeb will compete in the next two rounds of the Formula 1-supporting Porsche Supercup. The nine-time World Rally champion will join the field for the Barcelona and Monte Carlo events. Loeb has switched to circuit racing for his full-time campaign this year
April 17th, 2013
A section of the original layout of the Le Mans 24 Hours circuit will be recreated as part of the 90th anniversary celebrations of the French endurance classic. The roads at the Pontlieue Hairpin, the most northerly point of the first layout of the Circuit de la Sarthe used from 1923-1928, will be returned to their 1920s glory for the week of this year’s 24 Hours in June.
April 6th, 2013
Three-time outright European Le Mans Series champion Emmanuel Collard is returning to the series in the GT class with the ProSpeed Competition Porsche squad. The Frenchman, who won the series in 2005, ’06 and ’11 when it was known as the Le Mans Series, will contest four of the five races, starting at Silverstone next weekend, in the Belgian team’s solo GTE class Porsche 911 GT3-RSR. The former factory Porsche driver will share the 2011-spec car with VdeV racer and one-time Spa 24 Hours starter Francois Perrodo, who has also raced under the pseudonym ‘Francois Glenmor’.