Watch Kohta Nozane – Says Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi has tipped Kohta Nozane to become Japan’s next MotoGP star following the Yamaha test rider’s premier class debut last weekend at Motegi. Nozane, a regular in the FIM Endurance World Championship and All-Japan Superbike series, was drafted in at short notice to deputise for an unwell Jonas Folger at Tech 3 Yamaha for…

Preview To Weekend’s USA F1 – Vettel’s Last Chance

Sebastian Vettel’s aspirations for a fifth Formula 1 world championship are hanging in the balance after he retired for the second time in three races in the Japanese Grand Prix. A spark plug, worth around €59 according to Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne, cost the team and Vettel dearly at Suzuka. That blow came after a…

Sebastian Turns In Top Performance

South African Junior Max karting champion Sebastian Boyd continued in his preparations for the World Finals in that class with a splendid performance to end up a stellar fourth in the Super Rok International Karting Finals at the South Garda Karting Circuit in Italy over the weekend He ended up the best placed of the…

Monster Honda Team – Intense Year

As the OiLibya Morocco Rally finished, so concluded the 2017 programme of racing activities for Monster Energy Honda Team. The season had begun in April with the two Abu Dhabi and Qatar desert races in the Middle East, as part of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. It has been an intense year for the…

Mini Completes Successful Dakar Trial

Rallye OiLibya du Maroc provided race action right up to the final Leg 5 of this six day racing spectacle. With the competitors crossing the finish line at Erfoud, it was the MINI Family members who were celebrating loudest from the fact all seven MINI cars completed what was a tough but enthralling race. Rallye…

Ferrari Title Fight Not Over

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne insists the title fight is not over despite an awful run of reliability – and claims the Scuderia’s 2017 car is at the very least on par with the Mercedes. Three engine failures for the team in the last two races, on the back of a double DNF in Singapore, has…

Future World Champions – Almeria Rookies Cup Selection Event

Following in the footsteps of World Champions Johann Zarco, Danny Kent, Brad Binder and perhaps Joan Mir a new group of potential stars will show their skills next week around the Almeria circuit at the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Selection Event. From around the World, 109 riders from 31 different nations, from Russia to…

Battle For The DTM Title

Thriller time at Hockenheim. In the DTM season finale, held from 13th to 15th October 2017 at the German GP circuit, thrilling action will be guaranteed. Six of the 18 drivers still may hope for securing the title in the popular touring-car series. A situation that hasn’t been witnessed in DTM prior to a season…

Red Bull Need The Magic Mode

Red Bull thinks that the lack of a ‘magic’ engine mode for Q3 explained its confusing pace at the Japanese Grand Prix – as it struggled in qualifying before being able to match Mercedes in the race. The Milton Keynes-based team was surprised to be one second off the pace of Mercedes in the fight…

Marquez And Honda After Home Town Win

The Repsol Honda Team have arrived in Motegi, the first in a challenging three-race back-to-back flyaway stint and Honda’s home Grand Prix, having achieved a fantastic 1-2 result at the Aragon Grand Prix. Marquez’s powerful win at his home race extended his Championship lead to 16 points over nearest rival Andrea Dovizioso and 28 over…