Three In A Row For Walker

Briton wins Red Bull 111 Megawatt in front of record-breaking crowd. Jonny Walker edged out Mario Roman to wrap up his third consecutive Red Bull 111 Megawatt title at the spectacular PGE Coal Mine in Belchatow. The 26-year-old looked in great form during Saturday’s offroad qualification in Poland and followed up with a virtuoso performance…

Mikkelsen signs for Hyundai

Andreas Mikkelsen joins Hyundai to drive I20 WRC car for final three rounds of 2017. He will partner Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo at next month’s RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España (5 – 8 October), with Hayden Paddon dropped for the mixed surface encounter. Hyundai said its line-up for Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (26…

Verstappen Wants Action And Answers

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen says it’s “unbelievable” that he’s vying with McLaren’s Fernando Alonso for the highest number of retirements during F1 2017. Verstappen was forced out of an early fifth place in the Belgian Grand Prix due to a cylinder failure in his Renault internal combustion engine, which ensures he remains bottom of the…

Neuville Has Not Given Up Titles Hopes

Thierry Neuville has not given up on his dream of securing this year’s WRC drivers’ title, despite the crushing set-back of a no-score at ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Neuville began last week’s rally leading the championship, but left it trailing four time champ Sébastien Ogier by 17 points after he lost a wheel and retired on…

Tanak Wins – Ogier Rebuilds Championship Lead

Ott Tanak clinched victory in Germany as his M-Sport Ford team-mate Sebastien Ogier rebuilt a 17-point World Rally Championship lead over Thierry Neuville. In the lead fight from the outset, Tanak hit the front for good amid Friday afternoon’s torrential rain – when he was one of a handful of drivers to give the WRC’s…

Despres Retains Silk Way Rally Crown

Cyril Despres called his second Silk Way Rally win the “best preparation” for an assault on the title at the 40th Dakar Rally early next year. The Team Peugeot Total driver rose to the challenge set by his rivals as he reached the finish line of the 10,000km Trans-Eurasian odyssey in first place having tackled…

Sainz Can Go If Price Is Right

Red Bull says it would consider any sensible offer made for Carlos Sainz, but has rubbished talk that the young Spaniard is poised to be moved elsewhere. Sainz’s option to remain as part of Red Bull’s F1 programme was taken up ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, which means he is committed to another two…

Sébastien Loeb Pulls Out Of Silk Way Rally

Injury forces him out as leader Despres gets lost and Amos takes stage. Italy’s Eugenio Amos was the surprise car class winner on stage 10 of the Silk Way Rally as Sébastien Loeb failed to take the start following an injury sustained after crashing on the previous stage. The day’s result means Cyril Despres, taking…

MotoGP – All the Latest News And Views

Marquez A Surprised Man Marc Marquez says he never expected to lead the MotoGP championship heading into the summer break after picking up his second win of the 2017 season at the Sachsenring. The reigning champion extended his perfect record of German Grand Prix victories in the premier class on Sunday, beating Tech 3 Yamaha…

Sherwood Wins Madrid Red Bull X-Fighters

Levi Sherwood double-backflipped his way into Red Bull X-Fighters’ record books with a pair of the gravity-defying jumps and a powerful performance to win the 16th edition of Las Ventas in front of nearly 20,000 spectators on Friday. MADRID (Spain) The New Zealander became the first FMX rider to perfectly execute two double backflip combos…