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Byron sweeps Rockingham round of Short Track Challenge

The Short Track Challenge is a new event featuring duel sprint races with NASCAR Cup Series cars at Rockingham Speedway, Lucas Oil Raceway and Myrtle Beach Speedway. Read Also: The winner of each sim race will secure their place in Thursday's title-decider at Martinsville Speedway. A handful of drivers selected by NBCSN commentator Steve Letarte known as the 'Peacock Provisional' will fill out the remaining spots on the ten-driver grid.
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Cost cap talks dominate F1 bosses and teams debate

Team principals joined FIA president Jean Todt, and F1's CEO Chase Carey and managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn for a telephone conference which lasted all afternoon. Sources say it was a positive and productive session, but few firm decisions were taken – although Todt insisted that the new technical regulations, already postponed from 2021 to 2022, will not be deferred for a further year. The cost cap occupied much
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NASCAR Euro Series’ virtual races to include real consequences

The EuroNASCAR Esports Series will kick off on April 21 on iRacing and will include eight events with the last three serving as playoff rounds and awarding double points. And in a first for virtual motorsports competition, the participating series drivers will also score points toward the real 2020 Euro Series team championship. “First of all, this is a challenging time and we encourage everybody to be smart and stay
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Podcast: Why Iannone's 18-month ban is so complex

After failing a doping test during last year’s Malaysian Grand Prix weekend, Iannone has been under FIM-ordered suspension since December while a hearing was carried out at the start of February. Steadfast in his claims of innocence, Iannone was deemed to have not taken the offending steroid knowingly and had been caught out by contaminated food. Read Also:Iannone handed ...Keep reading Source link
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Bubba Wallace loses real sponsor from quitting virtual race

After using up his two allowed fast-repair “resets” in the first 10 laps of Sunday’s eNASCAR race at virtual Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, Wallace got involved in a third incident with driver Clint Bowyer that caused his No. 43 extensive damage.   Rather than drive the remainder of the 150-lap event with a damaged vehicle and out of contention for the win, Wallace elected to quit. “Y’all have a good
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Williams furloughs staff, management and drivers take pay cuts

As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact F1, teams are anticipating financial difficulties onset by a lack of revenue due to the cancelled races. McLaren was the first to officially announce last week it would be taking advantage of a government scheme that allows companies to furlough staff, paying 80% of wages up to £2,500 per month. In a statement issued by Williams on Monday, the British team announced
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Marquez brothers will be tough to manage

In the wake of Jorge Lorenzo’s retirement, Honda moved to form the first all-brother pairing in MotoGP when it signed reigning Moto2 world champion Alex Marquez to join his six-time premier class title-winning elder sibling Marc. Both have spoken over the winter about the dynamic in the Honda garage, with Alex admitting Marc hasn’t offered much in the way of advice ahead of his debut MotoGP campaign.  KTM rider Espargaro
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Wolff rules out formal role or ‘strategic’ Aston investment

The Mercedes motorsport boss's future has been the subject of intense speculation for months, with his current contract running out at the end of 2020. Last year he emerged as a candidate to potentially replace Chase Carey as the boss of F1, while more recently he has been linked with opportunities at Aston Martin. While it is understood a personal financial investment in Aston Martin could be on the cards,
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Brown warns four F1 teams could disappear amid crisis

With no races currently taking place, all teams are facing a financial squeeze. They still have significant overheads such as salaries, while facing the prospect a future loss of income from both the F1 prize fund and their own sponsors. Brown believes that the sport should take steps such as further lowering the budget cap that comes into force in 2021. He also warned that if teams do hit trouble,
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How Formula 1 reacted to fuel trickery

The FIA was pushed for numerous clarifications and Ferrari had to vigorously defend its position, as fellow competitors questioned the legality of its power unit throughout the season. The situation is still not over as rival teams remaining unhappy about a secret agreement reached between Ferrari and the FIA over what it is up to. With rivals unable to understand how Ferrari was able to achieve this boost, numerous theories