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Haas ‘felt lost’ during 2017 Formula 1 season

Haas F1 Team finished eighth in 2018 Haas F1 Team owner Gene Haas has admitted that there were times in the 2017 Formula 1 season that his team ‘felt lost’. The team ended the campaign eighth in the constructors’ championship, mirroring its debut season effort, though concedes it was much tougher going the second time around. “In our first season, ...

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Prize Winners Announced for 2017 KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series

PICKERINGTON, OH – February 8, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Spurgeon Dunbar of Fogelsville, Pa., is the grand prize winner in the 2017 KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series sweepstakes. Dunbar won the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a factory rider for the weekend and hang out with eight-time AMA National Enduro Champion Mike Lafferty and ...

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Sweden countdown: 2017 Rewind

Next stop: snow. We begin our build-up to Rally Sweden (15 – 18 February) with a look back at last year’s rally, when Toyota’s WRC comeback took a stunning turn with an emotional victory for Jari-Matti Latvala. Here’s what happened… Thursday 9 / Friday 10 February Thierry Neuville leapt into an early lead after a thrilling duel with Latvala. The ...

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Gasly felt 'angry' to miss out on 2017 F1 seat to Kvyat

              Luke Smith 7 Feb 2018 Pierre Gasly reveals he was left “angry, disappointed and sad” after missing out on a Toro Rosso F1 seat to Daniil Kvyat in 2017. Pierre Gasly has revealed that he felt “angry, disappointed and sad” after initially missing out on a Formula 1 seat at Toro Rosso to ...

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Onboard The 2017 Kawasaki Z650

Videos Ride from home to office on Kawasaki’s $ 7,000 middleweight naked The middleweight naked category is a tough place to be these days. Does Kawasaki’s Z650 stack up to the competition on the daily commute? Motorcyclist

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Polaris Reports 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Reported sales for the fourth quarter of 2017 increased 18% to a record $ 1,431 million; adjusted sales were $ 1,430 million, up 17%, a majority from organic growth Fourth quarter 2017 reported net income was $ 0.49 per diluted share; adjusted net income for the same period was $ 1.47 per diluted share, in-line with expectations and up 25% ...

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Bottas admits overthinking hurt his form in 2017

While teammate Lewis Hamilton took control of the championship battle with four wins from five grands prix after last year’s summer break, Bottas started struggling to get the Mercedes to his liking and fell off the pace.He arrested that slide with pole for the penultimate race in Brazil and then a win in the Abu Dhabi season finale, but admits ...

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Sepang MotoGP test: Vinales sees an end to 2017 tyre woes

Movistar Yamaha appear to have found a solution to the tyre wear issues that plagued both Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales last season as both riders have reported good grip and speed on used rubber. Last year, the M1’s power delivery was aggressive enough to chew even hard rear tyres way before the competition experienced any kind of drop, but ...

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Kyle Busch: 2017 title loss “painful” because of how close it was

“I definitely feel as though we matched them at Homestead. You know, I’d say that we were actually a little bit better than they were at Homestead, and that’s what makes Homestead so painful,” Busch said this week at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour.“You can be a guy who wins 35 races out of the year, and then that ...

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Joey Logano anxious to put “horror film” of 2017 season behind him

Logano, who finished second in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings in 2016, failed to qualify for the 2017 playoffs and ended the season 17th in points – his worst finish since 2012.Logano and his No. 22 Team Penske team did win a race last year – at Richmond, Va., in the spring – but his car failed post-race ...

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