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Caruso flies in the final Sydney practice

Michael Caruso Michael Caruso confirmed his strong pace by topping the final practice session at the Red Rooster Sydney Super Sprint. The Nissan Motorsport driver, who was fastest in Friday’s opening practice, shot to the top of the times in the dying moments of the final outing before qualifying. Caruso managed to fire in a 1:28.86s to eclipse Scott McLaughlin ...

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Jump king Mads flies 50 metres

High-flying Mads Østberg confirmed his status as the WRC’s daredevil jump king at Neste Rally Finland last weekend. In a rally famed for its breathtaking leaps, the Norwegian topped the rankings at the biggest of them all – the Yellow House Jump in the legendary Ouninpohja special stage. But it was a close call. Estonia’s Ott Tänak flew his Ford ...

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Mostert flies to the top in Practice 2

Chaz Mostert Chaz Mostert set a blistering pace to top the second Supercars practice session at the Coates Hire Ipswich Super Sprint. The Supercheap Auto Ford driver, boosted by green tyres, posted a practice record 1:08.99s in the dying seconds of the 45 minute session. Mostert’s impressive lap arrived amid a flurry of times in the final moments, which saw ...

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Hamilton flies to pole but faces investigation

Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton blitzed the Silverstone circuit to score pole position for the British Grand Prix in a qualifying session held in changeable weather conditions. The Mercedes driver produced a stunning 1:26.600s effort in the final stages of Q3 to claim pole by more than half a second from Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen. A brief rain shower doused the circuit ...

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McLaughlin flies to record breaking pole

Scott McLaughlin Scott McLaughlin produced the fastest ever Supercar lap at Townsville’s Reid Park Circuit to claim the Armor All pole position for Race 14. The DJR Team Penske driver blitzed his shootout lap to post a stunning 1:11.99s effort to secure his ninth pole position of the season and his 12th consecutive front row start. McLaughlin once again enjoyed ...

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Percat flies as conditions improve at Winton

Nick Percat A last gasp effort from Nick Percat on a drying track put the Brad Jones Racing on top in Practice 2 at the Winton Super Sprint. Rain abated prior to the start of the 45 minute session but prolonged showers earlier in the day presented a wet track to the Supercars field. As the time progressed, a dry ...

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Vinales flies in Phillip Island MotoGP test

Maverick Vinales Yamaha star Maverick Vinales has turned the tables on Honda by topping the second day of the MotoGP pre-season test at Phillip Island. Vinales was the only rider to dip under the 1:29s barrier when he finished with a 1:28.84s best. First day fast man Marc Marquez finished .46s adrift of Vinales while Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) was ...

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F1 star’s kart team flies at Australian Kart Champs

Lachlan Hughes on his way to victory for Ricciardo Kart in Newcastle The good form of Daniel Ricciardo’s factory karting team continued in Newcastle today with Ricciardo Kart winning four of the nine categories of the opening round of the Australian Kart Championships. Red Bull Racing F1 star Ricciardo’s team – managed by former Supercars and Carrera Cup regular, Michael ...

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Mikkelsen clings to lead as Paddon flies

Andreas Mikkelsen Kiwi star Hayden Paddon is threatening to spoil Volkswagen’s farewell party after launching a concerted attack on the morning stages on Day 2 of Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Overnight leader Andreas Mikkelsen (Volkswagen) has seen his overall lead pegged back to 13.6s at the hands of a rapid Paddon who alongside co-driver John Kennard have shot into second. ...

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Dovizioso flies solo as Iannone ruled out of Motegi MotoGP

Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso will fly solo at this weekend’s Motegi MotoGP round as team-mate Andrea Iannone has been ruled out of competition. Last week, Iannone underwent a series of checks, which showed that the excess fluid in his back injury had been almost totally absorbed and that the calcification process of the T3 vertebra, which he fractured at Misano after ...

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