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Gasly: Alpine F1 car’s weight issue is not that bad

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 12:23
After a disappointing Bahrain test, fears that the team could have the slowest car in the 2024 field were realised in qualifying, as Pierre Gasly earned 20th and last position, a spot behind his team-mate Esteban Ocon.Read Also:

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F2 Bahrain: Maloney doubles up with dominant feature race victory

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 11:51
Maloney climbed from eighth to top the podium in Friday’s opening race of the F2 season and put on another fine display on Saturday to establish an early championship lead with a maiden feature race win.Read Also:

FIA F2F2 Bahrain: Maloney dominates sprint race as tyre drama sparks late thrill

Maloney went against the trend to start on soft tyres but was able to switch onto ...Keep reading

WRC teams react to FIA’s vision for the future

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 11:20
The extensive concept revealed by the governing body this week features a raft of significant changes to the WRC's technical and sporting regulations, alongside a plan to address the championship's promotion. The vision aims to attract more manufacturer participation and grow the championship.Perhaps its most bold decision is to remove the control hybrid units from Rally1 cars for the 2025 season ...Keep reading

Red Bull's better tyre options quash F1 rivals' hopes further for Bahrain GP

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 10:52
The pace of the RB20 in the world champion's hands throughout practice and qualifying has further highlighted the advantage he has over the opposition right now.Despite a pretty close fight for the top grid spots – Charles Leclerc's best Q2 lap would actually have been good enough for pole position – few are anticipating much hope of holding a candle to him around Sakhir on Saturday.As ...Keep reading

Ricciardo "grumpy" after messy Bahrain F1 qualifying

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 10:17
RB was tipped to be one of the surprise packages for 2024, having built on a strong end to its 2023 campaign under its previous AlphaTauri guise.And while Ricciardo had played down the hype around his rebranded team ahead of the Sakhir event, RB did prove to be a Q3 contender after Yuki Tsunoda and Ricciardo qualified 11th and 14th respectively.Tsunoda particularly had a right to feel aggrieved ...Keep reading

F3 Bahrain: Williams junior Browning takes maiden win in feature race

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 10:13
Browning got his F3 season off to the best of starts, leading from start to finish to take the full 25 points after absorbing pressure from Christian Mansell throughout.Beganovic's miserable start to the season continued as his Prema-run car failed to launch from pole position and dropped him to the back of the field, adding to the pain of a scoreless sprint due to a lap one puncture.As the ...Keep reading

Both Ferrari LMH cars hit early trouble in Qatar WEC

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 09:59
The Italian manufacturer started the Qatar 1812Km on a promising note with Miguel Molina storming into the lead in the #50 Ferrari 499P with a brilliant launch from fourth on the grid.But it soon became clear that Molina didn’t have the pace to stay at the front, with Nico Muller in the #93 Peugeot 9X8 moving past him at Turn 2 after 30 minutes.Ferrari elected to bring Molina early for a fuel ...Keep reading

McLaren had pace for "second or third" on tight Bahrain F1 grid

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 09:39
Norris and Piastri showed strong one-lap pace amid an extremely tight qualifying battle behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen.But both drivers struggled to get their best laps together in Q3, which shuffled them down to seventh and eighth respectively. With such slim margins as the 2024 season gets underway, any such qualifying mistakes are proving extra costly."It was tricky," Norris replied when ...Keep reading

Perez: Bahrain F1 Q3 mistake cost me top three grid position

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 08:47
The Mexican finished the Q3 session 0.358 seconds off Verstappen, with Charles Leclerc, George Russell and Carlos Sainz all just pipping him.Read Also:

Formula 1Leclerc: Ferrari 'lost rhythm' to beat Verstappen to Bahrain F1 pole

Perez heads into this season knowing that he has to perform in order to retain his Red Bull seat for 2025 and beyond.Despite his campaign getting ...Keep reading

Hamilton: Mercedes W15 is “a car that we can fight with”

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 08:25
Russell demonstrated the potential of the new W15 by qualifying third for the season-opener in Bahrain, while Hamilton was left a frustrated ninth after set-up changes didn’t work in his favour over one lap.However the seven-time world champion remains optimistic about the car’s potential for Saturday evening’s race.“Very, very tough qualifying session,” said Hamilton. “It's amazing to ...Keep reading

FIA will not “jump gun” with Horner probe, despite situation “damaging the sport”

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 08:08
Horner has been at the centre of a probe by the Red Bull energy drinks company over claims of inappropriate behaviour made against him by a female employee.Following an eight-week-long investigation by an independent barrister, it was announced on Wednesday night that the complaints against him had been dismissed as there was no evidence of any wrongdoing.However, matters took a twist over the ...Keep reading

F1 Bahrain GP – Start time, how to watch, starting grid & more

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 05:38
Red Bull's Max Verstappen will line up on pole position ahead of the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc after topping Friday's qualiifying session at Sakhir.George Russell will start the race from third in the top Mercedes, six places ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton.What time does the Bahrain Grand Prix start?The Bahrain GP will begin at 6pm local time (+3 GMT) at the Bahrain International Circuit on ...Keep reading

Rajah Caruth earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Las Vegas

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 04:06
Caruth, who won his first career pole earlier in the day, added hours later with his first career victory by holding off Tyler Ankrum by .0851 seconds.Caruth, 21, becomes just the second Black driver to win in the Truck Series and joins Wendell Scott and Bubba Wallace as just the third Black driver to win a NASCAR national series race. Corey Heim appeared in command of the race when a round of ...Keep reading

SVG finds his NASCAR Xfinity competitors "impressive to watch"

Motorsport - Sat, 2024-03-02 01:05
Oval tracks is where van Gisbergen has the most adjustment to make and he’s already logged three races on superspeedway tracks – an ARCA Menards race at Daytona and Xfinity starts at both Daytona and Atlanta.Last weekend’s Atlanta race produced van Gisbergen’s first top five finish, as he ended up third in just his second series start as smarting stopping late for gas while many others ran ...Keep reading


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