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Gill, Veiby locked in fierce contest for APRC crown

Chikkamagaluru, November 23: Excitement and expectations have reached unprecedented levels as the Coffee Day India Rally 2017 which doubles up as the fifth and concluding round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship, organized by the Motor Sports Club of Chikkamagalur, commences here tomorrow after tonight’s ceremonial flag-off at the sponsors Coffee Day Global premises.… Read More »

Force India look to develop next year’s car: Team preview

Abu Dhabi: having already bagged the 4th place in the constructors World championship, Sahara Force India gets ready for this weekend’s season finale, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Both the drivers and the team Principal echo confident feelings. Sergio Perez: “I enjoy driving at Yas Marina. It’s a track where we’ve been strong for the last few… Read More »

Tough debut for Jehan Daruvala at Macau Grand Prix as he finishes 10th

Macau: Jehan Daruvala of the Sahara Force India Academy, overcame numerous hurdles, while gaining valuable experience, on his debut at the FIA F3 World Cup. The nineteen year old Indian finished a commendable tenth in his rookie race at the Macau Grand Prix. The notoriously unforgiving street circuit witnessed high drama throughout the weekend with… Read More »

The curtain comes down on another stunning and record-breaking MotoGP season

After another three stunning races on Sunday at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana, the FIM Awards ceremony brought the incredible 2017 season to a close – with Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) taking top billing, and Marquez receiving his MotoGP™ World Champion… Read More »

Vettel beats Bottas at the start, wins 47th career Grand Prix; Hamilton recovers to 4th

Sebastian Vettel took his 47th career grand prix win in a tight Brazilian Grand Prix that saw him  finish just 2.7s ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas. Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen took the final podium position after fending off Lewis Hamilton in the closing laps, the Briton having charged through the field after a pitlane start. At the… Read More »

Underweight Ruhaan disqualified after a creditable 12th: World Rotax Max Challenge

Portimao (Portugal), 11 Nov 2017: Ruhaan Alva, the 11-year old schoolboy from Bengaluru and representing the Birel Art India team, marked his debut in the World Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals here on Saturday with a creditable 12th place finish in the Micro Max category out of 34 starters, only to be disqualified on a technicality.… Read More »