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Apr 1

Hahn still smiling; thanks fans for support after SuperCross crash

Wil Hahn racing during the  (Photo courtesy Geiger Media Global)

Wil Hahn broke his humerus in four places and suffered a cracked skull after his accident last weekend. (Photo courtesy Geiger Media Global)

While running third during his heat race in last weekend’s 450cc Monster Energy AMA SuperCross action in St. Louis’ Edward Jones Dome, Wil Hahn suffered a crash which knocked him unconscious.

He was taken to Barnes Jewish Hospital where he was diagnosed with a broken right humorous as well as neck and shoulder contusions and is expected to miss several weeks.

Apr 1

Aleix Espargaro: ‘We will be fighting for podiums’

Aleix Espagaro during qualifying for the MotoGP season-opener at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Aleix Espagaro finished fourth in the season-opener at Qatar despite starting ninth on the grid. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Seen very much as the revelation of the pre-season in 2014, Aleix Espargaro experienced a dramatic opening race to the campaign in Qatar. The NGM Forward Racing rider now discusses the events of Losail, recent surgery, his own aspirations for the season and the premier class arrival of younger brother Pol.

Apr 1

Alonso demoted to gas station attendant after rift at Maranello

Due to unforseen circumstances, two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will be pumping gas at Marenello rather than racing at Bahrain this weekend.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will be pumping gas at Maranello rather than racing at Bahrain this weekend.

Many of the drivers have expressed their displeasure with the new turbo-era of Formula 1. However, instead of talking about it, Fernando Alonso has taken action about it, and says he refuses to step into the F1 paddock again “until the sound problem is fixed”

Alonso planned on competing in the 2014 Ferrari Challenge for the rest of the season, but unfortunately finds himself out of a ride after Giancarlo Fissichella signed a contract securing the final spot in the field yesterday. The only job left at Maranello was gas station attendant.

Apr 1

Stewards find no problem with controversial IndyCar restart

Marco Andretti's car is towed away after being involved in the restart collision at the 2014 Grand Prix of St. Pete. (Photo: Richard Dole/LAT Photographic)

Marco Andretti’s car is towed away after being involved in the restart collision at the 2014 Grand Prix of St. Pete. (Photo: Richard Dole/LAT Photographic)

Coming to the restart on Lap 82 of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season opener at St. Petersburg, Will Power led the field out of the final hairpin to the green flag at a seemingly sluggish pace.

The cars began to accelerate towards the starting line and then all checked up again, resulting in a collision between Jack Hawksworth and Marco Andretti. The question was raised as to whether Power had accelerated and then slowed down again, initiating the carnage. However, after reviewing the replays and telemetry, the stewards could find no fault with Power’s restart.