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Mar 20

RBR presses on with Ricciardo appeal

Daniel Ricciardo finished second in the opening F1 race of the season, before the FIA disqualified him due to a fuel infraction. (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Daniel Ricciardo finished second in the opening F1 race of the season, but was disqualified by the stewards due to a fuel flow violation. (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing has confirmed its intention to press ahead with its appeal against the exclusion of Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian GP.

Sometimes teams go through the motions of appealing in order to buy time on the Sunday night of a GP weekend, and then, on consideration of the facts and the chances of success, decide not to press ahead. Therefore, it’s clear that RBR is confident that it has a good case.

Mar 20

Former F1 drivers express interest in Formula E

Jarno Trulli, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d'Ambrosio and Sam Bird joined the Formula E Drivers' Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

Jarno Trulli, Nick Heifeld, Jermoe d’Ambrosio and Sam Bird joined the Formula E Drivers’ Club Wednesday. (Photos: Getty Images)

Former Formula 1 drivers Jarno Trulli, Jerome d’Ambrosio, Nick Heidfeld, and six-time GP2 race winner Sam Bird, have added their names to the Formula E Drivers’ Club.

In September, when FIA’s new electric racing series kicks off, 20 drivers will take to the Beijing street circuit, with only Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt having confirmed rides. However, the ever-growing pool of drivers that the teams will have to choose from continues to boast some impressive names.

Mar 19

MotoGP: A Valentino Rossi Resurgence In Store For 2014 Season?

Seven-time World Champion Valentino Rossi has been in sparkling preseason form. (Photo: Getty Images)

Seven-time World Champion Valentino Rossi has been in sparkling preseason form. (Photo: Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi is aiming to defy the march of time as he embarks on a career-defining 2014 season.

At 35, Rossi begins his 15th campaign in MotoGP in Sunday’s opening race, the Qatar Grand Prix in Doha.

He is fitter and faster than he has been for three years, but will it be enough for Rossi to race on for what will be a remarkable 16th season in MotoGP in 2015?

Mar 19

SX: The Holeshot – 22 Takeaways From Round 11

James Stewart raced to his third win in the Motor City and his third win of the 2014 season. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

James Stewart raced to his third win in the Motor City and his third win of the 2014 season. (Photo: Supercrossonline.com)

Monster Energy Supercross’ return to Detroit recalled the popular history of the event, thanks to the return of a run into the stands inside Ford Field. In the end, James Stewart raced to his third win in the Motor City and his third win of the 2014 season while the championship picture remained heavily in Ryan Villopoto’s favor.

Each week, The Holeshot will provide 22 takeaways – a full starting gate – from the most recent round of action.

Mar 19

F1: Ferrari Performance Not Acceptable, Says Technical Director

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso (right) leads teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso (right) leads teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari technical director James Allison has described the team’s form in Australia as “not acceptable,” and says that straightline speed and braking stability are among the key areas for improvement.

Fernando Alonso finished 35 seconds behind winner Nico Rosberg, who is assumed by most observers to have had a lot in hand.