Nov 12

MotoGP: Marquez Begins 2014 Testing With New Bike In Valencia

MotoGP: Marc Marquez Begins 2014 Testing — New Bike In Valencia

New World Champion Marc Marquez, with a new bike and new helmet, rounds the bend during MotoGP testing in Valencia. (Photo: Getty Images)

On a busy day at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, 20 riders took to the track on the second day of post-GP testing, with new World Champion Marc Marquez ending the session as the fastest rider.

The Repsol Honda team had not tested on Monday, but Marquez and Dani Pedrosa both had full days on Tuesday comparing the new 2014 Honda with their existing machines and completing nearly 150 laps between them.

Nov 12

F1: Will Kovalainen Replace Raikkonen In Final Two Races?

F1: Will Kovalainen Replace Kimi In Final Two Races For Lotus

Heikki Kovalainen of Finland has been suggested as a replacement driver for Lotus in the final races of 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fellow Finn Mika Salo has nominated Heikki Kovalainen as the ideal replacement at Lotus for his surgery-bound countryman Kimi Raikkonen.

The conventional wisdom is that Lotus will simply promote its reserve driver, 2012 GP2 champion Davide Valsecchi, into Raikkonen’s seat for the remaining two grands prix of the season.

Nov 11

SX: Feld Motor Sports, FOX Sports Announce Five-Year Agreement

Monster Energy AMA Supercross

Monster Energy Supercross. (Photo: Getty Images)

Feld Motor Sports and FOX Sports announced Monday a five-year agreement to telecast Feld’s premier motor sports stadium and arena properties Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, Monster Jam, AMSOIL Arenacross and the Monster Energy Cup on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 beginning in January 2014.

Nov 11

F1: McLaren Is Still Waiting To Confirm Drivers For 2014

F1: McLaren Is Still Waiting To Confirm Drivers For 2014

McLaren Mercedes’ Mexican driver Sergio Perez drives during the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. (Photo: Getty Images)

Martin Whitmarsh stated today that McLaren has not yet signed contracts with drivers for 2014 – and sounded less convincing than before when discussing the future prospects of Sergio Perez, who many believe will be dropped.