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Oct 22

MotoGP: Alvaro Bautista Marks Seventh Top-Five Finish Of 2013

MotoGP: Alvaro Bautista Marks Seventh Top-Five Finish Of 2013

Alvaro Bautista of Spain powers his Honda during the qualifying round of the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alvaro Bautista was expecting a difficult Grand Prix at Phillip Island, but would eventually miss out on a podium finish by fractions of a second.

Prior to the race, in which competitors were obliged to fit the harder tyre, Bautista had expressed concerns over his pace as the Spaniard usually uses the softer available option on race day. However this did not prevent the GO&FUN Honda Gresini rider from battling with Yamaha Factory Racing’s Valentino Rossi and Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Cal Crutchlow in a three-way scrap for third.

Oct 22

F1: Porsche Denies Speculation Over Return To Formula One

1984 Monaco Grand Prix

Alain Prost pilots the McLaren MP4\2 TAG-Porsche Monte Carlo in 1984. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Porsche has denied the very latest suggestions it might be gearing up for a Formula One foray.

Exactly a year ago, the Volkswagen-linked carmaker denied that its sports car program — to feature Mark Webber at the wheel in 2014 — was a mere warmup to F1.

Oct 22

MotoGP: Repsol Honda Team Looks For Strong Result At Motegi

MotoGP: Repsol Honda Team Looks For Strong Result At Motegi

Repsol Honda is gearing up for MotoGP at Motegi. (Photo: Getty Images)

This week, the Repsol Honda Team will head to Honda’s home circuit in Motegi hoping to put behind them last week’s black-flag incident involving championship leader Marc Marquez. Second-place Australian GP finisher Dani Pedrosa, will be hoping to continue his run of success at the Twin Ring Motegi, having won there the past two seasons.

What do Marquez and Pedrosa have to say?…

Oct 22

Cars: Courtney Force Designs New Funny Car Paint Scheme

Cars: Courtney Force Designs New Funny Car Paint Scheme

Courtney Force has designed her newest Funny Car paint scheme. (Photo: Getty Images)

This weekend, Courtney Force will race a Rookie of the Year themed Traxxas Ford Mustang specialty car aimed to reflect her Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award in 2012. Force designed the black and turquoise Funny Car herself. The hot rod features a collage of photos of the racing sensation as she grew up in the first family of NHRA drag racing.

Read more to see this impressive paint scheme…

Oct 22

F1: Neale Delighted But Believes McLaren, Honda Have Work To Do

F1: Neale Delighted But Believes McLaren and Honda Have Work To Do

McLaren driver Jenson Button is guided by his mechanics toward the starting grid. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale says that the team is delighted that Honda’s 2015 engine is already running on the dyno – but cautioned that there is still a long way to go to create a competitive package.

Honda released audio of its new engine earlier this week.