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Sep 27

FIA To Receive Extra Money – How Will It Be Spent?

The president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Jean Todt, will have to decide how additional income will be spent. (Photo: Getty Images)

The president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Jean Todt, will have to decide how additional income will be spent. (Photo: Getty Images)

The FIA’s confirmation that the new Concorde Agreement will bring in extra funds has put a focus on how that money will be used by the governing body – and Jean Todt has now agreed to set up a ‘task force’ to that end.

A statement today underlined that the FIA will get more money from the new Concorde Agreement. “This agreement provides the FIA with significantly improved financial means to pursue its regulatory missions and to reflect the enhanced role undertaken by the FIA in the Motor Sport.”

Sep 27

2014 Formula 1 Schedule Released, New Jersey Grand Prix Listed

The Grand Prix of America in New Jersey is listed on the 2014 Formula 1 schedule. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Grand Prix of America in New Jersey is listed on the 2014 Formula 1 schedule. (Photo: Getty Images)

New Jersey, Korea and Mexico all appear as provisional on the 2014 F1 calendar approved by the World Motor Sport Council today.

As previously reported, New Jersey appears in the middle of an unprecedented triple header with Monaco and Montreal, which the teams regard as totally impractical.

NJ promoter Leo Hindery Jr said in a statement: “The entire Grand Prix of America team is thrilled to join the 2014 FIA calendar and we look forward to bringing world-class Formula One racing to New Jersey.”

Sep 27

Problems At Ducati Mount As Season Progresses

Problems At Ducati Mount As Season Progresses

Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Team Ducati in action during first practice for the Hertz British Moto GP at Silverstone. (Photo: Getty Images)

Andrea Dovizioso has delivered a clear and blunt message on the continuing and alarming decline in Ducati’s MotoGP program.

Speaking in advance of Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix a calm and measured Dovizioso reflected the increasing frustration surrounding the embarrassing under-performance of the Desmosedici GP13.

Sep 27

Motocross Of Nations Preview, Entry List

Ryan Dungey (MX2) will look to lead Team USA to a record-setting 17th MXoN title. (Photo: Frank Hoppen)

Ryan Dungey (MX1) will look to lead Team USA to a record-setting 17th MXoN title. (Photo: Frank Hoppen)

The 67th edition of the best off road event of the year is ready to start at Teutschenthal, Germany. The 2013 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations is very much awaited because Team Germany will defend the Chamberlain Trophy on home soil, but Team USA, Team Belgium or Team France – just to mention a few – are thirsty for victory and they also want to conquer the so precious Trophy.

The Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations has forty-one nations entered, which is the highest number of countries entered in the History of the event, with new entries such as Israel, but only the best twenty countries will take part in the final heats on Sunday.