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Mar 9

MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro On Top As Preseason Testing Concludes

Aleix Espargaro leaves pit road during MotoGP testing at Qatar. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Aleix Espargaro leaves pit road during MotoGP testing at Qatar. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

The final premier class test of the 2014 MotoGP preseason concluded on Sunday night at the floodlit desert circuit of Qatar, with Aleix Espargaro the fastest rider in attendance – just ahead of his younger brother Pol who suffered a collarbone break in a late evening crash.

Over the last few months, during the preparations for the new MotoGP World Championship campaign, the elder Espargaro sibling has been the standout performer of the testing period – showing the potential of his ‘Open’ entry Yamaha for the NGM Mobile Forward Racing team.

PHOTO GALLERY — MOTOGP TESTING IN QATAR

Mar 9

Cars: 2015 Subaru WRX Test Drive

A look at the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX. (Photo: Subaru)

A look at the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX. (Photo: Subaru)

Subaru should be embarrassed.

It sells so many cars these days that it can’t even keep up with demand

As reported on Autos section – FOXNews.com.

Granted, its factories produce a lot less vehicles than the biggest players in the industry — around 425,000 for the U.S. in 2013 — but pretty much every one of them has customers clamoring for it before it’s out the factory door.

Mar 9

F1: New Era ‘Completely Overshadows’ Drivers, Says Alesi

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

A week before Formula 1′s brave new era begins in earnest, not everyone is excited.

At the Geneva motor show, former Formula 1 driver Jean Alesi admitted he is no fan of the ‘greener’ era of energy-recovery boosted cars.

“The driver is being completely overshadowed by the new technology,” said the Frenchman. “It is a challenge for the engineer but not the driver. We have entered an era in which only the tools count.

Mar 9

F1: Paddock To Celebrate ‘Popular’ Williams Martini Racing Revival

(Left-right) Drivers Susie Wolff, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Massa and Felipe Nasr pose with the new Williams Mercedes FW36 during the Williams F1 Team Launch. (Photo: Getty Images)

(Left-right) Drivers Susie Wolff, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Massa and Felipe Nasr pose with the new Williams Mercedes FW36 during the Williams F1 Team Launch. (Photo: Getty Images)

If Williams is a force in 2014, almost the entire paddock will celebrate the return of a Formula 1 great.

The newly Mercedes-powered team, having once dominated the sport but not won a title since 1997, has looked a dark horse contender for 2014 during preseason testing.

Mar 8

SX: Villopoto Races To Fourth Career Daytona Supercross Victory

Ryan Villopoto. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto picked up his third win of the season. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto led wire-to-wire Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway to earn his fourth career 450SX Monster Energy Supercross class victory at the famed track.

The three-time defending series champion passed fellow Kawasaki rider Dean Wilson on the opening lap and went on to lead all 20 laps, winning by a margin of 12.632 seconds over Ken Roczen.