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Feb 27

MotoGP: Rear Suspension Improvement Gives Bautista Confidence

Alvaro Bautista of Spain and Go&Fun Honda Gresini. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alvaro Bautista of Spain and Go&Fun Honda Gresini. (Photo: Getty Images)

After topping the timesheet on the first day of the second Sepang preseason test on Wednesday GO&FUN Honda Gresini rider Alvaro Bautista attributed his pace to a rear suspension update and a better feeling with the new Bridgestone tire option.

The Spanish rider was the main man as the second crucial Malaysian test got underway, taking advantage of the absence of injured MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez and some off color test performances from the likes of Jorge Lorenzo, Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa – who all concluded the day outside the top four.

Feb 26

SportsCars: Rolex 24 Winners Level 5 Withdraws From TUSC

Level 5 Motorsports has withdrawn both of its Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars. (Photo: John Dagys)

Level 5 Motorsports has withdrawn both of its Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars. (Photo: John Dagys)

Despite having come out on top in last month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, Level 5 Motorsports has withdrawn from the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with immediate effect.

The four-time American Le Mans Series class champions, which fielded a pair of Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 cars in the new-for-2014 GTD category, scored its first class victory at Daytona with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell, Jeff Segal, Alessandro Pier Guidi and team owner Scott Tucker.

Feb 26

MotoGP: Excellent Showing From Both Espargaro Brothers

Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider Pol Espargaro of Spain powers his bike out of the pit during the first day of Second MotoGP pre-season test at Sepang circuit. (Photo: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider Pol Espargaro of Spain powers his bike out of the pit during the first day of Second MotoGP pre-season test at Sepang circuit. (Photo: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

The Espargaro brothers, Aleix and Pol, were both in good shape on Wednesday at Sepang, impressing with respective top three test times.

Moto2 World Champion Pol Espargaro has shown signs of rapid progress during preseason tests with his new employers Monster Yamaha Tech 3 as he moves up to the premier class for the 2014 season.

Feb 26

MotoGP: Positive First Day For Fourth Placed Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Ducati Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Ducati Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso was just 0.181s from the top of the timesheet on the opening day of the second February MotoGP test at Sepang.

Dovizioso and teammate Cal Crutchlow took to the track on their Desmosedici GP14 machines to try out the updates brought to Malaysia for these tests and continue development work on the bikes.

Feb 26

SportsCars: 12 Hours Of Sebring — The Longest Half Day In Racing

Every March since 1952, the racing action returns to Florida’s famed airfield circuit for a 12-hour race that has made Sebring famous around the world.

Enjoy a look back at the history behind the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, which plays host to the second round of this year’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, Live! on the FOX Sports family of networks.