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Feb 13

F1: Schumacher Family ‘Believe In Michael’s Recovery’

A member of the Ferrari team holds a board with a message of support for seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher during the Formula One pre-season test days at Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images/Jorge Guerrero/AFP)

A member of the Ferrari team holds a board with a message of support for seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher during the Formula One pre-season test days at Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images/Jorge Guerrero/AFP)

Michael Schumacher’s management has reiterated that there is nothing new to report about his progress, while stressing that the family “strongly believes” in prospects for his recovery.

Inevitably in the absence of any official word there has been ongoing speculation in the media about his situation.

Feb 13

F1: Drivers Say They Are Surprised By Torque Of New V6 Engines

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images)

For those trackside, the biggest obvious change since the end of the 2013 season has been F1′s new, milder engine note.

For the drivers, however, the major talking point is ‘torque’.

The V8 engines of last year, and the radical new generation of ERS-bolstered turbo V6s, are actually producing similar overall power.

Feb 13

SX: The Holeshot San Diego — 22 Takeaways From Round 6

James Stewart captures first Monster Energy Supercross win of the season. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross / Hoppenworld)

James Stewart captures first Monster Energy Supercross win of the season. (Photo: Monster Energy Supercross / Hoppenworld)

The Military Appreciation Race set the tone for an incredible night of action in San Diego last Saturday as the entire industry honored the millions of service men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of our country. It was one of the most heartwarming nights in Monster Energy Supercross history and the racing provided a fitting display of the world’s best riders. It was a great way for these men to show their gratitude to the military.

Each week, The Holeshot will provide 22 takeaways – a full starting gate – from the most recent round of action.

1. It was a great visual overload in the pits and on the track in San Diego as many bikes and riders were adorned in camouflage and other military-themed designs and colors for the event.

Feb 13

WRC: Villeneuve Signs Up For World Rallycross Championship

Jacques Villeneuve signs with the WRC Albatec Racing team. (Photo: Courtesy of Albatec Racing)

Jacques Villeneuve signs with the WRC Albatec Racing team. (Photo: Courtesy of Albatec Racing)

Jacques Villeneuve has signed up to drive a Peugeot 208 in the full FIA World Rallycross championship, which features a round at Trois Rivieres in Quebec in August.

The Canadian veteran, who will drive for the Scottish-based Albatec Racing team, has already tested the car at Dreux in France.

Read more to see an action clip of Villeneuve tearing through a testing circuit in France…