Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia will return to his seat next year. (Photo: Getty Images)
Jules Bianchi will stay on at Marussia in 2014, the team confirmed Thursday.
The news comes as no great surprise given that Marussia will use a Ferrari powertrain and gearbox package next year. The Frenchman is a protege of the Italian team and remains part of its Driver Academy.
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Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Level 5 Motorsports’ Marino Franchitti discuss the challenges of the 2013 Oak Tree Grand Prix at Virginia International Raceway.
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Repsol Honda Team’s Spanish rider Dani Pedrosa (left) falls off his bike. (Photo: Getty Images)
Javier Alonso, Dorna Sports representative of FIM Race Direction, talks of the decision to organize a hearing involving Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa following their incident in the Gran Premio Iveco de Aragón, explaining the possibilities of resultant sanctions or changes in the MotoGP regulations.
Following the incident which involved the pair of Repsol Honda Team riders on the sixth lap of Sunday’s race at MotorLand Aragón, Race Direction has confirmed that it had summoned both competitors as well as representatives of the team in order to technically analyze the moment, with a hearing set to take place at Sepang next Thursday, Oct. 10.
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Sebastian Vettel of Germany is a three-time F1 World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)
Red Bull has slammed reports it is flouting the rules as Sebastian Vettel stamps his dominance on the 2013 season.
After Singapore, former F1 team owner Giancarlo Minardi raised doubts about the German’s RB9, saying its handling and engine tone reminded him of traction control.
“Utter nonsense!” Red Bull’s Helmut Marko told the German newspaper Bild.
Reports have suggested Red Bull might actually be mimicking the banned ‘blown exhaust’ era with a clever engine mapping solution.
Bild said F1′s governing FIA would not comment.
Next year’s MotoGP schedule has been released. (Photo: AFP)
Qatar’s Losail International Circuit will kick off proceedings with the annual evening race before MotoGP heads to Austin, Texas for the second time. Argentina will be on the race schedule for the first time since 1999, with the newly-built Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, whereas Brasilia joins with a September slot. The total number of Grands Prix now increases from 18 to 19.
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