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Hamilton, Rossi complete long-awaited F1/MotoGP ride-swap

Hamilton, Rossi complete long-awaited F1/MotoGP ride-swap Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi have completed their ride swap at Valencia. Rossi drove the 2017 Mercedes W08, while Hamilton used the ’19 Yamaha MotoGP YZR-M1 that the MotoGP rider had used in the season finale at Valencia in November. Images released by Monster Energy – the

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Audi Sport ends direct WTCR involvement to focus on GT3 racing

Audi Sport ends direct WTCR involvement to focus on GT3 racing Audi Sport’s customer racing division has announced its direct involvement in the World Touring Car Cup will cease and is instead “fully focusing its strategic commitments on GT3 racing”. The firm said it was “pursuing plans to retain the presence of the Audi RS3 LMS on the world’s highest-level

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Revealed: Red Bull-Honda’s F1 race-winning engine design

Revealed: Red Bull-Honda’s F1 race-winning engine design The development of the Honda Formula 1 power unit has been a key talking point of the 2019 season, as the marque has enjoyed a successful year with Red Bull. Having enjoyed three victories this season – Austria’s win being the first since 2006 for the Japanese manufacturer – Honda has also pursued

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Smiths Racing to run Hickman’s Norton Lightweight TT bike

Smiths Racing to run Hickman’s Norton Lightweight TT bike Norton has confirmed it will contest the Lightweight race again at next year’s Isle of Man TT with Peter Hickman, while also announcing a partnership with Smiths Racing. British manufacturer Norton contested the Lightweight class for 650 Supertwin machinery on the roads for the first time in 2019. It ran a

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