Sep 29

Marquez Friendly Fire Raises Honda Tensions

Rookie sensation took control of the world championship with victory in the Grand Prix but at a high cost to team harmony within the squad.

And only time will tell if a post-race apology by Marquez to his bruised and battered teammate will be enough to heal a widening rift.

Pedrosa was unforgiving in his assessment that Marquez’s aggressive, high-risk late braking style is over the limit.

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Sep 29

Rossi Celebrates 146th Premier Class Podium

Valentino Rossi (Right) and Marc Marquez (Left) celebrate after scoring podium finishes at MotorLand Aragon. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

(Right) and (Left) celebrate after scoring podium finishes at MotorLand . (Photo: .com)

Valentino Rossi was back on the podium for the fifth time in 2013 and the 146th time in his premier class career at the Gran Premio Iveco de Aragon on Sunday.

The nine-time World Champion took advantage of the highside crash of in front of him during the race to slot in behind Marc Marquez and and was happy to return to the rostrum.

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Sep 29

Marquez Wins Aragon GP, Pedrosa Crashes Hard

extended his points lead by winning the on Sunday, but his victory came only after he played a part in the crash of Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.

Marquez grazed the back of Pedrosa’s bike when he was trying to pass him with 18 laps to go, causing Pedrosa to lose control and slide down the track with sparks flying.

“I touched him a little with the front of my bike, and they tell me I may have broken a cable and that’s why he fell,” said Marquez. “It was very unlucky. That doesn’t usually happen.”

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Sep 29

New Technical Structure For Caterham F1

New Technical Structure For Caterham F1

Giedo van der Garde of the Netherlands and drives during the Italian Formula One GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Caterham has restructured its technical department as it prepares for the huge changes that are coming in 2014.

, currently Operations Director of the team, has been promoted to Deputy Technical Director, under . Meanwhile Performance Director John Iley has broadened his role to include “management of an Advanced Projects Group, looking at future innovation that can be applied to the F1 team and all of Caterham’s automotive and technological interests.”

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