Nov 2

F1: Pirelli To Start 2014 Tire Testing At Brazilian Grand Prix

Pirelli expects a little bit of early testing to take place during the first practice session at the Brazil finale. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pirelli expects a little bit of early testing to take place during the first practice session at the Brazil finale. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pirelli will take some of next year’s development tires to the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix to give teams an early look at them.

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery expects a little bit of early testing to take place during the first practice session at Interlagos at the end of this month.

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Nov 2

F1: Vettel Leads Red Bull 1-2 In Third And Final Abu Dhabi Practice

Sebastian Vettel competes during the third practice session at Yas Marina Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

competes during the third practice session at Yas Marina Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel again posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Grand Prix and will go for his eighth pole position of the season later Saturday.

In a repeat of the top three places from Friday’s second practice run, the German driver beat his Red Bull teammate and Mercedes driver .

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Nov 1

F1: Kvyat Is The Real Deal, Says Toro Rosso Boss

Daniil Kvyat will drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will drive for Scuderia in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scuderia Toro Rosso boss is adamant that new signee Daniil Kvyat is the real deal, in the light of his good form in GP3 and F3 this year.

The Russian will start his learning process by driving in FP1 in Austin and Interlagos.

“We will have a test with him next week to get the Super License,” said Tost on Friday. “Afterwards, he will go out on Friday in America and in Sao Paulo, and of course we will have winter time, where he has to do a lot of work with physical training, mental training, then working on the simulator to prepare him as good as possible for the next season.”

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Nov 1

MotoGP: Pol Espargaro – 2013 Moto2 World Champion

Pol Espargaro celebrates after winning the Moto2 title in Japan. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the title in Japan. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pol Espargaro’s 2013 success signals his first title win in the World Championship. The 22-year-old Spaniard becomes the fourth Moto2 World Champion and the 107th different rider to win a title in the history of the World Championship.

The younger brother of racer Aleix Espargaro made his World Championship debut as a wildcard in 2006, at the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya situated barely ten minutes’ drive from his Granollers home. From 27th on the grid, Pol would finish that 125 race in 13th position to become the youngest ever rider to score points in the World Championship, barely one week after his 15th birthday.

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Nov 1

F1: Frustrated Raikkonen Threatens Lotus Walk-Out

Kimi Raikkonen says he has not been paid by Lotus. (Photo: Getty Images)

says he has not been paid by . (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen say he only came to the Grand Prix because he believes that he’s come to an “understanding” with the Lotus team on his unpaid salary – but made it clear that he could yet not complete the season.

Not for the first time Raikkonen failed to show up at the track on Thursday, leaving his arrival until the last minute amid speculation that he would boycott the race. Today he also said that he had not been paid all season.

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