Sep 15

Repsol Honda Duo Score Double Podium At Misano

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Repsol Honda’s and were no match for race-winner Sunday at , but were able to clinch the team’s eighth double podium of the season, finishing second and third respectively.

Marquez struggled at the start, losing spots to Lorenzo and Pedrosa going into Turn 1. The rookie continued to struggle on a full fuel load, as a mistake on Lap 5 allowed to slip by for fourth.

“At the start of the race I knew that I had to be careful, but I made two mistakes,” Marquez said. “Maybe I was lacking a little experience; it’s my rookie season and it is normal to make a few errors.

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Sep 14

Rossi Unveils Simoncelli Tribute Helmet

Photo Credit: Dorna Communications

Photo Credit: Dorna Communications

Nine-time World Champion unveiled a special helmet dedicated to his dear friend who lost his life in a racing incident at the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix.

The helmet features artwork and lyrics from Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” album.

Like Rossi, was Simoncelli’s home track and is now named in his honor.

“This time we decided to make something more serious,” Rossi said. “It is already quite a long time that Marco is not with us, but here is his own racetrack – more than me because his house is closer and also the circuit is in his name.

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Sep 8

Video: Terrifying Wreck Mars F3 Race At Spa

Sunday’s race at Spa-Francorchamps was red-flagged on Lap 1 when a multi-car incident sent Nicolas Pohler’s car flipping through the air.

The mayhem started as the field raced through the Les Combes chicane. Vicky Piria and Santiago Urrutia were battling for fifth place when Urrutia lost control and overturned his car, immediately bringing out the safety car.

Drivers at the front of the pack began to slow for the safety car, but those running mid-pack did not, resulting in a massive pileup at Pouhon. At least 10 cars were involved, including Pohler’s destroyed DAV Racing entry.

Fortunately, all drivers escaped without injury.

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Sep 1

Video: Vilander’s Ferrari 458 Erupts In Flames

Sunday’s Six Hours of was briefly halted when ’s No. 71 AF Corse 458 Italia erupted in flames just before the two hour mark.

Vilander admitted to struggling with rear grip, likely due to fuel or oil leaking onto the rear tires. Entering the final turn, Vilander’s concerns became reality as his Ferrari caught fire.

“It was quite scary,” Vilander said. “When I opened the door, I had the flames coming into the helmet.

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Aug 31

Video: Terrifying First Lap Wreck – ALMS Baltimore

Saturday’s American Le Mans Series saw several drivers suffer big crashes, but none worse than the multi-car wreck on the very first lap.

A mixup between the two P1 cars - Muscle Milk Pickett Racing and Dyson Racing - backed up the field on the initial restart, leading to a massive six-car pileup.

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