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Apr 14

Haas still unsure of F1 entry date and engine partner

Gene Haas discusses his plans to enter a team into Formula 1 at the Concord Convention Center in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas discusses his plans to enter a team into Formula 1 at the Concord Convention Center in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas has spoken at length about his F1 plans for the first time since the FIA granted him an entry.

Haas was accompanied at a press conference by Guenther Steiner, who will be team principal of the Haas Formula organization.

Apr 14

MotoGP: Lorenzo title hopes in meltdown

Jorge Lorenzo had to serve a penalty during the MotoGP Grand Prix of Americas after jumping the start. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo finished 10th after serving a ride-through penalty during the MotoGP Grand Prix of Americas for jumping the start. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

With his MotoGP championship bid in meltdown after just two races, Jorge Lorenzo has hit back at critics who claim that “mental disintegration” is central to his problems.

And that’s before he faces the question of whether he can regroup and match the flashy and increasingly fast form of his intense rival Marc Marquez.

Apr 14

F1: Mercedes technical director Bell set to leave

Bob Bell's responsibilities will

Bob Bell’s position will not be filled. Instead, his roles will be taken over by Paddy Lowe. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Mercedes has confirmed that its technical director Bob Bell will leave the team in November, having tendered his resignation last December.

His departure will streamline an organization that has looked a little top heavy on the technical side, especially now that the complex transition from the 2013 to 2014 rules has been undertaken, and so successfully.

Apr 14

F1: Ferrari USA boss takes over as Domenicali resigns

Stefano Domenicali has been Ferrari team principal since 1997. (Photo: Getty Images)

Stefano Domenicali has been working with Ferrari since 1991, but says that he takes responsibility for the team’s disappointing start to the 2014 F1 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Stefano Domenicali has resigned as team principal of Ferrari in the wake of the disappointing start to the team’s 2014 season.

He will be replaced by high-flying Ferrari road car executive Marco Mattiacci, who will be in China next weekend.

Apr 13

MotoGP: Austin Race Not Kind To Rossi And Lorenzo

Valentino Rossi finished eighth in the Grand Prix of The Americas after struggling with grip. (Photo: Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi finished eighth in the Grand Prix of The Americas after struggling with grip. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas proved to be difficult affair for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team.

Indeed it was a weekend to forget for 2010 and 2012 MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo. Starting from fifth on the grid he made a jump start at the beginning of the race and received a ride-through penalty as a result.