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Mar 22

MotoGP: World Champion Marquez Captures Pole For Season Opener

Marc Marquez rides during qualifying for the Grand Prix of Qatar. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Marc Marquez rides during qualifying for the Grand Prix of Qatar. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

World Champion Marc Marquez will start from pole position as he begins the defense of his MotoGP title at the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix.

Marquez and a squadron of factory bikes busted open the form guide in qualifying with hot favorite Aleix Espargaro slumping to ninth on the third row for the 22-lap race.

Mar 22

IndyCar: Brazil To Host 2015 Race In Capital, Officials Confirm

IndyCar is heading to Brazil in 2015, according to reports from country officials. (Photo: Getty Images)

IndyCar is heading to Brazil in 2015, according to reports from country officials. (Photo: Getty Images)

Brazilian officials have announced the return of IndyCar to the country next season, saying Friday that a race will be held in the capital of Brasilia.

The federal district government released a statement saying the Autodromo Nelson Piquet will host the race from 2015-19. The deal with local race promoters was signed at an event in Sao Paulo.

Mar 21

MotoGP: Rossi Believes Factory Teams Are Suffocated By New Rules

Valentino Rossi was 10th fastest in free practice at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Valentino Rossi was 10th fastest in free practice at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

MotoGP icon Valentino Rossi says that Yamaha and Honda have paid a heavy price for their search for excellence and dominance of MotoGP.

And he is deeply worried for Sunday’s opening race of the 2014 season, claiming his Yamaha M1 is “at the limit” and beyond suffocated by new technical rules.

Mar 21

F1: FIA Sets Date For Red Bull Appeal Hearing

Daniel Ricciardo finished second in the Australian Grand Prix before being excluded. (Photo: Getty Images)

Daniel Ricciardo finished second in the Australian Grand Prix before being excluded. (Photo: Getty Images)

As expected, Red Bull’s appeal against the exclusion of Daniel Ricciardo from the results of the Australian Grand Prix will be heard between the Bahrain and Chinese events.

The FIA confirmed today that the International Court of Appeal hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. in Paris on Monday April 14. Given the usual time constraints, it was never going to happen any earlier than the gap between the two races.

Mar 21

Celebrating a Legend: Senna’s Five Greatest Races

Ayrton Senna did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn't make our list... (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ayrton Senna did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn’t make our list… (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ayrton Senna, who would have been 54 years old today, March 21, 2014, is generally regarded as the greatest Formula One driver to have ever lived.

It is difficult to narrow down Senna’s 162 Grands Prix to just five for this list, but we gave it our best shot: