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Mar 22

F1: McLaren Chimes In On Red Bull Racing Fuel Controversy

McLaren Sporting Director Sam Michael (left) and McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier (right) talk in the Bahrain paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sporting Director Sam Michael (left) and Racing Director (right) talk in the Bahrain paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren has chimed in on the fuel flow controversy.

After was disqualified in Melbourne, argued that it went its own way with the new fuel consumption rules because FIA’s mandatory sensors were not accurate enough.

However, engine supplier Renault’s rivals Mercedes and Ferrari backed the FIA in the wake of the ruling, while the sensor supplier Gill insisted it has the full support of ′s governing body.

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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)

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

World Champion Marc Marquez will start from pole position as he begins the defense of his 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 slumping to ninth on the third row for the 22-lap race.

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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)

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 .

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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)

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

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

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.

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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)

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.

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