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Mar 21

Lorenzo still looking towards title despite slow pace in practice

Jorge Lorenzo will be looking for his fourth consecutive race win at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo will be looking for his third consecutive win at Qatar. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari GP/Getty Images)

Lorenzo knows that winning Qatar is no guarantee of the world championship, as he found to his dismay in 2013.

But Jorge Lorenzo knows what it takes to win the Qatar Grand Prix, and he will bid for a third consecutive win in the race which opens the MotoGP season in Doha on Sunday.

Mar 21

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

Watch the MotoGP season opener from Qatar live on FOX Sports 1 (Sunday 2:30 p.m. ET). (Photo: Getty Images)

Watch the MotoGP season opener from Qatar live on FOX Sports 1 (Sunday 2:30 p.m. ET). (Photo: Getty Images)

Saturday, March 22

3:00 a.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Detroit (FOX Sports 1) *Replay

4:30 p.m. – National Arenacross | Greensboro (FOX Sports 1) *Replay

7:30 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Toronto (FOX Sports 1) *Live

Sunday, March 23

12:30 p.m. – National Arenacross | Milwaukee (FOX Sports 1) *Delay

2:30 p.m. – MotoGP World Championship | Grand Prix of Qatar (FOX Sports 1) *Live

4:00 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Toronto (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

7:30 p.m. – Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge | Sebring (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

9:30 p.m. – Red Bull X-Fighters | Mexico City (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

**All times Eastern Standard

Mar 21

IndyCar to award double points for 500-mile races

Indianapolis, along with Pocono and Fontana, will award double points during the 2014 season. (Photo: Chris Gaythen/Getty Images)

Indianapolis, along with Pocono and Fontana, will award double points during the 2014 season. (Photo: Chris Gaythen/Getty Images)

IndyCar will award double points for the three ”Triple Crown” races and award points based on qualifying for the Indianapolis 500.

The three ”Triple Crown” races are the only 500-mile events on the schedule: The Indianapolis 500, the July race at Pocono and the season finale at Fontana.

Mar 21

Expert alarmed at Schumacher’s excessive weight loss

Michael Schumacher has been in a coma for 12 weeks. (Photo: Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher has been in hospital since December 29, 2013. (Photo: Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

An expert has admitted he is alarmed by reports Michael Schumacher has lost a quarter of his body weight while laying comatose in France.

Although the great German’s family manager Sabine Kehm and close friend Jean Todt insist they have not given up on the hope of full recovery, almost 12 weeks have now passed since the former Ferrari and Mercedes driver’s skiing fall.