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Mar 14

MotoGP: Bridgestone Expects Rapid Race Pace In Season Opener

Nicky Hayden (69) and Bradley Smith (38) are seen during preseason testing at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden (69) and Bradley Smith (38) are seen during preseason testing at Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

The general race pace in next weekend’s season-opening Commercial Bank Grand Prix of is set to exceed that of 2013, according to tire supplier following the last preseason test at the Losail International Circuit.

At the final gathering of the preseason, it was NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro who topped the timesheets to conclude an impressive testing period on the Forward Yamaha. However, Bridgestone was pleased with the pace overall.

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Mar 14

F1: Ferrari Leads Chase Of Mercedes Duo

Kimi Raikkonen practices ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen practices ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

made a solid start to the season in Australia on Friday when Fernando Alonso led the pack chasing the Mercedes duo.

The red also showed good reliability, although they ran a relatively modest number of laps compared with some rivals.

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Mar 14

IndyCar: Verizon Named Title Sponsor Of IndyCar Series

Verizon and the IndyCar Series have inked a multi-year deal. (Photo: Getty Images)

and the Series have inked a multi-year deal. (Photo: Getty Images)

IndyCar announced a multi-year agreement with Verizon on Friday that will make the telecommunications giant the title sponsor of the series.

Verizon replaces former title sponsor Izod. Its sponsorship of what will now be known as the Verizon IndyCar Series launches with the March 30 season-opening race.

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Mar 14

Red Bull Impresses With Pace And Reliability In Australia Practice Sessions

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia takes a corner during the second practice session ahead of the Formula One Australian GP. (Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia takes a corner during the second practice session ahead of the Formula One . (Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing surprised the F1 paddock by showing both good speed and reliability on the first day of practice in Australia.

and Daniel Ricciardo were fourth and sixth fastest, while the Aussie ran 64 laps – only one fewer than the maximum achieved by any driver.

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Mar 14

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

The #62  F458 Italia Ferrari in the  GTLM class at Sebring. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The #62 F458 Italia in the GTLM class at Sebring. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Saturday, March 15

10:00 a.m. – | Sebring (FOX Sports 1) *Live

**Follow all 12 Hours of Sebring action by downloading the FSGo App today!

11:30 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Detroit (FOX Sports 1) *Delay

Sunday, March 16

8:30 a.m. – Tudor United Sportscar Championship | Sebring (FOX Sports 1) *Delay

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

2:00 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Detroit (FOX Sports 1) *Replay

9:00 p.m. – Monster Energy Supercross | Detroit (FOX Sports 2) *Replay

**All times Eastern Standard

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