Mar 9

MotoGP: Pol Espargaro Breaks Collarbone In Testing Crash

Pol Espargaro will fly back to Barcelona to undergo surgery on his left collarbone. (Photo: Getty Images)

will undergo surgery in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Monster Yamaha Tech3’s rookie Pol Espargaro crashed with just two laps to go in a race simulation, breaking his left collarbone just two weeks before his first premier class Grand Prix.

After an otherwise solid preseason – he was second quickest on Sunday and just 0.033s off his brother Aleix’s best time of the test – the Moto2 World Champion now flies home to Barcelona and will go straight to the operating room for surgery in Spain.


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Mar 9

SportsCars: 2014 United SportsCar Championship TV Schedule Announced

The first three hours of the 12 Hours of Sebring will air live on FOX Sports 1. (Photo: Getty Images)

The first three hours of the 12 Hours of will air live on FOX Sports 1. (Photo: Getty Images)

The first year of a five-year partnership between the International Motor Sports Association () and FOX Sports brings a majority of events featuring live coverage on FOX Sports 1, as sanctioning body and network officials announced the television schedule for the remainder of the 2014 season.

“Teaming with IMSA and the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship to solidify a strong 60-plus-hour television package is a great beginning to this long-term relationship,” said David Nathanson, general manager and chief operating officer of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. “And being able to open the sports car racing season with a pair of iconic endurance races like the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring gives us an amazing platform on which to build.”

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Mar 9

MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro On Top As Preseason Testing Concludes

Aleix Espargaro leaves pit road during MotoGP testing at Qatar. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

leaves pit road during testing at . (Photo: Dorna Communications)

The final premier class test of the 2014 MotoGP preseason concluded on Sunday night at the floodlit desert circuit of Qatar, with Aleix Espargaro the fastest rider in attendance – just ahead of his younger brother Pol who suffered a collarbone break in a late evening crash.

Over the last few months, during the preparations for the new MotoGP World Championship campaign, the elder Espargaro sibling has been the standout performer of the testing period – showing the potential of his ‘Open’ entry Yamaha for the NGM Mobile Forward Racing team.


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Mar 9

Cars: 2015 Subaru WRX Test Drive

A look at the all-new 2015 Subaru WRX. (Photo: Subaru)

A look at the all-new 2015 . (Photo: Subaru)

Subaru should be embarrassed.

It sells so many these days that it can’t even keep up with demand

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Granted, its factories produce a lot less vehicles than the biggest players in the industry — around 425,000 for the U.S. in 2013 — but pretty much every one of them has customers clamoring for it before it’s out the factory door.

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Mar 9

F1: New Era ‘Completely Overshadows’ Drivers, Says Alesi

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Former F1 driver is not a fan of the latest changes. (Photo: Getty Images)

A week before ′s brave new era begins in earnest, not everyone is excited.

At the Geneva motor show, former Formula 1 driver Jean Alesi admitted he is no fan of the ‘greener’ era of energy-recovery boosted .

“The driver is being completely overshadowed by the new technology,” said the Frenchman. “It is a challenge for the engineer but not the driver. We have entered an era in which only the tools count.

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