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Feb 20

MotoGP: Marquez To Miss Second Sepang Test After Breaking Leg

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez will miss the next MotoGP test in Sepang. (Photo: MotoGP)

Repsol Honda’s will miss the next test in Sepang. (Photo: )

World Champion Marc Marquez will be unable to ride at next week’s second 2014 MotoGP test session at Sepang, having broken his right fibula during a dirt track training session in Spain on Wednesday afternoon.

The accident occurred in Lleida, west of Barcelona and close to Marquez’s home town of Cervera. The rookie premier class title winner of 2013, who on Monday had celebrated his 21st birthday, was immediately taken to the Quiron Dexeus University Hospital in Barcelona where he was treated by Dr. Xavier Mir for a spiral fracture of the distal third of his right fibula (bone between knee and ankle).

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Feb 20

F1: A Victory For Ecclestone In British Court Case

Bernie Ecclestone continues to have legal challenges. (Photo: Getty Images)

continues to have legal challenges. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bernie Ecclestone has won the latest of his legal battles related to the Gribkowsky Affair – in this instance a damages suit brought against him in the High Court in London by the German media company Constantin Medien, a former owner of the F1 Group.

Constantin claimed to have lost out over the sale of F1 to CVC in 2006, and was suing for $140m.

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Feb 19

SX: Dean Wilson To Fill In For Injured Chad Reed

Wilson took the 250SX win at Anaheim 3 on February 1st, the same night Reed grabbed his second 450SX win of the season.  (Photo: Courtesy Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Wilson took the 250SX win at Anaheim 3 on February 1st, the same night Reed grabbed his second 450SX win of the season.
(Photo: Courtesy Monster Energy Kawasaki)

An official announcement has been made stating that , a winner this season in the 250SX Class West Region, will race in the premier 450SX Class for ’s Discount Tire/TwoTwo Motorsports team in select East Region rounds during his midseason break from competition. Reed suffered three broken bones in a last-lap crash in San Diego on February 8 and after attempting to give it a go last weekend in Dallas, was forced to sit out at least for the remainder of the Monster Energy season.

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Feb 19

SX: Take A Virtual Ride Along The Track For Atlanta Race!

Check out this 3D Animation of the Monster Energy track that will be under the Georgia Dome in Atlanta this Saturday.

Featuring tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, and vertigo-inducing jumps, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt. Get your 2014 Monster Energy Supercross tickets today! More info: http://www.SupercrossOnline.com

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Feb 19

F1: Vettel Upbeat Despite Ongoing Red Bull Problems

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing prepares to drive during day one of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Germany and Infiniti Racing prepares to drive during day one of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel remains confident that the Red Bull RB10 will improve despite the ongoing problems for his team in Bahrain today.

Vettel stopped on circuit after a problem with the rear brakes locked and a minor fire ensued as the car was so hot. The team insisted that issues had been address since Jerez, and that a new problem cropped up today.

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