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Feb 15

F1: Report – Schumacher Wins Fight Against Pneumonia

Michael Schumacher remains in a medically-induced coma but is believed to be slowly waking up. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher remains in a medically-induced coma but is believed to be slowly waking up. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher has won his fight against pneumonia, according to the major German daily newspaper Bild.

Earlier, the seven-time World Champion’s manager Sabine Kehm played down rumors the lung infection had interrupted efforts to wake Schumacher from his long coma.

Feb 14

IndyCar: Pagenaud Ready To Contend For Wins, Championship

Simon Pagenaud scored two wins in 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Simon Pagenaud scored two wins in 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Simon Pagenaud returns to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the 2014 IndyCar Series season, where he will look to build on last season’s success and be a serious contender for the title in only his third full-time season.

The Frenchmen is coming off a career-best season which saw him score two victories – Detroit 2 and Baltimore – and finish third in the championship standings, 69 points back from winner Scott Dixon.

Feb 14

F1: Martini To Be Williams Title Sponsor In 2014

Williams is set to bring back the iconic Martini white, blue and red paint scheme in 2014. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Williams is set to bring back the iconic white, blue and red Martini paint scheme in 2014. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Martini, the famous Italian drinks brand, is Williams’ new title sponsor.

The speculation entered the realm of fact this week when the website grandprix247.com spotted images of Martini-themed Williams team shirts at officially-licensed Formula 1 merchandiser OnPole.

Feb 14

MotoGP: Testing Continues In Jerez For Moto2 And Moto3

Nicolas Terol and Josh Herrin will be testing in Jerez to prepare for the 2014 season. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

Nicolas Terol and Josh Herrin will be testing in Jerez to prepare for the 2014 season. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

There will be three days of track time for the Moto2 and Moto3 riders from February 18th-20th at Jerez, with plenty of testing to be undertaken before the 2014 season gets underway.

In the Moto2 class the frontrunners from the February 11th-13th Valencia test will aim to outpace each other again, with the chasing pack looking to match the level of Marc VDS Racing Team’s Esteve Rabat.

Feb 14

F1: Renault Plays Down Early Season Engine Crisis

Head of Renault Sport F1's track operations Remi Taffin is interviewed by the media. (Photo: Getty Images)

Head of Renault Sport F1′s track operations Remi Taffin is interviewed by the media. (Photo: Getty Images)

Renault on Friday played down the seriousness of its early season engine crisis.

After Renault-powered teams struggled for laps at the Jerez test recently, former F1 team boss Gian Carlo Minardi this week repeated rumors world champions Red Bull may be looking for a new supplier of turbo V6 engines.