Feb 11

MotoGP: HRC Boss Says RCV1000R Riders ‘Need More Time’

Scott Redding for the GO&FUN Honda Gresini team at the 2014 Valencia test. (Photo:

Scott Redding gets on track for the GO&FUN Gresini team at the 2014 Valencia test. (Photo: .com)

Those riding the Honda RCV1000R need more time to get to grips with the new machine. That is the opinion of Shuhei Nakamoto, HRC executive vice president, who shared his opinion on the situation at the end of last week’s Sepang test.

There are four Honda RCV1000R bikes (originally dubbed the ‘Production Racer’) in the field this season. Two are run by , with and Hiroshi Aoyama at the helm, whereas others are piloted by GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s Scott Redding and Cardion AB Motoracing’s Karel Abraham.

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Feb 10

IndyCar: James Hinchcliffe Cheers On Team Canada From Afar

Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe. (Photo: Getty Images)

Canadian driver . (Photo: Getty Images)

Count James Hinchcliffe among the many Canadians caught up with Winter Olympic fever.

With his home country near the top of the medal table, the three-time IndyCar Series race winner tweeted, “Fully addicted to Olympic action now. #GoCanada”


As for his favorite sport to watch, Hinchcliffe chose two sports that are uniquely Canadian.

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Feb 10

IndyCar: Team Penske expands partnership with Verizon Wireless

Team Penske shows off their new Verizon Wireless gear following Monday's announcement. (Photo: @PaddockInsider)

shows off their new Verizon Wireless gear following Monday’s announcement. (Photo: @PaddockInsider)

Team Penske and Verizon Wireless announced Monday they have increased their partnership both on and off the track.

The multi-year agreement will see expanded use of Verizon’s wireless services across the Penske organization, with the goal of improved communication, as well as additional sponsorship opportunities within the team.

“Verizon has been a terrific partner for Team Penske and we are excited to continue to grow our relationship with them in 2014 and beyond,” said team owner . “Verizon’s technology and marketing activation has meant so much to Team Penske and the sport of racing and we look forward to building on this special partnership in the future.”

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Feb 10

F1: Renault Makes Progress For Lotus At Jerez ‘Promotional’ Run

The 2014 Lotus E22. (Photo: Courtesy of Lotus F1)

The 2014 E22. (Photo: Courtesy of F1)

Renault took advantage of “promotional event” running by Lotus in to put some miles on the latest updates introduced since it had problems in the group test at the same venue.

Lotus had two 100kms days available under the FIA sporting regulations, although the first on Friday was wasted when the E22 did only one lap. However, the maximum mileage was achieved on Saturday.

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Feb 10

F1: Horner Downplays Red Bull’s RB10 Problems

Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull encountered problems at Jerez winter testing.(Photo: LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo and encountered problems at winter testing.(Photo: LAT Photographic)

has downplayed the problems suffered by Red Bull at the recent Jerez test as the team tries to make up for lost time.

The new RB10 completed just 21 laps, due to a combination of Renault and car issues, leaving Adrian Newey and his men with a lot of catching up to do.

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