Dec 1

F1: Norbert Haug Doubts Mercedes Can Break Vettel’s Dominance

Niki Lauda (L) is seen with Norbert Haug in the F1 paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Niki Lauda (L) is seen with in the F1 paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Norbert Haug, the former competition boss, has bad news for the hopeful German marque.

To now be headed by Paddy Lowe, Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda, Mercedes is bullish about its 2014 hopes, having finished second in 2013 to the runaway champion team, Red Bull.

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Dec 1

MotoGP: FMI Cancels Sic Supermoto Day After Romboni Death

Riders at the Sic Supermoto Day pay tribute to Doriano Romboni. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Riders at the Sic Supermoto Day pay tribute to . (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Following the tragic death of Doriano Romboni in Italy on Saturday, after an accident at the Sic Supermoto Day, the FMI (Italian Motorcycle Federation) have decided to cancel the rest of the event as a sign of respect for the rider and his family.

Former World Championship Grand Prix race winner Romboni passed away on Saturday afternoon at the Santa Maria Goretti hospital in Latina, after suffering an accident at the event.

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Nov 30

MotoGP: Marquez Attends Honda ‘Thanks Day’

Marc Marquez (C) attends the Honda 'Thanks Day' (Photo: Getty Images)

(C) attends the ‘Thanks Day’ (Photo: Getty Images)

2013 World Champion Marc Marquez was at Twin Ring on Saturday in order to attend a ‘Thanks Day’ hosted by Honda in front of more than 10,000 fans.

The event served as an opportunity for the Japanese manufacturer to showcase the achievements of its season and for everybody involved to celebrate together in one location.

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Nov 30

Sports Cars: Toyota Dominates WEC Six Hours of Bahrain, 8Star Wins GTE-Am Title

Toyota leads the WEC field into the first corner of the Six Hours of Bahrain. (Photo: John Dagys)

Toyota leads the field into the first corner of the Six Hours of . (Photo: John Dagys)

Toyota broke through to claim victory in Saturday’s FIA World Endurance Championship season-ending Six Hours of Bahrain, while American squad 8Star Motorsports took home the GTE-Am teams’ title.

The No. Toyota 8 entry of Stephane Sarrazin, Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi scored their first win with the TS030 Hybrid and the second for the Japanese manufacturer this season following an attrition-filled race that saw retirements for three of the five LMP1 cars.

Buemi took the gasoline-powered hybrid to a 1 minute and 10-second victory over the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer and co-drivers Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler in second, with the LMP2 class-winning No. 26 G-Drive Racing by Delta-ADR Oreca 03 Nissan completing the overall podium in third.

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Nov 30

F1: Whitmarsh Not Sure Mercedes Will Have A ‘Competitive’ Engine

McLaren will switch to Honda engines in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

will switch to engines in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

has admitted he is not sure if will supply a “competitive” engine in 2014.

According to the paddock grapevine, the German manufacturer has an early performance head-start over its turbo V6-producing rivals Renault and Ferrari.

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