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Nov 9

MotoGP: Marquez Calm Under Pressure Despite Magnitude Of Situation

Marc Marquez needs to finish fourth or better to clinch the MotoGP World Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez needs to finish fourth or better to clinch the MotoGP World Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

If Marc Marquez is feeling the massive pressure of becoming the first rookie in 35 years to win the MotoGP World Championship, he is not showing it.

After blasting his way to a ninth pole position for the season in front of a euphoric, near-capacity crowd at Valencia, he breezily explained his mindset for Sunday’s title showdown.

Marquez has been in this situation before, albeit not with the intensity and pressure of the premier class title at stake.

Nov 9

F1: Magnussen Could Replace Perez At McLaren

Sergio Perez could be replaced at McLaren by Kevin Magnussen (not pictured). (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez could be replaced at McLaren by Kevin Magnussen (not pictured). (Photo: Getty Images)

It was believed McLaren is on the verge of confirming Sergio Perez as Jenson Button’s continuing teammate for 2014.

But a report by respected correspondent Tom Cary in the Telegraph newspaper claims the Mexican rookie could still be ousted after just a single season with the great British team.

Nov 9

MotoGP: Crutchlow Questions Marquez’s Risky Riding Style

Cal Crutchlow (right) chats with the media as Marc Marquez (left) looks on. (Photo: Getty Images)

Cal Crutchlow (right) chats with the media as Marc Marquez (left) looks on. (Photo: Getty Images)

British rider Cal Crutchlow will have one of the best seats in the house for Sunday’s MotoGP championship showdown.

Crutchlow has qualified sixth, outside of the second row, on the Monster Tech3 Yamaha with title aspirants Marc Marquez (pole) and Jorge Lorenzo (second) just ahead.

Crutchlow says he has been stunned by Marquez’s seemingly risky, all-out style during practice and qualifying for this crucial race.

Nov 9

SX: Red Bull’s Latest Innovation Showcases Supercross ‘Unwound’

James Stewart and Malcolm Stewart (34) show off their scrubbing skills. (Photo: Garth Milan / Red Bull Content Pool)

James Stewart and Malcolm Stewart (34) show off their scrubbing skills. (Photo: Garth Milan / Red Bull Content Pool)

Red Bull, now iconic for its off-the-wall yet undeniably cool one-of-a-kind events, revealed its latest creation on Nov. 6 with Red Bull Straight Rhythm. A longstanding personal sponsor of two-time AMA Supercross champion James Stewart and current title sponsor of the Red Bull KTM racing team, this marked the first time the brand’s dream-to-reality trademark was applied to world of motocross racing.

Red Bull recently hosted Give Me Five in Spain, which featured a more condensed, excitement-driven take on the traditional racing format with five riders battling for five laps. However, Straight Rhythm is unlike anything seen before. Considered what Red Bull calls the “evolution of supercross,” Straight Rhythm is an “unwound” version of a supercross track, featuring the traditional obstacles that challenge riders on any given weekend during the AMA Supercross season but in a half-mile straight line.

Nov 9

MotoGP: NGM Mobile Forward Racing Confirm Edwards, Espargaro

Colin Edwards (left) and Aleix Espargaro (right) will ride for NGM Mobile Forward Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Colin Edwards (left) and Aleix Espargaro (right) will ride for NGM Mobile Forward Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

As the 2013 season comes to an end, the NGM Mobile Forward Racing Team has presented its MotoGP and Moto2 lineup for the upcoming 2014 season.

Forward Racing will take part with two riders in the MotoGP category for the third consecutive year. In this third season, the team will be count with the experience of Yamaha and FTR in entering the new “open” class within MotoGP.