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Oct 10

MotoGP: Honda Installs Speed Sensor Protector After Aragon Crash

Honda Installs Speed Sensor Protector After Aragon Crash

Honda has made changes to its bike in wake of the Aragon crash. (Photo: Colin Young)

Honda has fitted a carbon fiber protector for the rear wheel speed sensor and cable in the wake of last week’s dramatic collision between factory riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa.

The small protecter plate is designed to avoid the freak circumstances that triggered Pedrosa’s high-side crash at Aragon.

Oct 10

MotoGP: Ducati Appoints Gigi Dall’Igna From Aprilia Team

MotoGP: Ducati Appoint Gigi Dall'Igna From Aprilia Team

A move by Gigi Dall’Igna to Ducati has been expected for a while. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ducati has moved to arrest the embarrassing decline with its MotoGP program by poaching acclaimed engineer Gigi Dall’Igna from Italian rival Aprilia.

The appointment of Dall’Igna has been rumored for some time and is clearly welcomed by incoming Ducati rider Cal Crutchlow who joins the team in 2014.

Oct 10

F1: Vettel Believes There Is Respect Among Drivers

Vettel Believes There Is Respect Among Drivers

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing is interviewed by the media in the paddock during previews for the Japanese GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel says he was happy to read Lewis Hamilton’s positive comments about the German driver on Twitter earlier this week.

Hamilton had indicated that F1 was getting boring with Vettel winning all the time, as was the case with Michael Schumacher.

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Oct 10

SportsCars: Braun, MSR Smash Daytona Track Record in Ford EcoBoost DP

Michael Shank Racing's new Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley Daytona Prototype smashed a 26-year old track record at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: Brian Cleary/GRAND-AM)

Michael Shank Racing’s new Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley Daytona Prototype smashed a 26-year-old track record at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: Brian Cleary/GRAND-AM)

History was made Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway as Michael Shank Racing’s new Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley Daytona Prototype smashed a 26-year old track record, while also unofficially breaking two longstanding world speed records.