The form rider in the premier class at present, Yamaha Factory Racing man Lorenzo was determined not to let Marquez gain any psychological advantage early in the weekend and shot to the top at the end of the session with a 1’49.753 lap, to lead by just 0.008s.Aragon, Dani Pedrosa, Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, MotoGP
The FIA says that the agreement between the governing body and FOM that sets the framework for the new Concorde Agreement has come into force, and that it provides for a boost in funds for the governing body.
The news comes as the World Motor Sport Council gathering kicks off in Dubrovnik and the timing gives Jean Todt a handy PR boost as the election battle begins to ramp up.Bernie Ecclestone, David Ward, Formula 1, Jean Todt
ANOTHER CHARITY HIT — There’s a new high seller! Lot 3001 is a 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II and the second charity car of the day and it sells for an astonishing $700,000. There isn’t a dry eye in the house as Kimie Metcalf, an 8 year-old cancer survivor and patient at the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, talked to the crowd. “Doctors gave me only a 30 to 40 percent chance of surviving,” Kimmie said. “Well, here I am!” Every penny of the sale goes to Loma Linda. Tears flow freely in the crowd after hearing Kimmie speak.
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The first emotional highlight of the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector-Car Event came just 15 minutes into our live coverage on FOX Sports 2. The Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 2012 Shelby Mustang GT500 SVT Super Snake sold for $500,000 to noted collector Don Damon, who won a $96.6 million Powerball jackpot back in the fall of 2009.
Wrapped in red, white and blue vinyl and driven through 48 states during a five-week driving tour, the car has the signatures of hundreds of individuals who support and respect the brave fighting men and women of our military.
Every penny of the $500,000 sale will go to the Wounded Warriors Family Support and help in its mission to provide support to families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations.Barrett-Jackson, Cars
It’s game on here at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector-Car Event, where three days of live coverage on the FOX family of television networks begins at 5 p.m. ET Thursday on Fox Sports 2.
The collector-car market is red hot these days, and without question, this year’s docket is the strongest ever assembled by Barrett-Jackson for a Las Vegas event. The expectation is for a fast-paced, high-energy event with lots of amazing cars.Auction, Barrett-Jackson, Cars, Donked, Lotus