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Jun 15

MotoGP: Marquez scores seventh consecutive win after incredible on-track battle

The Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya produced another brilliant race on Sunday, with Marc Marquez securing the victory on the final lap ahead of Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa.

Marquez crossed the line half a second in front of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Rossi, surviving a late scare as Pedrosa touched his rear wheel in the final stages, the latter almost crashing and having to settle for third.

Jun 15

Audi Wins 13th Title At 24 Hours Of Le Mans

(From L) Drivers of the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N°2 French Benoit Treluyer, German Andre Lotterer and Swiss Marcel Fassler celebrate on their car after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race on June 15, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

(From L) Drivers of the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N°2 Benoit Treluyer, Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler celebrate on their car after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer overcame turbocharger problems to drive Audi to its 13th title at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.

It was the trio’s third victory in the world’s most famous endurance race. Their Audi No. 2 finished three laps ahead of Audi No. 1 driven by Lucas di Grassi, Marc Gene and defending champion Tom Kristensen.

Audi has now won 10 of the last 11 races at Le Mans, including the last five.

Jun 15

Live Blog: 82nd Running Of The 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Audi finishes 1-2 in the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

Audi finishes 1-2 in the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

UPDATE — AUDI EARNS 13TH TITLE AT LE MANS

Stay tuned to the 24 Hours of Le Mans live blog for up-to-date news and notes from the great endurance classic at the Circuit de la Sarthe.

Porsche Moves Into Lead As Audi Hits More Drama At Hour 21

The No. 20 Porsche has struggled with speed but has remained consistent and now leads. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 20 Porsche has struggled with speed but has remained consistent and now leads. (Photo: John Dagys)

Porsche has taken over the lead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following drama for the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro in the 21st hour.

Race leader Tom Kristensen, seeking a record 10th overall win, ground to a halt on track with less than four hours to go. The Dane continued, made a scheduled fuel-only stop before pitting just a few laps later for a turbo change.

The stop, which cost the No. 1 Audi more than 17 minutes, handed the lead back to the No. 20 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, who now holds a 1:30 lead over the No. 2 Audi of Andre Lotterer.

Jun 14

MotoGP: Hayden denies retirement rumors

Nicky Hayden of USA and Drive M7 Aspar speaks with mechanic in box during MotoGp of Italy on May 30, 2014. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden of USA and Drive M7 Aspar speaks with mechanic in box during MotoGP of Italy on May 30, 2014. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

American rider Nicky Hayden has laughed off unfounded rumors that he was intending to retire from MotoGP because of injury issues with his right hand and wrist.

Hayden has endured a tough couple of weeks, with surgery in Italy 10 days ago putting his presence in Sunday’s Catalunya Grand Prix in doubt.

Jun 14

MotoGP: Lorenzo tipped to win Catalunya GP by teammate Rossi

Yamaha Factory Racing motoGP's Spanish rider Jorge Lorenzo waves after the Moto GP qualifying session of the Catalunya Grand Prix at the Montmelo racetrack near Barcelona on June 14, 2014.    AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO        (Photo credit should read JOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo waves to his home crowd after qualifying second for Sunday’s Catalunya GP. (Photo: Josep Lago/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi is boldly predicting that his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo has the potential to end Marc Marquez’s winning streak in Sunday’s Catalunya Grand Prix.

Marquez has won the opening six races of the season, and now faces massive pressure to deliver a seventh consecutive win in his home race in Barcelona. Yet, for this first time this season, Marquez made a mistake and crashed in qualifying, and will start third from the outside of the front row on Sunday.