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May 11

F1: Red Bull Getting Closer To Mercedes, Says Horner

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates after finishing on the podium at the Spanish GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after finishing on the podium at the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing underlined its position as the team pursuing Mercedes as Daniel Ricciardo led the chase with his third place in Barcelona.

Even better news for the team was that drove a superb race from 15th to fourth, indicating that he finally feels at home in the RB10.

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May 11

F1: Ferrari Pays Tribute To Injured Schumacher

Ferrari staff and drivers send a touching message to Michael Schumacher before Sunday's Spanish GP. (Photo: Ferrari)

staff and drivers send a touching message to before Sunday’s . (Photo: )

Ferrari drivers and staff have gathered to send a message of hope to Michael Schumacher and commemorate his first Ferrari Formula One victory at the Spanish Grand Prix with the team he led to five world championships.

Drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen flanked new team principal Marco Mattiacci among about a hundred team members in front of a sign saying “Remembering your first win with us (hash)forzamichael.”

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May 11

Cars: One-Off Ford Mustang Convertible Being Raffled For Charity

The only convertible Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition to be created. (Photo: Ford)

The only convertible 50 Year Limited Edition to be created. (Photo: )

Ford celebrated last month’s 50th anniversary of the original Mustang’s debut at the 1964 New York World’s Fair by unveiling a special edition version of the latest 2015 model. Called the Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition, it will be built in a run of just 1,964 examples, all based on the V-8-powered Mustang GT fastback coupe.

Well, that’s not entirely true as Ford Motor Company has confirmed that one additional Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition will be built, and this one will be a convertible. In fact, it will be the only Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition to feature a convertible roof and it could be yours.

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May 11

F1: Race Promoters Urge Ecclestone To Fix Engine Noise Issue

Mercedes will test a 'megaphone' next week to see if the device will make F1 engines louder. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes will test a ‘megaphone’ next week to see if the device will make F1 engines louder. (Photo: Getty Images)

met with F1 race promoters in Barcelona on Saturday, and inevitably engine noise was top of the agenda.

Melbourne’s Ron Walker was among those who stressed that it’s a serious issue that has to be addressed, due to the negative reaction from fans. The consensus was that next week’s test by Mercedes will be crucial.

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May 11

MotoGP: Petrucci To Miss Le Mans After Surgery

Danilo Petrucci will miss Round 5 of the MotoGP World Championship in Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

will miss Round 5 of the World Championship in . (Photo: Getty Images)

Danilo Petrucci has been operated on following the crash he suffered in Sunday morning’s warm-up session for the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. As a result, the IodaRacing Project rider will sit out of next weekend’s French Grand Prix

Petrucci becomes the third MotoGP rider this week to go under the knife, with Dani Pedrosa and Stefan Bradl having undergone surgery for arm pump. In the case of Petrucci, the operation was to address the fractured left wrist the Italian suffered after losing control on the exit of Turn 3 at Jerez.

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