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Dakar Rally announces longer 14-stage route for 2023

The ASO has revealed the first details of the 2023 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, increasing the length of the route to 14 stages in response to calls from competitors.

Verstappen ‘not shocked or surprised’ by Qatar F1 yellow flags penalty

Max Verstappen did not feel “shocked or surprised” by his Formula 1 grid penalty in Qatar, believing he would drop back the evening before the race.

Abu Dhabi approves new layout plan for F1 track to improve racing

Abu Dhabi’s Formula 1 track is to undergo layout modifications this summer in a bid to help boost overtaking for this year’s season finale.

Giovinazzi critical of Mazepin not respecting F1 qualifying etiquette

Nikita Mazepin has been accused of showing no respect for Formula 1’s qualifying etiquette after a run-in with Antonio Giovinazzi in Q1 at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Vettel: "Difficult" Ferrari F1 car is a "handful" to drive at Monza

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have labelled their Ferrari as "difficult" and "a handful" to drive, as they brace themselves for a tough Italian Grand Prix

Haas F1 boss Steiner 'amazed' by 'overnight' loss of Bahrain GP pace

Haas boss Gunther Steiner says he is "amazed" rather than upset about the race-day struggles that hampered his Formula 1 team at the Bahrain Grand Prix

KTM won't alter its MotoGP chassis or suspension philosophy

KTM motorsport boss Pit Beirer has dismissed the idea that the Austrian marque could ditch its trademark steel trellis chassis and in-house suspension in pursuit of MotoGP success

F1 champion Hamilton 'building up' to a 'dream' MotoGP test

Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "building up" towards a "dream" first MotoGP test, as he accepts he needs more mileage on a racing bike

KTM MotoGP boss expected easier transition for Zarco from Yamaha

KTM motorsport boss Pit Beirer admitted that he expected new signing Johann Zarco to have a smoother transition from the Yamaha MotoGP bike to the Austrian marque's RC16

MotoGP riders' efforts to change Qatar Grand Prix start time fail

The 2019 MotoGP season-opening Qatar Grand Prix will stick to its planned start time, after riders' final attempt to push through a late schedule change on safety grounds was rejected

Haas Formula 1 driver Grosjean proud of comeback versus Magnussen

Romain Grosjean is proud of his comeback against Haas Formula 1 team-mate Kevin Magnussen in 2018 and believes he did a "great job" to recover the way he did

Charles Leclerc: Marcus Ericsson F1 performances 'difficult for me'

Charles Leclerc has admitted his first Formula 1 race weekends have been made more difficult by Sauber team-mate Marcus Ericsson's performances

Honda still hardest MotoGP bike to ride 'by far' - Cal Crutchlow

LCR rider Cal Crutchlow says Honda's MotoGP bike remains "by far" the hardest to ride on the grid despite recent gains made by the Japanese manufacturer

Crutchlow: Qatar season opener proof MotoGP is the best motorsport

Cal Crutchlow labelled MotoGP the "best motorsport event in the world" after the Qatar season opener featured an eight-rider battle for the win for much of the race

Jorge Lorenzo 'really lucky' with timing of MotoGP Qatar brake failure

Jorge Lorenzo admits he was "lucky" to avoid serious injury as a result of the brake failure that caused his retirement from the Qatar MotoGP season opener

MotoGP Qatar: Rivals label Dovizioso clear favourite for race win

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso is a clear favourite for the MotoGP opener in Qatar despite qualifying fifth, according to his rivals

MotoGP Qatar: Daytime practice 'wasted' in wrong conditions - Crutchlow

A revised schedule for the MotoGP season opener in Qatar means the two practice sessions that are held in daylight hours are being "wasted", according to Cal Crutchlow

Ex-Sauber driver Felipe Nasr says he fears for Brazil's F1 legacy

Felipe Nasr says he is concerned for Brazil's Formula 1 legacy given the lack of drivers from his homeland on the 2017 grid

Bahrain GP daytime practice 'a waste of a session' - Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says daytime practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix is now "a waste of a session", as the heat makes Formula 1 cars "horrible to drive"

Abu Dhabi GP: Fernando Alonso fears Ferrari will struggle

Fernando Alonso is hoping Ferrari can find more pace in its car ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as he admitted the team is in for a difficult weekend