Motor Sports

Motor Racing-Bourdais Suffers Multiple Fractures in Indy Crash

Sebastien Bourdais was transported to hospital for surgery after the French driver suffered fractures to his pelvis and right hip from a crash during qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, officials said. The former Formula One driver was to be operated on at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, IndyCar said in a statement. The 38-year-old Bourdais, who was driving ...

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Motorsport Young Guns win in Battlefields 400

South African Cross Country Series rookies, Richard Leeke and Henry Konhë, have notched up a category win in only their second event. The ATS Motorsport duo drove their Class S Ford Ranger double cab to victory in the Battlefields 400, second round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCC), which ended in Dundee on May 13, to put their ...

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Actor Michael Fassbender Races with Ferrari

Known across the globe for starring roles in films including “Alien: Covenant,” “Steve Jobs,” “Twelve Years a Slave” and “Assassins’ Creed,” actor Michael Fassbender has stepped into the real-time role of racecar driver as he successfully completed the first round of the 2017 North American Ferrari Challenge racing series. A lifelong fan of Ferrari and Formula 1, Fassbender began his ...

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Nasty Weather Cripples DEOD SuperGP Champions

Heavy rain, coupled with oil on the circuit, brought a premature end to the third round of the 2017 DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 13 May. The first cold front of winter hit Gauteng late on Friday afternoon, bringing with it icy conditions and rain. While Saturday morning was dry, allowing the other classes to ...

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South Africa: SuperGP Returns to the Highveld

After two events at coastal circuits, the DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy moves inland for the third round of the 2017 championship, which takes place at Zwartkops Raceway, west of Pretoria on Saturday, 13 May. At the first round in Cape Town, Clint Seller (MiWay Yamaha Racing R1) looked to have the measure of the rest of the 1000cc field when ...

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Aston Martin Clinches Racing Victory at Spa-Francorchamps

Aston Martin Racing enjoyed taste of Spa-rkling wine Sunday evening, after taking victory at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps; the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship held on Saturday. After clinching pole position in qualifying session, the trio of Paul Dalla Lana (C), Pedro Lamy (P) and Mathias Lauda (A) drove a faultless race to convert their advantage ...

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Thrilling Racing in East London

  A large crowd was treated to some of the best motorcycle racing seen in South Africa when the DEOD SuperGP Champions Trophy made its way to the East London Grand Prix Circuit for the second round of the 2017 championship on Saturday, 29 April. Qualifying on Friday afternoon gave indication of things to come in the SuperGP category. Clint Seller ...

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Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Sweeps Memphis Season Opener

Looking every bit the champions that they are, Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross returned to the season-opening round of the 2017 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship in fine form, claiming a 1-2 finish in Saturday’s Final. Scott Speed led teammate Tanner Foust across the line, earning his 13th career win to take the early lead in the 2017 championship battle. Speed started ...

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