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Vinales snaps Yamaha winless streak at Phillip Island

Vinales snaps Yamaha winless streak at Phillip Island

Spain's Maverick Vinales made the most of an early retirement for world champion Marc Marquez to bring an end to Yamaha's longest MotoGP winless streak with a victory in the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island on Sunday.

Marquez dominates Phillip Island qualifying

Marquez dominates Phillip Island qualifying

The newly-crowned 2018 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez dominated a tricky qualifying session on his Honda to take his fifth consecutive pole position at Phillip Island.

Marquez seals title after late Dovizioso crash

Marquez seals title after late Dovizioso crash

Marc Marquez secured his fifth MotoGP world championship with an eighth victory of the 2018 season in the Japanese Grand Prix as rival Andrea Dovizioso crashed.

Marc Marquez wins in spectacular last-lap battle

Marc Marquez wins in spectacular last-lap battle

Marc Marquez took victory in MotoGP's inaugural Thailand Grand Prix, passing chief rival Andrea Dovizioso on the final lap to take a step closer to the 2018 championship crown.

Valentino Rossi misses out on top spot to Marquez in Thailand Grand Prix qualifying

Valentino Rossi misses out on top spot to Marquez in Thailand Grand Prix qualifying

Valentino Rossi narrowly missed out on his second pole of the season on Saturday, coming in second just 0.011 of a second behind Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez in qualifying for the Thailand Grand Prix.

Marquez wins at Aragon after Dovizioso squabble

Marquez wins at Aragon after Dovizioso squabble

Marc Marquez consolidated his position at the head of the MotoGP standings after getting the better of main title rival Andrea Dovizioso to win a thrilling Aragon race.

Lorenzo beats Dovizioso for third-straight pole

Lorenzo beats Dovizioso for third-straight pole

Jorge Lorenzo took his fourth pole of the 2018 MotoGP season at Aragon, edging out Ducati team-mate Andrea Dovizioso by 0.014 seconds, while Valentino Rossi could only qualify 18th.

Dovizioso takes Misano win, Lorenzo crashes

Dovizioso takes Misano win, Lorenzo crashes

Andrea Dovizioso scored a straightforward third win of the MotoGP season at Misano ahead of Marc Marquez, as Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of second place.

Jorge Lorenzo sets new lap record for pole

Jorge Lorenzo sets new lap record for pole

Jorge Lorenzo beat his own previous Misano lap record to take pole position for MotoGP's San Marino Grand Prix, as Marc Marquez only took fifth after a crash.

Silverstone MotoGP race cancelled due to rain

Silverstone MotoGP race cancelled due to rain

MotoGP's British Grand Prix has been cancelled due to torrential rain at Silverstone.

Lorenzo puts Ducati on pole for British MotoGP

Lorenzo puts Ducati on pole for British MotoGP

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo led a Ducati one-two in a rain-delayed British Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday with Honda's MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez managing only fifth on the grid.

Lorenzo defeats Marquez in late Austria battle

Lorenzo defeats Marquez in late Austria battle

Ducati's Jorge Lorenzo took his third victory of the 2018 MotoGP season after outduelling Honda rider Marc Marquez at the Red Bull Ring.

Marquez pips Dovizioso to claim Austrian GP pole

Marquez pips Dovizioso to claim Austrian GP pole

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will start the Austrian Grand Prix on pole position for Honda after beating Italian Andrea Dovizioso's time by 0.002 seconds in qualifying on Saturday.

Ducati's Dovizioso wins three-way Czech GP thriller

Ducati's Dovizioso wins three-way Czech GP thriller

Italian Andrea Dovizioso won a Czech Grand Prix thriller in a Ducati one-two on Sunday while Honda's Marc Marquez finished third to stretch his MotoGP lead to 49 points.

Andrea Dovizioso beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno

Andrea Dovizioso beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso took pole position for MotoGP's Czech Grand Prix, beating Valentino Rossi by two tenths in a thrilling pole shootout at Brno.

Marquez wins in Germany for ninth year in a row

Marquez wins in Germany for ninth year in a row

Marc Marquez kept alive his winning streak at the Sachsenring as he won MotoGP's German Grand Prix in dominant fashion ahead of Valentino Rossi.

Marc Marquez on pole in Germany for ninth year in a row

Marc Marquez on pole in Germany for ninth year in a row

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez, the 'King of the Sachsenring', took his ninth successive German Grand Prix pole position on Saturday.

Marc Marquez wins Dutch TT to extend MotoGP lead

Marc Marquez wins Dutch TT to extend MotoGP lead

MotoGP champion Marc Marquez won the Dutch TT from pole position for Honda on Sunday to stretch his championship lead to 41 points.

Marquez pips Crutchlow for Dutch TT pole position

Marquez pips Crutchlow for Dutch TT pole position

Honda's MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will start Sunday's Dutch TT on pole position with Britain's Cal Crutchlow alongside on the front row after a knife-edge qualifying session.

Lorenzo dominates to take second Ducati win

Lorenzo dominates to take second Ducati win

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo scored his second consecutive MotoGP win, converting pole position at Barcelona into a dominant triumph after a short battle with Marc Marquez.

Lorenzo on pole for Ducati at home Catalunya MotoGP

Lorenzo on pole for Ducati at home Catalunya MotoGP

Jorge Lorenzo claimed his first MotoGP pole position for Ducati in qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix in Barcelona.

Jorge Lorenzo wins in Italy while Marquez fails to score

Jorge Lorenzo wins in Italy while Marquez fails to score

Spain's Jorge Lorenzo led a Ducati one-two in the Italian team's home grand prix at the Mugello circuit on Sunday while MotoGP leader Marc Marquez crashed and failed to score.

Rossi claims first pole since 2016

Rossi claims first pole since 2016

Valentino Rossi scored his first MotoGP pole position since 2016 at the end of a scintillating qualifying session at Mugello, beating Jorge Lorenzo by less than half a tenth.

Marc Marquez wins as rivals crash out

Marc Marquez wins as rivals crash out

Marc Marquez extended his MotoGP points lead with victory in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, helped by crashes for Andrea Dovizioso and Johann Zarco.

Johann Zarco beats Marc Marquez to grab Le Mans pole

Johann Zarco beats Marc Marquez to grab Le Mans pole

Tech3 Yamaha rider Johann Zarco will start his home MotoGP race in France from pole after beating Marc Marquez in a frenetic qualifying session at Le Mans.

Marc Marquez wins in Spain and takes MotoGP lead

Marc Marquez wins in Spain and takes MotoGP lead

Marc Marquez won his home Spanish Grand Prix and took the overall MotoGP lead on Sunday after the reigning champion's main rivals collided spectacularly.

Crutchlow blasts to Spanish GP pole

Crutchlow blasts to Spanish GP pole

Cal Crutchlow broke MotoGP's Jerez track record to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Johann Zarco.

Marquez wins in Texas for sixth year in a row

Marquez wins in Texas for sixth year in a row

Honda's reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin for the sixth year in a row on Sunday to take his first victory of the season in dominant fashion.

Marquez penalised for Vinales qualifying block

Marquez penalised for Vinales qualifying block

Honda's Marc Marquez will start Sunday's MotoGP race at Austin from fourth on the grid after a penalty for blocking Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales in qualifying.

Marquez claims controversial Austin pole

Marquez claims controversial Austin pole

Marc Marquez provisionally continued his unbroken run of MotoGP pole positions at the Circuit of the Americas, but is under investigation for baulking closest rival Maverick Vinales.

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F1 engine manufacturers will have to share tech with new entrants under new rules
F1 news

F1 engine manufacturers will have to share tech with new entrants under new rules

Formula One is hoping to attract new engine manufacturers to the grid by introducing rules that require existing manufacturers to share technology with new entrants.

Sebastian Vettel fastest in Abu Dhabi test as Kimi Raikkonen returns to Sauber
Abu Dhabi test

Sebastian Vettel fastest in Abu Dhabi test as Kimi Raikkonen returns to Sauber

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time on the first day of Abu Dhabi's post-season test, as his former Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen completed his first day back at Sauber.

Hamilton caps off 2018 with easy win in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Hamilton caps off 2018 with easy win in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton won the final race of the Formula One season in Abu Dhabi, crowning his championship-winning 2018 campaign with an 11th victory from 21 races.

Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas, Sebastian Vettel to pole for Abu Dhabi finale
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas, Sebastian Vettel to pole for Abu Dhabi finale

Lewis Hamilton will start from pole position at the final race of the 2018 season after securing the fastest qualifying time by 0.162s in Abu Dhabi.

Lewis Hamilton leads Kimi Raikkonen in final practice for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - FP3

Lewis Hamilton leads Kimi Raikkonen in final practice for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton finished the final practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the top of the timesheets as Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen emerged as his closest competitor.

Valtteri Bottas pips Max Verstappen by 0.044s to top second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - FP2

Valtteri Bottas pips Max Verstappen by 0.044s to top second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas topped the second practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Mercedes and Red Bull battled each other for the fastest time under Yas Marina's floodlights.

Max Verstappen leads comfortable Red Bull one-two in first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - FP1

Max Verstappen leads comfortable Red Bull one-two in first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice

Max Verstappen was comfortably quickest after the first practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, finishing the session 0.454s quicker than teammate Daniel Ricciardo.

Dovizioso triumphs in wild rain-hit finale
Valencia Grand Prix

Dovizioso triumphs in wild rain-hit finale

Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso emerged victorious in a stop-start, attrition-heavy 2018 MotoGP season finale at a wet Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.

Latvala wins in Australia, WRC title for Ogier
Rally Australia

Latvala wins in Australia, WRC title for Ogier

Toyota driver Jari-Matti Latvala won Rally Australia, while crashes for Thierry Neuville and Ott Tanak helped seal a sixth World Rally Championship title for M-Sport Ford's Sebastien Ogier.

Neuville retires, Ogier or Tanak for WRC title
Rally Australia

Neuville retires, Ogier or Tanak for WRC title

Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville is officially out of the running for the World Rally Championship drivers' title, after crashing out of the first stage of the final loop.

Ogier in driving seat as Neuville's Australia woes continue
Rally Australia

Ogier in driving seat as Neuville's Australia woes continue

Sebastien Ogier was in pole position to take a sixth consecutive world rally championship title after finishing the second day of Rally Australia with a lead of more than 50 seconds over his main challenger Thierry Neuville on Saturday.

Advantage Ogier as Neuville suffers double blow
Rally Australia

Advantage Ogier as Neuville suffers double blow

Belgian Thierry Neuville's hopes of winning a maiden world title at Rally Australia this weekend suffered a hammer blow after a calamitous sixth stage on the opening day, when he damaged his car landing from a jump and then stalled in a chicane.

Vinales scores pole for MotoGP finale
Valencia Grand Prix - Qualifying

Vinales scores pole for MotoGP finale

Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales fought through Q1 to take pole position in a scintillating final qualifying session of the 2018 season in Valencia.

Hamilton wins in Brazil after Verstappen punted out of lead
Brazilian Grand Prix

Hamilton wins in Brazil after Verstappen punted out of lead

Lewis Hamilton won an action-packed Brazilian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashed out of the lead following a collision with a lapped backmarker.

Hamilton takes pole in Brazil as Vettel escapes penalty
Brazilian Grand Prix - Qualifying

Hamilton takes pole in Brazil as Vettel escapes penalty

Newly-crowned champion Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to pole position by 0.093s in a tight qualifying session for the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Vettel beats Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Brazil
Brazilian Grand Prix - FP3

Vettel beats Hamilton to fastest time in final practice in Brazil

Sebastian Vettel outpaced Lewis Hamilton to top the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix with a new track record.

Bottas beats Hamilton to fastest time by narrow margin in Brazil
Brazilian Grand Prix - FP2

Bottas beats Hamilton to fastest time by narrow margin in Brazil

Valtteri Bottas topped another incredibly tight practice session ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix as Mercedes and Ferrari opened up a gap to Red Bull.

Verstappen, Vettel and Hamilton split by 0.096s in opening practice
Brazilian Grand Prix - Fp1

Verstappen, Vettel and Hamilton split by 0.096s in opening practice

Max Verstappen topped a tight opening practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton within one tenth of a second of his quickest time.

Marquez wins after Rossi crashes out of lead
Malaysia Grand Prix

Marquez wins after Rossi crashes out of lead

Marc Marquez took a comfortable ninth victory of the 2018 MotoGP season in the Malaysian Grand Prix after long-time leader Valentino Rossi crashed.

Johann Zarco gains pole after Marc Marquez impeding penalty
Malaysia Grand Prix - Qualifying

Johann Zarco gains pole after Marc Marquez impeding penalty

Tech 3 Yamaha's Johann Zarco will line up first on the grid for the Sepang MotoGP race after poleman Marc Marquez was penalised for impeding Andrea Iannone.

Hamilton secures title in Mexico as Verstappen wins race
Mexican Grand Prix

Hamilton secures title in Mexico as Verstappen wins race

Lewis Hamilton secured his fifth world championship at Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix as Max Verstappen took the race victory.

Loeb wins in Spain, Ogier takes overall lead
Rally Spain

Loeb wins in Spain, Ogier takes overall lead

Sebastien Loeb claimed an incredible first World Rally Championship win since 2013 on an unpredictable Rally Spain, as Sebastien Ogier moved into the lead of the title race.

Loeb takes shock Rally Spain lead on final day
Rally Spain

Loeb takes shock Rally Spain lead on final day

Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has taken a shock lead on Rally Spain ahead of the final loop, as Thierry Neuville closed to 3.8 seconds behind Sebastien Ogier.

Vinales snaps Yamaha winless streak at Phillip Island
Australian Grand Prix

Vinales snaps Yamaha winless streak at Phillip Island

Spain's Maverick Vinales made the most of an early retirement for world champion Marc Marquez to bring an end to Yamaha's longest MotoGP winless streak with a victory in the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island on Sunday.

Ricciardo denies Verstappen pole position at Mexican Grand Prix
Mexican Grand Prix - Qualifying

Ricciardo denies Verstappen pole position at Mexican Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo denied Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen what would have been record-breaking pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix by 0.026s.

Max Verstappen quickest as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel close gap in final practice for Mexican Grand Prix
Mexican Grand Prix - FP3

Max Verstappen quickest as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel close gap in final practice for Mexican Grand Prix

Max Verstappen made it a clean sweep of practice sessions for the No.33 car ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix, although the field closed up in the last bit of track action before qualifying.

Latvala takes slender Rally Spain lead
Rally Spain

Latvala takes slender Rally Spain lead

Jari-Matti Latvala became the fourth different leader on Rally Spain after the Saturday stages, as the Toyota driver chases his first World Rally Championship victory in 20 months.

Tanak leads after first day in Spain
Rally Spain

Tanak leads after first day in Spain

Toyota's title contender Ott Tanak led the Rally of Spain after the first full day's action on Friday with Hyundai's championship leader Thierry Neuville languishing in ninth place.

Marquez dominates Phillip Island qualifying
Australian Grand Prix - Qualifying

Marquez dominates Phillip Island qualifying

The newly-crowned 2018 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez dominated a tricky qualifying session on his Honda to take his fifth consecutive pole position at Phillip Island.

Red Bull dominant but Max Verstappen runs into trouble
Mexican Grand Prix - FP2

Red Bull dominant but Max Verstappen runs into trouble

Max Verstappen continued his and Red Bull's dominant start to the Mexican Grand Prix weekend, although his session ended with a stoppage in the closing minutes.