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MotoGP 2020: Marc Marquez ruled out of Czech Grand Prix after undergoing surgery on right arm
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MotoGP 2020: Marc Marquez ruled out of Czech Grand Prix after undergoing surgery on right arm

Márquez needed a second surgery on Monday after re-injuring his arm at home. Honda team manager Alberto Puig said on Thursday that Márquez damaged a titanium plate in his right humerus while trying to open a window in his house.

Former Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi's condition 'serious but stable' after suffering head injuries, say hospital
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Former Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi's condition 'serious but stable' after suffering head injuries, say hospital

Former Formula One driver and twice Champ Car champion Alex Zanardi remained in serious but stable condition in intensive care on Sunday after suffering severe head injuries in a road accident while racing his handbike in Italy on Friday.

Formula 1: Reliability will be key for teams, drivers this season, says Racing Point Chief Technical Officer Andrew Green
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Formula 1: Reliability will be key for teams, drivers this season, says Racing Point Chief Technical Officer Andrew Green

Earlier this week, the Racing Point F1 Team became the first team to ‘test’ the 2020 version of their Formula 1 car since the pre-season tests held in February. Yes, Racing Point’s test was a filming day test and hence limited to only 100 kilometres but this test was more about preparing to race under the new safety regulations rather than putting miles on their car.

MotoGP: Season to resume with back-to-back races in Spain, organisers announce revised schedule
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MotoGP: Season to resume with back-to-back races in Spain, organisers announce revised schedule

The MotoGP season stalled by the novel coronavirus pandemic will begin with back-to-back races at the Jerez circuit in Spain on 19 and 26 July, the sport’s governing body said on Thursday.

Formula 1: Hungarian Grand Prix to remain in F1 calendar till 2027 after securing contract extension by one year
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Formula 1: Hungarian Grand Prix to remain in F1 calendar till 2027 after securing contract extension by one year

Hungarian Grand Prix organisers have negotiated a year’s contract extension to 2027 to compensate for having to hold this year’s Formula One race without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Silverstone reaches agreement with Formula One to hold back-to-back British Grands Prix
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Silverstone reaches agreement with Formula One to hold back-to-back British Grands Prix

Formula One and Silverstone have agreed terms for two races without spectators at the circuit this season, subject to government approval, the track’s managing director Stuart Pringle said on Friday.

Former MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo's comeback ruled out after organisers cancel wild card entries
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Former MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo's comeback ruled out after organisers cancel wild card entries

Former MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo will not have a chance to race this season after series organisers ruled out wild card entries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IndyCar to commence season behind closed doors from 6 June in Texas with strict guidelines for racers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IndyCar to commence season behind closed doors from 6 June in Texas with strict guidelines for racers

IndyCar will open its delayed season on 6 June in Texas without fans in attendance and with strict guidelines to protect the participants amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it said on Thursday.

Formula 1: Charles Leclerc says he will be happy if Sebastian Vettel stays at Ferrari despite last season's on-track clashes
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Formula 1: Charles Leclerc says he will be happy if Sebastian Vettel stays at Ferrari despite last season's on-track clashes

Vettel, 32, is out of contract at the end of 2020 but Ferrari have said he is their first choice, subject to negotiations, to partner the young Monegasque whose deal runs until 2024.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Belgian Grand Prix in doubt after mass events ban extended in country
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Belgian Grand Prix in doubt after mass events ban extended in country

The fate of this year’s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix was thrown into doubt on Wednesday after the country extended a ban on mass gatherings until the end of August due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 mulls holding races behind closed doors once season starts, says motorsport managing director Ross Brawn
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 mulls holding races behind closed doors once season starts, says motorsport managing director Ross Brawn

Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, most likely at European circuits, once the season is able to start after being stalled by the new coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: McLaren drivers accept pay cut amid COVID-19, staff told to go on leave
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Coronavirus Outbreak: McLaren drivers accept pay cut amid COVID-19, staff told to go on leave

McLaren became the first Formula One team to furlough staff because of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz joining senior management in taking a pay cut.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Azerbaijan Grand Prix latest Formula 1 race to be postponed in wake of COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Azerbaijan Grand Prix latest Formula 1 race to be postponed in wake of COVID-19 crisis

The Azerbaijan GP was postponed on Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak, delaying the start of the Formula One season until the middle of June at the earliest.

Coronavirus pandemic: Monaco Grand Prix among three more Formula 1 races postponed in wake of COVID-19 threat
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Coronavirus pandemic: Monaco Grand Prix among three more Formula 1 races postponed in wake of COVID-19 threat

The Monaco Grand Prix was among three more Formula One races to be postponed on Thursday because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus pandemic: NASCAR, IndyCar postpone upcoming races due to concerns over COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: NASCAR, IndyCar postpone upcoming races due to concerns over COVID-19

NASCAR called off Sunday's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and next weekend's events at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Both events were already scheduled to be run without spectators.

Formula 1 2020: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel clocks fastest lap on penultimate day of pre-season testing
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Formula 1 2020: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel clocks fastest lap on penultimate day of pre-season testing

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest lap on the penultimate day of Formula One preseason testing on Thursday, while Lewis Hamilton’s session was cut short by mechanical trouble.

Formula 1 2020: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas clock fastest times on opening day of pre-season testing
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Formula 1 2020: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas clock fastest times on opening day of pre-season testing

Hamilton set the opening session’s top lap time of 1 minute, 16.976 seconds, after he took over from Bottas behind the wheel of the new Silver Arrow for the 2020 season. Bottas’ best effort came in 0.337 seconds slower.

Formula 1 2020: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel opts out of first day of pre-season testing citing illness
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Formula 1 2020: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel opts out of first day of pre-season testing citing illness

Vettel, a four-times world champion, had been given the honour of driving the new SF1000 first at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, with team mate Charles Leclerc not due in the car until Thursday.

Formula 1 2020: Chinese Grand Prix's fate hangs in balance after Shanghai authorities suspend all sporting events in wake of coronavirus outbreak
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Formula 1 2020: Chinese Grand Prix's fate hangs in balance after Shanghai authorities suspend all sporting events in wake of coronavirus outbreak

Shanghai sports authorities have recommended the suspension of all sporting events in the city due to the coronavirus outbreak, casting further doubt on whether the Chinese Grand Prix will take place.

Dakar Rally: Hero MotoSports' Portugese rider Paulo Goncalves dies after accident during seventh stage
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Dakar Rally: Hero MotoSports' Portugese rider Paulo Goncalves dies after accident during seventh stage

The 40-year-old Goncalves was taking part in his 13th Dakar. He made his debut in 2006 and had finished four times in the top 10, including an impressive performance as runner-up to Marc Coma in 2015.