"He said it was okay to have one beer the night before the race. So we were eating a poppadum and having a beer, and we were eating another poppadum and having a beer. The dinner was a little late… And the next thing I was just ripped! So I got up on race morning with a heavy head." … [Read more...] about The beer and curry secret of F1’s last non-points race
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The 2015 championship finale featured no major crashes between the leading riders, but after the race Rossi accused Marquez of acting as a rear gunner for eventual race winner Lorenzo. Rossi was of the opinion that Marquez didn’t pass Lorenzo even when he had the pace to, hence ensuring that the Yamaha rider finished inside the top two - the result he needed to claim his third title. … [Read more...] about Top 10: Most controversial races in MotoGP
Said the proud Colombian, “I thought it was a good race, and I thought I did a good job at the start. For some reason, I felt like a sitting duck when we went into turn 1 four-wide. Going down the backstretch, I changed the fuel mixture to save fuel. It was important to be on the right strategy and make the right decisions.” … [Read more...] about Montoya takes first IndyCar victory since comeback at Pocono
Daniil Kvyat is a Formula One rookie this season, finishing as high as ninth (three times) for the Toro Rosso team. This is also a massive blow to Jean-Eric Vergne who has lost out on two chances to get into the top Red Bull seat in as many years ... He seems to be in the twilight of his F1 career. … [Read more...] about Daniil Kvyat selected as Vettel’s replacement at Red Bull
But from 8th, he was forced to do a two stop strategy because the team knew he would be good on the tyres on long runs and the strategists wanted him to run in free air. By doing two stops you pass cars when they come in for their extra pit stops, not on the race track, so you can run at your pace for more of the time. … [Read more...] about Could Lotus have won Bahrain and could Force India have had a podium?