Thursday , June 24 2021

Motorsport

Lewis Hamilton: F1 champion launches Extreme E team

Extreme E is a series founded by the same team behind Formula E, with races hosted across the globe to promote electrification, sustainability and equality. Its maiden season will be staged in five remote locations which have already been damaged or affected by climate issues, including the Arctic and the …

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Brad Binder: Cheating death and creating MotoGP history

The South African was right behind Johann Zarco’s Ducati when it collided with Franco Morbidelli’s Yamaha with the riders racing at full throttle. Zarco and Morbidelli were sent flying, while their bikes carried on, becoming potentially lethal projectiles. “Honestly I prefer not to even think about,” he admits. “You know …

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Max Verstappen plays down Michael Schumacher comparisons

The 22-year-old was recently likened to Schumacher by F1 managing director Ross Brawn in his formula1.com column. “He reminds me of Michael Schumacher in many ways,” said Brawn of the Dutchman, before adding: “I remember Max’s early days in Formula 1 where his speed was clear — he has now …

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