Monthly Archives: February 2022

George Russell: Mercedes has fallen behind Ferrari and McLaren so far

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At this early point of the pre-season, George Russell has confessed that Ferrari and McLaren may have an advantage over Mercedes. Mercedes has begun pre-season testing significantly behind McLaren and Ferrari, according to George Russell. F1’s most iconic teams have dominated the timesheets over the first two days of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, […]

Mercedes clarifies difficulties following Hamilton’s ‘challenging’ session

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Mercedes has given an explanation for why Lewis Hamilton only completed 40 laps during the early morning in Barcelona on Thursday. On the second day of pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Lewis Hamilton performed a rather low-key session. In his first four hours behind the wheel of the new W13, Hamilton completed only […]

Ducati MotoGP contract for Francesco Bagnaia is extended

Francesco Bagnaia extends contract with Ducati up to 2024

Francesco Bagnaia extends his deal as aDucati MotoGP racer for another two years. Ducati has decided to extend reigning MotoGP title runner-up Francesco Bagnaia at the factory team for the 2023 and 2024 seasons, as previously reported. After two seasons with Pramac, the former Moto2 champion had a major milestone 2021 season with the Official […]

Moto2: Jake Dixon is ‘in high spirits’ as he maintains his outstanding performance

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Jake Dixon, who made the best lap on day one of the official Portimao Moto2 test, maintains his strong form on day two, taking P4. Jake Dixon resumed his strong form on day two of official Moto2 testing in Portimao, taking P4 after leading the first day. Dixon was among four riders to go faster […]

Marcel Schrotter broke his hand, but is he ready to play in Qatar?

Marcel Schrotter

After breaking his hand at the Official Portimao Moto2 test, Marcel Schrotter is ‘positive’ that he will be able to compete in next month’s season opening in Qatar. Despite breaking his hand at the Official Portimao Moto2 test, Marcel Schrotter is optimistic that he will be ready for the 2022 season premiere in Qatar next […]

Jaume Masia focused on Qatar: ‘We hope to achieve a positive result’   

Jaume Masia

During the Official Portimao Moto3 Test, Jaume Masia takes one spot ahead of Tech 3’s Deniz Oncu.A Jaume Masia, as last season, will become the Red Bull KTM Ajo team’s major title candidate in the 2022 Moto3 world championship. The Spaniard, who was rapidly outshone by teammate and eventual champion Pedro Acosta during the 2021 […]

Tony Arbolino is ‘confident’ in his ability to compete in Qatar

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After completing official test in Portimao P11, second-year Moto2 racer Tony Arbolino is ‘confident’ about being competitive at next month’s season opening in Qatar. Tony Arbolino believes a strong performance at the 2022 Moto2 season opening in Qatar next weekend is a definite possibility. The Italian, who had completed his maiden official test for Elf Marc […]

Hamilton interested to see if Ferrari are ‘several months ahead’

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Lewis Hamilton thinks that it is far too early to predict how F1’s pecking order will look in 2022, but he is intrigued by Ferrari’s potential. Lewis Hamilton is curious to see if a team like Ferrari has been able to pull “several months ahead” in the development race for 2022. Ferrari was among the […]

While Red Bull faces problems in Barcelona, Ricciardo is the fastest

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Daniel Ricciardo of McLaren took the lead in the second morning of Barcelona testing, while Red Bull was the first team to be penalised this week. Daniel Ricciardo earned the best lap of the early session on Thursday, continuing McLaren’s excellent start to pre-season test for the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship. Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz […]

Vettel expresses his displeasure with Russia’s military action: I won’t race in Sochi

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After Russia’s military attack of Ukraine started on Thursday, Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel has no desire to race in Russia this year. After Russian soldiers started a serious military invasion on neighbouring Ukraine on Thursday, Sebastian Vettel stated flatly that he had no intention to race at the Sochi Autodrome this season. Vettel was questioned as a […]