Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japanese Grands Prix cancelled as coronavirus wrecks F1 plans

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Who won the NASCAR race yesterday? Complete results for Martinsville night race

The driver who won the NASCAR race yesterday is the same driver who won last time the Cup Series visited Martinsville Speedway. And he did so in a similarly dominating fashion. Martin Truex Jr. led 132 laps, including the last 130, to cruise to an easy victory in the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500, the first NASCAR Cup Series night race in the 70-year history of the half-mile track in Martinsville, Va. Truex finished ahead of the trio of Team Penske […]

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Michael Schumacher surgery: Formula 1 legend’s operation with Dr Philippe Menasche

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is set to undergo a new stem cell operation to “regenerate his nervous system” as he continues to battle back from a catastrophic head injury, it has been reported. French cardiologist Dr Philippe Menasche, who is known to have operated on the motorsport icon legend before, will perform a pioneering heart op on the German, Italian media reports. French newspaper Le Dauphine reports the latest procedure could take place “in the next few days.” In […]

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Valtteri Bottas confirms Mercedes stance on Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel dream team

Valtteri Bottas says Mercedes have provided assurances they are not lining up Sebastian Vettel to come in and drive alongside Lewis Hamilton. The Finn has spent the past three seasons teamed up with the reigning F1 champion and last year enjoyed the best campaign of his career. Speculation over his seat being up for grabs has been rife, though, with Vettel set to leave Ferrari at the end of 2020. Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has publicly refused to rule […]

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Mercedes star makes emphatic claim amid Vettel rumours

Valtteri Bottas insists he has “no stress” about rumours that he could be replaced at Mercedes — and doesn’t believe Sebastian Vettel is a 2021 contender. Bottas, like teammate Lewis Hamilton, is out of contract with F1’s world champions at the end of the season, but while Mercedes have pledged to keep star driver Hamilton, Bottas’ future is unclear. A number of drivers have been linked with one of the sport’s most coveted seats, with Mercedes boss Toto Wolff mentioning […]

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Bubba Wallace’s Black Lives Matter car: Why he changed No. 43 paint scheme for the Martinsville race

Everything aligned perfectly for Bubba Wallace to be able to make a statement with the paint scheme on his No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet during Wednesday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. Wallace, a 26-year-old who is the only black driver in NASCAR’s three top series, has been a leader for the sport amid global protests of racial injustice after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others at the hands of police. He wore a […]

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Hamilton applauds 'positive steps' of Black Lives Matter movement

‘This is only the beginning… there is still so much change to come’: Lewis Hamilton applauds ‘positive steps’ taken so far with Black Lives Matter movement against racial inequality and police brutality F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been supporting Black Lives Matter The movement has featured in the protests against George Floyd’s death Hamilton supported the removal of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol on Sunday The 35-year-old emphasised that ‘there is still so much change to come’ Lewis Hamilton has […]

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff on Lewis Hamilton talks, ‘long-term’ 2021 plan

Toto Wolff has told Sky Sports F1 that Mercedes are in “good hands” with Lewis Hamilton expected to sign a new deal, but says the team need to think about the “mid-to-long term” when considering their 2021 line-up. Mercedes, unlike rivals Ferrari and Red Bull, don’t have a driver signed up for next season – and although Wolff spoke positively about Hamilton’s talks he has admitted that Sebastian Vettel is a contender for one of their seats. But first, F1’s […]

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What time does the NASCAR race start today? Schedule, TV channel for Atlanta race

For the sixth time in the span of just three weeks, those seeking the start time for a NASCAR Cup Series race are doing so in order to catch real, live action rather than a virtual competition. Both the start time and the date for this year’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway are later than originally scheduled. Due to the same coronavirus pandemic-related issues that shut down live sports in March, NASCAR created a modified schedule of races for May and June that continues today at 3 p.m. ET at […]

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NASCAR lineup at Atlanta: Starting order, pole for Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400 based on random draw

Chase Elliott hit the lottery in his home state Thursday night. The Georgia native drew the No. 1 spot for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in a random selection. Aric Almirola will join Elliott on the front row. The Stewart-Haas driver is still looking for his first top-five finish of the season. His best finish was seventh for the weeknight Darlington race in May. Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer drew the rest of […]

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