Label: 2014

Will Marquez perform with last year’s engine?

Will Marquez perform with last year’s engine?

MotoGP News
Marc Marquez has won only once in seven races this year, resigning three times or finishing without points. The Spaniard therefore started this season much worse than last year, in which he stepped on the highest podium in the first ten races. A Honda racer can’t make friends with this year’s Honda motorcycle, so he started testing last year’s engine frame last year at a post-race test in Barcelona, ​​with this year’s swingarm, engine and exhaust. Although testing severely limited the rains, Marquez drove 20 laps, so many that he got first impressions and those were supposed to be positive. “We didn’t have much luck with the weather today as it started to rain soon after the tests started and we were only able to drive three runs,” Marquez said. “It’s important that we were able to test last year’s chassis with
Alex Marquez was not considering switching to MotoGP

Alex Marquez was not considering switching to MotoGP

MotoGP News
The new Moto3 class champion, Alex Marquez, said he was not thinking about racing in the elite motorcycle class, MotoGP, next season. The younger brother of world champion Marco Marquez won the Moto3 class championship with a two-point advantage after a dramatic and tense race in Valencia. His title contender, Jack Miller, unlike him, seized the opportunity and with a three-year contract advanced to the MotoGP class, where he will race for the LCR Hondo next season. Marquez, on the other hand, has opted for a more established path and will be competing in the Moto2 class for the next two years, with the Marc VDS Racing team. "It is important for me to move to the Moto2 class, which is the next step behind the Moto3 class. I will race for the best team, which is confirmed by the results. Tito Rabat became the world champion with them, Mika
How Hamilton became a champion

How Hamilton became a champion

Articles
Lewis Hamilton won his second world title in Abu Dhabi, and we also prepared a brief overview of how this year’s season unfolded in his favor. Resignation in Australia Hamilton won the best starting position on Saturday, but it broke down in the race as one of the cylinders on his engine failed. After a few rounds, the Briton decided to resign and the victory was celebrated by Nico Rosberg. Points: Rosberg 25, Hamilton 0 Victory in Malaysia Hamilton also started the second race of the season with the best starting position. He easily led to the finish line as the leader and eventually also recorded his first win of the season, with Rosberg finishing just behind him. Points: Rosberg 43, Hamilton 25 Bahrain, another victory This time the race was started from the first place by Rosberg, but
Sebastien Ogier world champion

Sebastien Ogier world champion

Rally, WRC
In the penultimate race of the World Rally Championship in Spain, Frenchman Sebastien Ogier confirmed his world title in 2014. For that, he needed a dominance over team-mate Jari-Matti Latvalo, who landed in second place. However, when the competitors drove on a very dusty track and tried to achieve the best time, Ogier managed to gain a 36.6 second advantage over Latvala on Friday. The Finn fought successfully over the weekend, reducing the Frenchman's lead to just 11.3 seconds, thus confirming his seventh win of the year, as well as his second championship title. Kris Meeke was also a sharp competitor in Friday's race, but a double punctured tire prevented him from continuing the race. Andreas Mikkelsen also suffered a tire injury and so he failed to win, but he has another race on the ox
Sprint rally Železniki successfully completed

Sprint rally Železniki successfully completed

Rally
Domestic and foreign crews, in cooperation with the organizer Omikron Plus, organized a variety of events on the surrounding roads Železniki, where the 1-Sprint Rally Železniki took place, which was also the first rally in the vicinity of Železniki after almost 30 years. Many spectators enjoyed the attractive rides of 23 racing vehicles, and the support was provided by attractive vehicles. The combination of long planes and sharp turns, as well as sliding asphalt, put a heavy strain on the technique, as due to failures, as many as six crews could not see the finish ramp. In the introductory stages, the crew Logar / Debeljak (Citroen C2 R2 max) gained a nice advantage, but due to a punctured tire on the HP4 Dražgoše, they lost quite a few seconds and thus the lead. Thus, the Trček / Ošlaj crew (Mitsubishi Lancer EVO9) took the lead,
Rok Turk is chasing second place in the overall standings at the home rally

Rok Turk is chasing second place in the overall standings at the home rally

Rally
Friday's short speed trials over Idrija were the introduction to this year's sixth rally for the national championship, the Idrija rally. Rok Turk and his co-driver Ene Ložnar are also competing in the rally, and after a good four kilometers of racing with their Peugeot 208 R2, they are currently in 2nd place in the overall standings and in the leadership of Division 4. "Given that the rally takes place in my hometown , of course I want to introduce myself to the fans with attractive and fast rides.Already at the first two speed trials on Friday they gathered in large numbers along the track and prepared a great atmosphere - I'm sure it will be the same on Saturday. We want to secure a sufficient number of points in the national championship in order to secure 2nd place in the scoring for the national championship before the end of the race.
Humar is chasing its sixth victory in Idrija

Humar is chasing its sixth victory in Idrija

Rally
At the rally in Idrija, the penultimate test of this year's national rally championship, Aleks Humar and his co-driver Florjan Rus will chase their sixth victory this year. Humar confirmed the fourth title of national champion in the rally at the previous rally in Nova Gorica. The Idrija Rally will consist of seven speed trials on Friday and Saturday. At the end of the week, Aleks Humar will be able to celebrate his fourth national title in front of the home fans in Idrija. He won his third national title at this rally last year. As the first racer after thirteen years, he won the Slovenian Rally with a front-wheel drive car, and together with co-driver Florjan Rus and a racing Renault Clio R3, he also won all six tests of this year's national championship. In Idrija
Hamilton got an abbreviated GP of Japan

Hamilton got an abbreviated GP of Japan

formula 1
Lewis Hamilton is the winner of the Grand Prix of Japan in Suzuki. Mercedes ’team success was complemented by Nico Rosberg in second place and Sebastian Vettel in third with Red Bull. The race was shortened by a few laps due to a serious accident by Marussia racer Jules Bianchi. Bianchi was accidentally taken unconscious from the racetrack to the hospital, where he underwent head surgery. His condition is critical. The race started behind the safety car, as it was raining heavily in Suzuki. Already after two laps it was interrupted and the racers returned to the pits. After a 20-minute break, the rain subsided slightly, so the racers were escorted back to the track by a safety car. Conditions soon improved to such an extent that again the somewhat cautious leadership of the race, however, gave the green light for real racing.
Latvala won in France

Latvala won in France

WRC
With his first victory on the asphalt surface at a rally in France, Jari-Matti Latvala revived hopes for this year's world title. The Finn reduced Sebastien Oier's lead from 50 to 27 points in the total score two rallies before the end. More to follow ...