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Qatar eyeing “big surprises” with Formula 1 bid confirmed and potential Dakar Rally discussed

While Qatar’s aspirations to host a Formula 1 race have been known for some time the decision to aim for a street race around Lusail has taken many by surprise. With the Losail International Circuit just miles from Lusail these … Continue reading

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Raikkonen returns to F1 with Lotus Renault

Even though the Formula 1 season ended just over a week ago in Brazil the announcement by Lotus Renault GP, the team until recently known as Renaut, that former world champion Kimi Raikkonen will return to the sport next season … Continue reading

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The Monte returns to the WRC

While the World Motorsport Council’s decision to reinstate the Bahrain Grand Prix will receive vast media coverage they also made a significant announcement for rallying: the Monte Carlos Rally will open the 2012 season. The world renowned rally has not … Continue reading

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Kubica’s Monte hopes dashed

Renault Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica’s plans to compete in the Monte Carlo Rally have once more been hampered. Last season an engine failure before the start robbed the Polish driver the chance of starting the most famous rally of … Continue reading

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A year at the sharp end for Irish motorsport

Whether you watched action on two or four wheels Irish racers could be seen to the fore. Motorcycling has long been the bread and butter of Irish success and this year was no exception with the likes of Jonathan Rea … Continue reading

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