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Caterham and Marussia F1 teams to miss United States and Brazil rounds

Formula 1′s commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone confirmed in media reports that neither the Caterham or Marussia F1 teams will participate in the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on the October 31 to November 2 weekend due to financial … »

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MotoGP Malaysia: Marquez grabs record-equaling 13th pole of 2014

Honda rider Marc Marquez took a record breaking 13th pole position of the season at the Malaysian MotoGP Grand Prix, eclipsing the record jointly held by Australians Mick Doohan and Casey Stoner. The Spaniard who wrapped up the MotoGP title … »

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Fiat launches cross-hatch Avventura at Rs 5.99 lakhs

Fiat took a very competitive route as they launched their new cross-hatchback, the Avventura, at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. It will square off against the Ford EcoSport, Volkswagen Cross Polo and Toyota Etios Cross. There … »

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MRF Challenge Qatar: Bharath and Sowery take victories on Day 2

Round 1 of the 2014-15 Formula 2000 MRF Challenge season came to a conclusion on Saturday with Raj Bharath (car number 5) and Toby Sowery emerging victorious in races 3 and 4 respectively at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit. The grid … »

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MotoGP Australia: Rossi leads Yamaha 1-2 as Marquez crashes

Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi won his second MotoGP race of the season at the Phillip Island Circuit after newly crowned double world champion Marc Marquez crashed out from the lead of the race. Pole sitter Marquez had a slow getaway and … »

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MotoGP Australia: Marquez takes pole from Crutchlow and Lorenzo

Despite having clinched this year’s title with three rounds to go, Marc Marquez showed no signs of complacency as he stormed to pole position for tomorrow’s Australian round of the MotoGP championship at the Phillip Island circuit. The factory Honda … »

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MRF Challenge Qatar: Sowery and Reddy victorious in first two races

The 2014-15 season of the MRF Challenge Formula 2000 Championship got underway yesterday at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit with Britain’s Toby Sowery and Chennai born Tarun Reddy winning races one and two respectively around the 5.3km circuit. Both the races … »

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DSK Motowheels brings legendary Italian Superbike brand Benelli to India

Pune based bike company DSK Motowheels has done a tremendous job with the Hyosung brand. First they renamed the company DSK Hyosung and they increased sales significantly. But now, the company  is creating history by bringing in the legendary Italian … »

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2015 Rainforest Challenge India dates announced

The dates for the 2015 edition of the Force Gurkha Rainforest Challenge India have been revealed as 24 to 31 July, which will be held in Goa just like this year’s inaugural RFC India event. This year’s event, organized by … »

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Lamborghini Huracan hits the 3,000 mark in just 10 months

Lamborghini Huracan was launched hardly 10 months ago at the Geneva Motor Show and has already set benchmarks in the international market in terms of sales Not long ago, Lamborghini decided to replace Gallardo with something new and fresh and … »

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Beaming up a brighter future

BMW Group India, in partnership with Magic Bus, an Indian non-profit organisation, has further strengthened its ‘Sports for Development’ programme by steering the course of 15,000 underprivileged children’s lives to better awareness, opportunities and skills. This is possible by bringing … »

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Harley Davidson owners ride for their daughters

Harley Davidson owners rode together to participate in India’s first Father Daughter ride on October 12 The occasion was the 3rd International Day of the Girl Child, and Harley Davidson decided to do their part to address a grave situation … »

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F1 Russian GP: Hamilton takes easy win as Mercedes win first constructors crown

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton took his fourth successive victory of the Formula 1 season at today’s Russian Grand Prix in Sochi after F1 title rival and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg fell out of contention for race victory at the very first … »

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WEC Japan: Davidon and Buemi power Toyota to victory at Fuji

After being eluded of race victory because of race restart rules in the FIA World Endurance Championship round in Austin, the #8 Toyota of Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi returned to the top spot on the podium at the WEC … »

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MotoGP Motegi: Marquez seals the title as Lorenzo wins

Honda’s 21-year-old Marc Marquez clinched his second successive title in MotoGP after finishing second to race winner and former two-time champion Jorge Lorenzo at the Motegi round of the 18-round MotoGP season. After a poor getaway, the Spaniard made a … »

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F1 Russian Grand Prix: Hamilton takes pole in Sochi

Formula 1 Championship leader Lewis Hamilton will start the first ever F1 Russian Grand Prix from pole position after beating Mercedes AMG F1 teammate Nico Rosberg and Williams’ Valtteri Bottas in today’s qualifying session at the Sochi Autodrom. It was … »

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MotoGP Motegi: Dovizioso takes surprise pole for Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso set a new lap record at Japan’s Motegi circuit to end Ducati’s pole drought in MotoGP. The Italian lapped the Japanese circuit in 1’44.502 to upset compatriot Valentino Rossi who was on provisional pole before the final run. … »

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WEC Fuji: Toyota’s Buemi/Davidson take pole ahead of Porsche duo

The #8 Toyota of FIA World Endurance Championship points standings leaders Sebastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson claimed their second straight pole position of the season by beating the #20 Porsche by just 0.043 seconds in a crunch qualifying session for … »

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F1 Russian Grand Prix: Friday round-up

The Formula 1 fraternity arrived at Sochi for the first ever F1 Russian Grand Prix in sombre mood after the events of last week’s Japanese Grand Prix. BIANCHI OVERSHADOWS SOCHI Jules Bianchi had suffered from severe head injuries after he … »

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Porsche Carrera S gets a power boost

The second generation Porsche Carrera GTS breaks cover, making it the 19th model to join the prestigious 911 family tree. The new GTS comes in four versions– a Coupé, a Cabriolet, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive – and are all based … »

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Nissan Terrano dresses up on its first anniversary

Nissan Terrano has completed one year in the Indian market and to mark this occasion, Nissan has launched an exclusive ‘Anniversary Edition’ of it. This October is going to witness the Nissan Terrano getting one year old in the Indian … »

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What awaits you at EICMA 2014?

Milan will once again witness the biggest event of the motorcycling world from November 6 to 9 Intermot is over and we all know what a show it was. Kawasaki launched H2, a machine capable of producing 300bhp of power … »

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Honda releases video of 2015 F1 power unit

On October 1st this year, Japanese car manufacturer Honda released the first image of its Formula 1 power unit that will power the McLaren F1 team starting from the 2015 season. In a statement that went with the image reveal, … »

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Ducati Scrambler Revealed

We have been hearing about the rumours for years, and we even saw plenty of spy pictures, but now all the hype around Ducati’s plans of a retro bike can be laid to rest because the Italian bike maker has … »

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2Wheel Madness – Kawasaki H2R

The legendary Japanese bike makers, Kawasaki, have shown us the first pictures of their 998cc supercharged bike that will have more than 300bhp available to the rear wheel, and this bike is being called the Ninja H2R. The Kawasaki Ninja … »

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Maruti Ciaz Launched

Maruti Suzuki has launched their much anticipated Ciaz with a starting price tag of Rs 6.99 lakh. The new sedan will be available in four trims with both diesel and petrol engines, and the petrol variant will also come with … »

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WRC France: Latvala reignites title challenge with win

Jari-Matti Latvala took his first World Rally Championship asphalt victory with a win in France to cut down the gap to WRC title rival and Volskwagen Motorsport teammate Sebastien Ogier to 27 points in the drivers championship with two rounds … »

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F1 Japanese Grand Prix: Hamilton wins rain affected race from Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton took his third successive victory of the 2014 Formula 1 season at the Japanese Grand Prix, beating teammate and F1 drivers’ championship rival Nico Rosberg to extend his lead at the top of the standings to ten points … »

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F1 Japanese Grand Prix: Rosberg beats Hamilton to Suzuka pole

Nico Rosberg secured his eighth pole position of the season at Suzuka, having beaten teammate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton by two tenths of a second in today’s qualifying session that determines the grid order for tomorrow’s F1 Japanese Grand … »

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Vettel to quit Red Bull Racing at end of 2014 F1 season

In a major bombshell dropped during the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, four-time defending F1 constructors’ world champions Red Bull Racing announced in a statement that four-time champion Sebastian Vettel will be quitting the team at the end of the … »

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F1 Japanese Grand Prix: Friday roundup

MERCEDES DUO CONTINUES TO STAY AHEAD OF RIVALS The Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were quickest at Suzuka during the opening two practice sessions of the F1 Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, with an increased advantage on … »

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Paris Motor Show 2014 – Day One

As one of the largest motor shows in the world, the Paris Motor Show 2014 maintains its relevance as also one of the most important ones, with global automotive brands – especially the European makers – lining up to reveal … »

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The new Hyundai Santa Fe is an object of desire for aliens too.

The new viral campaign from Hyundai highlights the power and dynamic styling of the new Hyundai Santa Fe which is too good for aliens to handle Hyundai Motor India has launched a new viral campaign for its new Hyundai Santa … »

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Honda releases first image of 2015 F1 power unit

Honda has revealed the first image of 2015 Formula 1 power unit that the McLaren F1 team will use to compete in the world championship. The return of the company to F1 with McLaren had been announced last year. The … »

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BMW launches R 1200 R

BMW has also launched a naked version of their latest R 1200 RS, and it is labelled as the R 1200 R - a no-nonsense boxer-powered roadster. The styling of the new R appears to have been given a thorough revamp, with … »

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BMW brings back the RS

BMW seems to be filling every single bike segment with products, and their latest offering promises to create an entirely new segment. BMW is bringing back the RS in the new R 1200 RS sports tourer that is hoping to … »

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