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Rins, Martin, Acosta and Arenas ramp up 2022 preparations

Rins, Martin, Acosta and Arenas ramp up 2022 preparations

Moto gp, Others, Racing
The four Spanish riders were at Almeria as they blew off the winter cobwebs and began focussing on the start of the new season MotoGP™ stars Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Jorge Martin (Pramac Racing) were joined by Moto3™ World Champions Pedro Acosta (Red Bull KTM Ajo) and Albert Arenas (GasGas Aspar Team) at the Circuito de Almeria on Sunday as the quartet kicked-off their preparations for the new season. The winter holidays are well and truly over now with both Rins and Martin less than a month away from the first Official Test of 2022 at the Sepang International Circuit. With that crucial two-day test and the equally crucial three-day test a week later at the brand-new Mandalika International Street Circuit looming large, the pair spent a full day ...
Ferrari set to open talks with Sainz regarding post-2022 contract extension

Ferrari set to open talks with Sainz regarding post-2022 contract extension

Formula 1, Others, Racing
Ferrari are set to begin talks with Carlos Sainz regarding a contract extension, after the Spaniard’s impressive debut season with the Italian squad. Sainz, 27, replaced Sebastian Vettel last season alongside Charles Leclerc (whose deal runs till the end of 2024) on a two-year deal, and went on to finish a career-best fifth in the 2021 drivers’ championship, ending the campaign with a run of 15 successive finishes in the points, and scoring four podiums in total. Speaking at his end-of-season media session in December about extending Sainz's contract, Ferrari Team Principal Mattia Binotto said: “I would like to sit down with him [Sainz]. I have not started yet the discussion with him, I don't know what he's got in mind as well so to date, there is not an answer to that. “First I w...
2022 F1 GRID – All the drivers and teams racing this season

2022 F1 GRID – All the drivers and teams racing this season

Racing, Trending
A brand-new set of rules mean brand-new cars for 20 drivers on the F1 grid, with changes at Alfa Romeo and Mercedes plus one rookie.  Mercedes Lewis Hamilton – #44 George Russell – #63 George Russell partners seven-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes as Valtteri Bottas has left the team after five seasons, having helped the Silver Arrows clinch a record eighth consecutive constructors' championship. Another former Williams driver, Russell makes a long-awaited step up to the team that have dominated the turbo-hybrid era.   Russell readies himself for his full-time Mercedes debut, having previously stepped in for the team in 2020 Red Bull Max Verstappen – #1 Sergio Perez – #11 It's all the ones on Red Bull's cars this season, as 2021 drivers'...