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#Motor racing

# motor-racing - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
# Grand Prix
# Grand Prix

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,903 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

# motor-racing - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Racing driver Anthoine Hubert dies after Formula Two crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Racing driver Anthoine Hubert dies after Formula Two crash

Aug 31st 2019, 8:48 PM 7,360 Views 7 Comments

The Frenchman, who was set for a bright future in the sport, has died at the age of 22.

# motor-racing - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage
# Drive It On
# Drive It On

'I want to be a world champion' - Craig Breen in gear for big 2017 on biggest rallying stage

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 3,816 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford driver will make history next month.

# motor-racing - Sunday 22 May, 2016

When you drive at nearly 300kph, fear just slows you down
# Racing Cert
# Racing Cert

When you drive at nearly 300kph, fear just slows you down

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 AM 19,519 Views 10 Comments

22-year-old Sean Doyle tells The42 what it takes to drive an LMP2 car.

# motor-racing - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Belgian cyclist hit with six-year ban for hiding motor in bike seat
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Belgian cyclist hit with six-year ban for hiding motor in bike seat

Apr 26th 2016, 2:57 PM 16,965 Views 23 Comments

Femke Van den Driessche is the first person to be banned for such an offence.

# motor-racing - Saturday 18 July, 2015

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year's Japanese Grand Prix crash
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies from injuries at last year's Japanese Grand Prix crash

Jul 18th 2015, 8:03 AM 28,540 Views 37 Comments

The French driver would have turned 26 next month.

# motor-racing - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Driver walks away from terrifying crash at Belgian GP
# Escape
# Escape

Driver walks away from terrifying crash at Belgian GP

Aug 23rd 2014, 5:28 PM 6,748 Views 3 Comments

Konsantin Tereschenko had a lucky escape.

# motor-racing - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash
# Woah
# Woah

Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash

Oct 6th 2013, 10:02 AM 3,463 Views 3 Comments

Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the high-speed incident.

# motor-racing - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Tragedy at Le Mans as Danish driver Simonsen dies - reports
# RIP
# RIP

Tragedy at Le Mans as Danish driver Simonsen dies - reports

Jun 22nd 2013, 5:47 PM 2,444 Views 3 Comments

The 34-year-old crashed on just the third lap of the race.

Irish team aiming for podium finish at Le Mans
# Vroom
# Vroom

Irish team aiming for podium finish at Le Mans

Jun 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 1,320 Views 1 Comment

Driver Brendon Hartley believes Murphy Prototypes have the experience and speed to challenger for 24-hour honours.

# motor-racing - Saturday 15 June, 2013

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid
# Le Mans
# Le Mans

On board with the Irish team ahead of their Le Mans 2013 bid

Jun 15th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,560 Views 2 Comments

Murphy Prototypes “pleased” to be able to run their car in all conditions.

# motor-racing - Monday 3 June, 2013

Irish team set to take Le Mans 24 hour race by storm
# Motor Racing
# Motor Racing

Irish team set to take Le Mans 24 hour race by storm

Jun 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 9,909 Views 8 Comments

Murphy Prototypes will fly the Irish flag at the world’s most prestigious 24 hour race.

# motor-racing - Friday 24 May, 2013

Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing?
# Close Call
# Close Call

Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing?

May 24th 2013, 7:59 PM 9,291 Views 16 Comments

If it isn’t, we’d like to see better?

# motor-racing - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel
# Dry Your Eyes Mate
# Dry Your Eyes Mate

'I cried under my helmet' admits F1 champion Vettel

Nov 27th 2012, 2:29 PM 888 Views 2 Comments

The retiring Michael Schumacher would surely scoff at such an admission from his compatriot.

# motor-racing - Friday 16 November, 2012

Two fatalities mar Macau Grand Prix
# Deaths
# Deaths

Two fatalities mar Macau Grand Prix

Nov 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,440 Views 0 Comments

Phillip Yau is the second driver to die in two days.

# motor-racing - Friday 9 November, 2012

Breen nears World Rally Championship crown after establishing huge lead in Spain
# High Flier
# High Flier

Breen nears World Rally Championship crown after establishing huge lead in Spain

Nov 9th 2012, 8:51 PM 802 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford native could clinch the S2000 title this weekend after a good start at Rally de Espana

# motor-racing - Friday 17 August, 2012

More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend
# Motor Racing
From TheJournal.ie
# Motor Racing

More than 60,000 expected to hit Phoenix Park Motor Races this weekend

Aug 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,663 Views 15 Comments

This weekend will mark the 110th anniversary of the very first motor racing event at the park.

# motor-racing - Thursday 19 July, 2012

F1: McLaren expect Hamilton to stay
# GOING NOWHERE FAST
# GOING NOWHERE FAST

F1: McLaren expect Hamilton to stay

Jul 19th 2012, 10:56 AM 147 Views 0 Comments

‘We’ve known Lewis a long time.’ Said an apparently unconcerned Martin Whitmarsh.

# motor-racing - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Dani Pedrosa takes pole at Italian MotoGP
# Winning
# Winning

Dani Pedrosa takes pole at Italian MotoGP

Jul 14th 2012, 4:59 PM 334 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish rider benefitted from Jorge Lorenzo’s engine problems on the last lap.

# motor-racing - Monday 18 June, 2012

Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title
# Endurance
# Endurance

Audi clinches Le Mans 24-Hour title

Jun 18th 2012, 12:17 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The victory marks the first occasion in the event’s 79-year history that a team using a hybrid car has claimed the top prize.

# motor-racing - Friday 8 June, 2012

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend
# Couch Time
# Couch Time

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Jun 8th 2012, 11:32 AM 689 Views 1 Comment

It doesn’t matter what the weather’s like… this is gonna be epic.

# motor-racing - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Lewis Hamilton stripped of Spanish GP pole position
# Spanish GP
# Spanish GP

Lewis Hamilton stripped of Spanish GP pole position

May 12th 2012, 8:47 PM 9,783 Views 42 Comments

Race stewarts say the McLarens Mercedes car did not meet fuel rules.

# motor-racing - Friday 6 April, 2012

Iconic car designer Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76
# Vroom
From TheJournal.ie
# Vroom

Iconic car designer Ferdinand Porsche dies aged 76

Apr 6th 2012, 12:09 PM 4,009 Views 12 Comments

Porsche designed the brand’s classic 911 sports car, which has been in production since the 1960s.

# motor-racing - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Videos: Two major crashes mark opening half of Le Mans 24-hour race
# Le Mans
# Le Mans

Videos: Two major crashes mark opening half of Le Mans 24-hour race

Jun 12th 2011, 3:45 PM 360 Views 1 Comment

Drivers, track crew and spectators were lucky to escape without serious injury after the dramatic smashes at the Le Mans event yesterday.

# motor-racing - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

F1 legend Stewart taken ill on flight
# Concern
# Concern

F1 legend Stewart taken ill on flight

Mar 2nd 2011, 2:30 PM 165 Views 0 Comments

Former Formula One champions suffers from chest pains on flight to London.