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Mar 18, 2014

FIA backs meter maker in Red Bull flow row

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body is satisfied with the fuel flow meter whose accuracy was questioned by champions Red Bull after Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, the makers said on Tuesday.

Gill Sensors said in a statement that the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) had provided it with “positive feedback” since Sunday’s controversial race in Melbourne.

Mar 18, 2014

Motor racing-FIA backs meter maker in Red Bull flow row

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body is satisfied with the fuel flow meter whose accuracy was questioned by champions Red Bull after Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, the makers said on Tuesday.

Gill Sensors said in a statement that the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) had provided it with “positive feedback” since Sunday’s controversial race in Melbourne.

Mar 18, 2014

Marquez limping into the MotoGP season

LONDON (Reuters) – The broken leg is mending fast but Honda’s Marc Marquez will still be starting his MotoGP title defense on the back foot in Qatar on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Spaniard, who in his rookie season became the youngest ever champion in motorcycling’s top category, fractured the fibula in his right leg while dirt-bike riding six weeks ago.

Mar 18, 2014

Motorcycling-Marquez limping into the MotoGP season

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) – The broken leg is mending fast but Honda’s Marc Marquez will still be starting his MotoGP title defence on the back foot in Qatar on Sunday.

The 21-year-old Spaniard, who in his rookie season became the youngest ever champion in motorcycling’s top category, fractured the fibula in his right leg while dirt-bike riding six weeks ago.

Mar 17, 2014
Mar 17, 2014

Teams may pay price for quieter F1, says Ecclestone

LONDON (Reuters) – A commotion about Formula One’s new quieter cars could hit the sport’s revenues and lead to teams getting less money if promoters take legal action, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Monday.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Ron Walker said after Sunday’s season-opener that he was not happy with the reduced decibels and Formula One was “clearly in breach of contract”.

Mar 17, 2014

Motor racing-Teams may pay price for quieter F1, says Ecclestone

LONDON, March 17 (Reuters) – A commotion about Formula One’s new quieter cars could hit the sport’s revenues and lead to teams getting less money if promoters take legal action, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Monday.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Ron Walker said after Sunday’s season-opener that he was not happy with the reduced decibels and Formula One was “clearly in breach of contract”.

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