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Nicholls set for Team GB return

Embed from Getty Images   Belle Vue Aces skipper Scott Nicholls has made himself available for selection for the Team Great Britain squad this season. Nicholls, a seven time British Champion, hasn’t featured for the national side for three years, but following positive talks with manager Alun Rossiter he is ...

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Rally Review: Rally Sweden

Embed from Getty Images Sébastien Ogier made it two wins from two events in the FIA World Rally Championship, winning a weather-affected Rally Sweden. The Volkswagen driver took maximum points, winning the rally and the Power Stage, for the second successive rally and extended his lead in the Drivers’ Championship ...

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Formula One: Who is Pascal Wehrlein?

Embed from Getty Images   Pascal Wehrlein was announced today to be driving for Manor F1 in the forthcoming Formula One season. Here at The Sports Lowdown, Formula One writer Cassie Nunn-Price looks at the young German and see how he got to the racing circus. Formula One fans will know the ...

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Rally Review: Rallye Monte-Carlo 2016

Embed from Getty Images Sébastien Ogier began the defence of his FIA World Rally Championship Drivers’ title in style by winning his third Rallye Monte-Carlo. The Frenchman, who grew up just a few miles from the rally’s mountain stages, hardly put a foot wrong all weekend to secure a hat-trick ...

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The World Rally Championship Returns for 2016!

Embed from Getty Images One of the toughest, most challenging and most spectacular motorsports on the planet returns this weekend. The World Rally Championship (WRC) is back for the 2016 season. The gravel dust has barely settled on an exciting 2015 season that saw Volkswagen claim their third consecutive WRC ...

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Formula 1’s Future World Champions

View image | gettyimages.com Racing cars for a living isn’t exactly a commonplace vocation. It requires tremendous effort, willpower, natural talent and, of course, strong financial backing in order to have a chance at success. Only a select few progress each year from local go-karting championships to the forefront of ...

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Is The F1 Calendar Too Long?

There has been a bit of a debate between the F1, the FIA, the Constructors and many more parties about the length of the Formula 1 calendar. Some say it is too long, whereas some say it could be even longer. Is that the case? Has it always been this ...

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Brazilian Grand Prix post-race thoughts

View image | gettyimages.com Nico Rosberg stormed to his 5th victory of the season and 13th of his career in Brazil, while newly-crowned champion and team-mate Lewis Hamilton had to settle for 2nd after several failed attempts to mount an attack on the German. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel rounded up the ...

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Speedway News and Updates

View image | gettyimages.com     With the Speedway season over, The Sports Lowdown looks at what’s been going on off the track over the past week.   Elite League  Elite League champions Poole Pirates have signed former Peterborough and Leicester Polish star Krzystov Buczkowski. (British Speedway) Coventry Bees have ...

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2015 Brazilian Grand Prix Preview

View image | gettyimages.com Track: Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil. Scheduled number of laps: 71 Circuit length: 4.309 km (2.677 mi) Number of turns: 15 Race distance: 305.909 km (190.067 mi) Race start time: 16:00 BST, 14:00 Local Time Lap record: 1:11.473 (Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams, 2004) 2014 ...

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