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John McGuinness again sets the pace at the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races

A dry, sunny evening met the competitors for Tuesday evening’s qualifying session and, apart from a stiff a breeze, conditions were almost perfect for the second night of the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. After a 10-minute delay, the riders were out at 6.30pm and Michael Dunlop and Guy Martin who, as on Monday, were the first to leave the line, Martin on the Superbike and Dunlop on the Supersport machine. Cameron Donald and Gary Johnson were the next pairing to go, swiftly followed by Ryan Farquhar, Bruce Anstey, Keith Amor and Dan Stewart....

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Indy500: Wheldon wins 100th anniversary Indy500 as Hildebrand crashes on final lap

INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 29, 2011) – JR Hildebrand stood beside a crumpled car and ran his fingers through his hair, trying to discern just what transpired on the final lap of the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500. The 23-year-old Californian was a few hundred yards from being the first rookie to win the race since Helio Castroneves in 2001 and creating a storyline that would follow him into the record books. But, as all veterans will say, nothing is for certain in 200 laps of racing on the 2.5-mile strip of asphalt. Hildebrand’s No. 4 National Guard Panther Racing car...

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Karting: Fabienne Lanz with Dubai Falcon Team secures first place in Motorcity 12hrs endurance kart race

Dubai: May 28th 2011: Fabienne Lanz the darling of the Dubai Kartdrome made history as she took the coveted first place chequered flag on behalf of her team Dubai Falcons, breaking the two year grip of the Batelco team who failed to make the podium this round. This is her fifth campaign in the endurance series and  travelled from South Africa to compete for the Dubai Falcon Team for the second time. Fabienne was excited to make the trip back to her second home that is Dubai. “I love to come to Dubai, the place is so alive and...

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Karting: Dubai Falcon team wins Motorcity 12 Hours

28 May 2011- Dubai Falcon Racing Team led by Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum, including with ace kart drivers Mohammed Al Mutawaa, Saeed Al Mehairi, Fabienne Lanz, and managed by Mike Wilkes took top honours at the end of the grueling Motorcity 12 Hours at Dubai Kartdrome today (Saturday, 28 May). It was the second round of four rounds counting towards the 2011 Motorcity Endurance Championship. Having played second fiddle for over a year to the previously dominant Batelco team, the Dubai Falcons scored a well deserved victory, notching up 569 laps and winning by a margin of five laps....

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BIC: Bahrain launches ‘Love and Loyalty’ Festival in support of Gulf Air Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

Bahrain, May 23rd 2011: Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation, opened on Monday the “Love and Loyalty” exhibition and festival at Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Sanabis. The event is being held until May 30, and all are welcome to take part. At the exhibition and festival, the Bahraini public have a chance to show their support for the Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix by signing a special book calling for its return to...

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