Quartararo bids to halt Bagnaia title surge | The Express Tribune

SPIELBERG: France’s world champion Fabio Quartararo starts the Austrian MotoGP on Sunday looking over his shoulder at surging Francesco Bagnaia. Quartararo leads Spaniard Aleix Espargaro, who will compete despite a broken heel, by 22 points but Italian Bagnaia, who finished fast last season, is third 49 points back after winning the last two races. Last … Read more

Quartararo shakes off illness to win German MotoGP | The Express Tribune

SACHSENRING: Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo extended his lead in the overall standings with a commanding performance despite feeling unwell to win the German MotoGP on Sunday. The Yamaha rider dominated in scorching temperatures at the Sachsenring with fellow Frenchman Johann Zarco finishing second and Australia’s Jack Miller third. Quartararo snatched the lead at the … Read more

Magnussen living the dream despite nightmare run | The Express Tribune

MONTREAL: Back in Formula One after he thought that chapter in his life was over, Kevin Magnussen said on Thursday he is living a dream that not even frustrating engine failures and a nightmare string of DNF’s can wake him from. After 127 Formula One starts Magnussen arrives at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix still … Read more

Leclerc blames Ferrari for many mistakes | The Express Tribune

MONACO: A crestfallen Charles Leclerc reluctantly criticised his Ferrari team on Sunday after their bungled strategy and confused communications cost him a likely victory in his home Monaco Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Monegasque driver finished fourth, after holding a dominant leading position from pole position, as Red Bull triumphed with superior strategic decisions helping Sergio … Read more

Marquez to undergo fourth operation on arm | The Express Tribune

MILAN: Six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will undergo a fourth surgical operation on his arm after the Italian Grand Prix and prepare to return in the 2023 season, the Spaniard said on Saturday. Marquez broke his right arm at the Spanish Grand Prix in 2020, which ultimately ruled him out of that entire campaign as … Read more

Frustrated Hamilton queries team strategy | The Express Tribune

MIAMI: A frustrated Lewis Hamilton questioned his Mercedes team’s strategy on Sunday after he finished sixth behind teammate George Russell at the Miami Grand Prix. After the fifth race of the year, Hamilton is sixth in the drivers’ standings on 36 points, with fellow Briton fourth on 59. The seven-time world champion said he was … Read more

Hoops, hockey, Formula One and tons of stars highlight Miami’s thrilling sports week

When you think of Miami, sunny beaches, neon lights and thrilling nightlife experiences might come to mind, and rightfully so. This past week, however, South Beach was the epicenter of action-packed sporting events. The Miami Heat‘s journey toward a Larry O’Brien Trophy continued in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers. Another squad from … Read more

Mercedes will win again this season: Leclerc | The Express Tribune

MIAMI: World championship leader Charles Leclerc believes Mercedes will bounce back and beat his Ferrari team in some races this year, but are unlikely to do enough to retain their constructors’ world title. Speaking to CNN on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s inaugural Miami Grand Prix, the Monegasque driver said he expected Ferrari and Red … Read more