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Car crash at a motorsport championship with autonomous electrically powered vehicles

An accident occurred ahead of the start of the latest Roborace Formula E electric car race in Buenos Aires the last weekend. "One of the cars was trying to perform a manoeuvre, and it went really full-throttle and took the corner quite sharply and caught the edge of the barrier," Roborace's chief marketing officer Justin Cooke told the media.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Motor Sports

Two competitors dead at MotoAmerica Superbike Superstock 1000 race at Laguna Seca

A multi-bike incident occurred at the start of the MotoAmerica Superbike Superstock 1000 race at Laguna Seca on Sunday. It resulted in the deaths of two competitors: Bernat Martinez, 35, of Alberic, Valencia and Daniel Rivas Fernandez,27, of Moana Galicia, both from Spain. Daniel Rivas had just launched his BMW S1000RR from row three of the grid when his bike lost power and slowed suddenly. Rivas was struck by at least one rider.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Motor Sports

22 injured after the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia

30 minutes after the NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia, Sunday, a driver jumped a traffic .line. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corrine Geller said the driver of a Chevrolet SSR convertible in the handicapped parking area outside Turn 2 attempted to pass a Jeep while waiting in post-race traffic, then struck a crowd of pedestrians.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Motor Sports

The 37th Dakar Rally started in January

665 valiant competitors crossed the start line of the 37th Dakar Rally the last weekend. They have to go across 5,661 miles of South America, a loop that incorporates the most inhospitable parts of Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. The competitors will complete 13 stages. Satellite  navigator systems are banned.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Motor Sports

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