Grand prix

MotoGP Mugello: Aprilia’s F1-style rear wing ‘makes a difference’ | MotoGP

The device appeared on the back of test rider Lorenzo Savadori’s RS-GP during Friday practice in Italy. Although the new aerodynamics were not tried by factory star Aleix Espargaro, who set the fastest time of the day, the Spaniard explained that the wing is designed to increase load on the rear wheel, improving the first phrase of braking performance: […]

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Ex-F1 boss Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun

According to a report by Brazilian newspaper Globo.com, Ecclestone, 91, was arrested at Viracopos Airport in Campinas, Sao Paulo. Ecclestone was stopped when the x-ray machine detected a 32-calibre LW Seecamp pistol, without the necessary documentation, inside his luggage.  Reuters reported that Ecclestone admitted to owning the gun but claimed he was not aware it was in […]