Campeones franceses y americanos coronados en la carrera de fin de temporada en Italia

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Campeones franceses y americanos coronados en la carrera de fin de temporada en Italia

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Campeones franceses y americanos coronado en la carrera de fin de temporada en Italia.

La francesa Myriam Nicole y la estadounidense Aaron Gwin han reclamado sus respectivos títulos generales de la Copa Mundial de la UCI en una séptima ronda de la serie en Val di Sole, Italia.
Este ha sido un año que durante mucho tiempo será recordado por su abundancia de drama; Algunos han sido inducidos por el clima, algunos han sido inducidos mecánicamente y algunos han sido el deporte en su forma más pura y entretenida.


En la carrera femenina, Myriam Nicole se sentó en la cabina de salida usando la camiseta del líder de puntos sabiendo que el título era suyo a perder. Ella no podía permitirse el lujo de poner una rueda equivocada y la pista en Val di Sole es un lugar increíblemente fácil de hacer exactamente eso.


Se había clasificado en la cuarta posición después de haber sufrido un accidente y con sus dos protagonistas protagonistas (Tahnée Seagrave y Tracey Hannah) cayendo a la cabeza del campo, ‘todo lo que ella tenía que hacer era tomar el asiento caliente para garantizar la victoria . Nicole ha ganado en Italia antes y usó cada onza de astucia y talento para masajear a su Commencal a través de las raíces traicioneras empinadas y rocas. Ella cruzó la línea para tomar el paso entonces superior y reclamó el título en el proceso. Hannah, con los ojos puestos en el Campeonato del Mundo que se celebrará en su nativa Cairns cruzó la línea para acabar en segundo lugar, mientras que Seagrave resultó irresistible y llegó a la meta para reclamar su tercer triunfo de la Copa del Mundo UCI del año.


En la carrera de los hombres el escenario fue establecido para un enfrentamiento titánico entre los dos corredores de la Copa Mundial de todos los tiempos, El sudafricano Greg Minnaar y el californiano Aaron Gwin.


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Spaniard out to make it five wins in a row at Grand Prix of The Americas.

Apr 19, 2017

Spaniard out to make it five wins in a row at Grand Prix of The Americas.

Marc Marquez understands that he faces a fierce fight in Austin, Texas this weekend if he wants to maintain his perfect MotoGP win record at the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas.

The Spaniard won the first ever race at the Circuit of the Americas in 2013 from pole position as a rookie, then followed up further grid-topping qualifying days with victories in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

This season, however, the Repsol Honda rider has seen emerging star Maverick Viñales open up the campaign by winning the Grand Prix of Qatar and Gran Premio Motul de la República Argentina to build a healthy 37-point championship lead over him.

The 24-year-old Marquez claimed pole position last time out at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo to lift his spirits, even if he was forced to retire early in the race following a crash on lap three.

He told Relatos Solidarios, “Maverick’s debut has been unbelievable, the perfect debut. But it was something that everyone could predict a little, this is how it was in the preseason.

“We need a bit of stability because Viñales has won twice already and Valentino (Rossi) has been on the podium twice. Both Yamahas appear to be very competitive.

“If there’s a chance of winning in Austin, I will try. We must learn from the error in Argentina. I insist that a podium finish would be ideal to regain some stability.

“Texas is a circuit that I like. I like the layout of the track, as it has many different types of sections and corners and lots of elevation changes.”

Meanwhile Viñales knows all too well that he must not get complacent with the likes of Marquez, Rossi, Andrea Dovizioso, Scott Redding and Cal Crutchlow all poised to take advantage of any lapse in concentration.

The Yamaha rider explained, “We’re going to work hard. Texas is a really good track for me, I always feel really good [with the] changes of direction, fast corners and hard braking.”

Cortesia: Red Bull

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Meeke closes on Mexico win

Apr 3, 2017

Meeke closes on Mexico win

Kris Meeke takes 30.9sec lead over Séb Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico.

The Briton won just one of the nine speed tests, most on dirt roads in the mountains near León, but it was a decisive victory. While Meeke carried out a planned attack to perfection, Ogier spun and a deficit of just over 20sec became almost twice that.

The duo traded seconds through the opening four special stages before Meeke pounced in his Citroën C3. Ogier promised this morning it would not be an ‘all or nothing’ day, and after pirouetting at a hairpin bend, he signalled his challenge was over.

“It has been a perfect weekend so far. That was going to be the defining loop of the rally. I had to make it stick on this loop and it worked,” said Meeke, who gambled with hard compound Michelin tyres despite the threat of rain. Fortunately for him it stayed dry.

Ogier won two tests in his Ford Fiesta and ended 39.6sec clear of Thierry Neuville, who also won a stage. The misfire which slowed Neuville’s Hyundai i20 Coupe last night, along with team-mates Hayden Paddon and Dani Sordo, was traced to a blocked fuel filter and all three cars ran cleanly today.

Neuville regretted opting for soft tyres this afternoon when forecast rain failed to arrive, but with a large gap in front and behind, an error-free day kept him on course for strong points.

Ott Tänak was fourth in a Fiesta. The Estonian struggled for confidence in his car’s set-up this morning but headed a frustrated Hayden Paddon. The Kiwi punctured after hitting a rock and experimented with new settings in a bid to find his pace.

Jari-Matti Latvala overhauled Toyota Yaris team-mate Juho Hänninen for sixth in the penultimate stage. Latvala overcame morning brake problems and punctured after hitting the same rock as Paddon.

Just finishing was a victory for Hänninen. Struck down by sickness, he persevered and by the day’s end his health was improving.

Sunday’s final leg comprises two tests. After a mid-morning start, crews drive the 32.96km La Calera ahead of the 21.94km Derramadero live TV Power Stage, which offers bonus points for the fastest five drivers.

Cortesia: Red Bull Newsroom

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Italian broadcasting powerhouse, Mediaset Premium, acquires America’s Cup rights

Jul 22, 2016

Italian broadcasting powerhouse, Mediaset Premium, acquires America’s Cup rights

Ian Roman

Mediaset Premium, the largest commercial broadcaster in the Italian market, has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast all racing from the 35th America’s Cup in Italy, across all platforms.

With the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series continuing with events in Portsmouth, UK (July 23-24); Toulon, France (September 10-11) and Fukuoka, Japan (November 19-20), Mediaset Premium will provide live coverage (on its sport channel ‘Premium Sport HD’) and highlight programming on the free to air channel Mediaset Italia 2.

“We’re delighted to be partnering with Mediaset Premium to bring racing to our passionate Italian fan-base, who can enjoy the action beginning with this weekend’s Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth and running all the way through the final match in Bermuda in June 2017,” said Harvey Schiller, the Commercial Commissioner of the 35th America’s Cup.

A Mediaset Premium spokesperson commented: “The America’s Cup has become an iconic sport in Italy, dating back to the first Italian challenges in the 1980s. Now, with Italy’s Francesco Bruni helming the Artemis Racing boat this weekend in Portsmouth, we are happy to offer our viewers the opportunity to share in the excitement of the modern America’s Cup.”

Racing this weekend in Portsmouth is on July 23-24, beginning at 1330 local time (GMT+1).

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May 17, 2016


Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has been named the first inductee for the UFC Hall of Fame class of 2016. The event will take place on Sunday, July 10, at 12 p.m. PT at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The ceremony will close out the UFC Fan Expo® during the final day of the 5thAnnual UFC International Fight Week™. The event will also be streamed live and available on-demand exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®.


“I’m really excited to announce Minotauro Nogueira as the first inductee of the 2016 UFC Hall of Fame class,” UFC President Dana White said. “Big Nog is a mixed martial arts legend and, as an icon of the sport, we couldn’t think of a more fitting platform to make this announcement then at the record-breaking stadium event in Brazil. Nogueira is a true pioneer and we look forward to celebrating his career with all the fight fans in July at the UFC Fan Expo.”


Nogueira, who was named UFC Brazil Athlete Relations Ambassador for his continued work throughout the country in September of 2015, will enter the UFC Hall of Fame as a Pioneer. The Pioneers era category includes athletes who turned pro before November 17, 2000 (when unified rules were adopted), is a minimum age of 35 or has been retired for one year or more.


Nogueira, whose career spanned 15 years, boasted one of the most successful careers in MMA history. With his first professional fight in 1999, he rose to prominence in Japan with PRIDE Fighting Championship®, becoming a two-time champion and capturing the organization’s first-ever heavyweight title in 2001.


Upon PRIDE being purchased by an affiliate of Zuffa, LLC in 2007, Nogueira continued his dominance by defeating Tim Sylvia at UFC 81 for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Nogueira finished his career with an impressive 34-10-1 record, along with a reputation as one of the greatest Brazilian jiu-jitsu artists ever in the heavyweight division, as evidenced by his 22 submission victories.


A pillar in the Rio de Janeiro community, Nogueira operates an Institute along with his twin brother, current UFC athlete Antonio Rogério “Minotouro” Nogueira. Created in 2008, the “Nogueira Brothers Institute” has six locations that train underprivileged children in Brazil, using MMA as a social inclusion tool. Since its inception, the project has contributed to social development by changing the lives of many young people from communities throughout Rio de Janeiro, building exemplary citizenship and overcoming barriers.


Rodrigo and Rogério are also known for their entrepreneurial profiles. The twins own a chain of franchised Team Nogueira gyms, with 33 locations, including a gym in Dubai. In three years, Team Nogueira franchises have reached over 10,000 students.


The remaining inductees of the Class of 2016 will be announced in the coming weeks leading to the landmark UFC® 200: CORMIER vs. JONES 2, on Saturday, July 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.


To view Nogueira’s UFC FIGHT PASS original series Pioneers of MMA: Minotauro Nogueira, please visit:


Fans with tickets to the UFC Fan Expo will be able to attend the induction ceremony at no additional cost. Tickets for UFC Fan Expo will be offered in various packages, with three-day passes beginning at $75 online. Two-day passes begin at $65, while one-day passes are $45. Fans can also purchase VIP elite packages for $300 or VIP ultimate packages for $3,000. *Events are subject to change.


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Di Grassi’s shoreline sensation

Apr 2, 2016


Abt Schaeffler star retakes championship lead with stunning drive

LONG BEACH, USA (April 2 2016) – Redemption came to Lucas di Grassi in the shape of a perfectly-judged win in the FIA Formula E Faraday Future Long Beach ePrix.


The Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport driver had sprayed the victory champagne at the last race in Mexico City, only for the disappointment of disqualification to hit home long after the bubbles had fizzled out.

But with a steely determination to take advantage of any opportunity that would come his way in the fight for the 2016 FIA Formula E Championship, di Grassi produced a drive of genuine quality.


From pole position, it was DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird who led in the early stages of the race, but di Grassi kept him in his sights, and when he managed to get a better run down the back straight he pulled a great move on the Brit into Turn 5 to take the lead.


Bird managed to keep on di Grassi’s tail through the mid-race car change, but in his second car he was caught out by cold brakes and locked up into Turn 5, sending him down the escape road. He managed to avoid any serious damage, but lost a hat full of places and any hope of victory.


Di Grassi now had a comfortable lead over Venturi’s Stephane Sarrazin, only for all of it to be wiped out when last year’s winner – Nelson Piquet Jr – crashed over the kerbs at the first chicane and walloped into the wall. The Qualcomm Safety Car was required to retrieve his stricken NEXTEV TCR machine, handing Sarrazin an unexpected shot at the win.


But di Grassi timed the restart to perfection and cruised home for his second win of the year. With Sebastien Buemi suffering a disastrous race – he collided with Robins Frijns, which not only damaged both cars so badly they were forced into making an early car change, he then received a drive-through penalty – di Grassi has taken over the lead in the points standings he lost along with his Mexico win.


“I’m very happy to show that if you keep your focus, keep up your work, good results come,” he said. “From the outside races always look comfortable, this is a tricky track, it’s very easy to do mistakes, it was an extremely difficult race. Stephane was quick and was putting pressure on me. It’s an extremely difficult car to drive on the edge so we had no comfort in winning the race, we just had to focus on making no mistakes.”


For Sarrazin second place was his first podium finish and keeps up his record of scoring points in every race so far this season.


“It’s amazing that since last year we have been quick but never on the podium,” said Sarrazin. “It was a very good race and we’ve improved a lot. The team has come from zero – it was completely new – so we are very happy with the car and the total package, and it was a good result.”


Third place fell to Daniel Abt, ensuring Abt Schaeffler scored its first ever double podium. The team piled on to the huge podium stage, where a sizeable chunk of the 17,000-strong crowd was on hand to give the drivers a fantastic ovation.


“I love California and I knew that coming here we would be strong,” said Abt. “I set the overall fastest lap today in FP2, but it didn’t quite work in qualifying, so I was a bit disappointed coming into the race. In the race I tried to stay cool while others around were making a lot of mistakes, and that helped me a lot. This result was so important for the team and our first double podium is for them.”


Fourth and fifth place for Nick Heidfeld and Bruno Senna meant it was the biggest ever points haul for Mahindra, while Bird was left ruing his error in sixth. Mexico City race winner Jerome D’Ambrosio received FanBoost for the first time in his Formula E career (di Grassi and Heidfeld were the other recipients), but it was a low-key race for the Dragon Racing driver, who finished seventh, one place ahead of his team-mate Loic Duval.


The final two points places were filled by maiden top-10 finishers. Simona de Silvestro became the first female driver to score points in Formula E with a strong drive to ninth place for Andretti, while Mike Conway opened his account for Venturi by claiming a single point in 10th.


Buemi did manage to salvage something from the race by setting the Visa Fastest Lap and the two bonus points it brings, but for him and the Renault e.dams team it was a race to forget. They will now be re-doubling their efforts and hoping to get back on the front foot as the series heads to their home race – the inaugural Visa Paris ePrix – which takes place on April 23.

2016 Faraday Future Long Beach ePrix (Rd 6) – Race results


1.           Lucas di Grassi, Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport, 45:11.582s (25)

2.           Stephane Sarrazin, Venturi, +0.787s (18)

3.           Daniel Abt, Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport, +1.685s (15)

4.           Nick Heidfeld, Mahindra Racing, +2.343s (12)

5.           Bruno Senna, Mahindra Racing, +4.968s (10)

6.           Sam Bird, DS Virgin Racing, +5.229s (11)

7.           Jerome D’Ambrosio, Dragon Racing, +6.735s (6)

8.           Loic Duval, Dragon Racing, +8.057s (4)

9.           Simona de Silvestro, Andretti Formula E, +10.505s (2)

10.      Mike Conway, Venturi, +10.900s (1)

11.      Nico Prost, Renault e.dams, +11.205s

12.      Oliver Turvey, NEXTEV TCR, +17.417s

13.      Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Virgin Racing, +1 lap

14.      Salvador Duran, Team Aguri, +1 lap

15.      Robin Frijns, Andretti Formula E, +1 lap

16.      Sebastien Buemi, Renault e.dams, +3 laps (2)

17.      Antonio Felix da Costa, Team Aguri, DNF

18.      Nelson Piquet Jr, NEXTEV TCR, DNF


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Formula E is a ground-breaking FIA championship and the world’s first fully-electric racing series. It represents a vision for the future of the motor industry, serving as a framework for research and development around the electric vehicle, accelerating general interest in these cars and promoting sustainability. The first season began in Beijing in September 2014 and completed in London in June 2015, racing in 10 major cities (11 races) around the world. The championship sees nine teams, each with two drivers, going head-to-head to create a unique and exciting racing series designed to appeal to a new generation of motorsport fans. Season two got underway in October in Beijing with the series becoming an ‘open championship’ allowing approved manufacturers to develop new powertrain solutions. Future seasons will see the regulations open up further allowing manufacturers to focus on improving battery technology.


About FIA & Michelin – Today’s partners for tomorrow’s mobility:

As well as being the official Formula E tyre supplier, Michelin is an official partner, at the international level, of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign. The programme is designed to support the Decade of Action for Road Safety initiated by the UN, the aim of which is to save five million lives over the next 10 years. This programme is set up to educate and advocate for safer roads, vehicles and behaviours around the globe.

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Formula E stars hit the Hollywood walk of fame

Apr 1, 2016


Electric racers pay tribute to Hollywood motorsport icons

LOS ANGELES, USA (March 31 2016) – With the Faraday Future Long Beach ePrix taking place on Saturday, April 2, some of the FIA Formula E Championship star drivers took a trip to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Race winner Lucas di Grassi and his Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport team-mate Daniel Abt were joined by Mahindra Racing’s ex-Formula 1 star Nick Heidfeld and Robins Frijns, who races for Michael Andretti’s team in the all-electric championship.

Pictures were taken with icons such as Steve McQueen, Tom Cruise and Rush director Ron Howard, as the drivers sought out their Hollywood idols’ stars.


“Of course I’d seen it before on TV, but it was different to how I’d imagined it,” said Frijns, who was recognised by a Formula E fan as he posed for a photo. “It’s the home race for the team and we hope to have a lot of support here, so it’s a race that I am really looking forward to.”


“The US is a very important market, especially California,” said di Grassi. “It’s where the electric car started and where Tesla and Faraday Future is based. For us to be here promoting electric racing in Long Beach, which is a very traditional circuit, it’s a good place to race on, very wide and very well organised. It would be good to have more races in the US, it’s where the innovation is and I’m very happy to be here.”


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Catch the best sailors in the world racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman

Feb 25, 2016

Catch the best sailors in the world racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman

This is your tune-in guide to live racing and highlight coverage of the first Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series races in 2016, from Muscat, Oman.

Racing takes place on February 27-28, beginning at 14:00 local time in Oman (GMT+4) and our coverage via broadcast television, online and mobile devices will bring the thrill of America’s Cup racing to over 140 territories around the world.

Emirates Team New Zealand is on top of the leaderboard after three events in 2015, guided by the steady hand of world sailor of the year, Peter Burling, on the helm.

The defending champion, ORACLE TEAM USA, is in second place, which doesn’t sit well with skipper Jimmy Spithill, who is still lamenting lost opportunities in the racing last year.

“The mistakes stay with you because you don’t want to make them again,” he says. “All of us are so competitive, we want to start the year strong. This is an important one.”

In the UK and Ireland, both days of racing will air live on BT Sport: Saturday’s racing is live beginning at 0930 on BT Sport 2; Sunday’s racing is live on BT Sport 1 beginning at 0930. Both BT1 and BT2 Sport will run replays of racing throughout the weekend and week (check local listings).

In New Zealand, the racing will be live on new broadcast partner SKYNZ. Both days are live at 11:00pm on SKY Sport Pop-up Channel 055.

In France, racing is live on Canal+ Sport on both Saturday and Sunday.

In Australia, both days of racing will be live on Fox Sports 5 at 21:00.

In Sweden, racing is live on TV4 Play.

In China, racing is on CCTV5+: February 28 at 23:55 and February 29 at 23:00 (Beijing time)

In Bermuda, racing is live on ZFB and via AC+ on the America’s Cup App.

In the United States, racing is live via AC+ on the America’s Cup App and the one-hour highlight program will air on NBCSN on March 12 at 6:00pm EST.

Local fans in 28 territories in the Middle East and North Africa can catch the racing live and in highlight programming on the Orbit Sports Network.

A complete list of international broadcasts of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Bermuda can be found at

Around the world, the Official America’s Cup App will keep this weekend’s racing at your fingertips. Live streaming of all races will be available on mobile devices through the AC+ service within the app. AC+ exclusive coverage features live racing broadcasts, onboard camera views, video extras, replays and behind-the-scenes stories. Live coverage on AC+ is subject to territorial broadcast restrictions.

The Official America’s Cup App is available for Android and iOS devices via Google Play and the Apple iTunes store. The app is free to download and includes highlights, news, results and Virtual Eye race coverage. AC+ is a paid service (US$7.99 for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman – or $24.99 for a season pass for all 2016 Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series evens) for live streaming video (subject to territorial restrictions) and enhanced features.

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Los Panteras de Carolina Derrotan a los Seahawks y Avanzan al Juego de Campeonato de la NFC.

Jan 17, 2016

Los Panteras de Carolina Derrotan a los Seahawks y  Avanzan al Juego de Campeonato de la NFC.

Con un estadio completamente de azul y negro el dominio de los Panthers era fuerte de tal manera que antes de los 5 minutes de juego ya iban arriba en el marcador por 14 a O con un acarreo corto de Jonathan Stewart Y una intercepción de L.Kuechly, inmediatamente a la segunda jugada del segundo cuarto el mismo Stewart ase otro acarreo corto para darle asi a los panthers otra anotación más poniendose asi al primer minuto del segundo cuarto 21 a 0 con el gol de campo,faltando 12.37 minutos para que terminara el segundo cuarto su pateador hace el gol de campo de 48 yardas para aumentar el marcador a 24 puntos ,sin que los Halcones Marinos pudieran conseguir uno todavía, con una ofensiva inspirada él y el QB. Newton quien lanza un pase de 19 yardas a su compañero de equipo GREG OLSEN para asi conseguir su tercer pase completo y darle otros 6 puntos al equipo llegando a los 31 con el gol de campo y los Halcones Marinos seguían sin poder conseguir ninguno,teniendo la oportunidad de conseguir 3 puntos los Halcones Marinos fallan un gol de campo solo segundos antes de terminar el medio tiempo.

Comienza,el segundo tiempo y el equipo visitante entra con ganas consiguiendo a si la primera anotación de la tarde al minuto y medio de haber comenzado para poner el marcador 31 a 7,parece que los visitantes despertaron a los 8 minutos del segundo tiempo RUSSELL WILSON (QB) de los Halcones Marinos manda un pase perfecto para asi completar la anotación y cambiar el marcador a 31 a 14.

Comienza el último cuarto y el marcador no se mueve el equipo visitante parece que encontró la clave para detener a Las panteras q no an conseguido otro punto desde el segundo cuarto las defensivas no dejaban pasar nada hasta que en el minuto 6 los Halcones anotan su tercer tanto con un pase de 3 yardas acercándose asi en el marcador a solo 7 puntos de diferencia de lo locales, llegan los 2 últimos minutos y los visitantes consiguen otros 3 puntos pero no les fue suficiente para alcanzar a las Panteras y asi ganar el partido por un marcador de 31 a 24 y pasar a la final de la conferencia ante los Cardenales de Arizona a los cuales enfrentarán el próximo Domingo aquí en Charlotte.

Nota: Victor A. Ramos

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