Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden accused officials of being “inconsistent” after the penalty that spoiled his Texas race. Polesitter Newgarden was struggling with the race-day set-up on his Penske Dallara-Chevrolet, suffering severe blisters on one set of tyres and a deflation on another, and was then penalised for jumping the final restart. With the 60mph
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Thierry Neuville called his final-stage defeat of World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier on Rally Italy a “precious” result and admitted it was hard to believe. A weekend-long battle between reigning champion Ogier and current points leader Neuville was only settled on the concluding powerstage in Sardinia, where Neuville’s fastest time gave him overall victory
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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens has blamed Ed Carpenter for causing their crash in IndyCar’s Texas race, believing that drivers were getting “really desperate” in their on track behaviour. Wickens, alongside Andretti’s Alexander Rossi and Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, had made the most of Honda’s better fuel mileage and had nursed his tyres
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World Rally Championship title contender Sebastien Ogier‘s second place on Rally Italy is under investigation. The Frenchman left the end of the penultimate stage without the timecard, the vital paperwork which keeps a running record of the progress of the Ford Fiesta WRC through the controls, aboard his car. Autosport understands Ogier‘s co-driver Julien Ingrassia
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