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Door open for ‘outstanding’ Fernando Alonso to join McLaren’s IndyCar venture

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The door is open for Fernando Alonso to join McLaren’s IndyCar venture in 2020, despite the Spaniard previously indicating little interest in joining the series full time.

Earlier this week, McLaren announced a partnership with Schmidt Peterson Racing for a full-time assault on IndyCar next season.

It encouraged rumours of a return for Fernando Alonso, who competed with McLaren in the 2017 Indianapolis 500 before failing to qualify for this year’s race.

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Japanese MotoGP, Marc Marquez, race results, timing, MotoGP news 2019

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Marc Marquez has taken a fourth win in a row in Motegi, and 10th of the season, with the world champion defeating Fabio Quartararo to the Japanese Grand Prix win.

Starting from pole, Marquez had it over the French young gun, but not by much, with the gap between the pair eking out at just over a second all race.

It marks Marquez’s 54th career premier class victory, drawing him level with Australian great Mick Doohan.

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Bathurst 1000 investigation, race, result, confirmed, Scott McLaughlin, DJRTP fined

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Stewards have absolved the Scott McLaughlin/Alex Premat victory bid in the controversial Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, despite DJR Team Penske being found guilty of breaching FIA rules.

Governing body the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) stewards delivered their verdict on the team orders charge on Sunday, a week after the race.

DJTRP was slapped with a $250,000 fine and a deduction of 300 points from their teams’ championship total. Additionally, the sister car of Fabian Coulthard/Tony D’Alberto was dropped from sixth to 21st (last of the classified finishers) in the race results.

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Bathurst 1000 investigation, race, result, confirmed, Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin

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One week on from the controversial Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, governing body the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport has confirmed Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat will keep their historic victory.

However, the sister car of Fabian Coulthard and Tony D’Alberto has been relegated from sixth to last, DJR Team Penske has been docked 300 championship points, and the Ford squad has been fined $250,000, of which $100,000 is suspended.

The results had remained provisional all week following an investigation and subsequent charge against DJR Team Penske, which instructed Coulthard to slow down during a late-race Safety Car period.

However, the verdict was delivered on Sunday, with the team dropping a total of 420 points due to Coulthard’s post-race penalty.

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