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Fernando Alonso: Two-time F1 champion completes Toyota sportscar test in Bahrain


Fernando Alonso prepares to get into Toyota's LMP1 car; Alonso clocked up 611 kilometres in the No.8 Toyota hybrid



Fernando Alonso showed solid pace as he got to grips with a Le Mans prototype car for the first time in a one-day test with Toyota in Bahrain.

The McLaren F1 driver completed 113 laps at the wheel of the TS050 Hybrid, his best time of one minute 43.013 seconds within seven tenths of regular Toyota driver Mike Conway.

Read more: Fernando Alonso: Two-time F1 champion completes Toyota sportscar test in Bahrain

Toro Rosso retain Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for 2018 F1 season

Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley have competed in four and three grands prix respectively



Toro Rosso have confirmed they will retain drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Frenchman Gasly made his debut in Malaysia last month after Daniil Kvyat had been dropped by the team, while New Zealander Hartley's first drive came at the US Grand Prix - also in October.

Read more: Toro Rosso retain Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for 2018 F1 season

Brazil Grand Prix: Pirelli & McLaren cancel tyre testing after robberies

McLaren said "the safety of our people has always been our top priority"



McLaren and Pirelli cancelled tyre testing amid security concerns following another armed robbery attempt near Sao Paulo's Formula 1 circuit.

On Sunday, a Pirelli van was the target of "a robbery attempt" which its security team "neutralised", F1's tyre supplier said.

Read more: Brazil Grand Prix: Pirelli & McLaren cancel tyre testing after robberies


Valencia Moto GP: Marc Marquez wins fourth title

Marquez went off at turn one but managed to stay on his bike to finish




Marc Marquez claimed his fourth MotoGP title in five years after finishing third at the season-ending Valencia race in his native Spain.

The 24-year-old Honda rider, who needed to finish in the top 11 to beat Andrea Dovizioso to the crown, is the youngest rider to win four titles in the class.

Read more: Valencia Moto GP: Marc Marquez wins fourth title


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